Barpro Storage April 2019 Newsletter

Barpro Storage April 2019 Newsletter
 
 

Barpro Storage April 2019 Newsletter

 
     
 

Barpro Storage April 2019 Newsletter

 
 
 
 
For Storax Mobiles, Size Doesn’t Matter
 
   
 

A freezer measuring 9.2 by 14.86 meters and 5.9 meters high could be considered too small for mobile racking. Barpro was approached by Nick Mitchell, of Frizon Refrigeration, at the end of January to assist his client, In 2 Foods, increase the storage capacity of a new cold store which needed access to every pallet…

 
 
 
 
It’s all in the numbers
 
   
 

...when it comes to Freezer Storage and Mobile Racking Have you ever wondered why 80% of freezer stores around the world have Mobile Racking as opposed to any other Racking System?? For more than 40 years Mobile racking has been the racking system of choice for 4 out of every 5 cold stores in most…

 
 
 
 
Have you registered yet? The event is filling up fast
 
   
 

Andrew Perks, SAQCCGas registered Cat C Inspector of A. Perks Enterprises will be hosting an Ammonia Safety Seminar at the Italian Club in Donegal Street, Rugby, Milnerton on 25 April 2019 where Managing Director of Gauge Refrigeration Management (www.ammonia.co.nz) and Director of the Ammonia Safety New Zealand, Padriac Durham will be discussing and sharing critical…

 
 
 
 
“One of the 50 things that made the Modern Economy”
 
   
 

Picture Source: bbc.co.uk Although it took some time before the relevance of a Guatemalan dictator to the development of the commercial refrigeration became clear, this BBC podcast on the Cold Chain, “One of the 50 things that made the Modern Economy”, can make one think. In today’s urban environment, it is easy to forget refrigeration’s role…

 
 
 
 
Natalie Bucsko of Refrigiwear suggests ways of working in the cold
 
   
 

If you think thank Barpro is the only company worried about people working in the cold, here is an article from Natalie Bucsko of Refrigiwear, a large freezerwear company in the US.   When working in freezing temperatures, it always pays to be prepared. Whether you’re working in a year-round cold environment such as cold…

 
 
 
 
As seen on the internet: EDF Solar to install 1.2-MW rooftop PV system in Navarre
 
   
 

Picture Source: renewablesnow.com If you are contemplating a cold store extension in South Africa - why not design the roof to accommodate PV panels? Whatever happens to our power situation, the cost of electricity wont be falling any time soon.   "EDF Solar will install a 1.2-MWp photovoltaic (PV) system on the roof of a cold…

 
 
 
 
Global Cold Chain Alliance brings Angolan Cold Store leaders to SA
 
   
 

In May 2019 the GCCA, Global Cold Chain Alliance, will be hosting a study tour in South Africa for a delegation of the cold store industry in Angola. The GCCA has been working on broadening the cold chain industry in Africa and hopes that this event will bring industry leaders from Angola and South Africa…

 
 
 
 
Avoid loadshedding in your cold store
 
   
 

Picture Source: knysnaplettherald.com The recent and continuing load shedding must be extremely frustrating for cold store owners. Available information suggests that while the situation is not as serious as Venezuela’s, it is likely to continue for the foreseeable future. If union threats materialize to prevent ESKOM’s break up this prognosis could deteriorate. At the moment the…

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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