New EU Commission Decision 2014/893/EU to define the criteria for awarding the EU Ecolabel under Regulation (EC) No. 66/2010 for rinse-off cosmetic products.
Rockwell Collins has entered into an agreement with Iridium Communications Inc. to be a value-added manufacturer (VAM) for Iridium CertusSM broadband terminals.
The international wind energy conference EWEA Offshore 2015 in Copenhagen in early March will see Siemens, the market leader in offshore wind turbines and grid access, focusing on innovations supporting cutting the costs of...
China’s Department of Food Safety Standard, Risk Surveillance and Assessment, National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) published new requirements for packaged drinking water products.
China: Acceptance of the Instrumentation & Control System Installed by AREVA at the Ling Ao Reactors 3 and 4
AREVA has received confirmation of the acceptance by its customer CGN for the Instrumentation & Control (I&C) system that has been supplied and installed at the units 3 and 4 of the Ling Ao nuclear power plant in China.
Hong Kong recently updated the safety standards for toys and certain children’s products to be in line with the latest international requirements. The enforcement date will be 1 October 2015.
Statoil (U.K.) Limited has on behalf of the Mariner co-venturers awarded the contracts for supply base and warehousing services for the Mariner field to Asco UK Limited.
Sustainability and energy efficiency are key features of the test tower. More than 30 permanent jobs will be created in Rottweil.
New Zealand’s Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) has issued a new standard to clarify the labeling requirements for exports of infant formula, to all destinations excluding Australia.
Rockwell Collins and Advanced Military Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Center (AMMROC) LLC, an Abu Dhabi-based company, have agreed in principle to form a strategic alliance that will provide maintenance, repair and overhaul...
Amberg Electronics Factory Paving the Way to Industrie 4.0 Virtual and Real Worlds Merge in This "Digital Factory"
France recently clarified the acceptable limits of Bisphenol A (BPA) in paper and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) significantly lowered the safe exposure level of BPA.
Exxon Mobil Corporation announced it replaced 104 percent of its 2014 production by adding proved oil and gas reserves totaling 1.5 billion oil-equivalent barrels, including a 162 percent replacement ratio for crude oil and other...
Statoil, on behalf of the Johan Sverdrup partnership, will sign a contract with Aibel for the construction of the deck for the drilling platform on the field. The contract is worth in excess of NOK 8 billion.
CEN has published a Technical Report (equivalent to a BSI Code of Practice) for manufacturers, recommending methods of making children’s garments avoiding certain hazards that may pose a risk to the wearer’s safety.
F-35 Lightning II optical assemblies to be manufactured at plant.
E.ON has sold its Italian solar business to the private infrastructure investment fund manager F2i SGR. F2i has an impressive track record in the solar business in Italy and is committed to the long-term future of the business.
The European Committee for Standardization (CEN) has recently issued a new version of EN 14682 – “Safety of children’s clothing – Cords and drawstrings on children’s clothing – Specifications”.
KBR, Inc. announced that it signed an agreement with Showa Denko K.K. to license acetyls technologies globally.
Thermal fluid specialist Global Heat Transfer is helping companies reduce costs with its newly launched maintenance plan, Thermocare. Available in three levels of service, Thermocare promotes a proactive approach that could save...
SGS approved to conduct BEPI environmental performance assessments in production units.
The list of European standards, titles and references has been updated for certain product categories under the General Product Safety Directive (GPSD).
Superconducting fault current limiters will limit short-circuit currents in the grid. They are more energy efficient than conventional series reactors. Siemens will build a prototype by the end of 2015.
ThyssenKrupp AG issued a “dual-tranche” bond with a total volume of 1.35 billion Euro, documented under the company´s 10 billion Euro Debt Issuance Programme. Joint bookrunners are BayernLB, Citi, Commerzbank and UniCredit Bank.
SGS offers a free podcast presentation to help manufacturers market safe toys to Japan.