Saturday, 01 November 2014

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Linde generates slight increase in revenue

The Linde Group has revealed a mixed bag of results for the nine months to 30th September 2014, though the overall takeaway was an increase in revenue and a performance described by CEO Dr. Wolfgang Büchele as having ‘held our own pretty well’.

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Plug Power commissions food site fleet

Plug Power Inc. has announced Golden State Foods has deployed GenDrive hydrogen fuel cells in the material handling fleet at its new food distribution centre in Illinois.

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Air Liquide and CEA strengthen partnership

After jointly conducting a number of projects in recent years on energy transition, Air Liquide and French government-funded technological research organisation CEA have strengthened their partnership with a new five-year strategic agreement.

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Bichara named Praxair VP

Praxair, Inc. has announced that Guillermo Bichara, currently Associate General Counsel & Assistant Secretary, is to succeed Jim Breedlove as Vice-President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, effective 1st January (2015).

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Messer reinforces position in Vietnam

The Messer Group has built its third gases production plant in northern Vietnam for steelmaker Hoa Phat Steel, further reinforcing its position in the region.

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RasGas - Helium refinery tender announcement

RasGas invites all industrial gas companies who meet the mandatory requirements to submit a bid for the Helium Refinery 3 project, located in Ras Laffan Industrial City in the state of Qatar.

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First helium production in Canada since 1977

Quantum Technology Corporation and Quantum Helium Management Corporation are pleased to announce the start-up of their new helium purification plant in Canada this summer. Their plant has produced truckloads of helium that is ready to deliver.

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NASA awards gases contracts

NASA has awarded an agency-wide multiple award contracts to Air Products and Chemicals and Linde consolidating the agency’s requirements for 10.2 million litres of liquid helium and 128.6 million cubic feet of gaseous helium to support operations at 13 NASA locations.

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Plug Power commissions food site fleet

1 Nov 2014 | By Rob Cockerill

Plug Power Inc. has announced Golden State Foods has deployed GenDrive hydrogen fuel cells in the material handling fleet at its new food distribution centre in Illinois.

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First UK supermarket hydrogen dispenser

28 Oct 2014 | By Rob Cockerill

Sainsbury’s has announced the UK’s first supermarket forecourt hydrogen dispenser will be located at its Hendon (London) store by the end of the year (2014).

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New Air Products lab to help oil recyclers

23 Oct 2014 | By Rob Cockerill

Air Products is building a hydrogen lab at its corporate headquarters in Allentown, Pennsylvania that will support the fast growing oil recycling industry.

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Another Hyundai ix35 delivered to UK

23 Oct 2014 | By Rob Cockerill

ITM Power has taken delivery of one of the first Hyundai ix35 fuel cell vehicles to arrive in the UK. The vehicles being rolled out are a result of the pioneering £31m Hydrogen For Innovative Vehicles (HyFive) project funded by the FCH JU under the EU Framework 7 programme.

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Linde generates slight increase in revenue

The Linde Group has revealed a mixed bag of results for the nine months to 30th September 2014, though the overall takeaway was an increase in revenue and a performance described by CEO Dr. Wolfgang Büchele as having ‘held our own pretty well’.

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Praxair delivers solid third quarter

Despite mixed volume growth across the globe and continued slower than expected growth in many emerging markets, Praxair, Inc. has delivered ‘solid’ third quarter results and saw operating profit growth exceed that of sales.

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Air Liquide: Q3 growth 'faster than market'

Air Liquide’s operating performance remains solid after a third quarter which saw group revenue rise 4.3% to €3.8bn compared with third quarter (Q3) 2013, and up 1.0% on a reported basis. Chairman and CEO Benoit Potier describes the growth as outpacing the market in the quarter.

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Airgas reports Fiscal 2015 second quarter

Airgas, Inc. has reported a fiscal second quarter (2014) sales increase of 6% over the prior year, up to $1.36bn and with organic sales that were ‘slightly above’ the company’s expectations. Organic sales were up 4% over the prior year, with gas and rent up 3% and hardgoods up 6%.

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MVS Engineering – November 2014

An introduction to... In-situ nitrogen generation Subscription

As an inert gas, nitrogen offers a wide range of capabilities to the oil, gas and petrochemical industries. Used predominantly during plant maintenance shutdown and start-up preparations, nitrogen purging and subsequent nitrogen leak testing form a critical path to the success of any project.

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Emerson introduces new actuator

Emerson Process Management has released the new Bettis™ EHO actuator to the market, providing users with a complete, proven solution for critical situations where fail-safe response in remote areas must be instantaneous and dependable.

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Siemens selects Oerlikon Leybold vacuum

The modern, modular pump system concept of Oerlikon Leybold for vacuum technology in steel degassing has proven its effectiveness as Siemens Metals Technologies has ordered another mechanical vacuum system which will be used by an end customer in Mexico.

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Pioneering NOx removal launched

Linde has announced that it has launched a new innovative emissions removal technology called LoTOx™ - which is available for the power industry to benefit from. The new product targets nitrogen oxides (NOx) and is available to industry in North America.

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New integrity management team from Chesterfield

gasworld can exclusively reveal that Chesterfield Special Cylinders has launched a new integrity management team to work with owners and operators of high pressure gas storage vessels – as installed in rigs and ships.

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FreeWave Technologies launches WaveContact range

Solving challenging requirements in process automation, monitoring and control, FreeWave Technologies, Inc. has released its new WaveContact™ product family.

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Gasmet launches product upgrades and new website

Gasmet Technologies, a leading manufacturer of gas monitoring instruments and systems, has announced a wide range of developments that further improve its range of FTIR analysers. At the same time, the company launched a completely new website www.gasmet.com.

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New member recruited for CCS partnership

The largest carbon capture and storage (CCS) research partnership in the UK has grown even bigger as the University of Strathclyde joins the group, bringing world-leading expertise in areas such as carbon dioxide (CO2) transport and environmental impact analysis.

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UK first as hydrogen station is launched

Honda, BOC and fellow project partners including the Technology Strategy Board are today launching the UK’s first commercial scale, solar-powered, multi-application hydrogen facility in Swindon.

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WITT unveils automatic acetylene regulation

WITT-Gasetechnik has created a complete pressure regulating station for acetylene with an impressive 150 m³/h flow rate in the form of its new 150NA product.

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Asia-Pacific scales new heights in Platts list

With just over two weeks to go until gasworld’s Asia-Pacific Industrial Gas Conference 2014 in Singapore, this week’s release of the Platts Top 250 Global Energy Company Rankings® makes for interesting reading.

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