Saturday, 30 August 2014

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.

Airgas distribution

Airgas opens new office location

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

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

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.

LNG ship

More threats to Qatar’s LNG crown

The world dominance of Qatar in the production of LNG may soon come to an end in both export and flexible LNG supply by the end of the decade – according to a new report from consultants Wood Mackenzie.

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Map of Russia, China

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.

Road

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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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.

Solar panel,photovoltaics

REC wins largest order to date

26 Aug 2014 | By Stuart Radnedge

REC Group, a leading global provider of solar energy solutions, announced today that it has signed solar panel supply agreements totaling 85MW with a major US engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company for utility-scale projects in the United States.

solar panel,photovoltaics

Solar panel agreement signed

22 Aug 2014 | By Stuart Radnedge

REC Group and Sunrun have signed a solar panel supply agreement as the company accelerates its US market push. Sunrun will buy a minimum of 50MW and up to 100MW in 2015.

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.

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China currency financial

Kairmeite releases interim results

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.

Afrox oulet

Afrox first half financial announcement

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).

Gulf-Cryo-Austria

Gulf Cryo acquires shares

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

Business deal merger handshake

Duo agree to buy China gas assets

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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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.

Linde Construction

Linde completes Texas coldbox installation

The coldbox, which is the centerpiece of an ASU, is key to the unit which is the company’s largest facility in the US and is part of a $250m+ investment.

Economic analysis report finance

More gains for Uralcryomash

The company’s first half of year net income has increased almost nine times when compared to the same period from the previous year.

Solar panel,photovoltaics

REC wins largest order to date

REC Group, a leading global provider of solar energy solutions, announced today that it has signed solar panel supply agreements totaling 85MW with a major US engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company for utility-scale projects in the United States.

Semi-gas

SEMI-GAS® broadens gas mixing capabilities

The new options include system auto-purging and a dynamic stream gas analyser to facilitate the blending of highly corrosive gases into gas mixtures, as needed in semiconductor and microelectronics fabrication processes.

TW-LNG-Gemini

Taylor-Wharton chosen for bunker vessel

LNG America has selected Taylor-Wharton to commence the front-end engineering and design work for the cryogenic topside of the company’s 3,000 cubic metre Gemini Class LNG bunker barge scheduled for delivery at the end of 2015.

Liquid nitrogen cryogenic

ICEFLY® licensed by Air Products

The company’s cryogenic machining technology has been licensed to Advance Research Systems – which is a leading manufacturer of industrial and research cryogenic equipment.

solar panel,photovoltaics

Solar panel agreement signed

REC Group and Sunrun have signed a solar panel supply agreement as the company accelerates its US market push. Sunrun will buy a minimum of 50MW and up to 100MW in 2015.

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Linde Construction

Linde completes Texas coldbox installation

The coldbox, which is the centerpiece of an ASU, is key to the unit which is the company’s largest facility in the US and is part of a $250m+ investment.

Steve Jones

Senior VP leaving Air Products

Air Products’ Senior Vice President and General Manager, Stephen J. Jones, is stepping down from his role at the company – which he has held since April 2009 and is currently based in Shanghai.

Economic analysis report finance

More gains for Uralcryomash

The company’s first half of year net income has increased almost nine times when compared to the same period from the previous year.

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