Thursday, 27 November 2014

Caraccio with analyser

Gasmet analyser used in space simulation

A portable FTIR gas analyser from Gasmet has recently been used as part of a specialist space sector project to understand the potential issues facing any manned missions to Mars.

Rapidox 7100 analyser

Rapidox 7100 analyser released

Cambridge Sensotec has launched its new generation of Rapidox Multigas analysers, designed and manufactured for the analysis, control and monitoring of emission or process gas.

Curtis Island aerial view

Santos GLNG nears first LNG

After three and a half years of construction work, Santos GLNG has installed the final module on its two LNG processing trains, key components of its gas liquefaction plant on Curtis Island near Gladstone, Australia.

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CO2 capture testing commences

Shell Cansolv has commenced the testing of its advanced CO2 capture process at Norway’s CO2 Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM), the world’s largest carbon capture test facility.

MOCON laboratory

Lippke/MOCON to host conference

Paul Lippke Handels-GmbH (Lippke), a wholly-owned division of MOCON, Inc., has confirmed it is hosting its own packaging permeation conference in Germany next year.

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Qatar II plant

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.


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.

Kennedy Space Centre

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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CO2 capture testing commences

27 Nov 2014 | By Rob Cockerill

Shell Cansolv has commenced the testing of its advanced CO2 capture process at Norway’s CO2 Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM), the world’s largest carbon capture test facility.

Australian skyline at night

Event marks next wave in CCS

25 Nov 2014 | By Rob Cockerill

Top national and international researchers in carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies are converging on Torquay, Australia today and tomorrow to present significant new findings from their work.

Demonstration rig

World first PtL plant inaugurated

20 Nov 2014 | By Rob Cockerill

A Power-to-Liquids (PtL) demonstration rig – the first of its kind in the world – has been officially inaugurated by Dresden-based sunfire GmbH.


US hydrogen network plans for Air Liquide

18 Nov 2014 | By Stuart Radnedge

Air Liquide has announced plans to develop and supply a fully-integrated hydrogen fuelling infrastructure in the northeast United States, in collaboration with Toyota Motor Sales USA, Inc. (Toyota), to support Toyota’s introduction of a new hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV), the “Mirai”, and its plans to deliver hydrogen FCEVs in the United States.

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SOL Group releases Q3 results

The Board of Directors of SOL S.p.A. has approved its third quarter 2014 results, recording consolidated sales of €462.8m, up 4.6% compared with third quarter 2013.

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Plug Power has record quarterly revenue

Plug Power, a leader in providing clean, reliable energy solutions, today reports its 2014 third quarter results. Most notably, with in the space of nine months, the company has grown from net working capital of $11m at the end of 2013 to $117.6m at end of Q3 2014.

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Air Liquide acquires Sweden’s FordonsGas

The company has announced the completion of the agreement for the acquisition of FordonsGas – a company that distributes CBG (Compressed BioGas) for the Swedish transportation market.


Ghasemi to speak at Morgan Stanley conference

The Air Products Chairman President and CEO, Seifi Ghasemi, will be speaking at next week’s Morgan Stanley Global Chemicals and Agriculture Conference in Boston on November 12th from 12.30pm (ET).

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Dresden company secures major cryo pump order

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum gained an order for the manufacturing of a batch of cryogenic vacuum pumps of the series COOLVAC 60.000 for the evacuation of space simulation chambers. The company will complete the order by making the pumps in Dresden, Germany.

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Linde Distributor Association launches improved website

The new website allows members of the association to control content, attract new members and increase transactions.

Smart phone,electronics

Harris launches first mobile app

The Harris Products Group has released its first mobile app this week, and users can now quickly find the best brazing and soldering alloy for their jobs.

Gas-Pro IR

Crowcon strengthens Gas-Pro range

Gas detection specialist Crowcon has further strengthened its Gas-Pro range with the introduction of the Gas-Pro IR.

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Xi’an fabs site fully on-stream

Air Products has today announced its site in the Xi’an High-tech Zone (XHTZ), Shaanxi Province, China, recently celebrated being brought fully on-stream to supply bulk gases to Samsung Electronics’ advanced semiconductor fabs, which represent one of Samsung’s largest overseas investments and the most advanced fabs in China.


Norway’s first biofuel flight takes off

Norwegian has said it is proud to carry out its first ever flight with biofuel. Norwegian’s flight DY631 from Bergen to Oslo took off this afternoon with almost 50% biofuel; a flight that emits over 40% less than an average flight with regular fuel.

North America night view

Ratermann launches new cryogenics division

Ratermann Manufacturing, with nearly 20 years experience in the cryogenic and gas industry has unveiled a new division called Ratermann Cryogenics. Part of Ratermann Manufacturing’s mission statement is, “To provide knowledge and service customers can depend on”, and the cryogenics division was launched for this reason.


Siemens H-clas turbine en route to center

The third of three Siemens H-class gas turbines is en route to FPL’s Port Everglades Next Generation Clean Energy Center in Florida. Using the Siemens advanced gas turbine technology, FPL is modernizing its Port Everglades Next Generation Clean Energy Center with the goal of cutting fossil fuel consumption by one-third.

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Delta Controls new premises

Delta Controls moves international HQ

Delta Controls has moved its international headquarters, UK manufacturing operation and research and development centre to modern new premises in Farnham, Surrey.

CO2 Beverages

Air Liquide ties up new LCO2 source

Air Liquide Industrial U.S. LP has just announced a purchase agreement with Kodiak Carbonic, LLC (Kodiak), a producer of beverage grade liquid carbon dioxide (LCO2).

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McPhy names new Asia-Pacific manager

McPhy Energy has appointed Ken Kok Lee as Managing Director for the Asia-Pacific region to accelerate its development in this rapidly developing geography.

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