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Ammonia Week in Review | January 22, 2021

January 22nd, 2021

Residents in the Philippines smell ammonia from an ice plant in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Residents Complain of Ammonia Leak from an Ice Plant in Navotas – An ammonia leak was reported at an ice plant in Navotas City late Wednesday evening, triggering complaints from the residents about a foul smell in their […]

Have Something to Say? Submit an Abstract to RETA by February 7, 2021!

January 21st, 2021

Do have you have valuable information for the industrial refrigeration industry? Have your voice heard at the 2021 RETA Conference. You can submit an abstract to the RETA Conference Committee on the following topics: Management Compliance Operations Engineering COVID-19 Safety (emphasis on lessons learned in 2020. Such as but not limited to best practices, contingency planning, […]

What-If/Checklist Methodology (Part 7)

January 19th, 2021

There are several PHA methodologies listed in the RMP, PSM, and CalARP regulations. The International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR) recommends using the What-If/Checklist methodology for ammonia refrigeration PHAs. The What-If/Checklist methodology is easy to understand since each question begins with the words “What if…” The simplest way to explain how this methodology is implemented […]

Ammonia Week in Review | January 15, 2021

January 15th, 2021

Ammonia levels are high in India in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Delhi: Ammonia Levels Spike Further, 2 Plants at Half Capacity – With ammonia levels in the Yamuna rising alarmingly—ten times above the maximum treatable levels—Delhi Jal Board has approached the Supreme Court to intervene in the matter. […keep reading] U.S. Warehouse to Use 31 […]

Ammonia Week in Review | January 8, 2021

January 8th, 2021

Low-charge ammonia systems are on the rise in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Bullish on Low-Charge Ammonia – Based on documented energy-efficiency gains, centralized, low-charge DX ammonia systems will continue to gain momentum, says Australian NatRef pioneer Stefan Jensen. […keep reading] Risk Ranking Matrix (Part 6) – In order to objectively rate the risk […]