Wednesday, 03 September 2014

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New white paper on MAP

A new white paper, which addresses key quality assurance aspects of modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) for food processing applications, is now available for free download. 

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Construction of world’s largest pipeline begins

Gazprom has commenced with the construction of the 4,000km Power of Siberia pipeline – which will ship $400bn worth of Russian gas to China.

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Awards for quality, safety and service held

Demonstrating once again that quality and safety are top of its agenda, Air Products South Africa has recognised and honoured employees who have stood out in the past year for their outstanding performance in customer service and commitment to the company’s ethos.

LNG ship

Samsung awarded LNG terminal contract

The company’s C&T Construction arm has been awarded an EPC contract, to the value of $700m, for the phase three expansion plans for the Singapore LNG Terminal.

Air Liquide is one of the industry's Tier One major players.

Air Liquide Japan partners’ education event

The Japanese arm of the industrial gases major has partnered the OECD Tohoku School event – held in Paris.

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Gazprom launches helium plant

On the 15th of July, Gazprom started up a helium liquefaction plant that produces up to 500 litres per hour located at Orenburg. The plant is a first for Gazprom, which uses the newest generation of equipment from Linde Kryotechnik.

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BLM holds helium auction tomorrow

The Bureau of Land Management’s Amarillo Field Office will host a helium auction tomorrow (Wednesday) as part of a plan to eventually sell off government-owned helium and privatise operations.

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Helium to enable next generation in passenger rail

Revolutionary plans are progressing toward the next generation in passenger rail transport in Japan, a seven-carriage train concept based upon magnetically levitated trains.

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Financial analysis

Regional markets: Focus on France Subscription

3 Sep 2014

Despite its economic power, fears persist over the continuing debt crisis in the Eurozone and, in some quarters, France is a concern in terms of weighing on the wider region’s recovery. Following lower-than-expected GDP in first quarter 2014, the question has even been raised, is France entering a renewed downturn?

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Kairmeite releases interim results

29 Aug 2014

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.

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Afrox first half financial announcement

22 Aug 2014

Despite achieving price increases broadly in line with increased input costs, revenue for the six months to 30 June 2014 was flat at R2.87bn (2013: R2.86bn).Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) was down 2% at R442 million (2013: R449m).

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Gulf Cryo acquires shares

21 Aug 2014

The company has announced significant investment in acquiring shares in Tyczka Air Austria – and has subsequently become a minority partner.

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Major export contract secured

Cambridge Sensotec has secured a major export contract for its Gas Analysis Equipment, the Rapidox brand of oxygen analysers, to be used in circuit board production.

Hydrogen car

Toyota gains H2 tank approval

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.

Delta-D-Series

Delta Controls launches new device

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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Features

Hydrogen energy – September 2014

Hydrogen – The key refinery enabler Subscription

3 Sep 2014

Thirty years ago crude quality was a good match with what was being demanded by the market, but today’s refiners – even in the midst of the ‘shale gale’ – are being compelled to dig deeply into the dregs of the remaining resources and must upgrade these crudes. Hydrogen is critical.

CO2 market

The global carbon dioxide market in 2014 Subscription

30 Jul 2014

The global merchant market has been defined to be ‘around 20 million metric tons per year’ in capacity over the last few years. However, I would estimate this market to exceed 20 million metric tons annually.

Safety – A must for the world – September 2014

Hot topic – Safety: A must for the world Subscription

3 Sep 2014

Stuart Radnedge investigates safety – for the haves and have nots, and why the latter should be trying to establish a group before it’s too late.

Panoramic view of the industrial world- September 2014

A panoramic view of the industrial world – Fives Subscription

3 Sep 2014

Frédéric Thrum, Managing Director of the Cryogenics | Energy business at Fives discusses the company’s role in the global gases business and its future ambitions in an interview with gasworld magazine.

SMR: Driving down costs in hydrogen production – September 2014

SMR: Driving down costs in hydrogen production Subscription

3 Sep 2014

Foster Wheeler’s Luigi Bressan and Chris Davis, explain how an optimised hydrogen plant design achieves the right balance of minimising both CAPEX and OPEX costs, while meeting the specific objectives of the end-user.

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Regional Markets

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Awards for quality, safety and service held

Demonstrating once again that quality and safety are top of its agenda, Air Products South Africa has recognised and honoured employees who have stood out in the past year for their outstanding performance in customer service and commitment to the company’s ethos.

LNG ship

Samsung awarded LNG terminal contract

The company’s C&T Construction arm has been awarded an EPC contract, to the value of $700m, for the phase three expansion plans for the Singapore LNG Terminal.

Air Liquide is one of the industry's Tier One major players.

Air Liquide Japan partners’ education event

The Japanese arm of the industrial gases major has partnered the OECD Tohoku School event – held in Paris.

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Asia-Pacific 2014

Asia-Pacific Industrial Gas Conference, Singapore November 17-19, 2014

Industrial Gas Conferences

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Linde and Solidia in CO2 deal

The German headquartered gases company and the US based start-up, have signed a partnership agreement to industrialise an innovative technology that could reduce the environmental footprint and improve the performance of building materials.

August 2014 Hot Topic Green Stats

Hot topic – Is ‘green’ still on the industrial gas agenda? Subscription

How important is R&D for today’s industrial gas company? And more importantly, can it coexist with the cost implications of going green? Stuart Radnedge investigates.

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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.

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