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2020 – a year out of the ordinary

Up until March there was no indication that the waste industry would experience anything but a normal year. Then COVID-19 arrived and turned Europe upside down.

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Vesar and Geminor sign a three-year contract

The intermunicipal waste company Vesar has signed a three-year contract with Geminor for the transport and recovery of sorted household waste. The contract can be extended by two years.

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Aalborg Portland and Geminor sign major SRF-contract

Geminor has signed an agreement for the delivery of 120,000 tonnes of SRF to cement producer Aalborg Portland. Geminor now invests more than EUR 1,5 million in a production line to design new fuels in Aalborg.

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Sweden receives first bulk shipment of RDF from Poland

A cargo of 3000 tonnes of Polish refuse-derived fuel (RDF) reached the Swedish port of Hargshamn in early November. This is the first RDF bulk import from Eastern Europe to Sweden.

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New contract introduces biomass export from Germany to Denmark

A newly signed contract will see German biomass wood chips being supplied as fuel into a Danish district heating plant this winter season. This is Geminor's first export of biomass from Germany.

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Geminor exports first ever baled RDF from Poland

A truck load of baled RDF bound for Norway represents the first ever export of waste fuels from Poland. For resource management company Geminor, this constitutes the beginning of an important and sustainable international waste stream.

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New volume record in spite of COVID-19

Geminor's HUB in Oxelösund in Sweden is back on track after a spring influenced by COVID-19. In July, the HUB set a new record by receiving almost 10,000 tonnes of waste fuels for energy recovery.

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Geminor expands operations with new HUB in the port of Aalborg

Geminor's new HUB in Aalborg will increase treatment and storage capacity, and ensure good logistics of Danish and international waste fractions in the years to come.

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New rail transport route makes European waste fuels more sustainable

A cooperation with Deutsche Bahn (DB) marks the start of Geminor’s new transport route of waste fuels through central Europe. The coming shift to rail will cut CO2 emissions down to only one fifth of the road transport emissions.

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New Danish waste regulation a challenge to European recycling

New Danish waste regulations will create a more open recycling market, but also limit import of waste to the country. - The intention is good, but limiting the waste import is counterproductive in a European context, argues Country Manager in Geminor DK, Kasper Thomsen.

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Geminor starts export of 15-year-old waste from Italy

Geminor has commenced the shipment of 15-year-old Italian RDF to the Netherlands. The very first Geminor RDF shipment between the two countries is part of a regional five million tonnes waste clean-up operation.

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Increasing focus on waste wood and plastic fractions

A constantly changing international waste market requires better design and higher quality within waste fractions. - At present, our main priority is waste wood and plastics, says general manager at Geminor Waste Treatment, Johan Olø.

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Starts UK import as waste wood market reverses

Geminor has imported its first vessel of waste wood into the UK for recycling. The import comes as a response to the reverse in the UK market, and represents the beginning of a planned 50 000 tonnes import in 2020.

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