Monday, 30 November 2015

Business deal merger

World's largest ASU relies on MAN compressor

Air Liquide, which is constructing the ASU, is opting for compressor technology from MAN Diesel & Turbo in the design of a new record Air Separation Unit in South Africa.


Whitton named Airgas northern California and Nevada President

Airgas names Matthew B. Whitton the President of its northern California & Nevada region, reporting to Douglas Jones – who is Presidents of Airgas west division.

Merger aquisition deal

BASF chooses Air Liquide expertise

A site at Freeport, Texas, has been chosen as a potential location for a world-scale methane-based propylene complex – which Air Liquide has been selected to assist with as a technology partner.


Shell opens LNG station in Rotterdam

Shell has opened its first LNG fuelling station in Rotterdam Waalhaven, the Netherlands, for trucks operating in Europe.

Working together merger and acquisition United States

FreezPak chooses Plug Power’s GenKey

FreezPak Logistics has selected Plug Power’s full-service GenKey solution for its new cold storage distribution centre freezer warehouse under construction in Carteret, New Jersey.

Business deal, merger and acquisition

nexAir acquires Mississippi-based helium distributor

Memphis-based nexAir has announced the acquisition of the assets and operations of National Balloon & Banner, trading as HICO of Jackson, a 28 year-old helium distributor in Jackson, Mississippi.

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Air Products secures contract for Qatar III helium plant

RasGas Company Limited (RasGas) has announced the award of two major contracts linked to the upcoming Qatar III helium plant (Helium 3), to Air Products and Chiyoda AlMana, respectively.

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Russian adventurer plans round-the-world balloon flight

Russian adventurer Fedor Konyukhov plans non-stop global balloon flight with a Cameron Balloons built Roziere 550 Balloon filled with helium.

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Technip awarded contract for Turkey hydrogen plant

27 Nov 2015 | By Rob Cockerill

Technip has been awarded a lump sum contract to supply its proprietary technology, detailed engineering and procurement services for a reformer for a hydrogen plant in Turkey.

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AFC and Dutco sign fuel cell agreement

24 Nov 2015 | By Rob Cockerill

AFC Energy plc, the industrial fuel cell power company, has signed a Heads of Agreement with DNR Industries Ltd., part of the Dubai-based investment and project developer Dutco Group of Companies (Dutco), to jointly fund and develop a business plan for the large-scale deployment of AFC’s fuel cells across the Middle East.

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Plug Power secures Colruyt Group as GenDrive customer

20 Nov 2015 | By Rob Cockerill

Plug Power Inc. has announced Belgium-based European supermarket leader Colruyt Group as its next GenDrive fuel cell customer in Europe.

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McPhy Energy to equip Valence hydrogen station

20 Nov 2015 | By Rob Cockerill

McPhy Energy has been awarded the call for tender by the Valence Romans Sud Rhône-Alpes intercommunity authority for its first hydrogen refuelling station.

Air Liquide's Utah oxyplant.

Analyst’s Review: Assessing Air Liquide's acquisition of Airgas

Following the news that Air Liquide has made an offer of $143 per share, valuing Airgas at $13.4bn, gasworld Business Intelligence investigates as to whether this will result in a successful acquisition. 

Challenges continue to mount in China steel sector – October 2014

Hangyang reports Q3 2015 profit increase

Leading air separation plant manufacturer in China and emerging local industrial gas company Hangzhou Hangyang Group has reported its results for the third quarter (Q3) of 2015 and has seen profits increase almost 6%.

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Ellenbarrie Industrial Gases sees loss widen in Q2

Kolkata-based cryogenics and industrial gases manufacturer Ellenbarrie Industrial Gases Limited has recorded an 86% increase in net loss for its fiscal second quarter ended 30th September (2015).

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Vadilal Chemicals Q2 sales down by 8%

 Gujarat-based supplier of industrial gases and specialty gases, Vadilal Chemicals Limited, has recorded a decline in total sales income by 8% at Rs 96.90m ($1.4m approx.) during its second quarter (Q2) ended 30th September 2015.

MOCON laboratory

MOCON introduces OX-TRAN® analyser

MOCON, Inc. has further improved the ability to measure oxygen transmission rates (OTR) with the introduction of its new OX-TRAN® Model 2/22 L analyser, specifically engineered for high-barrier materials and packages.

Forklift with pallets

Plug Power launches new fuel cell unit

Plug Power Inc. has released a new fuel cell unit, aimed at powering pallet jack electric lift trucks.

Chart technology on aircraft carrier

Chart technology on-board aircraft carrier

A new US Navy aircraft carrier is set to feature an on-board liquid oxygen generating plant, incorporating Chart technology.

Linde medical gases

Cavagna’s Viproxy valve now armed with antibacterial technology

A new innovation in medical gas cylinder valves by the Cavagna Group provides an added layer of protection against the risk of bacterial contamination.

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ASCO technology used to restore locomotive’s sheen

ASCO Carbon Dioxide Ltd has recently put its dry ice blasting technology to good effect in the restoration of a historic steam locomotive to the ‘brilliance’ of its former glories.


New version of gas filter 77 from Witt

German gas technology manufacturer Witt is extending its range of fittings and is launching a new version of gas filter 77, including certification for oxygen service by the German Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM).

Steam methane reformers – September 2014

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Doosan fuel cell pens South Korea deal

The major deal for Doosan is a multi-faceted agreement with partners Samsung , and a Korean utility, to provide clean energy for up to 71,500 homes in the country’s second largest city.


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Bhushan Steel to sell oxygen plant

India’s largest manufacturer of auto-grade steel, Bhushan Steel Limited, has reportedly decided to sell and lease back its oxygen plant.

Bomin Linde LNG JV

Bomin Linde LNG establishes bunker vessel JV

Bomin Linde LNG GmbH & Co. KG and SC Klaipedos Nafta have signed a contract to establish a joint venture (JV), Blue LNG, to implement a new LNG bunker supply vessel project.

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REMEO® Respiratory Centre wins award

BOC has announced that the design for the UK’s first Lane Fox REMEO® Respiratory Centre, a partnership between Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and The Linde Group, has been named as the Best Acute Hospital Development in the annual Building Better Healthcare Awards.

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