Wed20.01.1613:21

United States: AREVA Signed $300 Million in Uranium Enrichment Contracts in 2015

In 2015, AREVA was awarded several long-term contracts by four U.S. utilities for uranium enrichment services totaling more than $300 million.

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AREVA, Hazardous Substances, Energy
Update on labeling requirements and pollution control under China RoHS
Wed22.07.1514:32

China RoHS - Updated Draft on Control of Pollution Caused by Electrical and Electronic Products

China’s MIIT released a new draft of Administrative Measure on the Control of Pollution Caused by Electrical and Electronic Products, which will eventually replace the existing China RoHS Administrative Measure on the Control of...

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SGS SA - Consumer Testing Services, Electronics, Hazardous Substances
Fri05.06.1509:47

Renewal of the French Nuclear Industry

The French State has announced a series of guidelines to renew the French nuclear industry.

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AREVA, Energy , Hazardous Substances
Tue28.04.1514:00

AREVA Awarded Enriched Uranium Contract in Ukraine

AREVA has signed a contract with Ukrainian utility ENERGOATOM, for the supply of enriched uranium, to be used in local nuclear power plants. This is the first enriched uranium contract awarded to AREVA by ENERGOATOM.

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AREVA, Corporate News, Hazardous Substances
Mon02.02.1512:09

AREVA Signs Agreement in Nuclear Transport and Logistics With China's CNNC Group

During the visit of the French Prime Minister Manuel Valls in China, AREVA and CNNC signed a Memorandum of Understanding related to the creation of a joint venture in the field of nuclear transportation and logistics.

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AREVA, Hazardous Substances, Transportation and Logistics
Fri19.12.1409:13

AREVA Launches Ground-Breaking Solution to Improve the Reliability of Nuclear Power Plant Secondary Systems

AREVA has developed an innovative technology to prevent the corrosion of the secondary systems of nuclear power plants through the application of a protective film on the inner surfaces. This solution reinforces the long-term...

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AREVA, Hazardous Substances, Energy
Mon20.10.1415:09

ENUSA Selects AREVA for Enrichment Services

During the first edition of the World Nuclear Exhibition, AREVA and the Spanish company ENUSA Industrias Avanzadas signed a multi-year contract for the supply of enrichment services. This enriched uranium, once manufactured into...

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AREVA, Energy , Hazardous Substances
Thu02.10.1409:53

AREVA and EDF Sign an Agreement to Supply Fuel to the French Nuclear Fleet From 2015 to 2021

AREVA and EDF have signed an important framework agreement for the future operation of the French nuclear fleet by providing studies and fuel fabrication for EDF’s nuclear reactors in France from 2015 to 2021.

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AREVA, Corporate News, Hazardous Substances
Tue05.08.1409:22

AREVA Awarded Contract for the Construction of a New Waste Disposal Facility in the United States

AREVA Federal Services, an AREVA subsidiary, has been selected to provide the engineering, construction, and commissioning of a remote-handled low-level waste disposal facility at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL).

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AREVA, Hazardous Substances, Construction
Fri11.07.1409:02

Nuclear Safety: Success for AREVA’s Safety Alliance Program in Spain

AREVA has been awarded a contract by the operator ANAV to supply Filtered Containment Venting Systems (FCVS) to the Asco 1&2 and Vandellos 2 nuclear reactors.

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AREVA, Corporate News, Hazardous Substances
Proposed four new substance restrictions in RoHS 2 Directive. (Image: SGS SA)
Tue29.10.1311:00

EU to Propose 4 New RoHS Substance Restrictions Evaluation

The European Commission recently published a methodology draft manual to identify and evaluate new substances as required by the RoHS 2 Directive 2011/65/EU, Article 6 for an eventual restriction under Annex II.

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SGS SA - Consumer Testing Services, Hazardous Substances, Electronics
Tue01.10.1313:27

Updated Second SVHC Consultation List for 2013

On 2 September 2013, the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) published 7 proposals to identify new Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) (1).

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SGS SA - Consumer Testing Services, Sustainability, Quality Control & Safety, Hazardous Substances
Tue02.04.1309:21

Enrichment: Launch of Commercial Production of Georges Besse II North

Luc Oursel, President and CEO of AREVA, along with local elected representatives and economic players from the Rhône Valley, celebrated the commercial launch of the Georges Besse II North uranium enrichment plant at the Tricastin...

