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  • Greenwashing: misuse of EU composting standard EN 13432

    Lately, European Bioplastics (EUBP) is noticing an increasing malpractice by producers of fragmentation additives for conventional plastics referring to the European standard for industrial composting, EN 13432, when marketing their products. As is well known, such products do not fulfil the requirements of the EU norm for industrial composting of plastic products. Consequently, European ...


    By European Bioplastics

  • EPD standard EN 15804 - Comparable environmental information

    With the publication of EN 15804 now exists a standard providing the core rules for the creation of Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) for building products and materials. This new standard will ensure that comparable environmental information is generated wherever a product is manufactured or used and it is hoped that this core information can be transferred from scheme to scheme ...


    By thinkstep

  • Huge demand for PM all monitor

    Palas, the German manufacturer of particulate monitoring instruments, is expanding production to cope with demand for its fine particulate monitor, the Fidas® 200, which is distributed in the UK by Air Monitors. In the following article Jim Mills explains why Air Monitors is being kept busy by the demand for this exciting new technology. PM monitoring – the ultimate ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Company Announces First REACH Registration of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes

    On October 13, 2016, OCSiAl announced that it is the first manufacturer of single wall carbon nanotubes (SWCNT) to complete Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) registration. According to ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Special success for TiSUN: solar hot water sets achieve Solar Keymark EN 12976 standard

    TiSUN is celebrating the successful Solar Keymark certification of another product family. According to a recently released report all TiSUN solar hot water sets conform to the strict Solar Keymark EN 12976 requirements. All TiSUN FM-module collectors and large collectors have been successfully certified with Solar Keymark EN 12975 for years. In 2012 the hot water sets have also been ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • World Standards Day 2016: Standards Build Trust

    The 2016 annual international celebration for World Standards Day falls on October 14. An initiative of the World Standards Cooperation (WSC), the members of the IEC, ISO and ITU celebrate World Standards Day as a means of paying tribute to the collaborative efforts of the thousands of experts worldwide who dedicate their time and expertise to the development of international standards. The theme ...


    By SGS

  • Does Brexit affect CE marking / BS EN 1090 and manufacturers?

    The current BS EN 1090 Standard and CE marking EU legislation will continue to affect companies who manufacture and sell steel and aluminium structures and structural products within the EU or wish to export into the EU. There will be no change to the legislation whilst conditions relating to the UK exiting the European Union are still being agreed and Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty has to be ...


    By QMS International Ltd

  • Ecotech Announces EN approval for the Serinus Gas Analyser Series

    Ecotech, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of air quality monitoring equipment is pleased to announce EN approval for its Serinus gas analyser range. According to Ecotech’s General Manager, Nicholas Dal Sasso, “The approvals are a vital step in Ecotech’s expansion within Europe and provides the European community with a greater choice of ambient gas ...


    By Ecotech Pty Ltd

  • ENVIRO TECHNOLOGY LAUNCHES BS EN 14181 TRAINING COURSE

    In a bid to offer assistance to those looking to understand, and comply with, BS EN 14181 Enviro Technology Services plc – the UK's leading exporter of environmental monitoring instrumentation for air quality and industrial emissions – have announced the date of ...

  • EN-V concepts showcased at world expo 2010 Shanghai

    By 2030, urban areas will be home to more than 60 percent of the world"s 8 billion people. This will put tremendous pressure on a public infrastructure that is already struggling to meet the growing demand for transportation and basic services. General Motors and its strategic partner, Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp. Group (SAIC), share a common vision for addressing the need for personal ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Standardized temperature measurement at DMK in Germany

    Reduce cost by standardization Learn from this video how DMK ("Deutsches Milchkontor GmbH") in Hohenwestedt/Germany was able to reduce its cost by standardizing temperature measurement with the hygienic line iTHERM TM411. Related links ...


    By Endress Hauser

  • New European standard on energy management

    Switching off a light, taking the bus instead of driving, and only boiling enough water for one cup of tea are ways we can all do our bit to reduce carbon emissions.  But while our overall impact as individuals can be great, Britain must see the bigger picture if we are to meet the government’s target of a 60 per cent emissions cut by 2050.  A forthcoming standard aims to help get us ...


  • New vehicle noise standards proposed

    After a twenty-year wait, the European Commission has today proposed new standards to cut noise levels from cars, vans, buses and lorries. Reacting to the proposal, Nina Renshaw, deputy director at Transport and Environment, said: “While this proposal is a welcome move in the right direction, it should have gone farther and faster. The vast majority of cars for sale already meet step 1 of ...

  • New greenhouse gas standards released

    The Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Protocol has launched two new standards that will help businesses better understand and manage the climate impacts beyond their own operations and improve efficiency across the value chain. A global collaboration led by the World Business Council on Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and the World Resources Institute (WRI), the GHG Protocol standard is one of the most ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Bio-Standards for High-Resolution Microscopy

    Modern microscopes use in-built magnification scales for routine calibration. However, recent advances in high-resolution technologies and a clear shift towards more automated systems challenge the accuracy of such scales for quantitative measurements. Demand for traceability, which accompanies improved technologies, is driving the need for standard specimens or materials that can precisely ...

  • Revised ISO 14001 Standard Released

    The International Standards Organization (ISO) has released the latest version of ISO 14001, one of the world’s most popular standards for environmental management. ISO 14001:2015, which sets out the requirements for an environmental management standard, is one of the world’s most widely used ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • SNS Pumps Set New Standards

    Sulzer’s brand-new SNS process pump series outperforms other process pumps on the market. Thanks to an innovative and compact design, the SNS pumps are more efficient than conventional pumps. The SNS pumps are suited for a broad range of applications. The SNS pumps are end-suction, single-stage pumps. They can pump clean and slightly contaminated liquids, viscose ...


    By Sulzer

  • 3C is an official sponsor of the Gold Standard Foundation

    As part of its ongoing effort to maintain a flagship portfolio of premium carbon credits for the compliance as well as for the voluntary market, 3C’s engagement with the Gold Standard highlights the utmost importance of standardization and transparency in order to achieve credibility in the carbon market. 3C’s sponsorship will further strengthen its own quality ...


    By First Climate AG

  • New platform to assure quality standards in the voluntary market

    Frankfurt - 3C Group and Carbonetworks have entered a transatlantic ...


    By First Climate AG

  • Memmert Sterilisers meet revised ISO standards…

    In August 2013, the German edition of DIN EN ISO 20857: 2013 on the development, validation and control of the sterilisation of medical products with dry heat was published. The Memmert hot air sterilisers S meet the requirements of the internationally applicable standard without any restrictions. Justifiably, requirements for the conditioning of medical products such as instruments, glassware ...


    By Camlab Limited

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