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IoR seeks Gold Medal recipient

UK: The Institute of Refrigeration is seeking nominations for this year’s J&E Hall International Gold Medal, which recognises the most noteworthy contribution to the advancement of refrigeration and related technologies.

Nominations for both individuals or teams who have made remarkable strides in their field either nationally or internationally are welcomed.

The IoR’s J&E Hall Gold Medal seeks to commend outstanding accomplishments achieved in various areas, including: practical applications of innovative designs, projects which have made an original contribution to the field, systems that demonstrate substantial potential and evidence that they will be completed successfully and outstanding and significant work in a new or unusual area.

The recipient of this prestigious award will be presented with a medal and an accompanying £5,000 cash prize provided by J& EHall at the IOR Annual Dinner on 22 February 2024 in London. 

The nomination form can be downloaded here. The deadline is 1 October 2023.

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22nd February 2024

Large capacity ULT chiller using neon refrigerant

SOUTH KOREA: Researchers claim to have developed a large capacity ultra-low temperature industrial chiller which, in tests, has achieved a 10kW cooling performance at -100℃.
21st February 2024

CCF publishes election manifesto

UK: In a new manifesto ahead of this year’s general election, the Cold Chain Federation (CCF) is calling for future government’s to take action to recognise the industry’s crucial contributions.
21st February 2024

Sanhua extends expansion valve applications

SPAIN: Sanhua’s SEC HD electric expansion valve controller is now compatible for a variety of applications with 29 commonly used refrigerants, including CO2, hydrocarbons and HFCs. 
20th February 2024

F-gas regulation published in Official Journal

EUROPE: The new F-gas regulation has now been published in the EU’s Official Journal, making it legally binding and entering into force in 20 days.
20th February 2024

Carrier Germany increases heat pump training

GERMANY: Carrier Germany is offering new hydraulics training courses  at its training centre on the IKKE campus in Duisburg to support the growing demand for heat pump expertise. 
20th February 2024

Oceanair acquired by builders’ merchant MKM

UK: Air conditioning and heat pump distributor Oceanair UK has been acquired by MKM, the independent builders’ merchant.