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    Focus on South America

    2019-06-21T06:00:00Z

    The industrial gases market after the Linde-Praxair merger facing slow economic growth, writes Eduardo Pelitti.

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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 South America

    2018-04-04T10:26:00Z

    One of the region’s thought to be a point of contention in the proposed merger of equals of Praxair, Inc. and Linde AG is South America. This is also a region in the headlines of late for its economic struggles, with President Trump’s newly announced trade tariff (25%) on steel ...

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    10 minutes with...Carlos Fornas

    2018-04-04T10:41:00Z

    Take 10 minutes out with Carlos Fornas, Cryogenic Engineer Industrial Manager at Nitrotec Industrias Metalúrgicas, as he provides an introduction to Nitrotec and the business trends the company is seeing at the moment.

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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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    Better times ahead

    2017-06-01T00:00:00Z

    When The Linde Group revealed its first quarter 2017 results on 28th April, it completed a week of seemingly positive financials among the major players. So what are these signs of encouragement, and how much can we read into them?

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    Stirling Cryogenics

    2017-06-01T13:15:00Z

    Looking at all the pins in the world map that Stirling Cryogenics has, it’s glaringly obvious that this company is a major global player in its industry.

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    Carbon capture – The CO2 business in 2017

    2017-04-05T00:00:00Z

    Based upon my estimates today, the US CO2 market may approach around 9.8 million short tons of utilisation this year, with most sectors essentially following the relative growth (or shortfall) within the corresponding markets of the sectors they serve. Globally, this merchant market total is over 20 million tons annually. ...

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    Regional markets – Focus on South America

    2017-04-05T00:00:00Z

    Rewind 12 months and with China’s once rampant growth in check, South and Central America’s emerging economies were coming into view for those geared around going where the growth is. One year on, and it is thought that the Chinese economy has stabilised, while the effects of President Trump’s arrival ...

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    Regional markets – Global update

    2016-07-06T00:00:00Z

    As the 2015 industrial gas year drew to a close, many of the ongoing trends within the industry – and externally – showed no signs of abating. Indeed, midway through 2016 these same dynamics appear to continue; though underlying growth in sales and volumes generally remains relatively strong, the global ...

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    Rio 2016 – Aiding aquatics with innovation

    2016-07-06T00:01:00Z

    As the Rio 2016 Olympic Games loom, gasworld profiles a lesser known aquatic application by Air Liquide subsidiary Aqua Lung International.

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    Rio 2016 – Gases, politics and the Brazil economy

    2016-06-01T00:01:00Z

    As Brazil gets ready to host the 2016 Olympic Games, gasworld explores the political, economic and industrial gas scene in the country. By Eduardo Pelitti.

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    Hydrogen supply and demand

    2016-04-06T00:00:00Z

    Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe whether measured by mass or number of molecules, and is also number one in the industrial gas world based on the number of molecules produced. So, how much hydrogen is produced in the world each year? Such a simple question, unfortunately, ...

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    What is a hydrogen fuel cell?

    2016-04-06T00:00:00Z

    Consisting of a single electron orbiting a single proton, hydrogen is the simplest element in the universe – but this simple element can release almost three-times more energy than natural gas. The fact that hydrogen fuel comes with zero carbon emissions (its only by-product is water and heat), has made ...

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    Regional markets – Focus on South America

    2016-02-03T00:01:00Z

    The troubled economies of South America are facing another year of trade and fiscal uncertainty, if various informed projections are realised over the next 12 months. Latin American and Caribbean economies contracted 0.4% on average in 2015, according to figures from the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean ...

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    Tri-Gas Latin America

    2016-01-06T06:05:00Z

    TriGas Latin America has been in busness since 1990, providing exceptional customer service, specialising in direct source supply of liquid and gaseous helium, argon, hydrocarbons and refrigerants in bulk and cylinders, with certified purities.

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    In focus...Bulk distribution equipment

    2015-09-02T11:10:00Z

    Bulk distribution can be argued as a signifier of a healthy, growing, industry. If this sector is booming, it surely means high demand for industrial gases? And, does a boom in distribution mean the companies that design tanks, storage vessels, valves, pressure regulators and more, are also set to benefit ...

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    Regional markets: Global update

    2015-07-01T05:04:00Z

    Economic headwinds continue to test the robust nature of the global industrial gases business, whether through unfavourable ccurrency impacts, the decline in oil and natural gas prices, or lower economic activity – there has been pressure on the industry over the last 12 months.

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    Regional markets: Focus on South America

    2015-06-03T06:31:00Z

    This month our regional focus is on South America, a region long considered one of the emerging industrial gas markets but arguably in the shadow of fellow developing gas hubs, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific.

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    Shale gas – Industry revolution or public revolt?

    2014-10-29T06:03:00Z

    Paul Taylor, Senior Vice-President EMEA, AspenTech discusses the revolution in the energy landscape as a result of the shale gale – and whether it’s a case of industry revolution or public revolt for this particular dynamic in oil and gas.