World News

Industry news and insights from Europe and around the World

UK News

Latest news and developments in the United Kingdom

Products

Keep up-to-date with the latest new products and technology

Features

General articles, applications and industry analysis

Airedale’s Mike is running 100 miles

Mike Dunning: running 1
Mike Dunning: “Raising the money is harder than the running”

UK: Mike Dunning of air conditioning manufacturer Airedale is running 100 miles this year in aid of charity.

Mike, a wiring loom operator for the Leeds-based company, was spurred on to raise money for Bowel & Cancer Research having seen two of his colleagues die from the disease.

He is now more than half-way through his year-long objective of raising £1,000 for Bowel & Cancer Research by running more than 100 miles.

The Burnley 10k later this month will mark the start of his training for the grand finale which will see the 41-year old run the York marathon this October. So far he has completed four 10k races and three half marathons including the Great North Run. In his last race, the Leeds half marathon, Mike achieved a further personal best of 1 hour 48 mins and 29 seconds, coming within the top quartile of runners.

As part of his training, he cycles the 34 miles to and from work each day, completing the journey in under an hour and often arriving home before a colleague travelling the same route by car.

When asked what he found the biggest challenge, Mike said: “It’s harder raising the money than it is doing the running but I’m very grateful to everyone for their support so far.”

To sponsor Mike, text MMAD69 with the amount you want to contribute to 70070 or visit www.justgiving.com/Michael-Dunning4.

Latest News

26th February 2024

Brian Streatfield 1936-2024

UK: Brian Streatfield, a man who was instrumental in the formation of Carrier in the UK during the 1970s, died at the weekend. He was 87.
25th February 2024

Safety is vital in global F-gas transition

UK: Institute of Refrigeration president Graeme Fox has warned of the real-world issues that the “rapid transition” to “natural” refrigerants poses for developing countries.
25th February 2024

Terrie Lamb wins lifetime achievement award

UK: Terrie Lamb of Cimetrics was recognised for 25 years of dedication to the RACHP sector in a night of awards at Thursday night’s annual Institute of Refrigeration (IoR) dinner.
25th February 2024

Boosting EV range with microwave energy

UK: Researchers from the University of Birmingham are working on an energy storage system which couples a chemical heat pump with microwave energy to produce heating or cooling on demand.
25th February 2024

Home heat pump install for newly-trained engineers

UK: A UK charity is proposing to give newly trained heat pump installers an air-source heat pump to install in their own home.
23rd February 2024

Hoshizaki acquires 25% stake in Fogel

PANAMA: Japanese refrigeration equipment manufacturer Hoshizaki has acquired a 25% stake in Fogel Company Inc, a manufacturer of commercial refrigeration equipment based in Republic of Panama, for US$28m.