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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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Corbion and Kraton receive first European certification for bio-based products

29-11-2016 Yesterday, Corbion and Kraton received the first European certification for their bio-based products – a key differentiator in the bio-based product market. The certification system is based on the European standard EN 16785-1 which enables independent assessment of claims on the bio-based content of products. With certification, suppliers can use bio-based content labelling for their marketing efforts.

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Call for tender for the project on Lactobacillus, Enterococcus, Pediococcus, Bacillus and yeast in feed (M/521 project 2)

29-11-2016 As the envisaged project leader for the project of M/523 on probiotics, Mr Bertin with the support of FEFANA members, resigned from the job due to lack of cooperation from probiotics producers, a new call for tender needs to be launched. As there were also new insights on what techniques are appropriate and what the scope of the project should be, CEN/TC 327/WG 3 discussed the project in its meeting of 5 April 2016 in Prague and by correspondence. EC Sante has confirmed the updated project description.

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