Ammonia Week in Review | June 28, 2013

June 28th, 2013 | , , , , , ,

Here are some excerpts from the most important ammonia stories over the past week…

An Ammonia Fueled Car From South Korea – South Korean researchers have successfully road-tested a dual fuel passenger car that runs on a mixture of ammonia and gasoline. It is called the AmVeh and was developed by members of the Ammonia Research Group at the Korean Institute for Energy Research […keep reading]

Hansen Pressure Relief Valve Recall – On June 21, 2013, Hansen issued a product recall on the following pressure relief valve models with serial numbers between 02B11 and 04B13: Hansen H5600A, H5601, H5602, H5600R, H5602R, and H5632R. These pressure relief valves (sold from February 16, 2011 to April 4, 2013) appear to be more susceptible to internal corrosion […keep reading]

ConAgra to Pay $1,000 Fine in OSHA Settlement Over Anhydrous Ammonia – A federal inspection at a ConAgra Foods potato processing facility in Idaho has led to a citation for the Omaha-based packaged foods company, which is now required to implement new controls to reduce hazards associated with the release of anhydrous ammonia […keep reading]

Man Medevacked After Sitka Ammonia Leak – A man was medevacked from Sitka to Seattle on Monday after sustaining injuries in an ammonia leak aboard a processing vessel. The boat was tied to the dock at Sitka Sound Seafoods at the time, causing the evacuation of more than 150 employees at the seafood processor, and a voluntary evacuation from the rest Sitka’s waterfront […keep reading]


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