14 Nov
2013
Approval of RBIF within the CEN TC 319
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The proposal for a European Normalization for the development of the Risk Based Inspection Framework (RBIF) has been approved within the CEN Technical Committee 319.






In September 2013, the proposal for a European Normalization for the development of the Risk Based Inspection Framework (RBIF) has been approved within the CEN Technical Committee (TC) 319 dedicated to maintenance. The CEN TC have created the Working Group (WG) 12 for the development of the standard and NEN is appointed to be the standard body to hold the secretariat.

29 Aug
2012
Kick-off Meeting of financial partners
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RBIM-EN: "Upgrading of the CWA 15740:2008 (Risk Based Inspection and Maintenance Procedures for European Industry) towards the European standard (EN)"

September 04, 2012 (9:30-17:30), VENUE : EnBW Kraftwerke AG






The kick-off meeting of the project was successfully concluded with the active participation of the financial partners of the project.

The objective of the meeting was to discuss the overall structure of the CWA15740:2008 and the further steps towards the European Normalization.

Privileges and benefits of the financial contributors in the preparation of the European standard (EN), as well as the participation of the non-financial members were  also discussed.

17 Feb
2012
Meeting of potential stakeholders: "Upgrading of the CWA 15740:2008 towards the European Norm (EN)"
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 March 29, 2012 (9:30-16:30)

Novotel Rotterdam Brainpark
K.P. van der Mandelelaan 150

3062 MB Rotterdam, The Netherlands





   Note: The above meeting as a "Continuation" of the previous meeting held at TÜV, Munich on Feb.15, 2011

jointly organized by MAN, TÜV SÜD, Bayer Technology Services, Lloyd´s Register and Steinbeis Advanced Risk Technologies (the coordinator of CWA 15740:2008). 

The objective of the meeting is to define the "upgrading" of the CWA 15740:2008 document by exploring the  aspects included in the preliminary agenda (click here).

09 Nov
2011
Update in our RBI Atlas was made thanks to the collaboration with DNV
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Update in our RBI Atlas was made thanks to the presentation from Mr. Segerstedt (DNV) for the Swedish Authorities. 





The presentation entitled: Inspection rules for pressurized devices in Europe, was made on September 20, 2011.

Please click here to find the presentation.

23 Mar
2011
25 countries have been edited!
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The current in-service inspecion practices followed in 25 countries were succesfully updated by the editors.




            

It is a great pleasure to announce that the information related to the current in-service inspection practices followed in 25 countries were successfully updated by the editors.

You are kindly invited to see this updated information in our RBI Atlas (click here).

Steinbeis Advanced Risk Technologies (R-Tech) really appreciate this editing work and is still looking for editors for the following countries:
  •  Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Estonia
  • Luxembourg
  • Canada
  • Switzerland
09 Mar
2011
Coordination and Brainstorming Meeting on "Future of standardization of Risk-Based Inspection and Maintenance in Europe, based on further development of CWA 15740:2008"
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February 15, 2011, 10:00 - 15:00
in
Munich

Parkhotel Laim
Zschokkestrasse 55
80686 München

http://www.park-hotel-laim.de






jointly organized by TÜV SÜD and Steinbeis Advanced Risk Technologies (the coordinator of CWA 15740:2008).

The objective of the meeting is to define the "way forward" which has to be communicated to CEN and DIN at latest in April 2011.


The following aspects should be explored:

  1. Which standardization or other bodies (CEOC?) are interested in advancing the standardization aspects of the European RBI
  2. Which companies/persons would like to be involved into this activity
  3. CEN TCs possibly interested in "hosting" the topic
  4. Possibility of establishing "small TC" (2-3 years lifetime, just one EN)
  5. Define the principal directions of contents updating of CWA 15740:2008 – e.g. with respect to new US, Japanese and Korean docs, and developments in countries like China
  6. Define the Operating team for the new European RBI (EN based on CWA 15740:2008)
  7. Prepare the report for the CEOC GA in May in Warsaw (if appropriate) or at some other occasion(s)
  8. AOB

    For additonal information, please click on the following link.