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09.03.2018

South Korean security certification continues to cause stomach ache

The KCS mark was already introduced by KOSHA in 2013 - concrete requirements for the machines and equipment concerned are still in short supply.

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12.03.2018

Environmental requirements for imported solid waste in China from May 2018

After the announced import bans for 24 types of solid waste in China finally came into force on 31 December 2017, the Chinese Ministry of the Environment recently published 11 standards according to which solid waste imported into China as raw materials must comply with certain environmental protection requirements from 1 May 2018.

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14.03.2018

Market surveillance reloaded

The VDMA is tirelessly fighting for improved market surveillance in Europe. Online trading and fulfillment centers have not simplified the batch situation. The EU Commission has presented a new proposal for market surveillance.

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18.04.2018

Radio Equipment Directive - official guide

The guidelines for the Radio Equipment Directive are indeed a "living document". The draft for the next version is available.

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18.04.2018

German-Mexican dialogue on the alignment of technical requirements

The intensification of cooperation between Mexico and Germany on technical requirements for machines and plants is picking up speed.

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18.04.2018

China - Big decisions cast their shadows ahead

Important personnel and political decisions of the Chinese People's Congress form the basis for the country's long-term economic policy.

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09.03.2018

South Korean security certification continues to cause sto...

12.03.2018

Environmental requirements for imported solid waste in Chi...

14.03.2018

Market surveillance reloaded

18.04.2018

Radio Equipment Directive - official guide

18.04.2018

German-Mexican dialogue on the alignment of technical requ...
China - Big decisions cast their shadows ahead
Machinery Directive

26.07.2017

New official guide to the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC

The revised version of the official guide to the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC was published by the European Commission.

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24.01.2017

Brazil: Does the deadline regulation for remedial action included in NR 12 unlock new perspectives?

Effective January 12, 2017, state auditors can grant machine operators a deadline for remedial action.

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07.03.2014

Market surveillance package

As already reported, the European Commission has presented proposals for regulations on market surveillance and consumer product safety which are being debated at the European Council and the European Parliament. If a common position is reached, the discussed proposals may be adopted as European law.

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New official guide to the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC
Brazil: Does the deadline regulation for remedial action i...
Market surveillance package
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20.06.2018

Triple standards for the safety of waste compactors complete

In waste compactors, malfunctions in the area of the press shaft are often rectified in disregard of the operating and maintenance instructions. This always leads to serious or even fatal accidents.

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20.06.2018

Search and find standards

The VDMA database "Machine Safety Standards" can be used to search for safety standards relating to the Machinery Directive.

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Triple standards for the safety of waste compactors complete
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