People from Kiwa - articles

  • 2 min
    From gas to hydrogen: the hydrogen burner conversion, development and testing

    Currently most of the burners are fed with natural gas. But what if this equipment will not run on gas in the future, but on hydrogen? With the energy transition underway that future is closer than you probably think!

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    Protecting critical infrastructure: the role of a new cybersecurity standard

    Technology continues to evolve exponentially, leading to more efficient and productive industrial processes, but also bigger cybersecurity risks. How do you protect organizations' key processes and critical infrastructure?

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    The new Medical Device Regulation: improving safety through expert auditing

    From May 2021, new European rules for medical devices (MDR) will apply. The MDR has major impact on the medical sector. It will bring great benefit, but also great challenges for all economic operators involved.

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    Virtual learning: deeper, faster, better

    Technology is rapidly improving the way we work. Using augmented reality, mixed reality and virtual reality, Kiwa is taking big strides forward in the quality, accessibility, ease and efficiency of its services – also in education and training. Two of Kiwa's experts explain.

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    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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    Capturing and capitalizing the power of the sun

    Next to being one of the most important sustainable energy solutions, solar energy offers great business opportunities. Kiwa helps solar manufacturers to increase the quality of products and investors decrease and mitigate risks to improve their return on investment.

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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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    Sweet and certified: Citrus of Algarve PGI

    The Algarve region in Portugal is well known for its superior quality citrus fruits: Citrus of Algarve PGI (Citrinos do Algarve IGP). Rita Hilário, PGI scheme manager at Kiwa Portugal, is involved in the certification of Citrus of Algarve PGI.

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    The potential of polymers in the energy transition

    With the phasing out of oil and natural gas, the question arises as to whether there is still a future for existing natural gas networks and what alternatives could be. A promising viable solution: polymers, or in other words plastic and the piping systems made from them.

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