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    Specialty gases in China

    2019-10-09T05:00:00Z

    As a result of the Zhongxin issue, the Huawei issue, and the recent trade wars, not only is China’s central government urging the semiconductor industry to expedite the advancement of domestic chip manufacture, the country’s specialty gas industry is also calling for an acceleration of domestic specialty and electronics gas ...

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    Regional markets: Focus on Pacific Rim

    2019-09-16T16:13:00Z

    When we profiled the North Pacific industrial gases business last year, we noted how in 2018 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 $20bn.

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    The hydrogen economy in China

    2019-08-16T05:00:00Z

    Further to my previous article focused on hydrogen mobility in China and the bold ambitions that the country has in this regard, here we look at other areas of the development of the hydrogen economy in China.

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    LNG in China

    2019-07-19T06:00:00Z

    Records of the General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China (GACC) show that in 2018, China imported 53.78 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) – an increase of 41.2% from 2017. Futhermore, this figure represents 59.5% of the total amount of 90.39 million tonnes of natural ...

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    Meditech Technology

    2019-06-21T10:50:00Z

    Oxygen for the world’ is the mission of Meditech Technology Co. Ltd. The two major shareholders of Meditech Technology are both graduates of medical universities in China and deeply recognise the importance of the quality of medical oxygen for human beings, as well as for other lives.

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    Data, smart technology and electronics gases

    2019-06-03T14:52:00Z

    When we think of Industry 4.0 and the wave of digitisation sweeping throughout industry and society alike, we tend to focus on the technology and operational change that it brings. The electronics gases business is largely overlooked and yet entirely intrinsic to this digital revolution.

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    10 minutes with...Rosalyn Luo

    2019-03-04T10:57:00Z

    Take 10 minutes out with Rosalyn Luo, President of Shanghai Chinllenge Gases, as she discusses the company, the Chinese industrial gas market and the company’s vision.

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    In focus...Food and beverage technologies

    2019-02-04T12:11:00Z

    The food and beverage industry has enjoyed the benefits of using industrial gases and technologies for decades, improving food quality, preservation and safety in increasingly intricate ways. This In Focus…  will explore three key applications in the food and beverage sector and the latest trends shaping them.

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    Regional markets - Focus on emerging economies

    2019-01-04T14:33:00Z

    Having just returned from gasworld’s Asia-Pacific Industrial Gas Conference 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the sense of optimism for the region as a whole – let alone particular pockets of high growth – was exuded throughout the event and the many conversations within it.

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    CCS speeds ahead in China

    2018-12-03T06:00:00Z

    China continues to set the pace in deploying CCS as a vital climate change technology, explains Dr. Xiangshan Ma, Country Manager – China, for the Global CCS Institute.

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    Regional markets – Focus on North Pacific Rim

    2018-11-02T10:06:00Z

    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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    Asia-Pacific Industrial Gas Conference 2018 preview

    2018-10-09T08:54:00Z

    The Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel in Malaysia is the venue for gas world’s fourth conference in the Asia-Pacific region this December, where the focus will be on new and existing industrial gas markets alike – and how companies can maximise the opportunities at their disposal.

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    Oxygen in China

    2018-07-05T13:30:00Z

    Since the China government started to tackle the problem of excess capacity in various industries seriously, and implemented supply side reform a few years ago, many production sites have been cracked down and closed.

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    TOMCO2 Systems

    2018-05-02T08:00:00Z

    Eric Rottier might find less time this summer to enjoy boating, fishing, and watersports on the 10,000 lakes in his beloved home state of Minnesota, but he looks forward to the challenges in front of him.

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    On-trend: Recovery and reclamation of refrigerant gases

    2018-05-02T10:33:00Z

    Like vehicle emissions, one of the most commonly acknowledged or understood areas of environmental concern surrounds fluorinated greenhouse gases (F-gases). It’s become something of a buzz term in the wider specialty gases and chemicals business in recent years.

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    The electronics gases business in China

    2018-02-02T00:00:00Z

    In 2016, China manufactured 2.1 billion sets of mobile phone, a 13.6% increase from 1.81 billion sets in 2015, and a one billion units increase over five years. This is just a simple example of how the electronics industry in China is booming, at an astounding rate.

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    Hot topic: The ‘Belt and Road’

    2018-01-03T09:26:00Z

    Victor Leung explores the new initiative in China and what this means for the industrial gas and equipment industry.

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    The emergence of hydrogen towns in China

    2017-10-04T00:00:00Z

    Hydrogen as a clean energy has been promoted in China in recent years, while other developed countries have already set up and are expanding their hydrogen infrastructure. China is now allocating efforts to catch up.

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    Regional markets – Global update

    2017-09-01T00:00:00Z

    After a rather disappointing year for the global industrial gases business in 2015, many hoped that 2016 would mark the start of a much-needed recovery. Yet, as all major industrial gas companies released their second quarter results, there was little sign of any notable improvement.

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    Distributive energy and LNG in China

    2017-09-01T00:00:00Z

    Back in 2011, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) of the China government, together with other departments, promulgated a document titled Guidance of Developing Natural Gas Distributive Energy (Fa Gai Neng Yuan[2011] No. 2196) (the Guidance) in which it said the overall energy utilisation efficiency could achieve 70% ...