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Standardization project for pulse fishing

18-05-2017 In December 2016, the Dutch national standardization committee on fisheries launched a new project. The committee set up a standardization project to determine requirements to the innovative technology of pulse fishing.

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New Better Biomass certification scheme published

02-05-2017 The updated Better Biomass certification scheme has been published by NEN. This scheme enables certification to the 2nd edition of NTA 8080, the standard including sustainability and chain-of-custody requirements. The updated scheme is not only applicable to bioenergy, but also to bio-based products.

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First ISO/PC 308 ‘Chain of Custody’ meeting successful

10-04-2017 On 9 and 10 March 2017 more than 30 participants from eight different countries met for the first international meeting of ISO/PC 308 'Chain of Custody'. This meeting was organized to determine jointly the working area of the project committee and the scope of the new generic standard for chain of custody management.

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Registration global forum GAS Analysis 2017 is open

14-03-2017 GAS Analysis 2017 is the leading international symposium and exhibition for gas analysis manufacturers, technical staff and end-users, presenting the latest developments in laboratory, process analysis, metrology and sensor technology and their applications.

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Seminar about international standardization on reliability and costs in oil and gas sector

27-02-2017 NEN and Shell invite you to a seminar in Delft on Wednesday 29th March 2017 entitled “Achieving sustainable business performance by qualified implementation and use of oil and gas standards”. This seminar is a unique opportunity for the European oil and gas industry and others to learn how existing and new multi-disciplinary international ISO standards are enablers for cost-efficiency, risk reduction, and minimizing carbon footprint.

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Call for Technical Reviewer for the Evolution of the Structural Eurocodes phase 1

31-01-2017 A public call for a Technical Reviewer to support delivery of Mandate M/515 phase 1 tasks for the development of the 2nd generation of Structural Eurocodes (EN 1990 – EN 1999) is open for submissions. The call covers a request for tenders for Technical Reviewer in support of the key objective of enhancing the ease of use of the Eurocodes.

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First certified speed pedelec helmets now available

27-01-2017 On January 13th 2017 the first speed pedelec helmets have received a NTA 8776 certifcate. This means that these helmets are officially suitable for use on a speed pedelec. The helmets are available on the Dutch market.

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ISO standards for CNG and LNG fuelling stations published

02-01-2017 In December 2016, ISO has published two international standards that will play an important role in the deployment of the alternative fuels infrastructure. The publication of ISO 16923 and ISO 16924 enables parties to apply broadly supported requirements for the design, construction, operation, maintenance and inspection of CNG and LNG fuelling stations, respectively.

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Phase 2 tender process launched for the Evolution of the Structural Eurocodes

19-12-2016 A public call for tenderers to draft the 2nd generation of Structural Eurocodes (EN 1990 – EN 1999) is now open for submissions. The call covers Phase 2 of the planned work programme and invites leading experts to submit proposals to participate in the 22 Project Teams being formed.

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Certification of speed pedelec helmets now possible

13-12-2016 Following the publication of a standard for fast electric bicycles (speed pedelecs, S-EPAC's), NTA 8776, it is now possible to certify speed pedelec helmets to this standard.

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