Edition June 2018
3 Jul, 2018

Anthony van der Ley (LEMKEN) elected new President of CEMA


Brexit: Commission releases type-approval regulation draft

The EU executive releases the expected draft regulation to complement the existing type-approval legislation. 

ABS is NOT mandatory for fast tractors with design speed below 60 km/h!

Since 9th June the delegated Regulation 2015/68 no longer requires ABS as of 2021 for tractors with design speed between 40 and 60 km/h

Exemption needed for ag machinery in Ecodesign lighting legislation

CEMA, CECE, FEM and EGMF believe an exemption should be included for NRMM and ag vehicles in the Ecodesign lighting legislation

Crop diversification – the role of machinery

Achieving the full potential of diversification of cropping systems is the main overall goal of the new EU project DiverIMPACTS. CEMA is part of a stakeholder platform to evaluate the project and give advice. A first encounter of the experts took place on 4 June.

The last amendments to the Delegated Regulations under 167/2013 are implemented

The final corrections to the technical requirements for agricultural vehicles under the type approval regulation 167/2013 are out and implemented

Downstream steel users oppose steel safeguard measures

A coalition of downstream users of steel – including the automotive, construction equipment, agriculture machinery, home appliance and technology industry sectors - has written to the European Commissioner for Trade, Cecilia Malmström, to express concerns on the safeguard investigation into steel products, launched in March

Latest Eurostat data shows ageing farming workforce in Europe

The latest data released by the EU Statistical Agency reports a worrying trend of ageing farmers

IoT Week 2018 – CEMA at the forefront of digital innovation

In Bilbao CEMA presented the state-of-play and needs of the sector to achieve the full potential of Agriculture 4.0 

Research: big success for the Smart-AKIS Final Conference

Research: Barcelona kick off for EU project INNOSETA, dedicated to spraying practice

The consortium of INNOSETA met for the first time in Barcelona on May 16th and 17th

Research: CEMA participates to the Horizon 2020 Infoday 2018 on Societal Challenge 2

CEMA participated to the Horizon 2020 Infoday, organised by the European Commission

Research: IoF2020 Open Call pre-registration is open – register to the webinar and get ready!

IoF2020 launches a Webinar for its Open Call