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Norske Skog Golbey's newsprint machine resumes operations

02 Apr 2020 − The Golbey newsprint mill of Norske Skog is fully running again after a coronavirus-related downtime. It is however uncertain how orders will evolve.» more

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Kruger stops production at Brompton newsprint
and specialty paper mill

01 Apr 2020 − The newsprint market is on the decline and with the spread of Covid-19, the market envionment has become even more challenging. Kruger has therefore decided to take downtime at the Brompton paper mill.» more

Lecta reports temporary production restart at Cartiere del Garda

01 Apr 2020 − Italy's coronavirus crisis is not leaving Lecta's operations unscathed: Polyedra reduces activities to minimum, Garda paper mill to stop PM again mid-week. » more

Italy: Coronavirus fears fuel demand for packaging paper and board

31 Mar 2020 − The coronavirus crisis and a nationwide lockdown to combat the spread of Covid-19 have shaped the development on the the Italian market in March. » more

DS Smith Kayserberg running again, other French mills idled

31 Mar 2020 − While DS Smith Kaysersberg has resumed operation on 30 March, Norske Skog Golbey and UPM Chapelle Darblay have stopped production.» more

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Norske Skog halts production on one SC-paper machine in Saugbrugs, Golbey PM 2 to resume operations on 1 April

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

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

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