Refrigeration

Buy back increase

Cool-Safe is increasing Bounty Buy-Back payments from $25.00/kg to $40.00/kg for recovered synthetic refrigerants to help meet New Zealand’s F-Gas target.

Beijer Ref and BITZER have extended their partnership agreement by another three years.

Reclaim milestone

Australia has reached a significant milestone in protecting the environment by recovering 10,000,000 Kgs of synthetic greenhouse gas refrigerants.

R404A sales cease

The Chemours Company has ceased sales of Freon 404A (R-404A) and Freon 507 (R-507) in the United States.

Global provider of press-to-connect fittings, Rapid Locking System (RLS), has opened a new training centre and cutting-edge mobile showroom in the United States.

Today is James Harrison Day when we remember the Australian who invented commercial refrigeration 170 years ago.

Australia’s legislative approach to regulating food waste is lagging, hindering efforts to meet global targets according to Charles Darwin University senior lecturer in Law Dr Susan Bird.

Hudson Technologies has warned that non-compliant recovery cylinders have entered the United States market.

The Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC) has recommended a refrigerant analyser as an essential piece of workshop equipment for technicians.

Tradies in demand

New figures show the proportion of apprentices and trainees who were employed after training remained high in 2023.

Copeland has released its new oil-free centrifugal compressor with frictionless Aero-lift bearing technology.

The Epta S.p.A. and Viessmann Refrigeration Solutions (VRS) joint venture has been finalised creating a new company operating under the Epta brand.

Weld Australia has launched two free online welder safety training courses – one for welders, and the second for welding engineers and supervisors.

Michael Hart of San Diego was arrested and charged with smuggling greenhouse gases into the United States from Mexico and then selling them for profit.

BITZER will showcase its latest portfolio for R290 (propane) and R744 (CO2) products at this year’s Mostra Convegno Expocomfort to be held in Milan later this month.

Copeland has opened a new innovation lab in Belluno, Italy, where the company employs more than 200 people.