In light of the European Chemicals Agency's (ECHA) recent release of Version 2.0 of its Guidance on Data Sharing, which provides assistance to companies placing substances onto the European Union (EU) market under the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) regulation (EC regulation 1907/2006), and other developments, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C., an affiliate of The Acta Group, L.L.C., has updated its memorandum on EU and international data compensation and sharing mechanisms. This 35-page memorandum reviews data citation, compensation, and sharing provisions under REACH and Canada's pesticide data citation and compensation regulations. If anyone is interested in obtaining a copy of this detailed and up-to-date memorandum, please e-mail Chad Howlin at Chad.Howlin@lawbc.com.
ECHA Releases New Guidance on Requirements for Substances in Articles
The European Chemicals Agency has released a new guidance document aimed at assisting stakeholders in fulfilling their obligations under the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) Regulation. The guidance elaborates on the judgement of the European Court of Justice on 10 September, 2015, with respect to complex articles, or the notion of ‘once an article, always an article’. Broadly, the Court’s 2015 judgement clarified the scope of the notification and...
Free Webinar: REACH RoHS Roundup: An end of Year update on EU Regulatory Policy as it Applies to Products
While the US presidential election and Brexit have loomed large in recent months, requirements concerning EU substance-related legislation have continued to progress. This webinar will review the latest developments including: Revisions to the RoHS Directive concerning scope, spare parts, exemptions, global standardisation and timings plus potential new substance restrictions under discussion New REACH SVHCs (Substances of Very High Concern) and authorization activities, revised guidance on substances in...
Introducing Mr. Scott Miller, North American Sales Manager, Thermcraft, Inc.
Thermcraft is pleased to introduce Mr. Scott Miller as our new North American Sales Manager. Scott will have responsibility for developing Thermcraft’s market presence as well as assisting in the marketing strategy for both the US and Canadian markets. With nearly 8 years of thermal processing and sales experience in the furnace and oven industry, Scott can help to find the thermal processing solution that best fits your needs. Scott can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org Please join us in welcoming...
Alberta’s Bull Creek Wind Farm has been officially commissioned
BluEarth Renewable Inc. has officially commissioned the Bull Creek Wind Farm this week, in Alberta, Canada. The 29MW wind farm (made up of 17 GE wind turbines) has been operational since January and is expected to pump roughly $15 million CAD into Alberta’s economy while offsetting 80,000 tonnes of carbon emissions each year. According to BluEarth’s press release: Electricity from Bull Creek will be sold to a number of Alberta’s school boards through agreements reached with assistance from the...
Morocco’s Noor hybrid projects extend the reach of CSP
The first of these independent power projects, Noor Midelt, is envisioned as a solar power complex with a total installed capacity of 400 MW, utilizing 80–85% CSP and 15–20% PV. Noor Tata, the second solar hybrid complex, will also have a capacity of around 400 MW and will be located between Midelt and Ouarzazate. The Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (MASEN) will invite expressions of interest for this project this year, Nadia Taobane, project development director at MASEN said during the CSP Today...