inspection

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Aug 6 '18 13:10

The Borssele nuclear power plant will remain shut down in the coming days for an extensive inspection. The plant shut down automatically on Saturday afternoon due to a malfunction. Operations will only restart after the inspection is done and the cause of the malfunction is found, a spokesperson for the Zeeland electricity producer EPZ said to newspaper AD.

The malfunction occurred in the reactor safety system. "The nuclear power plant is designed in such a way that it automatically goes to a safe state", the spokesperson said. The cause of the malfunction is under investigation.

Grenfell Tower in London fire still smoldering after the overnight fire, 14 June 2017
Jan 11 '18 09:58

Rotterdam university of applied sciences has shut down the old part of its complex for prevention measures against fire accidents. Thursday and Friday's classes are canceled.

The post secondary school carried out an inspection on the cladding panels in response to the fatal fire at the Grenfell Tower in London last summer. And it resulted that the panels did not comply with applicable fire safety standards.   

Shopping center Brabantplein in Brabantpark, Breda
Mar 8 '17 07:45

Residents of all apartments in the Brabantpark area  of Breda were informed on Tuesday that their balconies are not safe. Housing association WonenBreburg sent the residents of 160 apartments a letter advising them not to step onto the balconies because they may collapse. A total of 320 balconies' safety can not be guaranteed, Omroep Brabant reports.

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May 22 '15 18:00

Two men suspected of the armed robbery of a jewelry store in Haarlem in late February were apprehended in Helsinki, Finland in early March, Finnish newspaper Iltalehti reported on Friday. The Russian men were caught by Finnish customs officers after discovering an unusually large amount of expensive jewelry and watches with them.

Milk cow
Sep 15 '14 10:21

Due to the rapid growth of the biologically produced foods market, organic farmers are increasingly making mistakes and violating branch regulations, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.

Sep 11 '14 10:18

The Municipality of Amsterdam has shut 30 illegal hotels in the city over the last three weeks, and has imposed fines amounting to more than €216,000 to other establishments, as part of a wide and ongoing operation to tackle illegal hotels in Amsterdam. Het Parool reports.

Velsertunnel
Aug 7 '14 13:47

A confidential inspection report in the hands of several North-Holland papers reveals that the Velsertunnel is very unsafe due to overdue maintenance, the NOS reports.

Police sign
Aug 6 '14 13:15

A 44-year-old man died in a jail cell in Maastricht on Thursday afternoon after being picked up by policemen that same day in the city. An investigation will look into the cause of his death, Dagblad de Limburger reports.

Broiler chicken
Jun 24 '14 11:59

Supermarkets in The Netherlands are still, despite promises to change the situation, selling broiler chickens. Animal rights organization Wakker Dier reports that most supermarket stalls are still full of factory farm chicken meat.

Sander Dekker
Jun 18 '14 11:28

Evangelical primary schools are not up to quality standards, and several are going to be shut down. Six schools from the Foundation for Evangelical Schools (sVES) will have to come under new management, or their pupils will be transferred to other schools.

An NS train waiting on the tracks (Photo: TahR78/Wikipedia)
Jun 3 '14 10:34

A passenger train lost its rear car on the Moerdijk bridge in Dordrecht on Monday, which uncoupled due to 'unknown circumstances', Dutch Rail (NS) announces. The automatic brake system kicked in immediately, and the 700 passengers were not in danger, a spokesperson said.

May 14 '14 15:46

Archaeologists in Delft have uncovered what may be the world's oldest telescope in the digging works for the new railway tunnel in the city. Specialists from the Boerhaven museum in Leiden have confirmed that it is a telescope, after looking more closely at the rusted tin tube, thinking at first that it was a bullet chamber, the Volkskrant reports.

Oct 17 '13 00:04

Car lifts, bowling alleys, stable screens and machinery that cleans plant cloths from greenhouses are often unsafe, states a report by the Inspectorate of Social Affairs and Employment.

Oct 10 '13 00:05

The Russian authorities have problems with some Dutch products that Russia imports. The dairy is not well controlled, and flowers contain harmful substances, according to the Russians.

Oct 9 '13 02:41

A ship from South Africa was finally allowed in the port of Rotterdam on Tuesday night . The DAL Stellenbosch was delayed by a day, because it had about 20 potentially dangerous spiders on board.

May 3 '13 04:34

One quarter of the 53 hotels in Amsterdam that were audited by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment during the crowning violated rules.

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