Inspection - articles

  • 2 min
    How building inspection can literally save lives

    Whether an industrial production hall, an office or a residential tower, a building must be safe for people to work and live in. In Germany, the VDI 6200 Directive is the comprehensive building inspection guideline. Kiwa Germany’s Engineering team is intimately familiar with it.

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    How sprinkler systems reduce fire deaths by 83 percent

    Fire in homes and buildings causes billions of euros of damage every year around the world. These impacts can be reduced dramatically with the help of an automatic sprinkler system.

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  • 3 min
    Safe operation of sulfuric acid storage tanks requires regular inspection

    Chemical distributor Acinor AS operates a storage tank terminal for sulfuric acid in Fredrikstad, Norway. According to government requirements, inspection of the tank must be carried out every five years. And that's where Kiwa comes in.

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  • 3 min
    Bridge lab safety gaps

    With around 150,000 bridges to look after, Germany relies on rigorous inspections and testing. How Germany’s bridge inspectors keep bridges and people safe.

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    Magnetic inductive testing: safely uphill in Norwegian ski resorts

    Ski resorts must meet strict regulations to ensure the safety of their guests. Kiwa helps with this by carrying out the necessary inspections of ski elevators and cable cars using Magnetic inductive testing. as for example at Vrådal Panorama Ski Center in Norway.

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    Tank Storage: custom fit solutions

    A custom fit answer, in line with regulations and the highest standards – this is what Kiwa offers its clients in the Tank Storage market.

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    Eva Alskog’s epic journey to certification

    At least once a year, Eva Alskog of Kiwa Sweden travels above the Arctic Circle to certify. Here's why.

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    Peeking into pipes with NDT

    Using advanced non-destructive testing (NDT) methods we can inspect objects that have been out of our reach in the past. The methods are faster and offer visually clearer, easily comparable test results.

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  • 2 min
    Safe fun at Tusenfryd

    Safety comes first at Tusenfryd, one of Norway's largest amusement parks, with approximately 500,000 visitors annually. Every spring, just before the season opens, all amusement park rides are inspected by Kiwa.

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