Hunter prize for Adelaide refrigeration business

Australian business Cold Logic has been awarded a multi-million-dollar contract to construct and install cold and cool rooms for the first batch of three Hunter class frigates. The Adelaide-based refrigeration specialist will partner with UK company Ernest West & Beynon (EWB), leveraging EWB’s experience in supplying into the Type 26 program, the reference design for […]


Putting a freeze on meat waste

Although the HVAC&R industry often focuses on improving large-scale refrigeration equipment and practices in the food supply chain, a new report shows that refrigeration in households also requires serious attention to reduce Australia’s alarming levels of meat waste. Home truths The RMIT-led report, supported by the Fight Food Waste Cooperative Research Centre and Meat and […]

Events and conferences

IIR International Congress of Refrigeration slated for Paris

The 26th IIR International Congress of Refrigeration (ICR 2023) is slated to take place in Paris from August 21–25.   “A flagship event in the IIR conference portfolio, the IIR International Congress of Refrigeration reunites refrigeration stakeholders from every corner of the world,” say conference organisers. “The ideal environment for dialogue and discussions on all […]


Michael Riese joins AIRAH board

Following a vote at the Institute’s annual Convention, Dr Michael Riese, M.AIRAH, has officially joined AIRAH’s national board. Originally from Germany and now based in Adelaide, Riese works for industrial and commercial refrigeration specialist Cold Logic, where he leads the Defence Division and is also responsible for Cold Logic’s R&D effort. AIRAH President Paul Jackson, […]


Daikin introduces commercial refrigeration units

Daikin Australia has launched a strategic new refrigeration business unit with the introduction of a range of commercial refrigeration condensing units. The units are designed specifically for refrigeration applications to operate display cabinets and coolrooms for supermarkets, convenience stores, service stations, as well as food and beverage services. “On a global level, Daikin has over […]


SA winery completes sustainable refrigeration upgrade

Jim Barry Wines recently upgraded its refrigeration plant to improve both the quality of its riesling, and also the operation’s environmental sustainability. Temperature control is a critical parameter in quality wine production, and is especially important operation in South Australian wineries, given the warm climate. Refrigeration addresses this need, but at a cost: it is […]