• Kiwa investigates properties of liquid and supercritical CO₂

    9 June 2022

    One of the ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is to capture and store or use released CO₂. To do this efficiently and safely, additional knowledge is needed about the properties of materials subjected to carbon dioxide. Kiwa has therefore invested in new facilities to investigate and test with high pressure CO₂.

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  • The future energy supply of the Netherlands will be a mix of electricity and gasses

    7 June 2022

    In 2018, the Dutch government decided to strive for a fossil-free energy supply by 2050 at the latest. Following that purpose and because of all the problems surrounding gas extraction in the province of Groningen, the Netherlands was supposed to get rid of gas as quickly as possible. What is the current state of that electrification decision? Has the role of gas in the energy mix completely been played out? Kiwa conducted research and published the results in the report “How the Dutch all-electric ambition was caught up by reality”.

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  • Kiwa VERIN issues first FPR certificate to ICL

    2 June 2022

    Fertilizer producer ICL (Everris International B.V.), supplier of plant nutrition and fertilization solutions for the agriculture, fruit and vegetable sector, the ornamental plant sector and golf and sports fields, was issued the first FPR certificate by Kiwa Verin on 12 April. Kiwa VERIN recently obtained full accreditation for the Fertilising Products Regulation (FPR) (EU) 2019/1009, the CE marking for fertilizing products, which will come into effect on 16 July.

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  • Hydrogen permeability research: filling in knowledge gaps

    30 May 2022

    Hydrogen will play an important role in the energy transition. In particular green hydrogen, produced using sustainably generated electricity, can become a sustainable replacement for natural gas in industry, mobility and the built environment. While concrete applications of hydrogen are already fully operational, there is still much to be discovered about the properties of the gas.

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  • Kiwa and Vinçotte join forces, agreement concluded

    21 May 2022

    Vinçotte, Belgium’s largest inspection, audit and certification company, is now officially part of the Kiwa Group. The signatures for this agreement have been placed on May 20, 2022.

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  • Correct information crucial in researching copper pipe corrosion

    16 May 2022

    Copper water pipes can leak due to a natural chemical process known as corrosion. This can cause a lot of inconvenience and material damage. Often it is sufficient to locate and repair the leak, but sometimes it may be necessary to replace the complete pipe network. In order to be able to make this decision properly, it is important to determine the location of the leakage is as well as get insights into what circumstances have caused it.

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  • Kiwa present at Intersolar Europe 2022

    29 April 2022

    Kiwa will participate in Intersolar Europe, world's leading exhibition for the solar industry, from from 11-13 May, in Munich, Germany. We will be presenting our services dedicated to the Renewable Energy market.

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  • The 5 steps of the Safety Culture Ladder (SCL)

    28 April 2022

    The Safety Culture Ladder (SCL), aims to improve the safety culture within organisations. The SCL does so by means of measuring and encouraging the safety awareness within a company with the purpose of decreasing the number of unsafe situations and therewith should lead to less accidents.

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