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Ammonia Week in Review | February 14, 2020

February 14th, 2020

Learn about ice-rink ammonia refrigeration systems in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Safety is Top Priority for Arena Workers in Kamloops – Safety is taken very seriously at the Sandman Centre, especially behind the scenes in the ammonia room. […keep reading] Some Lessons Learned from Recent Ammonia Leak at BC Hockey Rink – In November […]

Ammonia Week in Review | February 7, 2020

February 7th, 2020

A man is killed in India due to an ammonia leak in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Ammonia Leak in Noida, 1 Dead, over 300 Evacuated – A 42-year-old worked died allegedly after an ammonia gas leak at a Haldiram’s building in Noida. […keep reading] Train Strikes Semi Carrying Anhydrous Ammonia near Murdock, No Injuries and No […]

2020 California CUPA Conference

February 7th, 2020

  Click here to learn more about the Annual California CUPA Training Conference that took place from February 3-6, 2020. Two Resource Compliance Team Members presented at this year’s conference. Process Safety Consultant, Uriah Donaldson, gave a presentation entitled CalARP 201 along with Alvin Lal of Stanislaus County. Peter Thomas, President and Senior Engineer, gave an Overview of IIAR 6 and Mechanical […]

Vessel Corrosion (IIAR 6, Part 12)

February 4th, 2020

Pipe and vessel corrosion has been a regular cause of ammonia releases since the invention of the vapor compression refrigeration cycle. For this reason, it is appropriate that ANSI/IIAR 6-2019 prescribe the minimum requirements for inspection, testing, and maintenance of pressure vessels. ANSI/IIAR 6-2019 Table 10.1 requires that non-insulated pressure vessels be inspected annually for […]

Ammonia Week in Review | January 31, 2020

January 31st, 2020

More is uncovered regarding the Beach Park ammonia leak in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… CDC: Twice as Many Affected by Beach Park Ammonia Leak than Initially Thought – More than twice as many people — including homeowners, commuters, police and fire first-responders and hospital personnel — were exposed and treated during the hazardous material incident […]