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Ammonia Refrigeration Training

December 7th, 2012

Thanks to everyone who attended the Ammonia Refrigeration Training that was held at California Controlled Atmosphere on December 6 & 7. We had a great time with all the attendees are looking forward to our next event on January 17 & 18, 2012. If you’re interested in attending the January event make sure to contact […]

Ammonia Week in Review | December 7, 2012

December 7th, 2012

Ammonia made the headlines from a few different angles this week. Here is our weekly recap… Olympic Fruit to Pay $34,000 Fine For Ammonia Violations – A Union Gap company will pay a penalty of nearly $34,000 because it failed to meet risk-management requirements for handling large amounts of anhydrous ammonia at its East Valley warehouse, […]

Mechanical Integrity 101 | Relief Valves

December 3rd, 2012

Sometimes you don’t have to be an experienced technician or a trained engineer to identify a serious a mechanical issue. The picture on the right is an example of one of those instances. Relief valves are designed to relieve pressure and in order to function properly the inlet of the relief valve must be connected […]

Save the Date: Refrigerant Management Program R3 Webinar; December 13, 2012; 1:00 – 3:00 pm Pacific Time

November 30th, 2012

The deadline for submitting 2013 Annual Report for facilities with large refrigeration systems, refrigerant distributors and reclaimers subject to California Air Resources Board’s Refrigerant Management Program (RMP) is March 1st, 2013.  Facilities with large refrigeration systems are also required to pay their annual implementation fee by March 1st, 2013.  The ARB has made available an […]

Ammonia Week in Review | November 30, 2012

November 30th, 2012

Here’s the weekly recap of the latest news worthy stories related to ammonia: Ammonia Leak on the Bayfront Causes Some Tight Chests – Trident Seafoods on Newport’s Bayfront reported an ammonia line failure in one of their surge systems Tuesday, causing an ammonia gas leak about mid-building at around 12 noon […keep reading] Yuma Ammonia Plant […]