Posts Tagged ‘ HyChill-50 ’

Waikato Times apologises

Sep 14th, 2010 | By

The Waikato Times today apologised for inaccuracies in an August 20 story on a summary judgment application by Brian Liddell against Waikato Coolstorage, formerly Icepak Coolstores.

Erma tightens LPG rules

Sep 8th, 2010 | By

Environmental regulators say they have tightened rules requiring odours to be added to LPG gas, improvements to the design of refrigeration using it, signage at those sites, and constraints on the quantities that can be stored indoors in the wake of the Icepak tragedy.

Icepak blames inspector for fatal fire

Aug 20th, 2010 | By

The deadly explosion at Icepak Coolstores’ Tamahere facility was caused by the lack of action of a hazardous goods inspector, a court has been told.

Tragedy lesson to bosses: DoL

Dec 16th, 2009 | By

The fatal Icepak Coolstores explosion and fire of 2008 was a preventable accident and the serious penalties imposed by the court should give employers cause to reflect on the importance of ensuring their sites, workers, and others are safe, says the Labour Department.

ERMA invites submissions on LPG

Oct 19th, 2009 | By

The Environmental Risk Management Authority (ERMA) is inviting submissions on proposed changes to regulations governing where and how large quantities of flammable refrigerant gases are allowed to be stored and managed.

Coolstore fire inquiry in doubt

Oct 17th, 2009 | By

There may be no independent inquiry into the Icepak Coolstore disaster that killed fireman Derek Lovell and injured seven colleagues.

Tales from a year after fire

Apr 6th, 2009 | By

In the second major feature story marking the first anniversary of the fatal Icepak Tamahere fire, the firefighters injured on that April day told Tracey Cooper of the Waikato Times about the events that changed their lives.

Icepak confirms it faces charges

Sep 27th, 2008 | By

Icepak has confirmed it is among those charged yesterday in relation to the Tamahere coolstore explosion that killed senior station officer Derek Lovell and seriously injured seven other firefighters.

Report backs community opposition

Sep 24th, 2008 | By

Tamahere residents intend to use the Fire Service report into the Icepak coolstore blaze to thwart the company rebuilding at the site south of Hamilton.

Hunt finds propane close to fire site

Sep 6th, 2008 | By

Five months after the fatal Icepak coolstores fire at Tamahere officials have begun the hunt for other coolstores using the highly flammable propane refrigerant – and found one just a few kilometres away at Ohaupo.