Beijer Ref is planning to buy Heatcraft Australia Pty. Heatcraft Australia is part of the Heatcraft Worldwide Refrigeration group, and is one of the largest refrigeration wholesalers in the region.
A new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) predicts that the global stock of air conditioners in buildings will rise from 1.6 billion to 5.6 billion by 2050 – amounting to 10 new ACs sold every second for the next 30 years. While that might sound like good news for the HVAC&R industry, the […]
As part of its 2018/19 budget, the Victorian state government has announced it will invest $172 million to make a selection of TAFE priority courses free from 2019 onwards. “Across the state, 30 priority TAFE and 18 pre-apprenticeship courses will be made free, with courses focusing on the skills our state needs,” read a press […]
The Coroner has completed its official investigation into the deaths of Barry Purtell and David Lobb. The two men, aged 34 and 52 respectively, died after gases from a refrigeration compressor ignited in the cellar of the Hotel Rochester, Bendigo in June 2014. Purtell and Lobb, neither of whom were qualified refrigeration mechanics, were helping […]