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Eastland Port level 4 update

Eastland Port level 4 update

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has given clearance for Eastland Port, and a number of other ports around New Zealand, to continue loading ships during the Level 4 Lockdown. Eastland Group chief operating officer Andrew Gaddum said, “This means we will be bringing in wood from our off site storage. This wood… Read more »

Eastland Port commits to concrete recycling programme

Eastland Port commits to concrete recycling programme

Eastland Port has invested in an excavator and crushing head which is being used to crush concrete as part of a recycling programme that will save tonnes of material going to landfill. The programme involves concrete being crushed and turned into construction materials that will be used back at the port, making good use of… Read more »

Working together to solve congestion

Working together to solve congestion

An emergency meeting was held on Monday with industry stakeholders to help solve the shipping congestion in the bay. As of Tuesday afternoon, there were 14 vessels waiting their turn to load – an unprecedented number. Eastland Port, Eastland Wood Council, ISO Limited, log exporters and forest managers are working together to clear the backlog… Read more »

Seawall creates new community space

Seawall creates new community space

A massive transformation of the Waikahua Seawall is set to commence this month. The seawall located around Eastland Port’s southern log yard will be made stronger to prevent erosion and improve its overall appearance and performance. Eastland Group chief operating officer Andrew Gaddum said, “The seawall is up to seven metres high and is a… Read more »