• The new owners of the closed Ponderay Newsprint in Usk, Washington, have asked for enough power to start the mill and construct a cryptocurrency mining operation, The Spokesman-Review reported. California-based Allrise Capital owns the mill, which it acquired in an auction. The mill was shuttered in 2020 after its former owners filed for bankruptcy. 
• From Oct. 20–21, 2021, media producers and decision-makers from industry, trade, marketing agencies and IT will meet at the Print & Digital Convention (PDC) in Dusseldorf, Germany, jointly organized by Fachverband Medienproduktion and Messe Dusseldorf. Eight theme worlds, 4 daily parallel lecture series with a total of 48 lectures and workshops as well as over 60 international exhibitors will give the approximately 1,000 expected visitors an overview of product portfolios, innovations and solutions for print and multichannel marketing.