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newsprint

low grade paper used for newspapers. Old newspapers are fed to cattle as an alternative roughage and may occasionally be ingested by dogs. Significant amounts of lead are accumulated in tissues; no cases of poisoning have been recorded in cattle, though it has been recorded in dogs.
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Catalyst said North American demand for newsprint continued to decline in 2013 and that North American shipments were down 9.
The addition of the mill brings Catalyst's total newsprint production capacity to approximately 980,000 tonnes, complementing its mechanical specialty paper capacity of some 1.
All in all, the global newsprint market is fairly solid.
Newsprint in the past 130 years has been made largely from mechanical pulp, which is produced when wood chips are ground into fibers.
The production of newsprint rose substantially as the press had been able to utilize and enjoy the long lost freedom of the press.
The sharp ups and downs in newsprint prices over the last several years mostly reflect imbalances between supply and demand and what I refer to as the "hog farmer" mentality of newsprint producers.
The waste paper recycled consists of about 70 percent newsprint and 30 percent magazines.
In London, for instance, a group of paper purchasing executives from five major newspaper publishers listened to her concerns and, as a result, the very large Daily Express Newspapers agreed to find alternative supplies of newsprint.
Connecticut recently enacted a law requiring publishers to use newsprint that is at least 20 percent recycled fiber by 1993.
After peaking at around $760 per metric ton late last year, newsprint prices began their descent.
Moreover, the combination will provide the companies a stronger platform to compete in the challenging newsprint industry, which witnessed a 6.
net said last month that the industry's top five producers sell 85 percent of the newsprint in North America.