Held Wednesday, May 24 at the Process Heating & Cooling Show in Rosemont, Ill., the 2023 ASTI Safety Day —
hosted by the Ammonia Safety & Training Institute (ASTI) in partnership with the Global Cold Chain Association, IIAR and RETA —
will reveal how to put more action in your emergency action plan and how to prevent, mitigate and prepare to stop emergency events when they are small.
An ammonia safety training day and a combustion safety workshop are among the educational offerings of the 2023 Process Heating & Cooling Show. The show, which will be held on May 24-25 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill., will include training provided by leading organizations as a part of the conference program.
Northwest Technical Institute expects to complete the expansion of its ammonia and refrigeration training facility in Springdale, Ark., by July and start classes in the fall. Construction of the building is complete, according to a report, and crews from Multi-Craft Contractors are connecting utility services to the building. The ammonia laboratory and related systems also are being refurbished and installed.
The complete lifecycle of a pressure vessel is the focus of the IIAR education seminar. During the one-day program on March 12, all aspects of pressure vessel selection, design, inspection and maintenance/repair will be examined. The event kicks off the conference program and exhibition of the 2023 IIAR Natural Refrigeration Conference and Heavy Equipment Show will run from March 12-15 in Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Calif.
A release of ammonia forced a North Carolina food plant to evacuate, sending four workers to the hospital, according to a report. The company, which produces meat products, reported the incident on January 6 at its plant in Tar Heel, roughly 85 miles south of Raleigh.
ANSI/IIAR 1-2022, the standard for definitions and terminology used in other IIAR standards, was published by the International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration. The American National Standards Institute and IIAR updated the standard to meet periodic maintenance requirements.
The International Conference on Ammonia and CO2 Refrigeration Technologies will be held April 27-29, 2023, in Ohrid, Macedonia, organized together with the International Institute of Refrigeration (Paris).