ECT has just made the biggest investment decision in its history in approving a $7.4million purchase of the Prime Sawmill, with a view to developing a wood processing cluster that could create as many as 120 jobs and inject up to $7.7million into the local economy over the next three years.

This purchase marks a major commitment by ECT to economic development in the region and will see ECT working collaboratively with Activate Tairawhiti to create a wood processing centre of excellence at the Dunstan Road site.

But what’s it all about? We recently published a Prime Sawmill fact sheet, which you can download. Or you can read through this section, which is dedicated to talking about Prime...