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Ammonia Week in Review | March 5, 2021

March 5th, 2021

A HazMat team responds to an ammonia leak from an ice hockey rink in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… HazMat Team Responds to Loring Arena for Ammonia Leak – A tier one hazmat team was called to Loring Arena this morning, March 2, for an ammonia leak, said Framingham Fire Chief Michael Dutcher. […keep […]

2021 IIAR Virtual Conference

March 4th, 2021

The 2021 IIAR Conference will be held virtually this year June 21-25, 2021.  Click here for additional details and registration. The IIAR Natural Refrigeration Online Conference & Virtual Expo is intended for a diverse audience of natural refrigeration professionals. With exposure to a variety of point of views, attendees can learn about new ideas and trends that […]

Ammonia Week in Review | February 19, 2021

February 19th, 2021

IIAR decides to hold annual conference online in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… IIAR Cancels In-Person June 2021 Conference, Focuses on Online Event – The next in-person conference for ammonia group will be in Savannah, Georgia (U.S.), in 2022. […keep reading] EPA Criminal Penalty for RMP Violations at Cold Storage Ammonia Refrigeration Warehouse – On December […]

Ammonia Week in Review | October 16, 2020

October 16th, 2020

India suffers another ammonia-related fatality in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Goa: Industrial Worker Dies in Ammonia Leak Incident – A 22-year old industrial worker died following inhalation of ammonia gas that leaked out from a cold storage unit in a fish processing plant located at Cuncolim Industrial Estate on Friday. […keep reading] IIAR Achieves […]

IIAR Achieves a Mechanical Code Milestone

October 13th, 2020

On March 6, 2020, the International Code Council published the 2021 edition of the International Mechanical Code (IMC). 2021 IMC includes a noteworthy change that all ammonia refrigeration industry stakeholders should celebrate. Instead of including prescriptive requirements for ammonia refrigeration systems in Chapter 11, as previous editions had done, §1101.1.2 now requires that “Refrigeration systems […]