International Newsletter July 2018



Dear all, 

The Indian Boiler Regulation conference organised by TÜV NORD Czech will take place at the end of October in Prague. TÜV NORD is inspecting buses for a public transport provider in Brussels, Belgium. And DMT is supporting Rock Tech Lithium Inc. in the development of the Georgia Lake lithium project in Canada. Find out about these and other stories in this edition of our International Newsletter.

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Best regards,

Irena Tsagurnis & Jochen May

Corporate Communications



Central Division for Digitalisation/Innovation takes off

The TÜV NORD GROUP is intensifying its activities in the digitalisation and innovation of processes and services. On 4 June 2018, Dr Dietmar Schlößer took the helm in the newly established Central Division for Digitalisation/Innovation.

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OBS Food
Industrial Services: Change in OBS Food Management

Change in management of the Operative Business Segment (OBS) Food: The present Manager Kaustubh Korde is going to pursue his career outside of TÜV NORD GROUP.

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New corporate wording for the Group

Alongside the logo, a consistent corporate language is of major significance, not just for our customers but also internally. The Corporate Communications division has updated and summarised some important rules for texts, correspondence and other documents with the business units.

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News from the #explore online magazine

As a journalist, Richard Gutjahr uses the means of digitalisation very consciously. For example, by handing over a video shot during the attacks in Nice to public service broadcasters instead of posting it on social media.

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Boiler conference in Prague explains Indian standards

Manufacturers of boilers, boiler parts, pressure components who want to export their products to India, along with inspectors of boilers and their components destined for India, are invited to the Indian Boiler Regulation conference in Prague, on 30 and 31 October 2018.

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ALTER TECHNOLOGY on the drones’ side

Remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) or drones, as they are commonly known, are part of the latest technological revolution in what has become known as Industry 4.0, giving rise to many professional applications which are already in use in different sectors and have been successfully adopted: from industrial inspections to surveillance and precision agriculture.

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TÜV NORD Mobilität
TÜV NORD inspects buses for Belgian public transport provider STIB-MIVB

The “Société des Transports Intercommunaux de Bruxelles” (STIB-MIVB) is the public transport provider in Brussels, operating approx. 1,200 vehicles. In the wake of a strong commitment to sustainability, STIB is modernising its bus fleet and has decided to purchase hybrid and full electric buses.

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Expanding knowledge – achieving success!

TÜV HELLAS is continuing the training courses related to the New General Data Protection Regulation with great success.

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TÜV NORD Bildung
Cross-border training in the railway sector

Since early January, the training centre run by TÜV NORD Bildung in Völklingen in the Saarland has been the venue for the cross-border training of freight train drivers, “conducteurs de trains de marchandises transfrontalières” in French.

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Asia Pacific

TÜV NORD Mobilität
New KOTSA president visits TÜV NORD

TÜV NORD Mobilität and Korea’s Transportation Safety Authority (KOTSA) are seeking to intensify their cooperation. Its new president Byung Yoon Kwon visited the Dresden East TÜV NORD STATION during a delegates’ tour and garnered some persuasive first-hand experience of German expertise.

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Rail OBS
Silvio Konrad and Mike Walter visit CRRC ZELC

In June, Silvio Konrad, General Manager of TÜV NORD Systems, and Mike Walter, Executive Vice President of the Rail OBS, and Chinese colleagues from the Rail OBS visited CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive (CRRC ZELC).

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OBS Renewables
Digital weather data supporting the operation and maintenance of PV power plants

Traditional PV power plant transactions are very costly, and the technical due diligence involved is very time-consuming. Now, though, the era of on-site inspection may be over. With the help of MAP, digitalisation could revolutionise this field of work.

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The Americas

DMT expands its business to include raw materials for electric mobility

DMT is currently supporting the Canadian exploration company Rock Tech Lithium Inc. in the development of the Georgia Lake lithium project, with the aim of mining lithium.

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