• 2008 / 68 / EC Directive on the inland transport of dangerous goods - Change

    The Official Journal of the European Union n.42 of 15 February 2018 was published Directive (EU) 2018 / 217 amending the 2008 / 68 / EC Directive on the inland transport of dangerous goods.
    The Directive (EU) 2018 / 217 modifies Annex I, Chapter I.1, of the 2008 / 68 / CE ADR Directive, updating the reference to the latest updated and amended edition of the ADR Regulation.


    ANIMA Confindustria with its Associations of the sector will be active protagonists also at the next edition ofMostra Convegno Expocomfort,

  • Brexit - Notice of the European Commission

    The European Commission, in order to focus some of the repercussions related to the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union - and of which EU companies will inevitably have to take into account - has started publishing a series of notices in which it summarized some initial considerations of legal character
    Introduction to the notices is that what is presented is net of any further transitional agreements between the European Union and the United Kingdom.
    At the moment the following notices have been published:

  • BIM - obligations of the Procurement Code and the role of the UNI 11337 standard

    The 28 January 2018 entered into force the implementing decree n. 560 of 1 December 2017 (of the Procurement Code), adopted by MIT to define the methods and times for the gradual introduction of the compulsory use of specific electronic methods and tools for the design, execution and management of construction works.
    From 1 January 2019, in fact, the BIM will become mandatory for the works of amount based on tender equal or higher than 100 million, to become an integral part of any construction work starting from 1 January 2025.

  • Proposal to revise the Drinking Water Directive 98 / 83 / CE

    On February 1, the European Commission published its proposal to revise the directive on the quality of water intended for human consumption, the so-called drinking water directive.
    Main results of the Commission proposal

  • Plastic in contact with food - Published in the Regulation (EU) 10 / 2011

    The Regulation (EU) 2018 / 79 has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union, which modifies the legislation in force for plastic materials and objects intended to come into contact with food products.

    The text of the 2018 / 79 Regulation (EU) is available on the following page link

  • 2000 / 14 / CE Directive 'External Noise' - Public consultation at the start

    The European Commission has opened the 23 January the public consultation on the evaluation and possible revision of the 2000 / 14 / CE Directive on the environmental acoustic emission of the machines and equipment intended to work outdoors
    An evaluation of the effectiveness of the current legislation in this field has been started for some time and now the possibility of drawing up a legislative proposal to revise the Directive is being considered.

  • Regulation (EU) n. 305 / 2011 'CPR' - The public consultation starts

    Last January 22, the European Commission launched the public consultation on the future of the Construction Products Regulation.
    From the full entry into force of the Regulation (2013), observations and indications that could be the basis of a revision of the Regulations have been collected through dedicated studies.
    Through this consultation, then the European Commission, now intends to give way to all citizens of the Union and stakeholders to express their views on several key aspects of the Regulation.

  • Periodic checks of work equipment - New list of qualified entities

    With the Directorial Decree n. 3 of 16 January 2018, has been adopted the sixteenth list of authorized subjects for the carrying out of the periodic checks of the work equipment according to the article 71, paragraph 11, of the Legislative Decree 9 April 2008, n. 81 and subsequent modifications.
    The full text of the Directory Decree can be consulted to the following link.

  • New for REACH regulation

    The "Candidate List" has been updated by the European Chemicals Agency with 7 new substances: a list of substances that can have serious effects on human health or the environment, therefore included in Annex XIV of the REACH regulation.

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.