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    Renergen signs $40m loan agreement


    Alternative and renewable energy business Renergen has today signed a $40m loan agreement with the US Government’s development finance institution.

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    West Africa’s first LNG plant inaugurated


    A first for West Africa, a new LNG storage and regasification plant was inaugurated this week in Equatorial Guinea.

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    Diageo invests in biomass boilers


    Alcoholic beverages producer Diageo is investing in biomass boilers at its African sites in a bid to reduce its carbon footprint and address climate change.

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    Exclusive: Renergen discusses Virginia Gas Project


    Alternative and renewable energy business Renergen has appointed EPCM Bonisana as the engineering, procurement and contraction (EPC) contractor for its Virginia Gas Project.

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    The connected future of gas supply


    In the future, Afrox gas cylinders, onsite bulk tanks and gas analysers will be connected to the Internet, which will not only allow automatic reordering for just-in-time delivery, but the data collected can also be used to analyse gas quality and usage trends, predict needs, identify leaks and much more. ...

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    SSP: An integral part of Afrox’s 360-degree solutions


    Afrox’s Business Manager for Manufacturing Industries, Johann Pieterse, describes how Afrox’s full Safety Solutions Programme (SSP) has been incorporated into its 360° Solutions offering.

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    Gas analysis and the fourth industrial revolution


    According to Afrox, the fourth industrial revolution is coming to the compressed gas laboratory in the form of connected analysers.

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    Noble Helium bolsters team and begins search


    gas world can exclusively reveal that fledgling Australian helium prospector Noble Helium, the world’s first global pure-play helium exploration and production company, has launched an international search for new deposits of the precious element.

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    Afrox advances cylinder tracking


    Sub-Saharan Africa’s leading industrial gases and welding company Afrox has completed the national roll-out of its state-of-the-art digital cylinder tracking service.

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    Exclusive interview with African Hydrogen Partnership


    In an exclusive interview with gasworld, the co-founders of the African Hydrogen Partnership discuss their ambitious vision to transform Africa from a vast and largely underdeveloped continent, to a region at the forefront of clean technologies with a thriving hydrogen value chain.

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    Air Products South Africa celebrates 50 years


    Air Products South Africa is today celebrating 50 years of service.

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    Afrox reports steady revenue rise in 2018 financials


    African Oxygen Limited (Afrox) has reported a steady rise in revenue in its latest 2018 full-year financials.

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    Liquid helium, the lifeblood of MRI machines


    Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a game-changing technology in the medical community, enabling specialist physicians to gather vital information about a patient’s condition in a non-intrusive, radiation-free way.

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    South Africa’s Green Transport Strategy


    South Africa’s Department of Transport recently published a Green Strategy that outlines efforts to contribute towards a 5% reduction of emissions in the transport sector by 2050. These steps will include switching to hydrogen (H 2 ) fuels and adopting H 2  energy vehicles.

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    NitraLife assists RSI with on-demand nitrogen


    Rock Solid Industries (RSI), manufacturer of pickup truck canopies, has purchased two nitrogen (N 2 ) generators from leading local manufacturer and supplier of N 2  generators, NitraLife, to augment and strengthen its manufacturing efficiencies and capabilities.

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    Afrox invests R150m in state healthcare


    African Oxygen Limited (Afrox) is currently upgrading its service facilities at hospitals across South Africa as part of its R150m investment strategy to deliver on the state healthcare tender award to supply hospitals and clinics across the nine provinces.

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    The industrial gas year that was…


    What a year 2018 has been. In the almost 15 years that gasworld has been the eyes, ears and increasingly the mouthpiece for the global industrial gases business, we have seldom seen such a year of headlines and transformation.

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    Air Products SA extends WitnessHappiness project


    It’s been two years since Air Products South Africa embarked on a journey to make an impact at early childhood development centres (ECDs) in communities where the company operates.

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    Afrox’s role in the winemaking industry


    South African wine exports bring in more than $650m per year from a little less than half of total local production of around 450 million litres per year.

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    Air Products SA invests in facility


    Continuously improving facilities, safety, processes and service delivery are key contributors to Air Products South Africa’s success over the years.