Minimum requirements for water reuse
Draft regulation of the European Commission
In mid-year, the European Commission published a proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on minimum requirements for water reuse.
Innovative wastewater technology - a new funding focus - application possible from October 2018
16.10.2018 The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) is launching a new funding programme entitled "Innovative Wastewater Technology" as part of its Environmental Innovation Programme (UIP).
CHILLVENTA 2018 – VDMA-Fachforum „Umsetzung der 42. BImSchV“
26.10.2018 Zur CHILLVENTA 2018, der Messe rund um Energieeffizienz, Wärmepumpen und Kältetechnik, informierten die Fachabteilung Rückkühltechnik und die Arbeitsgemeinschaft Instandhaltung Gebäudetechnik des VDMA im Rahmen eines Fachforums zur Umsetzung der 42. BImSchV.
The VDMA Process Plant and Equipment Association - a member of EUROVENT
03.01.2018 The VDMA Process Plant and Equipment Association has been a member of EUROVENT for many years. EUROVENT is Europe’s Industry Association for Indoor Climate (HVAC), Process Cooling and Food Cold Chain Technologies.
Technology makes the world cleaner
14.05.2018 Making the world a good deal cleaner, conserving resources and maintaining good air and clear water - that requires state-of-the-art mechanical engineering. Around 3,300 exhibitors are demonstrating at IFAT in Munich that the technologies are ready to efficiently separate and recycle recyclable materials, clean water from plastic waste or purify polluted air. The machine manufacturers from Germany play a leading role here.
IOCL Indian Oil Corp. discusses „Alternative Energy & Fuel Solutions“ with VDMA members
16.03.2018 On March 12, 2018 a delegation of 23 senior IOCL managers met with VDMA members to discuss the future role of alternative fuels such Hydrogen, LNG and energy efficiency. VDMA gave an introduction on the German Energy Transition and the consequences for the maritime and petrochemical sectors. Germany’s industry is faced with various challenges connected with the decarbonization. An efficient energy transition in Germany and Europe will only work if the power, transport and heat markets will be coupled via power-to-X technologies. VDMA members offer power-to-X solutions already today.
Following its alignment to the New Legislative Framework (NLF), the new Pressure Equipment Directive 2014/68/EU (PED) comes into force on 19 July 2016 and thereby replaces the “old” PED 97/23/EC. Although this transition from the old to the new PED entails only very few practical changes, manufacturers need to be aware of some significant – mainly formal - modifications.