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News Archive - August 2016

IOM3 Training Academy offers aluminium brazing course 30 August 2016

IOM3 Training Academy is offering an Introduction to Aluminium Brazing course on 27th September and 25th October this year.


Airedale expands operations in London with new office opening 30 August 2016

Airedale International Air Conditioning Ltd has moved its regional London office into larger state-of-the-art premises following a very successful year and after outgrowing its previous London base.


CB Refrigeration bought by Ayjay directors 25 August 2016

The directors of electrical engineering and facilities company, Ayjay Group have recently purchased the established refrigeration business CB Refrigeration with the assistance of specialist business transfer agency, Beardsley Theobalds. Based in ...


Cool-Therm initiative provides off-the-shelf chillers 25 August 2016

Cool-Therm is breaking the mould in the UK market by stocking popular models of chiller that can be ordered ‘off-the-shelf’ and delivered to site in a matter of days rather than months.


TF Solutions tournament raises funds for hospice 25 August 2016

TF Solutions, the air conditioning and refrigeration distributor, has raised almost £5,000.00 for the Donna Louise Children’s Hospice Trust through a football tournament.


BSRIA publishes Indoor Air Quality topic guide 24 August 2016

BSRIA has launched its new topic guide on the subject of ‘indoor air quality’ (IAQ).


Asda sees sales fall 23 August 2016

Asda’s like-for-like sales were down by 7.5% in the second quarter of this year.


ICS Cool Energy achieves certification 22 August 2016

ICS Cool Energy has achieved the pan-European SafeHire certification and has also become a member of the Gas Safe Register.


Dates for the diary 22 August 2016

The HVAC & Refrigeration Show will take place from 23-25 January at London’s ExCeL


Airedale Group announces new UK MD 22 August 2016

Airedale Group announces new UK MD British cooling specialist Airedale International, part of the Modine Group, has announced that Tony Cole will succeed Clive Parkman as UK managing director for the Airedale Group.


CoolKit rolls out solution to start/stop problems 22 August 2016

Coolkit, the Burnley-based refrigerated vehicle manufacturer, is rolling out a technical innovation that provides a solution to industry-wide problems caused by start/stop systems on new commercial vans.


New websites support K-Turbo 19 August 2016

Klima-Therm and LH plc have launched new state-of-the-art websites as part of strategic growth plans, and to support the launch of the new K-Turbo second generation Tubocor chiller.The Wimbledon-headquarted companies, part of the expanding Calibre ...


Employers to get 90% of apprentice funding 19 August 2016

The government has sought to dampen speculation about the future of funding for apprenticeships by publishing new proposals that would see £2.5 billion invested in apprenticeship training by 2020.Only employers with an annual wage bill of more than £...


Axair Fans increases company portfolio 15 August 2016

Following on from the success and growth of Axair Fans UK Limited, the Axair group has added Axair Refrigeration to its portfolio.


Bristol engineering student wins business award 15 August 2016

Bristol based engineering student, Lizzie Garside, has been named as one of two winners of the South West Region’s Contribution to the Business Awards.


SEC Group calls for PM to raise productivity levels 15 August 2016

Leading construction body, the Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group, has written to the Prime Minister seeking confirmation that construction is within the remit of the new Economic and Industrial Strategy Cabinet Committee.


Samaritans highlights ‘forgotten’ health and safety issue 15 August 2016

Suicide kills six times as many construction workers as falling from heights, according to mental health volunteers.


E-CO launches CPD accredited courses for HVAC engineers 15 August 2016

E-CO has developed the first ever online suite of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) accredited courses designed to increase understanding of the use of Ultraviolet ‘C’ solutions in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems.


Gree supplies to Rio Olympic Games 12 August 2016

Gree was awarded ‘Supplier’ status for the Rio Olympic Games after winning several air-conditioning contracts for competition venues and supporting facilities.To become a supplier, candidates not only need to provide high-quality equipment and ...


SkillFRIDGE: just one more regional heat to go 11 August 2016

With two regional heats now completed, there is just one more to go before the final which takes place at The Skills Show this October.


Andrews Sykes boosts hire fleet as demand grows 11 August 2016

Andrew Sykes Group chiller hire and boiler plant hire divisions have invested more than £250,000 to increase their UK hire fleet in response to growing demand.


Mexichem unveils new brand identity for Klea refrigerants 10 August 2016

Mexichem, the refrigerant manufacturer and supplier, has introduced a new visual identity for its Klea brand.


Built environment professions work together on Brexit 10 August 2016

On 3rd August BSRIA attended a meeting held by members of the Construction Industry Council (CIC) to discuss the opportunities and challenges posed by Brexit for the built environment professions and the potential added value of working collaboratively to maximise opportunities and deal collectively with the challenges.    


Second SkillFRIDGE heat hailed a success 09 August 2016

Bath College played host to the second of three regional heats for the latest instalment of the SkillFRIDGE competition on 26th July.


New speakers join line up for the Building Services Summit 2016 09 August 2016

A number of new speakers have been announced for the Building Services Summit 2016.


Ocado and Morrisons agree new terms 09 August 2016

Ocado and Morrisons have agreed an arrangement through which some of the capacity at Ocado’s new customer fulfilment centre (CFC) at Erith will be shared.


Thermofrost Cryo makes two new appointments 08 August 2016

Thermofrost Cryo has appointed Alex Donaldson as regional sales manager for the South-East Area and Robin Dewe as its new marketing manager.


Bitzer hosts training for Airedale engineers 08 August 2016

Bitzer UK has hosted a three-day training programme for engineers and service staff from Airedale International Air Conditioning Ltd.


Chemical and pharmaceutical firms positive post-Brexit 08 August 2016
According to a survey by the Chemical Industries Association, chemical and pharmaceutical companies are continuing their positive outlook in the midst of significant post-Brexit concerns, despite weakening sales and exports in Q2 2016

SkillFRIDGE regional heats underway 08 August 2016

The regional heats for the national SkillFRIDGE competition have begun and the first was held at The Institute of Materials in Grantham at the end of June.


Delta Refrigeration and Pastorfrigor Group join forces 08 August 2016

Last week (4 August), one of Europe’s leading refrigeration suppliers, the Italian company Pastorfrigor, acquired a majority share in Delta Refrigeration.


BCIA elects new vice president 08 August 2016

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) has elected Jon Belfield, managing director of InTandem Systems, as its new vice president.


CoolKit appoints marketing manager and announces promotion 08 August 2016

CoolKit, the refrigerated vehicle manufacturer based in Burnley, has appointed Loredana Emmerson as marketing manager and promoted Mark Beaton to the position of sales manager, as part of its continued expansion.


Daikin offers taster sessions for installers 08 August 2016

Daikin UK is inviting heating installers to take part in ‘Tuesday Taster’ sessions at its nationwide training centres, to discover the benefits of installing renewable air source heat pumps.


LJJ appoints mechanical contracts manager 08 August 2016

Building services contractor LJJ has appointed Gerry McNally as mechanical contracts manager, as part of the continued growth of its central office in Solihull.


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