Tag Archives: safety

EDF: cold functional test phase for the Flamanville EPR completed supervised by the Nuclear Safety Authority

PARIS, 12-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On 6 January 2018, EDF completed the cold functional test phase for the Flamanville EPR. This stage is part of the system performance testing, which started in the first quarter of 2017, to check and … Read the full press release

National Grid: School children to learn about engineering, wildlife and safety as part of the Western Link project

Ysgol Golftyn school children take to the water to learn about the River Dee Quay Watermen’s Association teach valuable lessons in engineering, wildlife and safety Western Link project funds the day and provides life jackets for the river trip WARWICK, 16-Jun-2017 … Read the full press release

Nokia Networks to provide its GSM-Railway mobile infrastructure for the 110-kilometer route linking Warsaw with the central city of Lodz

Safer, faster travel on popular rail line thanks to latest rail communications system Turnkey project is part of comprehensive Polish rail network modernization Nokia’s third major GSM-Railway project in Poland Warsaw, Poland,  28-11-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Nokia Networks will provide its … Read the full press release

Voith sets the new standard for safety with its new SA3 coupler

Heidenheim an der Brenz, Germany, 14-7-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — With different types of draft gears and supplementary collapsible tubes, the new Voith SA3 coupler now offers several variations of energy absorption. In addition, it allows automatic coupling of the main reservoir and … Read the full press release

Michelin introduced MICHELIN® Premier® A/S tire for the North American market with revolutionary new EverGrip™ technology

Revolutionary Tread Design Evolves To Deliver Superior Grip Even When Worn. Detroit, MI, US, 16-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Today at the North American International Auto Show, Michelin introduced the MICHELIN® Premier® A/S tire for the North American market with revolutionary new EverGrip™ … Read the full press release

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approves and mandates the technical solution proposed by Eurocopter for its EC225 fleet

11-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) published today an Airworthiness Directive which approves and mandates the technical solution proposed by Eurocopter for its EC225 fleet. The objective is to fix the unsafe condition created by the shaft failure … Read the full press release

László Andor welcomes EP’s adoption of new rules to protect EU workers from harmful electromagnetic fields

Brussels, 11-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — EU Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion László Andor today welcomed the adoption by the European Parliament of the Commission’s proposal for a Directive to update and improve EU rules to protect workers from electromagnetic fields … Read the full press release

The European Parliament adopted the EU legislative proposal on safety of offshore oil and gas operations in EU

Energy Commissioner Oettinger welcomes Parliament adoption of offshore legislation Brussels, 21-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Günther Oettinger, EU Commissioner for Energy said: “I welcome this major step enhancing the safety of offshore oil and gas production in the EU. Past accidents have shown … Read the full press release

EC paves the way for more ambitious Single European Sky performance targets

Brussels, 7-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission adopted today revised implementing Regulations on performance and charging, setting the framework for the upcoming negotiations on targets for the second reference period (2015 to 2019) of the SES Performance Scheme. The Scheme sets … Read the full press release

International Airport In Khujand, Tajikistan received $3m from EBRD to modernise its runway and control equipment

29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Tajikistan is often referred to as “remote” by the outside world, but with continuing EBRD investment in its infrastructure it is becoming more accessible. The international airport in Khujand, the country’s second-largest city, will be able to … Read the full press release

New EASA rules on qualifications for flying in Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC)

26-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Aviation Safety Agency today published a proposal to the European Commission containing rules on qualifications for flying in Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC). With this so-called Opinion, the Agency puts forward new and more accessible instrument … Read the full press release

EUR 300m EIB loan in support of European aeronautics leader EADS

Support for aerospace innovation 24-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — We are helping European aeronautics leader EADS with its research and development programme. They are improving aircraft aerodynamics and flight control systems, with benefits for lower pollution and increased safety. A new EUR … Read the full press release