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Ammonia Week in Review | December 14, 2012

December 14th, 2012

Anyone looking for a great ammonia cookie recipe for your Christmas cookie exchange? Believe it or not, this Week in Review has that and several more interesting stories… Eureka Man Steals Anhydrous Ammonia Tank, Police Say – A Eureka man was charged with stealing a bulk storage tank of anhydrous ammonia from a manufacturer in Shrewsbury. Robert […]

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 […]

Ammonia Service Tech Needed…in Outer Space!

October 19th, 2012

An ammonia leak on one of the radiators of the International Space Station will be repaired by U.S. and Japanese astronauts on November 1, 2012. If you are interested in learning more about this unique “service call” tune in to the NASA news broadcast on October 26, 2012, where conference briefers will provide an overview […]