Wednesday, 20 August 2014

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The community page offers gasworld users the opportunity to interact, whether it be with overseas colleagues, or prospective customers. Over the months to come we will bring you an array of viewpoints from our house writers, external perspectives via blogs, and of course, we welcome your input too. Use the feedback facility to comment on stories, or better still, meet your clients face-to-face with the online forum.

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Fig. 4  A Titan container, Roy Irani

Efficient transport modes for the fracking industry Subscription

2 Apr 2014 | By Dr Roy S Irani

Fracking and natural gas have been such common words in recent forums and the gas receptacle world has not been left out. If anything, both the gas cylinder and automotive industries have been preparing for this ‘green’ fuel alternative for several decades and have considered not only the output post the fracking process – compressed natural gas (CNG) – but also hydrogen as potential future fuels.

Keith Stewart

Cryogenic valves for an evolving LNG industry Subscription

5 Feb 2014 | By Keith Stewart

As one of the first cryogenic service providers to enter the LNG industry, it’s well over a decade since Herose started supplying valves for LNG applications.

Welding health and safety

Future bright as new year in welding begins Subscription

8 Jan 2014 | By Jim Guild

The future of welding is closely linked to the manufacturing industry, which is currently showing no signs of real growth. There are many issues in the macro-environment to deal with, but welding remains a challenging and exciting industry to be in as 2014 unfolds.

Michael Blondin, VRV

Lean and green in cryogenic distribution Subscription

2 Oct 2013 | By Michael Blondin

Let’s face it, there is almost no product differentiation in industrial gas. In today’s ultra- competitive market, with tight margins and pressure to optimise operational efficiencies, increasing productivity in distribution and reducing the carbon footprint has never been more important.

Keith Stewart

Setting standards in the LNG industry Subscription

28 Aug 2013 | By Keith Stewart

Fuelling ships in the Nordic regions; shale gas fields in the US; vehicle use across the globe; an energy resource to power major cities in China and other developing countries - these are just some of the applications which demonstrate the incredible scope and breadth of the LNG industry.

Letter from the Editor

July 2014 Kathy Hocker 10 Minutes

10 minutes with...Kathy Hocker Subscription

2 Jul 2014 | By Rob Cockerill

Take 10 minutes out with Kathy Hocker, Global Head, Packaged Gas Products at Linde Gases. Hocker is relatively new to this expanded role, having previously worked at Australian subsidiary BOC, and tells us about the ‘demonstrable and fast increasing trend towards innovation in packaged gas products’.

Latest news

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Duo agree to buy China gas assets

20 Aug 2014 | By Stuart Radnedge

Shanghai Baosteel Gases and an affiliate of private equity firm Warburg Pincus have announced the partnership is to buy China gas assets for $489m.

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SIAD’s new ASU “efficiency for all”

20 Aug 2014 | By Stuart Radnedge

The company’s new Smart Liquid Plant offers “efficiency for all” and overcomes the barrier of economics of scale.

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Air Products purchases new ASU

20 Aug 2014 | By Stuart Radnedge

The South African arm of the business purchased a new ASU from Sasol, the A2100, which paves the way for long-term security of supply.

Business deal merger

MagneGas signals intent for acquisition

20 Aug 2014 | By Stuart Radnedge

The company, that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based fuel, announced today that it has signed a Letter of Intent to purchase an established industrial gas distribution company.

Business merger deal

Cambridge Sensotec finalise Dynascan acquisition

19 Aug 2014 | By Stuart Radnedge

Having distributed Dynascan instruments since 2012, Cambridge Sensotec has finalised the acquisition of the local Cambridgeshire business this month. Dynascan are manufacturers of innovative leak detection systems and made to measure product quality solutions for the pharmaceutical, medical and food industries.

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