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  • Irregularities found in deadly ammonia leak accident in China

    Investigators found that the company illegally built the workshop after completing construction of the plant's main body, blocking the fire exits, according to a statement from the Shanghai work safety supervision bureau.

    • Publication date : 2013/12/09
  • Eurofreeze Contest for Young Researchers

    The International Workshop Eurofreeze 2005 on Individual Quick Freezing of Foods was held in Sofia (Bulgaria) on January 13-15, 2005. It was organized by the Refrigeration Science and Technology Division of the Technical University of Sofia, with...

    • Publication date : 2005/04/26
  • Brief: PathogenCombat

    PathogenCombat is an EU project designed to combat foodborne diseases and when, why and how these are spread and involves 44 teams from 16 countries. Researchers involved in the project meet regularly at workshops. PathogenCombat's mission is:...

    • Publication date : 2006/05/05
  • Carbon Expo 2005

    Climate change is one of the main challenges facing humanity. The creation of market-based mechanisms and a global market in greenhouse gas reductions is a significant instrument to address this challenge. One part of the global carbon market has...

    • Publication date : 2005/01/12
  • IIR Member news: Air Liquide

    Air Liquide, a corporate member of the IIR, has signed a contract with LGETA (LG Electronics Tianjin Appliances Co. Ltd.), for the supply of a wide range of gases to LGETA's expansion project in Tianjin. Tianjin is the 4th largest city in China,...

    • Publication date : 2004/11/10
  • CO2 applications: Buses

    Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG) has installed CO2 air-conditioning systems in seven of its city buses operating on different routes in Berlin and covering 200 to 400 km per day. Germany's Federal Environment Agency has urged all public transport...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/07
  • Brief: Industrial Refrigeration Consensus

    During the Industrial RefrigerationConsensus hosted by Danfoss, held in December 2004 in Sønderborg , Denmark , the main following points were reached through workshop discussions with focus on the industrial refrigeration issues (thus the points...

    • Publication date : 2005/06/14
  • Report on "Cryogen-Expo" 2004, Moscow

    The 3rd International Specialized Trade Fair "Cryogen-Expo", was held in Moscow on November 16-19, 2004. The main purpose of this successful event was to demonstrate and promote the achievements of cryogenic engineering and applied technologies in...

    • Publication date : 2004/12/22
  • Montreal Protocol news

    - Malaysia expects to phase-out HCFCs by 2030 "Malaysia is expected to completely phase out the consumption of HCFCs by 2030 as scheduled", Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Douglas Uggah Embas said recently. He presented a...

    • Publication date : 2009/02/25
  • New environmental measures are emerging

    Two important (for the refrigeration and air-conditioning sector) United Nations conferences take place every year, on ozone depletion and on climate change. The IIR attends these conferences and presents a statement as an intergovernmental...

    • Publication date : 2009/02/24
  • Morocco gets involved in the fight against HCFCs

    In early June 2012, the Moroccan Ministry of Industry, Commerce and New Technologies and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) held a workshop to launch a National Plan governing HCFC phase-out in Morocco. The plan...

    • Publication date : 2012/08/23
    • Subjects: Regulation
  • HCFC phase-out is moving forward

    China launched in December 2011 the HCFC Phase-Out Management Plan (HPMP), a USD 270 million project for complete phase-out of use of HCFCs by January 2015.

    • Publication date : 2012/07/26
    • Subjects: Regulation
  • Natural refrigerant training is gaining traction

    Update on natural refrigerant training in Europe and Africa.

    • Publication date : 2017/05/19
    • Subjects: Developing country
  • HFCs: US-India joint Task Force

    During a workshop on hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) convened by the US and India on February 18, 2011, the two countries agreed to convene a joint Task Force to examine approaches to reduce the use of HFCs.The Task Force will include representatives...

    • Publication date : 2011/06/08
  • Women4Energy Conference, 2 December 2015, Stuttgart, Germany

    The Women4Energy International Conference with the focus on Smart Cities takes place in Stuttgart, Germany, inviting women in science and women in industry to increase their network, learn about energy challenges and trends in order to elaborate...

    • Publication date : 2015/10/21