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IECEx

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NSW
2000
Australia

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Article archive for IECEx;

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Prof. Dr. Thorsten Arnhold reconfirmed as Chairman of international certification system IECEx 21 December 2016

At this year’s meeting of the Management Committee of IECEx in South Africa, Prof. Dr. Thorsten Arnhold, Vice President Strategy and Technology of R. STAHL, was proposed for election as chairman for a second term from 2017 until the end of 2019, with all 33 member states supporting his continuation in office. During the October general meeting of the IEC in Frankfurt, this proposal was confirmed....

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IECEx: A busy few months 15 November 2016

In September and October I had a very busy schedule. The month started with a trip to Umhlanga in South Africa where the annual IECEx Management Committee Meeting took place. More than 120 delegates and observers from 30 countries came together and took some important decisions for the future development of the System. ...

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Hazardex 2017 Conference - An overview of the IECEx System for 2017 03 November 2016

During the 20 years of its existence, the IECEx system has become an increasingly important element in the international trade of products and services for hazardous areas. At the beginning of that period almost every country has had its own regulations - doing business internationally meant an endless repetition of the same tests and bureaucratic procedures to gain different national certificates. ...

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Brexit and the hazardous area market 15 July 2016

In these days it is almost impossible to write a column in an international magazine published in London without a reflection about Brexit. For me as a German European with a wife from a Baltic country and with two adult daughters, one of them living and working in London, this event has a special relevance for our private lives. But also our business lives will be affected by the vote of the British people to leave the EU....

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IECEx: Ensuring global quality control and consistency 16 June 2016

The heart of the IECEx system is the certified equipment scheme. With more than 22,000 Certificates of Conformity (CoC) and almost the same number of Ex Test Reports (ExTR), the IECEx certified equipment scheme together with the European ATEX directive are the two dominant certification schemes for explosion protected equipment in the world. ...

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IECEx: a view from the chair (11) 21 March 2016

On a visit to Japan, IECEx chairman Prof. Dr. Thorsten Arnhold considers the impressive performance of the country's bullet trains and compares them to the IECEx system which he thinks has similar strengths, most notably the focus on staff competence. ...

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IECEx: a view from the chair (10) 03 February 2016

IECEx chairman Prof. Dr. Thorsten Arnhold says one of the unique benefits of the IECEx system is the worldwide 24/7 availability of IECEx Certificates of Conformity.  Here, he explains how the system works....

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IECEx: a view from the chair (9) 01 December 2015

Prof. Dr. Thorsten Arnhold, the chairman of IECEx, gives his insight on developments within the organisation and the wider world of explosion protection. This month, he discusses the 2015 IECEx Management Committee Meeting in Christchurch, New Zealand....

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ATEX and IECEx Updated - Hazardex 2016 29 October 2015

Ron Sinclair is Technical Manager of SGS Baseefa and from his unique position in relation to the ATEX Directives (where he is on the editing panel for the next publication of the ATEX Guidelines) and as a member of the IECEx Executive committee, he will be presenting an update on the considerable developments in both of the certification schemes at the Institute of Measurement & Control meeting on February 23....

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IECEx: a view from the chair (8) 01 October 2015

Prof. Dr. Thorsten Arnhold, the chairman of IECEx, gives his insight on developments within the organisation and the wider world of explosion protection. This month, he discusses preparations for important meetings in Taiwan and New Zealand. The former is keen to improve regulations for hazardous areas following a number of fatal explosion incidents, including the pool party powder explosion outside Taipei that killed twelve and injured more than 500...

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