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.
The UNI 11-113251 standard 'Pressure Equipment' was published by UNI, last 12 January - Commissioning and use of pressure equipment and assemblies - Part 12: Periodic inspections of equipment and pressure sets that defines the general procedures for periodic checks or periodic re-qualification of pressure equipment and sets subject to these checks.
Last December 2017, the technical specification UNI / TS 11325-3 "Pressure equipment - Commissioning and use of pressure equipment and assemblies - Part 3: Surveillance of steam generators and / or superheated water", ended the UNI public investigation phase. This document, is part of the series of technical specifications developed in accordance with art. 3 of the decree of 1 ° December 2004, n.
The National Conference on Non Destructive Testing, organized by AIPnD - The Italian Association of Non Destructive Testing Diagnostic, arrives this year at its 17 ° edition.
The 29 September 2017, at the Politecnico di Milano, ANIMA, as a member of the UNI / CT 33 / GL 05 -Codification of products and building construction processes, joined the working table for continued UNI 11337 , part 2-3-7.
The 21 September entered into force - provisionally - only for the fundamental parts of the CETA 'Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement', a free trade agreement between the European Union and Canada approved by the European Parliament last February and which is now being rectified by the Member States of the Union.
The European Union and Canada can now designate their conformity assessment bodies to evaluate and certify products exported to another country, in accordance with their respective requirements.
Areas involved are those:
In the Official Journal of the European Union of September 8, updated lists of harmonized standards have been published in accordance with 2014 / 34 / EU ATEX and 2014 / 35 / EU LVD Directives.
The lists can be consulted at the following links:
• Harmonized ATEX standards
In the Official Journal of the European Union of the 11 August, an updated list of harmonized standards under the 305 / 2011 'CPR' Regulations for Building Products has been published.
The full list is available at the following link.
The 2014 / 53 / EU Directive (transposed in Italy by Legislative Decree 22 June 2016 No. 128) on radio equipment is formally in force since last year and the next 13 June 2017 expires the "coexistence" period with the previous Directive 1999 / 5 / EC.
In view of this deadline, the European Commission has published in the Official Gazette (12 May 2017 C149 / 6 series) the updated list of harmonized standards under the Directive (the list is available at following link)