The federal government has launched the $392 million Industry Growth Program to help start-ups and small businesses commercialise and grow their companies.

Parts Town, a US distributor of OEM foodservice equipment parts & HVAC parts, is planning to open a new, 420,000 square foot, high-tech distribution centre in Glendale, Arizona in late 2024.

US thermal management company, Advanced Cooling Technologies, (ACT) has announced plans to establish a local European sales presence.

By 2025 Victoria will need 4,000 electricians, 2,400 plumbers and 500 refrigeration mechanics. To meet this demand RMIT University has created a new Trades Innovation Centre.

The Victorian government has announced 62,800 extra Fee-Free TAFE places in areas of high demand such as refrigeration and air conditioning.

Rheem has selected Oracle Fusion Cloud Applications Suite and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) to scale its global operations and support its mission to engineer high quality and sustainable solutions.

Australian business Cold Logic has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to construct and install cold and cool rooms for the first batch of three Hunter class frigates.

Schneider Electric has finalised the acquisition of EcoAct SAS, an international leader in climate consulting and net zero solutions headquartered in Paris, France.

Beijer Ref has acquired Perth-based HVAC distributor, Turner Engineering.

Australian small businesses can now access research and development (R&D) funding and expertise through Australia’s national science agency, as CSIRO broadens its Kick-Start programme.

In an industry first, leading corporate energy customers came together to launch the Clean Energy Procurement Academy to reduce supply chain emissions.

Carrier Commercial Refrigeration has established the first carbon dioxide (CO2) transcitical regional supermarket training centre in East Africa.

New national research demonstrates that Australian businesses recognise the imperative of achieving net zero emissions but are not acting quickly enough to address this urgent challenge.

The NSW Government has introduced its landmark Climate Change Bill, to enshrine emissions reduction targets in law in New South Wales and establish an independent Net Zero Commission.

Hillphoenix, a pioneer in designing environmentally sustainable refrigeration systems, has earned the US EPA's GreenChill 2022-2023 Store Certification Excellence recognition.

A new report analysing the gender equality strategies of Australian businesses has identified the most valuable actions employers can take to reduce their gender pay gaps.