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AREVA, Hazardous Substances
Mon10.12.1210:50

Japan: AREVA develops two innovative solutions for contamination monitoring

AREVA, together with its Japanese partner Chiyoda Technol Corporation, has developed a Field Monitoring Vehicle (FMV) allowing fast and detailed contamination mapping of exposed areas.

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AREVA, Quality Control & Safety, Hazardous Substances
Thu07.06.1214:19

New US EPA Proposal for Notification Regarding Dangerous Chemicals

On March 20th, 2012, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced proposals for a Significant New Use Rule (SNUR) in regards to five chemicals targeted for significant new use requirements under the Toxic...

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SGS SA - Consumer Testing Services, Hazardous Substances
Tue17.04.1210:53

AREVA and EDF sign an agreement for the supply of fuel assemblies

AREVA and EDF have signed an agreement for the supply of fuel assemblies and related services for 2013 and 2014.

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AREVA, Hazardous Substances
Tue04.10.1114:08

Communication is the Way to REACH

The legislation of chemicals within the EU – ‘REACH’ (EC 1907/2006) – entails the regulation of the manufacture, marketing and use of potentially hazardous substances. The key to compliance lies in communication along the supply...

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SGS SA - Consumer Testing Services, Hazardous Substances
Thu24.03.1108:34

RoHS II Gathers Momentum – European Parliament Completes First Reading on Draft

The European Parliament completed its first reading of the draft of RoHS II in November 2010. Items that were previously in question have now been clarified and RoHS II is on its way to becoming a CE Mark directive. No new...

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SGS SA - Consumer Testing Services, Hazardous Substances
Fri18.03.1109:42

SGS First to Offer Brazil Companies Accredited Certification for RoHS and REACH

SGS is the first company to be accredited for RoHS and REACH audits in Brazil. Further, INMETRO is the first accreditation body in the world to have registered a certification body for the standards detailed in RoHS and REACH....

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SGS SA - Consumer Testing Services, Corporate News, Hazardous Substances
green electrical products
Wed15.09.1013:20

SGS helps you stay on top of changes in hazardous substances regulations

With changes to banned substances lists likely, SGS assists companies with chemical testing and consultancy for a wide range of consumer products.

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SGS SA - Consumer Testing Services, Hazardous Substances
Mon15.03.1011:19

New updates for battery regulations in the United States

United States has announced some new regulations that will affect lithium-based cell and battery manufacturers. The transportation regulation is related to shipping within the US. The telecommunications requirements apply to...

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SGS SA - Consumer Testing Services, Quality Control & Safety, Hazardous Substances
Thu21.01.1013:29

SGS Invitation to a Free Webinar: Detecting Hot Hydrogen Attack (HHA) Using Advanced Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Methods

SGS is offering a free web seminar on February 23, 24 and 25, 2010, to explain more about how to identify and monitor Hot Hydrogen Attack (HHA) using advanced Non-Destructive Testing methods. The webinar will be held by Norbert...

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SGS SA – Industrial Services, Hazardous Substances, Training, Quality Control & Safety
Fri30.10.0915:06

Are You Prepared for RoHS 2?

RoHS 2, the set of revisions to the original RoHS Directive (2002/95/EC), will be adopted in the very near future. Do you know how RoHS 2 will impact your business?

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SGS SA - Consumer Testing Services, Hazardous Substances
Fri30.10.0914:59

SGS Offers IECEE Hazardous Substances Testing Service

Different regions and countries around the world have different Hazardous Substances (HS) requirements. HS market surveillance has already started in various countries and the results show a high number of noncompliant products...

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SGS SA - Consumer Testing Services, Hazardous Substances
Fri30.10.0914:53

REACH – Screening Methodology for E&E Substances Now Available

The EU REACH candidate list of chemicals covers substances utilized in all industries. A new revision of the Joint Industry Guide (JIG – 101 Ed2.0A) identifies a screening methodology for the substances that may occur in...

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SGS SA - Consumer Testing Services, Hazardous Substances