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Contract sets new international standard for low CO2 RDF

Danish EfW operator ARC and Geminor have signed a contract for the delivery of 30 000 tonnes of low CO2 RDF – or “green waste” – for energy- and heat production in the Copenhagen region.

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Why the Scandinavian EfW operators welcome the reopening of Premier League

COVID-19 creates changes in waste streams across Europe – changes most people are unaware of. The impact on the waste market and industry players has been substantial, but a review of several European countries shows that there is a light at the end of the tunnel.

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New Geminor subsidiary will increase material recycling of waste wood

EMG is a company established in Norway to further develop material recycling of waste wood in the Nordics and Europe. The company's first waste wood cargo was shipped from Norway to Scotland in early June.

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Geminor appointed exclusive agent on landfill waste in Europe

Norwegian waste operator Perpetuum makes Geminor an exclusive agent on European landfill waste.

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Geminor saved CO2-emissions equivalent of 300,000 cars

The 2019 annual environmental report from Geminor shows that the company saved emissions of around 416 400 tonnes of CO2 equivalents in Europe last year.

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Waste plastic delivery represents start of chemical recycling

Resource management company Geminor will in the coming weeks deliver the first 500 tonnes of LDPE plastic to Quantafuel's factory in Skive, Denmark. The load represents the beginning of chemical circular economy of waste plastics in Europe.

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Launches first waste fuel transport exclusively on rails

Resource management company Geminor has completed the first international transport of RDF by train – without the support of trucks.

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Geminor increases export of German waste wood

With the German EEG subsidy coming to an end, Germany will produce excess quantities of waste wood by 2022. Geminor now opens two new HUBs to increase waste wood export from the German market.

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Opens national office to increase Italian export

The surplus waste market in Italy is quickly becoming important for several European countries, especially during the COVID-19 epidemic. Geminor now opens an office in Bolzano to increase the Italian waste export.

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Calls for a joint effort to uphold waste streams

The Corona virus is now creating challenges for waste industry players all over Europe. – The waste industry is part of society’s critical infrastructure and must not come to a standstill, says Geminor CEO, Kjetil Vikingstad.

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These factors determine the future EfW market

Trying to forecast the direction of travel of the UK EfW market is complex, with many influencing factors. Relatively small changes can have significant effects upon the volume, quality and price level of waste fuels, argues Country Manager at Geminor UK, James Maiden.

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Norwegian owners acquire all shares in Geminor Group

Geminor CEO Kjetil Vikingstad and COO Ralf Schöpwinkel buy out their Danish partner and secure 100 percent ownership of the waste management group.

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Calls for better sorting of construction waste  

Construction waste needs better sorting in order to meet stricter requirements for material recycling. – Both the construction and the waste industry have potential for improvement, says Account & Development Manager in Geminor, Bjørn Håland.

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Significant decrease in RDF export from England

A report based on data released by the UK Environment Agency shows a decrease in export of waste derived fuels from England of 13 percent. Geminor UK Ltd. was the largest exporter of RDF and SRF from England last year.

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German market opens for contaminated waste wood

Geminor is commencing export of Finish CCA waste wood to German energy recovery plants. – The German import is a result of market changes within Northern Europe, says Geminor’s country manager in Finland, Ismo Hiltunen.

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Why the 2020’s is the decade for secondary fuels in cement production

Growth in residual waste volumes and stricter EU regulation will make waste fuels such as SRF the preferred source of energy for cement production, argues cement industry expert at Geminor, Per Cederberg.

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German mine becomes new landfill for fly ash

While NOAH's plant in Norway is moving towards closure, the search for new landfill alternatives for Nordic fly ash is on. Geminor recently started a test project depositing fly ash in German salt mines.

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