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20 Oct 2017Fernie ammonia leak victims named

CANADA: With the investigation into the Fernie arena ammonia leak still ongoing, the coroners office has released the names of the three who died.

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20 Oct 2017Tairis AEVE is Bitzer’s top performer

GERMANY: Greek refrigeration and air conditioning distributor Tairis AEVE has been named New Product Top Performer 2017 by German compressor manufacturer Bitzer.

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20 Oct 2017Wolseley Canada considers drone drops

CANADA: HVACR wholesaler Wolseley Canada is to collaborate with a drone technology company to investigate the potential of drone delivery.

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20 Oct 2017Beijer Ref profits jump in Q3

SWEDEN: Strong growth in key European markets has seen Beijer Ref third-quarter sales increase by 3.8% and operating profit jumping 25% compared to last...

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19 Oct 2017Korea and Russia win WorldSkills Gold

  UAE: Russia’s Vadim Polyakov (21) and Korea’s Seung Woo Chae (19) took joint Gold medals in refrigeration and air conditioning at this year’s...

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19 Oct 2017Fernie leak site still not safe

CANADA: Those evacuated from the scene of Tuesday’s fatal ammonia leak in Fernie have spent a second night in temporary accommodation.

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18 Oct 2017Efficiency a topic of Congress meeting

USA: Representatives of US air conditioning contractors have met with members of Congress to explain that poor installations mean systems are operating at reduced...

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18 Oct 2017Commercial refrigeration is focus

UAE: The latest commercial refrigeration technologies will be the focus of the next Eurovent Middle East HVACR Leadership Workshops on October 30.

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18 Oct 2017Three workers dead in ammonia leak

CANADA: Three workers have been killed by an ammonia leak at an ice rink in British Columbia.

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17 Oct 2017Savings a breeze for Heez

ITALY: Energy savings of 40% achieved by Carel’s new beverage cooler controller has seen the unit being adopted by Frigoglass for its Easyreach Express...

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16 Oct 2017Ammonia cylinder explodes at GEA factory

NETHERLANDS: The emergency services attended the GEA Refrigeration factory in Den Bosch this morning after a “50 litre” ammonia cylinder exploded.

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16 Oct 2017Beijer Ref buys South African wholesaler

SOUTH AFRICA: Swedish refrigeration wholesaling group Beijer Ref AB is set to acquire the Johannesburg-based wholesaler Tecsa (Pty) Ltd.

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