• Copyright and related rights in the digital single market - Adoption Directive

    The Council of the Union has adopted a Directive that modernizes the current legislation on copyright.
    The new rules aim to guarantee adequate protection for authors, opening up new possibilities for accessing and sharing copyrighted content online throughout the European Union.

    The Directive addresses a series of issues that can be included in three macro-categories:
    - Adaptation of copyright exceptions / limitations to the digital and cross-border environment

  • Orgalim Workshop "Lobbying in Practice" - Brussels 21 and 22 May

    On the 21 and 22 days, Orgalim organizes a training workshop dedicated to the study of the decision-making process of the institutions of the European Union. During the course all phases of the Union's legislative process will be analyzed, from the impact assessment to the adoption of a directive or regulation, covering the entire spectrum of lobbying techniques.

  • Construction Products Regulation - List of harmonized standards. List of documents for the European evaluation

    On the Official Journal of the European Union n.75 of 19 March us the was published Execution Decision (EU) 2019 / 451 concerning harmonized standards for construction products developed in support of Regulation (EU) No 305 / 2011 (from 1 December 2018 the references of the harmonized standards are published and withdrawn from the Official Journal of the European Union by means of "execution decisions").

  • Machinery Directive - List of harmonized standards

    On the Official Journal of the European Union n.75 of 19 March us the was published Execution Decision (EU) 2019 / 436 relating to the harmonized standards for machinery prepared in support of the 2006 / 42 / CE Directive (since 1 ° December 2018 the references of the harmonized standards are published and withdrawn from the Official Journal of the European Union by means of "execution decisions").
    The annexes to this Decision report:

  • RoHS II Directive - Update of the exemptions Annexes III and IV

    Annex III of the 2011 / 65 / EU RoHS Directive defines the list of applications exempted from the restrictions on the use of hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (EEE). Annex IV is, however, specific for medical devices and monitoring and control instruments.

    The verification of these exemptions and their temporal validity is essential for the correct application of the Directive; for this purpose the Commission periodically updates a summary table with the status of all the exemptions defined by the annexes.

  • Hexavalent Chrome - REACH authorization procedure - CTAC Consortium request approved

    During the REACH Committee meeting on 14 and 15 February days, the European Commission officially approved the requests of the CTACsub Committee for authorization to use hexavalent chromium for certain uses.

    The Consortium has requested authorization for six different uses of hexavalent chromium. The duration of the relative authorizations that have been granted varies according to these uses, according to the following scheme:

  • 2014 / 34 / UE ATEX directive - Application clarification by the Commission

    The European Commission has made available the draft of an interpretative document of the ATEX Directive, aimed at clarifying the correct application of the conformity assessment procedures provided for by the Directive in the following cases, which may occur when a product under module D (quality assurance of the production process) is placed on the market with different trademarks:

  • 2014 / 34 / UE ATEX directive - Application clarification by the Commission

    The European Commission has made available the draft of an interpretative document of the ATEX Directive, aimed at clarifying the correct application of the conformity assessment procedures provided for by the Directive in the following cases, which may occur when a product under module D (quality assurance of the production process) is placed on the market with different trademarks:

  • Safety 4.0 - Published INAIL e-books on lifting machinery used on site

    INAIL has published the new e-book for construction sites, an editorial project that includes the three sheets for the definition of plans for the controls of "mobile equipment lifting devices and related lifting accessories", "type lifting equipment fixed and related lifting accessories "and" Material lifting devices of transferable type and related lifting accessories ".

    The e-book includes publications prepared with the support of AISEM - UCOMESA, Confindustria, Ministry of Labor and technical coordination of the regions.

  • 2014 / 30 / EU EMC Directive - Published update Commission guide

    On January 24 the European Commission published the updated version of the Guide for the application of the 2014 / 30 / EU Directive on electromagnetic compatibility.
    Compared to the previous version, the new Guide includes a series of editorial changes and the inclusion of provisions relating to the new regulation on civil aviation (EU) 2018 / 1139 which modifies the EMCD article on the exclusion of aeronautical products

Companies and products

  • Members and product categories list

    In this section you will find the Repertoire of ANIMA member-companies , Complete and functional database of Italian companies in the mechanical sector.