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Ammonia Week in Review | February 9, 2024

February 9th, 2024

International Irritant in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Action Likely Against Fertiliser Firm Over Ammonia Gas Leakage in Tamil Nadu’s Ennore – Fertiliser firm Coromandel International could face legal action and pay an environmental compensation of ₹5.92 crore for the December 26 ammonia gas leak in Ennore. […keep reading] Ammonia Leak at Sausage Factory […]

Access to Refrigeration Systems

February 6th, 2024

It has long been required that access be considered when designing and installing an ammonia refrigeration system. In fact, we wrote about this topic in some detail back in 2013. Since a decade has passed, it seems appropriate to revisit the relevant access requirements contained within the current RAGAGEP documents applicable to ammonia refrigeration. ANSI/IIAR […]

San Joaquin Valley RETA Chapter – October 2023 Meeting

October 10th, 2023

San Joaquin Valley RETA Chapter – October Meeting Date: Wednesday October 18th, 2023 Location: 4400 Crows Landing Rd. Modesto, CA Host: WinCo Foods, LLC Time: Dinner / Social 5:30pm Meeting Starts @ 6:00pm Subject: IIAR 9 & Minimum System Safety Evaluations Speaker: C’Anna Wiens, Process Safety Engineer / Resource Compliance The October RETA Meeting is […]

2021 California CUPA Conference (Virtual)

January 5th, 2021

Two Resource Compliance Team Members will be presenting at this year’s conference. Process Safety Consultant, Uriah Donaldson, will be giving the “CalARP 201” presentation and Peter Thomas, President and Senior Engineer, will be giving two presentations: “Ammonia Refrigeration RAGAGEP & IIAR Standard 9” and “What’s Wrong with this Picture?”. The 23rd California Unified Program Annual Training Conference […]

Ammonia Week in Review | September 18, 2020

September 18th, 2020

Raley’s installs their first supermarket ammonia system in preparation for the California’s Air Resources Board regulations in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Raley’s Unorthodox Ammonia/CO2 System – Installed at its first Raley’s supermarket, the system is the California chain’s answer to impending state regulations capping the GWP of refrigerant at 150. […keep reading] Differences […]