Tuesday, 02 September 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

Westphalia-new

Management reform at Westphalia

1 Sep 2014 | By Stuart Radnedge

From today the Supervisory Board and Executive Board of Westphalia have been reformed. The list of changes at the company are contained here at gasworld.com

Hydrogen car

Toyota gains H2 tank approval

29 Aug 2014 | By Stuart Radnedge

The car manufacturer will be able to self-inspect and manufacture the tanks for FCVs. This makes Toyota the first company to become a registered manufacturer of 70 MPa (700 bar) hydrogen tanks under Japan’s High Pressure Gas Safety Act, revised in 1997 by METI.

Airgas distribution

Airgas opens new office location

29 Aug 2014 | By Stuart Radnedge

The base in North Dakota has been opened as a means to capitalise on business demand from the Bakken Shale Oil region.

China currency financial

Kairmeite releases interim results

29 Aug 2014 | By Stuart Radnedge

Kaimeite Gases in China has recently released its interim results of 2014. Total revenue has increased by 39.71% from RMB 89.37m in first half of 2013 to RMB 124.86m in first half of 2014. Operating profit has increased by 7.68% to RMB 21.51m.

Delta-D-Series

Delta Controls launches new device

29 Aug 2014 | By Stuart Radnedge

The company has launched a new range of mainstream pressure and temperature transmitter ranges as part of the D-Series and are suitable for use in hazardous areas.

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