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 18 Aug 2009

Call for papers for 2010 cold chain conference

ORGANISERS of the International Cold Chain Conference - Sustainability and the Cold Chain, are inviting all to submit papers for the 2010 event. 
 18 Aug 2009

India's shortage of cold storage threatens nation's harvests

COLD storage facilities for India's agriculturual produce is falling short by more than 10 million tons, according to a report by KPMG and the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM). 
 11 Aug 2009

Capital Cooling passes Altius vendor assessment

COMMERCIAL acr specialist, Capital Cooling, has received accreditation under the Altius vendor assessment programme. 
 11 Aug 2009

Walter Meier appoints York man as BDM

WALTER Meier (Climate UK) has appointed Andy Johnson as business development manager for its service and after sales division, with responsibility to expand the firm's UK client base, 
 10 Aug 2009

EHS International in buyer talks

A BUYER is sought for the Manchester-based air conditioning firm, EHS (International). 
 4 Aug 2009

US army adopts Reflect Scientific's cryogenic freezing technology

A US military contract worth $300,000 has been awarded to Reflect Scientific for its cryogenic freezing technology. 
 4 Aug 2009

Dawes open for SkillFRIDGE 2009's UK winner

THE title of best air conditioning and refrigeration engineer in the UK has been judged to be Simon Dawes, who took first place in the UK's SkillFRIDGE 2009 competition. 
 3 Aug 2009

FRPERC sets up new home at Grimsby Institute

THE Food Refrigeration and Process Engineering Research Centre (FRPERC) has moved to the Grimsby Institute after its original base at the University of Bristol was shut on July 31. 
 3 Aug 2009

Climate Center and A-Gas host HCFC phase-out talks

CLIMATE Center and refrigerant supplier A-Gas will raise awareness of the phase-out of HCFC refrigerants by hosting a series of educational roadshows around the country. 
 28 Jul 2009

Use of expired CITB J01 certificates (valid on March 9) agreed

BEARERS of a Construction Skills' CITB J01 certificate valid on March 9, 2009 which has since expired or is due to expire, can now use the qualification as an interim personnel certificate until July 3, 2011, the European Commission has ruled. 
 27 Jul 2009

Reading's ThermaCom becomes UK distributor for Taiwan manufacturer

READING's compressor remanufacturer ThermaCom has become the UK distributor for the Taiwan manufacturer's Rhymebus range of variable frequency drives for application across a range of fans, pumps and compressors. 
 23 Jul 2009

INEOS Fluor to shut Runcorn plant

IN LIGHT of the European ban on use of virgin R22 after the end of this year, UK refrigerant producer INEOS Fluor has announced that its plant in Runcorn is to close in November. 
 22 Jul 2009

Mitsubishi to start Ecodan heat pump production in Scotland

MITSUBISHI Electric will start production of its Ecodan air-source heat pump system at its manufacturing plant in Livingston, Scotland, this September. 
 21 Jul 2009

Counterfeit R22 and R134a refrigerant puts engineers at risk says DuPont

DUPONT Refrigerants has expressed anger over the existence of potentially harmful counterfeits of R22 and R134a refrigerants in the Middle East and has set up a taskforce to help local authorities police the problem. 
 21 Jul 2009

SIRAC workshop helps turn new ideas into commercial success

SIRAC, the network for Sustainable Innovation in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, is organising a one day workshop to help turn new technology ideas into a commercial success. 
 21 Jul 2009

Waitrose to eliminate HFCs from its stores

WAITROSE is to eradicate HFCs from its stores in a move to hydrocarbon-based refrigeration equipment. 
 16 Jul 2009

New firm Cirrus Energi eyes up UK heatpump potential

CIRRUS Energi is the newly-formed subsidiary of UK ground source heat pump supplier and installer Geothermal International. 
 13 Jul 2009

Samsung training centre opened by Gallant

SAMSUNG's first UK training centre has been opened in Mansfield by ac sales and marketing specialist Gallant Air Conditioning. 
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