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Ammonia Week in Review | October 16, 2020

October 16th, 2020

India suffers another ammonia-related fatality in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Goa: Industrial Worker Dies in Ammonia Leak Incident – A 22-year old industrial worker died following inhalation of ammonia gas that leaked out from a cold storage unit in a fish processing plant located at Cuncolim Industrial Estate on Friday. […keep reading] IIAR Achieves […]

IIAR Achieves a Mechanical Code Milestone

October 13th, 2020

On March 6, 2020, the International Code Council published the 2021 edition of the International Mechanical Code (IMC). 2021 IMC includes a noteworthy change that all ammonia refrigeration industry stakeholders should celebrate. Instead of including prescriptive requirements for ammonia refrigeration systems in Chapter 11, as previous editions had done, §1101.1.2 now requires that “Refrigeration systems […]

Ammonia Week in Review | June 12, 2020

June 12th, 2020

An ammonia tank flips over in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Farm Tractor Accident causes Ammonia Tank to Overturn – Losure’s Towing and Recovery used two wreckers to right the ammonia tank at about 4:15 p.m. […keep reading] IIAR 9 Chapters 1-6 (IIAR 9, Part 2) – Watch this overview of chapters 1-6 from the […]

Ammonia Week in Review | June 5, 2020

June 5th, 2020

An ammonia leak in Columbus requires hazmat response in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Ammonia Leak at Ashland LLC Chemical Processing Plant – The Columbus Fire Department is responding to a call of an ammonia leak at the Ashland LLC Chemical Processing Plant in the 1900 block Atlas Street. […keep reading] Overview of IIAR Standard […]

Ammonia Week in Review | May 22, 2020

May 22nd, 2020

An ice factory has an ammonia leak in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Ammonia Gas Leak from Ice Factory Creates Panic in East Godavari Villages – Even before the memories of the tragic gas leak at LG Polymers in Visakhapatnam are erased from the minds of the people, ammonia gas leakage from an ice […]