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 31 Oct 2007

Olympic group shows its game and drops name

AFTER 25 years trading under its name, chiller service specialist Olympic Group is ditching its name to avoid confusion and competition with the committee organising London's 2012 olympic games. 
 30 Oct 2007

31 people hospitalised by O2 ammonia leak

THIRTY-ONE people had to be treated in hospital after ammonia leaked from a refrigeration unit designed to keep The 02's ice rink cool. 
 30 Oct 2007

Solvay melts 250 jobs to compete with Far East

EUROPEAN chemical manufacturer Solvay is to rationalise its refrigerant manufacturing with the cull of 250 jobs in Europe. 
 29 Oct 2007

NRW relocates to larger Bradford branch

THE refrigeration and ac wholesaler and distributer, NRW, is continuing its expansion plans with the relocation of its staff and trade counter to larger premises in Bradford. 
 29 Oct 2007

Sanyo raises green game at Olympics

SANYO has developed a CO2 refrigeration cassette for Coca-Cola's drinks coolers which are destined for the Beijing Olympics. 
 26 Oct 2007

LG's reward scheme looks to gain Advantage

LG hopes to boost its place in the air-conditioning market with a revamped incentive scheme known as LG Advantage offering contractors rewards for purchases. 
 26 Oct 2007

G & L Beijer buys refrigeration wholesaler Uniechemie

REFRIGERATION wholesaler G & L Beijer AB has acquired fellow Dutch firm Uniechemie B.V., through its Beijer Ref business. 
 25 Oct 2007

Shareholder and co bid to oust Worthington Nicholls’ board

THE BOARD of air-conditioning installer Worthington Nicholls faces being removed from power by shareholder Simon Beart and two others, according to a report by the Manchester Evening News. 
 23 Oct 2007

Cryotech delivers Chill factorE to UK

SKIERS and snowboarders hoping to brush up on their technique can do so at the UK's biggest indoor ski village thanks to Derby-based refrigeration specialists Cryotech Systems. 
 22 Oct 2007

Czech out Emerson's new plant

A NEW plant in the Czech Republic has been built by Emerson Climate Technologies, the world’s leading provider of air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions. 
 19 Oct 2007

China is world's biggest ac producer

CHINA produces 70% of air-conditioners worldwide according to new report from China Commodity Marketplace. 
 19 Oct 2007

Victorian refrigerator unearthed by builders

AN UNDERGROUND igloo has been uncovered by builders working at on an extension in a Newbury house. 
 19 Oct 2007

Williams Refrigeration in £260m sale to Ali SpA

AGA has agreed to sell its Foodservice Equipment business, which includes Williams Refrigeration, to privately-owned Italian company Ali for £260m. 
 15 Oct 2007

FG Eurofred names top team

FG EUROFRED, the new joint venture company formed on October 1, by Eurofred UK and Fujitsu General to market Fujitsu air conditioning in the UK, has announced its senior team. 
 15 Oct 2007

Mark Worthington steps down as CEO

MARK Worthington has resigned as CEO at Worthington Nicholls and the firm's board of directors have also announced they expect to write off £6.5m from the group's net assets. 
 12 Oct 2007

Student controls ac with £4.3m energy-saving idea

A WORK experience student has created a computer program which could release £4.3m pounds worth of energy to boost the national grid. 
 9 Oct 2007

IMI Indoor Climate buys Pneumatex

IMI Indoor Climate has acquired a majority shareholding in Pneumatex AG, the specialist in pressure maintenance and water quality for heating, cooling and drinking water systems. 
 8 Oct 2007

Eco-refrigeration top of M&S's shopping list

GLOBAL retailer Marks & Spencer is introducing eco-refrigeration in response to pressure from consumers to lower its carbon footprint 
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