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 21 Jul 2021

A-Gas Italia launched

A-Gas, a leader in the supply and lifecycle management of refrigerants and associated products and services, has launched A-Gas Italia. This follows completion of the company’s purchase of the Safety Hi-Tech reclamation business in Italy. Based in ... 
 20 Jul 2021

New look for contactless SKILLcard

One of the building services industry’s largest personnel registration schemes has revamped the cards operatives must carry to gain access to sites.... 
Ann Watson.
 20 Jul 2021

Driver shortage set to disrupt supply chain

The supply chain to the UK’s leading manufacturers is teetering on the edge of collapse this summer and needs urgent Government intervention – Enginuity has warned. A ‘perfect storm’ brought about by a Brexit exodus of European drivers, Covid ... 
 20 Jul 2021

ECAC joins REAL Alternatives

ECAC, a refrigeration, HVAC and F-Gas training and certification provider has joined REAL Alternatives, the international programme for low GWP alternatives technician training, as National Lead on REAL Alternatives training for Ireland.... 
 19 Jul 2021

Cold stores warning as government plots new energy rules for industrial buildings

The Cold Chain Federation has urged government to ensure that any plans to set new ‘energy performance standards’ for industrial buildings must reflect the unique role of cold storage facilities and energy challenges involved in keeping products ... 
Christian Wehrle.
 19 Jul 2021

Christian Wehrle appointed CEO of Bitzer

Bitzer SE has appointed Christian Wehrle, long-standing member of the executive board and chief operations officer, as chairman of the executive board with immediate effect. At the same time Rainer Große-Kracht, member of the executive board and ... 
 19 Jul 2021

Covid fallout could lead to a harsh winter for construction

The lifting of Covid restrictions has been greeted with much excitement, with the buzz of freedom and foreign holidays filling the headlines for the past few weeks. Yet construction experts claim Covid continues to cast a dark shadow on their ... 
 9 Jul 2021

BESA urges firms to ‘play fair’ on payment

It is more important than ever that companies treat their supply chain partners fairly, especially when it comes to payment, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).... 
10 tonnes of HFC-404A seized by Dutch customs in September 2020 (c) Netherlands Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate (ILT).
 9 Jul 2021

Illegal refrigerant trade flourishes in Europe

With the world heading for a temperature rise above 3°C this century, far beyond the universally recognised Paris Agreement target of 1.5°C, Europe’s ambitions to fight climate change are under threat by increasing trade in illegal ... 
 8 Jul 2021

Two changes in senior FETA positions

The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) has announced two changes in its senior officer roles. Paul White has been appointed FETA chairman, replacing Mark Woods who has stepped down after two years in the role. Mark Woods has also ... 
L-r: Nick Spargo, Michel Marsal and Phil Atkins.
 8 Jul 2021

Aermec’s six of the best

Aermec has bolstered its sales team with six strategic appointments to meet increasing workloads and continued business growth.... 
 6 Jul 2021

Construction recovery led by house building and commercial work

The recovery in UK construction output gained further momentum during June, according to the latest PMI data.... 
Ted Perry award winner Nausheen Basha.
 30 Jun 2021

IoR announces award winners as part of WRD

The Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) has announced the winners of its awards for individual achievement as part of World Refrigeration Day celebrations.... 
 30 Jun 2021

Lessons learned from the integration of heat pumps in district heat networks

On 7 July, the IOR’s SIRACH network will be hosting a free online event dedicated to heat pumps in district heat networks.... 
 30 Jun 2021

Starfrost announces newly appointed Aftercare Manager

Starfrost, a leading provider of cooling solutions for the global food processing industry, has appointed Liz Harris as aftercare manager, a role focused on business development and customer support for Starfrost's clients across the worldwide food ... 
Haier sponsored GB hockey player Zach Wallace.
 30 Jun 2021

Haier sponsors GB Olympic hockey ace

?Haier has agreed a sponsorship deal with Great Britain Olympic hockey player Zach Wallace. Mr Wallace (21) has more than 50 international caps and is viewed as one of our most promising young hockey players. He is all set to represent Great Britain ... 
 25 Jun 2021

The refrigeration sector: a job driver and career maker

To mark World Refrigeration Day 2021, Bitzer is raising awareness of the wide range of opportunities in the field of refrigeration. Although refrigeration is among the sectors from which every single person benefits, most people still know almost ... 
 25 Jun 2021

Climalife offers college speaker programme

Climalife, in collaboration with the students and Chief Assessor (RACHP), Shaun Creech from Eastleigh College undertook research in May 2021 looking into how companies within the industry can best support the students and their future careers.... 
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