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Canal transport radically cuts CO2 emissions

Geminor is now converting waste wood transport from trucks and over to barges sailing the canals of Germany. Estimates show that the logistical move cuts CO2 emissions by a staggering 70 percent.

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Geminor becomes sole supplier for new district heating plant in Sweden

A brand-new district heating plant, which currently is being built in Säffle in Sweden, is based on the latest and most efficient technology available. A cooperation with plant owner Värmevärden makes Geminor the sole supplier of waste fuel for the plant, which is scheduled to open in December.

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Geminor wins its first public tender for residual waste in Denmark

The development towards a privatized waste market has led to Geminor's first contract for the transport and treatment of RDF in Denmark. In a four-year period, Geminor will handle almost 120,000 tonnes of RDF for Vejen municipality.

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New survey reveals why damaged products are not reused

A Norwegian survey shows that damaged products are more likely to be reused than go to waste if it is cheaper to repair than to buy a new product.

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Geminor launches database to help streamline European recycling

GemiLAB is a new database that will help analyze the quality of waste for material recycling and energy recovery. The database developed by Geminor will assist in making cleaner fractions and better utilization of waste in Europe.

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Uneven tax burden will reduce sustainable energy recovery

The import- and incineration taxes currently introduced across Europe is meant to promote material recycling and reduce CO2 emissions. However, uneven taxation creates an imbalance in the waste market, and leads to a reduction of the most sustainable energy recovery, argues CEO at Geminor, Kjetil Vikingstad.

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Geminor is seeking a Logistics Associate for our office in Sopot, Poland

Geminor Poland is looking for a motivated and hardworking professional for the position of Logistics Associate. This permanent, full-time position will be the perfect opportunity if you are a positive and flexible team player able to adapt to an ever-changing working day.

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Geminor delivered record waste volumes despite COVID

Geminor achieved all-time high volumes within waste for energy recovery and material recycling in Europe in 2020. The company is once again the biggest exporter of RDF from England.

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Geminor opens Baltic SRF-stream

A new contract will send 10 000 tonnes of high-calorific German SRF for cement production in the Baltics. This is Geminor’s first export of SRF from Germany to the region.

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New lock-down brings challenges to the European waste industry

«The third wave» of COVID washes over the European waste industry, introducing new and serious challenges. – The start of 2021 brings warning of a tough year ahead, argues COO Ralf Schöpwinkel at Geminor.

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Geminor starts export of French waste based on take-back furniture

The first shipment of French biogenic waste based on furniture sailed from France to Denmark in mid-January. – This is a fraction with high potential in the European Energy-from-Waste market, says Geminor Development manager in France, Kai Schöpwinkel.

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Norwegian Energos-plant breaks own record for uptime

2020 was a record year for WtE plant Sarpsborg Avfallsenergi AS, which had an operating time on its Energos incinerators of almost 8,300 hours. Geminor delivered a total of 50,000 tonnes of waste fuels to the energy recovery plant last year.

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– Being prepared is crucial in dealing with Brexit challenges

The Brexit agreement between the UK and the EU came into effect in January. – Geminor has made preparations to deal with potential industry challenges, says Geminor Country Manager UK, James Maiden.

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Geminor and Quantafuel initiate industrial partnership

The energy company Quantafuel ASA acquires 40 percent of the shares in Geminor AS. The acquisition makes the two Norwegian companies industry partners and leading players in the development of chemical recycling of plastics in Europe.

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