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Craig Mclachlan.
 23 Apr 2021

CMS appoints industry expert to head up new air conditioning division

Commercial Maintenance Services UK (CMS) has appointed Craig Mclachlan to lead its newly launched air conditioning division.... 
 23 Apr 2021

'Cool Careers' webinars planned for World Refrigeration Day

A series of webinars focusing on the cool careers that make the world better are coming in June to celebrate World Refrigeration Day on 26 June.... 
 20 Apr 2021

Investment strategy sees Aqua aim for industry top spot

Temperature control specialist, Aqua, has announced substantial multimillion pound investment as part of an impressive, large-scale growth plan.... 
 20 Apr 2021

The IOR becomes a member of the Cool Coalition

As part of The Institute of Refrigeration (IOR)’s work to support the RACHP in moving towards net-zero it has recently joined the 'Cool Coalition' – a global initiative which supports the UN Sustainable Development Goals and Paris Agreement around ... 
 16 Apr 2021

UK director role for Martyn Ives as Fujitsu announces organisational changes

Fujitsu General Air Conditioning UK has announced organisational changes that see Martyn Ives promoted to distribution sales and technical director. It is the first time in 20 years that a member of the UK team has been promoted to a director role ... 
 16 Apr 2021

Toshiba Carrier’s new European plant starts shipping

Toshiba Carrier's new manufacturing subsidiary Toshiba Carrier Air-Conditioning Europe in Gniezno, Poland, has commenced operation and is now manufacturing and shipping products.... 
 16 Apr 2021

TCUK team limbers up for 50,000 mile challenge

The intrepid team at Toshiba Carrier UK (TCUK) and its UK sister companies have set a target of running and walking a combined total of 50,000 miles during April, more than twice around the world, as part of a team building and fitness challenge for ... 
 14 Apr 2021

Star Refrigeration joins expert panel at the IOR’s Tech Talk

Dr Rob Lamb, Group sales and marketing director at Star Refrigeration, will present a paper at the Institute of Refrigeration’s Tech Talk webinar.... 
 13 Apr 2021

Former Machenair manager joins Pinder Cooling

Jackie Howden, former service and maintenance manager at Machenair has joined refrigeration and air conditioning specialist, Pinder Cooling, as service and maintenance manager.... 
 13 Apr 2021

19th UNEP-IIR-AREA-CSG European Conference programme announced

In the wake of the success of its previous event, the 19th European Conference on “The Latest Technologies in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning” will take place on 10-11 June 2021 mixing on-site and on-line participation. The event will welcome ... 
 12 Apr 2021

Courses and workshops available during the IOR Conference

Participants to the IOR Annual Conference taking place online on 21 to 22 April will have the chance to take part in a series of short courses on topical issues relating to net-zero goals for the refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat pump sector.... 
Ruth Carter.
 12 Apr 2021


CIBSE has announced the appointment of Ruth Carter as chief executive officer, succeeding Stephen Matthews who retires after 15 years in the role.... 
 12 Apr 2021

BFFF champions industry sustainability efforts

The British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) has officially launched a Specialist Interest Group (SIG) on sustainability. The launch of the SIG, first announced at last year’s Frozen Food Conference, has been delayed due to the pandemic.... 
L-r: Haier’s Bob Cowlard and Phil Baker of Hawco.
 12 Apr 2021

Haier HVAC Solutions teams up with Hawco

In a new partnership, Haier HVAC Solutions has announced that Hawco is the first of its new UK distributors. Hawco will sell the complete range of Haier air conditioning products.... 
 1 Apr 2021

HRS anounces 34th annual golf tournament

The Hampshire Refrigeration Society is going ahead with its 34th Annual Golf Tournament on Thursday 15 July 2021 (subject to any future change in the COVID situation). The event will be held at the Old Thorns Hotel, Golf and Country Club Resort, ... 
 1 Apr 2021

STEMazing: Smithson to inspire a new generation into refrigeration trade

Nicola Smithson, business development manager at Dean & Wood, a Beijer Ref company, has been selected to participate in the STEMazing Inspiration Academy. This inclusion and diversity programme empowers women in STEM (Science, Technology, ... 
 1 Apr 2021

The IOR Annual Conference – a conference on-demand

Delegates to the IOR Annual Conference taking place from 21 to 22 April will get the chance to access the event live and all sessions and recordings for up six months afterwards providing fantastic value and allowing anyone registering for the event ... 
 1 Apr 2021

Actuate UK backs industry prequalification Standard

Actuate UK, the umbrella body for the £multi-billion engineering services sector, has expressed its support for the revitalised prequalification Common Assessment Standard.... 
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