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  • Intrinsic Safety moves forward

    06 January 2023

    Every two months, SGS Baseefa Technical Manager Ron Sinclair MBE gives his perspective on the latest developments in the world of standards. This month he discusses the 7th Edition of IEC 60079-11....

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  • An encouraging restart after the pandemic

    06 December 2022

    Every two months, Prof. Dr. Thorsten Arnhold, IECEx Chairman 2014-2019, provides an update on developments within the organisation. This month, Thorsten discusses the IEC's return to an in-person general meeting and the discussions that took place. ...

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  • Hazardous area certification and the phasing out of ATEX certificates

    23 November 2022

    In this opinion piece, C&P Engineering Service’s Principal C&I Engineer and Technical Director Tal Hopkins shares his views after the UK government announced a further extension to the UK Conformity Assessment (UKCA) deadline....

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  • Some updates

    01 November 2022

    Every two months, SGS Baseefa Technical Manager Ron Sinclair MBE gives his perspective on the latest developments in the world of standards. This month, Ron provides some updates on his last column regarding UKCA marking....

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  • Chemical Business Association creates new roles to support growth plans

    18 October 2022

    The UK's Chemical Business Association (CBA) has announced the recent appointment of two key team members. Douglas Leech, who was the CBA’s Technical Director, has been appointed to the newly created role of Special Projects Director, whilst Elaine McGavin has expanded her remit and is now the association’s Regulatory and Responsible Care Lead....

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IECEx rides the hydrogen wave 10 October 2022

Every two months, Prof. Dr. Thorsten Arnhold, IECEx Chairman 2014-2019, provides an update on developments within the organisation. This month, Thorsten discusses Working Group 19 at the IECEx and its work on hydrogen....

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Brexit got undone 13 September 2022

Every two months, SGS Baseefa Technical Manager Ron Sinclair MBE gives his perspective on the latest developments in the world of standards. This month, Ron discusses the latest in regards to UKCA marking....

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The new IEC strategy 12 August 2022

Every two months, Prof. Dr. Thorsten Arnhold, IECEx Chairman 2014-2019, provides an update on developments within the organisation. Here, he looks at the new IEC strategy and its strategic goals for the coming years....

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The work continues still 12 July 2022

Every two months, SGS Baseefa Technical Manager Ron Sinclair MBE gives his perspective on the latest developments in the world of standards. This month, Ron discusses the outcomes of the first face-to-face international standards meetings for over two years....

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Was all for nothing? 07 June 2022

Every two months, Prof. Dr. Thorsten Arnhold, IECEx Chairman 2014-2019, provides an update on developments within the organisation....

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