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PM 3 at Norske Skog’s Bruck mill down again

28 May 2020 − Norske Skog is continuously implementing downtime measures at its publication paper machines amid the Covid-19 crisis. PM 3 at the Bruck mill has now been idled for the second time.» more

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95 per cent of sorting plants in France
are up and running again

27 May 2020 − When Covid-19 started to spread, many recycling centres in France stopped operations. Now things are normalising again on this front.» more

Norske Skog restarts most of its machines

26 May 2020 − The restrictions related to Covid-19 have intensified the drop in demand on the publication paper markets. Norske Skog has therefore curbed production at several mills.» more

French graphic paper market slow to emerge from period of weak demand

26 May 2020 − Market players in France are hoping that steps to ease the restrictions imposed on public life since 11 May mean that several segments of the paper business have passed the bottom of the trough. » more

Canfor reduces pulp and paper output and closes sawmill

25 May 2020 − Canadian company Canfor will curtail pulp and kraft paper output and permanently close one sawmill due to “insufficient supply of economically viable fibre and timber”. » more

VPK increases stake in Corrboard UK

22 May 2020 − VPK Group NV has increased its shareholding in British sheetfeeding company Corrboard UK to become a 50 per cent shareholder in the company.» more

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Planned auction of Arjowiggins Bessé mill takes away any hope for a restart

22 May 2020 − There had been plans to revive the Bessé-sur-Braye paper mill in France after Arjowiggins filed for insolvency and the site was closed last year. But the projects lack funding.» more

First glimmers of hope of revival
on Germany’s newsprint market

20 May 2020 − Players on the newsprint market in Germany are seeing the first glimmers of hope. There are first signs of a revival in the business with advertising flyers and inserts.» more

China: New allocations for RCP imports

19 May 2020 − Chinese authorities have issued the seventh batch of licences for imports of recovered paper covering 55,810 t. » more