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    MHPS selects ‘MEGAMIE’ as series name


    Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) has revealed the name for its pressurised hybrid power generation system that integrates solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) stacks with micro gas turbines (MGT).

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    Regional markets – Focus on North Pacific Rim


    When we profiled the North Pacific industrial gases business last year, we noted how in 2016 the region had for the first time in history eclipsed the size of the European market to become the second-largest industrial gas market in the world, at a value of almost $18bn.

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    Riken Keiki: “Making business decisions with eyes fixed overseas”


    Hisayoshi Kobayashi, President of Japanese company Riken Keiki, has strengthened industrial gas detectors and alarms since he assumed his current position and it’s producing results in developing markets overseas.

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    New Zealand signs hydrogen agreement with Japan


    New Zealand and Japan are working together to transition away from a reliance on fossil fuels with the signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation on hydrogen (H 2 ), says Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods.

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    Toyota to adopt Toshiba hydrogen supply system


    Toyota Industries Corporation and Toshiba Energy Systems Solutions Corporation have agreed that Toyota will adopt a Toshiba ESS’s facility to produce and supply hydrogen (H 2 ) made from renewable energy for fuel-cell forklifts used at the Takahama plant of Toyota Industries in Aichi Prefecture.

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    Green Science Alliance produces custom SOFCs


    Green Science Alliance Co., Ltd., the Japanese chemical company that researches and develops highly advanced, cutting edge materials in the field of energy and environmental science, has started custom synthesis and measurement of an electrode and the solid electrolyte of solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs).

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    Chart Industries to divest oxygen-related products business to NGK Spark Plug


    Chart Industries, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to divest its oxygen-related products business within the BioMedical segment to Japanese company NGK Spark Plug Co., Ltd. for $133.5m.

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    Japan experiences LCO2 shortage


    According to The Gas Review, the liquefied carbon dioxide (LCO 2 ) and dry ice market in the summer of 2018 is being hit harder than normal by overlapping maintenance schedules, longer periods of scheduled maintenance and a series of plant troubles at raw gas sources.

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    Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation acquires IMI


    Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation (TNSC) has acquired medical equipment sales company IMI Co.

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    Taiyo Nippon Sanso develops SCOPE-Jet


    The SCOPE-Jet Swing developed by Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation (TNSC) adds a swing function to the energy-saving supersonic oxygen (O 2 ) jet SCOPE-Jet by applying the self-induced oscillation phenomenon of fluids.