• GAR update: withdrawal of EN 30-1-1:2008+A3:2003, EN 613:2000 and several EN 203 standards

    13 December 2022

    The EU essential requirements for the safety, health and environmental aspects of gas-fired appliances are laid down in the Gas Appliance Regulation (GAR). In the coming years a number of GAR-related quality standards will be withdrawn and replaced by updated versions. 

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  • Kiwa helps Portugal convert to 100% H2

    12 December 2022

    This autumn Kiwa has started two new projects in Portugal for two Portuguese gas district system operators: H2REN for REN Portgás and Retrofit for Floene. In commission of these two operators, Kiwa will assess the suitability of their gas distribution networks for hydrogen. 

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  • Kiwa welcomes final approval Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive

    5 December 2022

    Kiwa welcomes the historic proposal recently adopted by the Council of the European Union on the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), which is finally ready to come into force.

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  • ASI LLC joins Kiwa Group to expand Food, Feed & Farm Certifications in the United States

    1 December 2022

    Kiwa announced the merger with ASI LLC to strengthen Kiwa’s United States footprint significantly in providing Food, Feed & Farm certifications.

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  • Kiwa issues first KiwaGreen certificate to Hundhausen Kunststofftechnik

    23 November 2022

    Kiwa has issued the first KiwaGreen certificate and the Covenant Cable Protection Pipe of recycled polyethylene to Hundhausen Kunststofftechnik in Germany. The certification shows that the company is working towards becoming energy or climate neutral in the future and contributing to a more sustainable world through its products.

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  • UKCA - Latest Update

    22 November 2022

    On 14 November 2022 the UK Government announced some further changes to the UKCA deadlines which were originally amended on 20 June 2022. Read more about the updates here.

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  • Publication: Technical considerations when testing hydrogen valves with air

    14 November 2022

    When transporting hydrogen gas through existing gas pipelines, the safety level should be at least the same as for transporting natural gas. Materials expert Ernst van der Stok describes technical considerations explaining why air can safely be used to test the leak tightness of mechanical fittings and valves.

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  • Kiwa sponsor Forze Hydrogen Racing

    8 November 2022

    In the coming year, Kiwa will sponsor Forze Hydrogen Racing, a Dutch student team that specializes in racing on hydrogen. Kiwa not only supports Forze financially, but also contributes in the form of advice and validation of hydrogen systems.

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  • FITcert European quality label for fitness clubs enters next level

    2 November 2022

    EuropeActive, the European trade association for fitness clubs, has officially started with FITcert, an independent European quality label that enables fitness clubs to demonstrate they meet high standards when it comes to service, hygiene and safety. Kiwa is one of the certifying institutions for FITcert.

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  • Kiwa present at MEDICA 2022– The World Forum for Medicine

    1 November 2022

    Kiwa’s experts await you at MEDICA exhibition, one of the most important medical trade fairs in Europe. The event will be held in Düsseldorf from November 14 to 17.

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  • ISO 27001 standard for information security revised

    31 October 2022

    The revised ISO 27001 standard for information security has been published on 25 October 2022. The updated standard has been aligned with ISO 27002:2022 and includes some technical corrections.

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  • CMW Geosciences in Australia and New Zealand joins Kiwa family

    18 October 2022

    As of 14 October 2022, Kiwa Group (Australia and North America) and CMW Geosciences have merged. CMW Geosciences joins the growing family of Kiwa businesses in the Asia-Pacific region including Construction Sciences, SureSearch, Trilab and Geochempet Services.

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  • Meet Kiwa’s hydrogen experts at HESE - HYDROGEN ENERGY SUMMIT&EXPO 2022

    5 October 2022

    From October 12 to 14, Bologna Fiere will host HESE – Hydrogen Energy Summit & Expo 2022. It is the first and leading Italian initiative dedicated to new technologies for the production, transport and storage of hydrogen.

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  • Kiwa and Spotscale develop world’s first 3D AI recognition system for concrete structures

    30 September 2022

    Kiwa and Swedish tech company Spotscale have entered into a partnership agreement for the development of an inspection technology that uses AI to predict the lifetime of concrete structures.

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  • We create trust: Kiwa in 2022

    30 September 2022

    Kiwa’s annual 'We create trust' brochure, edition 2022 has been published. Read the brochure for a quick overview of our company, developments and achievements over the past years.

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  • Kiwa UK officially commissions new Hydrogen Production Plant

    13 September 2022

    Kiwa UK has officially opened their brand new local hydrogen production plant. The plant and technology demonstration site is linked to Kiwa’s new test labs by the UK’s first low pressure hydrogen distribution pipeline.

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  • New version BRCGS Food Safety released

    1 September 2022

    As of 01 August 2022 the new version BRCGS Food Safety has been launched. The so-called ‘Issue 9’ adds some important themes to the well-known BRCGS Food Safety standard. In the revision you will find a new strong emphasis on developing food safety culture and on building core competencies. Find out what it means for you as a food manufacturer or packaging business. .

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  • Meet our members in Australia, USA, Canada and New Zealand

    25 August 2022

    Four major companies joined Kiwa in 2021: Raba Kistner, Construction Sciences, PPI Quality & Engineering and T2 utility engineers. Who are they and what do they do exactly? We asked their respective leaders to tell more.

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  • Kiwa present at Gastech exhibition

    24 August 2022

    Kiwa’s team of experts is attending the Gastech exhibition and conference from 5 – 8 September. We will present our wide range of services at the single largest global meeting place for the natural gas, LNG, hydrogen and low carbon-solutions.

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  • CQR joins Kiwa in Colombia

    19 July 2022

    Certification Quality Resources (CQR) has reached an agreement with Kiwa for the integration of its certification and inspection services in Colombia and throughout the Latin American region. This integration complements our agri-food certification services.

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