May 192015
 

The International Fair of Pumps&Valves and Maintenance, will take place on 27-29 May at Bilbao Exhibition Centre.

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The objective is to help trade specialists find specific solutions to specific technical problems, to get it, a close cooperation with exhibitors, visitors, the media and sectoral associations has brought the leading agents in the sector on board, guaranteeing a programme of seminars closely linked to the needs of the market that will provide real answers to even the most complex problems. Indeed, the technological approach of the presentations will be highly user/customer oriented, and will be rounded out by workshops presenting new products and by technical visits.

To access the conferences programme and to register you can do it on the web of Bilbao Exhibition Centre.

May 132015
 

The World Steel Association (worldsteel) announces the launch of the Course ‘Introduction to Steel’. The course, developed by TenarisUniversity together with steeluniversity, aims to provide students with an understanding of the history, science, technology and uses of steel by society. The course starts on 2 June 2015 and registration is now open.

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This online learning programme is hosted on the edX platform and open to all free of charge. It is comprised of a four-hour framework which will run for two weeks. It will be available in English. The course features the basics of steel melting, the properties and origins of steel, its relationship with society and the sustainability of a world underpinned by steel. It also provides interactive features to support community interactions between students and the professor.

 

May 062015
 

The 1st Hydraulic Installations in Buildings Congress  will take place in the Auditorium of the Agbar Tower in Barcelona on June 17th and 18th.

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Congress will treat water management in an efficient way, from the point of view of their distribution and treatment, as well as the optimization of water management at the point of consumption, not only for energy efficiency, but also to reduce energy consumption, which is essential at this time.

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To access the conference program and to register you can do it on the organizer web.

Apr 222015
 

21 and 22 April,  CEN/CENELEC holds in Brussels, 2-day  training to discover the world of European Standards. 

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Yesterday they tried among other things, why and how to get involved in standardization, different solutions for different needs and new trends in European Standardization.

Today, 22 April,  they are talking about standards for the services sector, to support global trade, for intellectual property rights and the use of standardization as a compliance  tool with essential requirements by drawing up Technical Specifications.

All participants in StandarDays will also receive a certificate, to show that they have completed their training in European standardization.

Feb 272015
 

EURAS, the European Academy for Standardisation e.V.,  will hold its 20th conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, from 22 to 24 June 2015 under the theme ‘The Role of Standards in Transatlantic Trade and Regulation’. The theme of the conference is “The role of standards in transatlantic trade and regulation“.

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The conference focuses amongst other on TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) – a highly important and topical political project with a great number of challenges related to standardization e.g. the importance for economics, public health, innovation, regulation, the environment, etc.

One of the guest speakers on the conference theme will be Scott Steedman, Director of Standards at British Standards Institution (BSI).

The deadline for submitting papers to the conference has been extended until the 9th of March 2015.

Further information about EURAS 2015 can be found on the conference website.

EURAS is a European society for standardization research. EURAS’ objective is to promote research, education and publication in the field of standardisation.

Nov 062014
 

The Environment National Congress, Conama 2014, will take place in Madrid from 24th – 27th November. The Congress has been organised by the Conama Foundation, a non-profit organization, whose mission is to set sustainability as a clue for development.

The main topics that will be addressed during the Congress will be energy, efficiency, climate change, mobility and transport, urban renovation, construction, biodiversity, farm development, waste management, environmental quality, health, water, economy and society.

The different projects can be already consulted. Moreover, you can check the programme here. You can access the registration form here.

Oct 302014
 

What is happening in the European Construction Sector? Is it really recovering? Which are the re-shaping keys?

On November 19th and 20th the Euroconstruct Network meet, on a two day international workshop, a plunge into the European Construction Market and its evolution. 30 speakers coming from Italy, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, UK, and USA will analyse the new strategic scenario for 2015-2017. 19 Research Institutes will be. as well, represented.

You can access the programme and the registration form through the following link.

The conference is part of the bi-annual series on European construction market forecasts.

Sep 042014
 

EURAS, the European Academy for Standardisation e.V., was founded in Hamburg in 1993 by researchers from various academic fields (i.e. economics, engineering, social sciences, law, and information sciences). The foundation of EURAS was prompted by a common desire to promote and achieve progress in the academic treatment of standardisation, involving the widest possible range of disciplines.

EURAS intends to organise its 2014 conference in Belgrade, Serbia, from 8 to 10 September under the theme ‘Cooperation among standardisation organisations and the scientific and academic community’.

You can access the Advance Conference Programme here, as well as the registration form. Information about the venue can be found here.

Jun 032014
 

Building Test Expo 2014 is an international free-to-attend exhibition and forum focusing on effective testing and certification of construction products in order to promote increased innovation, quality, safety and sustainability. 

A full spectrum of attendees of  construction products manufacturers will meet with leading testing laboratories, certification bodies and testing equipment manufacturers in order to:

– Gain a full understanding of the benefits of effective construction products testing and certification.

– Increase awareness of European regulations, standards and certifications.

– Take home invaluable knowledge of cutting-edge research, testing services and equipment to differentiate their products for a true competitive advantage.

This forum will take place in Brussels from 17-19 June. It will include the Construction Sector Network Conference, about the standardization processes of construction products sector.

This conference will be lead by the Chairmen of the main CEN Technical Committees  of the sector like, for instance CEN/TC 351, about Assessment of release of dangerous substances, CEN/TC 127, about Fire safety in buildings or CEN/TC 350, about Sustainability of construction works.

You can access the programme here and on-line register here.

May 272014
 

The 77th Euroconstruct Conferences will take place in Oslo, Norway, from 12th – 13th June. This Conference is part of biannual series of presentations on the medium-term outlook for construction in Europe. EUROCONSTRUCT is the main network for construction, finance and business forecasting in Europe. 

EUROCONSTRUCT was established in 1974 by a number of specialised research institutes and consulting organisations as a study group for construction analysis and forecasting. It has since expanded from the core group to include almost all Western European countries (the European Union and EFTA) and a number of Eastern European states (EU-Accession countries). At present, EUROCONSTRUCT has member institutes in 19 European countries.

This event addresses all those involved in construction activities: producers of building materials and equipment; construction companies; designers; architects; engineers; contractors; investors; financiers; insurers; and other related professions

You can consult the programme and register on-line here.

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