Geminor DK expands operations with new hub in the Port of Aalborg
In Denmark, Geminor DK, a subsidiary of Norway-headed waste-derived fuel suppliers Geminor AS, has announced that it will open a new larger hub for the treatment and storage of various fractions of waste in Aalborg, Denmark.
"The opening of a new hub in Aalborg has been planned for almost two years," says Kasper Thomsen, Country Manager of Geminor DK.
According to the company, the current Geminor hub in the region, which has been in operation since 2016, is now closing and operations will be moved to a new larger site of almost 6 000 square meters in the city’s Eastern port.
Increasing activity in the region gave us a chance to expand our capacity, and building a new HUB in the port of Aalborg is a natural response to this. The hub will have a new 2 000 sq.m hall, and the entire operating area will give us the capacity to handle around 10 000 tonnes of waste simultaneously, said Kasper Thomsen.
Railway tracks have been laid in the new hub, making transport possible by bulk carrier, truck, or rail transport. All the necessary requirements, such as environmental permits, are now in place to expand operations.
Our recent investments make us able to serve the Danish waste market both upstream and downstream. Previously, our operations only included RDF and SRF for delivery, but now the plan is to sort, grind, shred, and export several types of fractions. Our first move will be to handle paper, cardboard, waste wood, and plastic waste. We expect to be able to handle 60 000 tonnes of waste annually, which will go to both energy recovery and material recycling. New and larger contracts in the region give us the incentive to increase our presence, and with the new hub, we commit to operations in a long-term perspective, ended Kasper Thomsen.