Kawerau, NZ Container terminal under consideration for IS Cluster

Industrial Symbiosis and Eco-industrial Development

Contributed by Peter Lowitt, based on an article available from Bay of Plenty Times, December 2016

Since its formation in 2011, Industrial Symbiosis Kawerau, an industry cluster, has investigated options to reduce the cost of goods to market by enhancing the supply chain to the port, including a rail extension into the town's new industrial park.

The idea for the current concept was initiated by Industrial Symbiosis Kawerau in 2012. The genesis, said Mr Sutton, was that Kawerau's Sequal Lumber wanted a more efficient way of handling its increasing exports.

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