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FULL SUPPLY CONTRACT EXTENDED

We are pleased to announce that, in tandem with the Energiegenossenschaft Nahwärme Emstal eG in Lathen, we have extended the full supply contract for the energy cooperative’s biomass cogeneration plant until the end of the power plant’s term under the Renewable Energy Sources Act (German: Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz, short: EEG). The full...
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NEW OFFICE IN ITALY

In May last year, our subsidiary Brüning Italia SRL was founded as a logical step in our expansion and internationalisation strategy. Ongoing globalisation and constantly changing markets require intensive local involvement. We are therefore increasingly focussing on the establishment of subsidiaries and the expansion of our teams in various countries....
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SURE CERTIFICATION: FRANCE, POLAND, CZECH REPUBLIC

Sustainability and responsibility in the field of renewable energies play an important role within the Brüning Group and are a fundamental element of our business philosophy. We are therefore pleased to announce that our subsidiaries Brüning Groupe France SAS, Brüning Group Polska Sp. z o.o. and Brüning Group Česko s.r.o....
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OUR COMMITMENT TO INTEGRITY AND VALUES

We are pleased to announce that the Brüning Group has implemented a Code of Conduct (CoC) that emphasises our commitment to integrity, responsibility and ethics in all aspects of our business. This Code of Conduct is intended to serve as a basic guide for behaviour and decision-making within our company...
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BRÜNING WONDERFALL FALL PROTECTION WOOD CHIPS

In the field of fall protection, we supply cities, municipalities, day-care centres, kindergartens, schools, etc. with suitable material such as fall protection wood chips or bark. Now we can present a new product in this segment: Brüning WONDERFALL fall protection wood chips, certified in accordance with the European standard DIN...
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STRAW FOR BIOMASS COGENERATION PLANTS

In the first week of January, we received an enquiry from Denmark: a straw-fired power plant was faced with the challenge of procuring several thousand tonnes of straw. The Brüning Group proved to be a reliable partner and, thanks to its extensive network, was able to provide an initial test...
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A YEAR FULL OF HIGHLIGHTS AND CHALLENGES

For the Brüning Group, 2023 was characterised by significant milestones, inspiring challenges and valuable experiences. In the midst of a very dynamic business environment, we drove forward innovative projects and expanded and built sustainable partnerships. The market situation remains challenging. General factors such as rising energy costs, a severely weakening...
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ACCRETION OF SCHNEIDER ROHSTOFFE TO BRÜNING GROUP

Two years ago, we took over Schneider Rohstoffe GmbH & Co. KG, formerly based in Buchholz in der Nordheide, and created the new unit “Waste Paper” as part of this process. A year later, the company headquarters were relocated to Bremen, primarily to expand cross-unit cooperation. We have now decided...
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CO2 LEVY ON WASTE DRAWS CLOSER

In the middle of the year, we provided information about the upcoming changes to CO2 pricing for fuels. We focussed in particular on the CO2 levy on waste. As reported at the time, a statutory CO2 levy is to be imposed on thermally recycled waste, in addition to the regular...
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INTERNATIONAL PRESENCE: TRADE FAIRS AND PRESENTATIONS

Over the past few weeks, our employees have been travelling a lot and have been able to establish an impressive presence at various international trade fairs and conferences in the field of recycling and waste, be it through our own trade fair stands or through interesting presentations by our experts....
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BIOCHAR – POTENTIAL AND PROSPECTS

In summer, we reported on our own tests with biochar on an agricultural area of our partner farm, the Högen Hof, for potato cultivation. In the process, 2 tonnes of biochar, which were provided to us by Circular Carbon, were applied to an area of half a hectare. For comparison,...
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CONFERENCE ON WASTE WOOD – REVIEW AND PREVIEW

On 20 September 2023, the Conference on Waste Wood (Altholztag) of the German Waste Wood Association took place in Frankfurt am Main. Following the motto “This is where the industry meets!”, around 200 participants came together to exchange ideas, learn new things and expand their network. We were also represented...
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NEW JUNIOR STAFF – A WARM WELCOME!

The new year of vocational training and studies has begun. We are pleased to have three apprentices and three dual students at the Brüning Group this year. We are sure that these new colleagues will be an enrichment for the company and the entire team and we would like to...
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PELLETS – CHEAPEST ENERGY SOURCE IN THE LONG TERM

Who wouldn’t like to know exactly what heating and the corresponding energy sources of the future will really look like? What will prevail? What is particularly sustainable, always available and highly energy-efficient? In addition, there is one factor that is probably the bugbear of consumers – the costs. For us...
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SAFE ROADS THANKS TO DE-ICING SALT

Soon the temperatures drop and freezing rain or the first snowflakes threaten to cover the roads with a dangerous layer of ice. That’s when de-icing salt comes into play – the most commonly used material to make winter road conditions safer. Due to its ability to quickly dissolve or prevent...
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WE HAVE MOVED

Retrospect – 30 years ago, the success story of today’s Brüning Group began with the sole proprietorship Arnd Brüning e. K. in Fischerhude. The originally small garden nursery, which quickly developed into a trading company with products such as soil conditioners, wood residues and wood fuels, continued to grow steadily...
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“JUNGE GRUPPE” FOUNDED FOR WASTE WOOD

Young leaders in the waste wood industry recently founded the so-called “Junge Gruppe” (meaning: Young Group) of the German Waste Wood Association. The group was set up by Matthias Warnke, among others head of the waste wood unit at the Brüning Group, and Benny Wilhelm, material flow manager at MVV...
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BRÜNING GROUP IN SBP ANNUAL REPORT

We are delighted that the Brüning Group has been selected to contribute to the ‘Making a difference’ section of the SBP Annual Report. This section of the report features case studies that illustrate the direct impact of the SBP scheme. This highlights the work of different companies and explains why...
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CO2 TAXATION OF WASTE

It is undeniable that CO2 plays one of the central roles in climate protection. Therefore, CO2 pricing is also considered an important instrument in Germany to achieve climate protection goals. To this end, among other things, the German Fuel Emissions Trading Act (Brennstoffemissionshandelsgesetz – BEHG) was introduced. Originally, the BEHG...
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REINFORCEMENT FOR WOOD PURCHASING

Interforst GmbH, headquartered in Kirchzell, has been a wholly owned subsidiary of the Brüning Group since December 2022 and is now fully integrated into our service portfolio. In close cooperation with our roundwood unit, this area of our company has been increasingly expanded and strengthened. Christian Wieser has recently joined...
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BIOCHAR – VERSATILE, EFFECTIVE AND INNOVATIVE

Last year, we added a new product to our portfolio: biochar. The raw material is biomass that is thermally carbonised by pyrolysis. With its positive properties, it is mainly used in mixtures with fertilisers, compost or manure, as an additive in biogas plants or in stable bedding. As we wanted...
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NEW BEDDING PRODUCTS

We have recently added new bedding products to our portfolio – sunflower husk pellets and granules and forest floor bedding. With these materials, we are broadening our product range and can thus offer even more variety. The products are natural and renewable raw materials that are particularly suitable as bedding...
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INTERNSHIP WITH THE BRÜNING GROUP

As a company and employer, we are always interested in finding potential new employees. In view of the future of the company, it is also important to promote young people. However, they usually have little or no work experience. Students in particular have a lot of theoretical knowledge, but often...
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VAT RATE ON WOOD CHIP DELIVERIES

We would like to inform you that wood chips are generally taxable at the reduced VAT rate of 7% as of 1 January 2023. Following the ruling of 21 April 2022, in which the Federal Fiscal Court decided that wood fuels are subject to the tax rate reduction, the Federal...