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Canfor Pulp Products to restrict production

30 Mar 2020 − Vancouver, BC, based Canfor Pulp Products will curtail production at its Northwood Pulp Mill. This is only one of a package of actions the company announced in reaction to the Covid-19 pandemic and resulting economic...» more

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Norske Skog Skogn halts production on one PM, Golbey PM 2 down till 1 April

30 Mar 2020 − Newsprint and magazine paper producer Norske Skog issued an operational update amid coronavirus pandemic. The company registered negative operational impact due to lower economic activity and restrictive measures...» more

UK Recycling Association: "Keep up recycling collections from households"

27 Mar 2020 − Collection volumes in the UK have dropped significantly. This is not only due to the closure of many businesses, shops and restaurants, but also the fact that some local councils have already suspended recycling...» more

40 per cent of waste paper sorting plants in France closed

27 Mar 2020 − Sorting and recycling activity in France is severly hit by the impacts of coronavirus. Recovered paper supply is therefore expected to fall and prices to rise.» more

Adrian Marsh will not leave DS Smith

26 Mar 2020 − Adrian Marsh, Group Finance Director of DS Smith Plc has informed the Board he will not be joining William Hill PLC as announced in February. » more

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Rayonier stops newsprint production and sawmills in response to Covid-19

26 Mar 2020 − Rayonier Advanced Materials will take downtime at mills which are not deemed essential in times of coronavirus. Severals sawmills and newsprint production are affected.» more

European pulp and paper sector maintains essential operations to help EU citizens tackle the COVID-19 pandemic

25 Mar 2020 − CEPI is calling for the paper industry to be recognised as an essential supplier in several critical European value chains and to be eligible for state aids.» more

Price hikes for recycled containerboard in Germany

25 Mar 2020 − Recycled containerboard prices rose in Germany in March. While recovered paper prices were low, experts pointed to tightening supply in the corrugated case material segment.» more

UK experts fear collapse of recovered fibre collection volumes

24 Mar 2020 − As the coronavirus crisis starts to hit the UK as well, insiders in the recovered paper business fear that collection volumes will "fall off the cliff."» more