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Industrial | Monthly bulletin | November 2019

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Heavy Industries

 

Europe – Pressure equipment

 

Update of harmonised standards list under Pressure Equipment Directive

 

On 30th September 2019, the European Commission published:

 

Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2019/1616 of 27 September 2019 on the harmonised standards for pressure equipment drafted in support of Directive 2014/68/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council.

 

Which includes the official list of titles and references of published and withdrawn harmonized standards under Pressure Equipment Directive 2014/68/EU.

 

In this decision, Annex I includes the list of current harmonised standards under Pressure Equipment Directive and Annex II includes the list of withdrawn standards.

 

Click here for getting the official publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

 

Europe – Machinery

 

Standards Updates

 

Below a summary table with some recent standards updates and upcoming dates of withdrawal (non-exhaustive):

 

(*) Date of withdrawal: latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn.

 

CEN

Reference

Title

Date of Withdrawal

 (*)

Supersedes

EN ISO 13854:2019

Safety of machinery - Minimum gaps to avoid crushing of parts of the human body (ISO 13854:2017)

2020-03-31

EN 349:1993+A1:2008

EN ISO 3743-2:2019

Acoustics - Determination of sound power levels of noise sources using sound pressure - Engineering methods for small, movable sources in reverberant fields - Part 2: Methods for special reverberation test rooms (ISO 3743-2:2018)

2020-03-31

EN ISO 3743-2:2009

 

Europe – Construction products

 

Regulatory proposals notified to WTO

 

Below a summary table with some recent notifications to World Trade Organization (non-exhaustive):

 

Notification number / Link

Title

G/TBT/N/EU/685

 

Draft Commission Delegated Regulation supplementing Regulation (EU) No 305/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council by establishing classes of performance in relation to luminance, luminance ratio and ingress protection for variable message traffic signs

 

This draft delegated act under the Construction Products Regulation (EU) No 305/2011 (the CPR) contains the establishment of classification systems for variable message traffic signs under EN 12966