A-Gas buys Salience Solutions

The Australian company Salience Solutions, an expert in waste management and sustainability, has been purchased outright by the global refrigerant supplier and reclamation specialist A-Gas.  Acquiring Salience Solutions provides A-Gas access to the company’s PyroPlas plasma arc destruction technology, which allows for the safe destruction of ozone-depleting substances, persistent organic pollutants, synthetic greenhouse gases and Continue reading A-Gas buys Salience Solutions

R134a refrigerant in a disposable cylinder

Amended regulations could restrict or ban oft-promoted environmentally friendly synthetic refrigerants There is concern surrounding proposed changes to EU regulations that could make it difficult or impossible to use synthetic refrigerants, which could impede or complicate the phasedown of older refrigerants with a high global warming potential (GWP). Proposed amendments to the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation Continue reading Clarity needed over EU PFAS proposals

Automotive Apprentices

This year’s top 20 young refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) apprentices have been announced by Climate Control News (CCN) and the Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC).  Those highlighted in the CCN and ARC-sponsored NextGen awards scheme, which aims to promote and support technicians under the age of 25, included Nathan Aiken, Nicholas Baldi, Jayden Beasley, Dean Continue reading Rising stars in the RAC trade

New integrated thermal management tech set to boost the capabilities and range of electric vehicles The Schaeffler Group has showcased a new thermal management system, designed for use in electric vehicles, which reputedly offers significant packaging and efficiency benefits.  As is the case with many existing thermal management systems, the Schaeffler set-up continuously regulates the Continue reading Thermal management market hots up