The European Commission has published a working document regarding green public procurement criteria for road transport. These criteria are designed to make it easier for public authorities to purchase goods, services and works with reduced environmental impacts.
The demand for safety related features of tyres is ever increasing. Hence years ago the so called “3-Peak-Mountain-Snow-Flake (3PMSF)” – symbol was introduced: a performance related tyre marking for traction and breaking properties in wintery road conditions.
To raise awareness for economic and ecological benefits but also the actual problems of the European retreading industry is a constant endeavour of retreaders and their national and international retreading associations.
As already announced in an earlier news ticket the preparations for the Global Retreading Conference on 29th May at The Tire Cologne are running at full speed. Now the speaker line-up of the event that is organised by Bipaver in cooperation with the Koelnmesse–Team has been finalised.
The European Commission (EC) has published on the 2nd February the regulation (EU) 2018/163 which demands a registration at customs starting 1st February 2018 for all imported truck and bus tyres (LI > 121) from China. The regulation can be downloaded in all EU languages.