UK national regulator the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has released a safety alert highlighting new scientific evidence from the International Agency for Research on Cancer suggesting that exposure to all welding fumes causes lung and kidney cancer.
The Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) has scheduled its annual spring conference of distributor and supplier members for the 4 th -6 th May (2019) in Minneapolis. Registration for the event is now open.
Argon may not be in the news as much as helium, hydrogen and carbon dioxide for its rising prices, shortage or potential as a fuel, but it is all around us with its multiple industrial uses in its gaseous state.
Month on month the gasworld website continues to be the primary portal for information, on a global scale, about our industry - be it through the provision of news and features, or information in the expansive company directory section. Launched in 2004, it is the only independent online news provider and information portal for the global industrial gas community and the larger end-user markets. The website also now incorporates news for gasworld US and Specialty Gas Report.