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  • Art Waskey
    Features

    Millennials at work

    2018-07-05T10:59:00Z

    In the last several years, I have had the privilege of working with the brightest of our next generation of sales producers. According to Forbes BrandVoice, Millennials (aka “Gen Y” or “Yers”), ages 21 to 37, will comprise more than one of three adult Americans by 2020 and 75% of the workforce by

  • rob cockerill
    Features

    CO2 shortage: Lessons learned?

    2018-07-03T10:14:00Z

    I can remember where I was when news of the great CO2 shortage broke; I was still in the birthing centre a little while after welcoming our second daughter into the world.

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    Features

    CO2: Finally some recognition for a much maligned gas

    2018-07-02T15:25:00Z

    If the carbon dioxide (CO2) shortage of the last fortnight has taught us nothing else, it has served up some welcome widespread awareness for the integral role of this invaluable gas in our everyday lives.

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    This was always a marathon, not a sprint…

    2018-06-14T13:49:00Z

    So the European Commission (EC) has reportedly rebuffed the original merger proposals put forward by Praxair and Linde, issuing a confidential Statement of Objection (SO) in the latest step of this marathon of a mega merger.

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    Steel tariffs – what impact?

    2018-06-01T15:14:00Z

    Few of us will be able to pick up a newspaper, check out the news online, or turn on the TV/radio without hearing about a possible trade war in-the-making, but at what cost for the gases industry around the world? Rob Cockerill explores a steely issue for the metallurgy markets.

  • rob cockerill
    News

    Intriguing times in the Americas…

    2018-05-18T09:44:00Z

    What an interesting time to be in the industrial gases business, and particularly so in the Americas region. News of Corning Painter’s departure from Air Products this week is the second big executive departure to be disclosed in as many months in the US.

  • Art Waskey
    Features

    Time well spent

    2018-05-02T08:00:00Z

    I love working with Millennials (Next Gen, or Generation Y). In my senior years, I have had the privilege of working with the brightest young minds as they progress into outside sales.

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    Here today, definitely there tomorrow – distributive LNG

    2018-04-25T11:08:00Z

    What seemed to unite everyone in the room today was the belief, or rather conviction, that LNG has a key role to play in the global energy transition and that there is significant potential to be explore in the Europe region, among others.

  • rob cockerill
    News

    Calls to action from hydrogen stakeholders

    2018-04-24T13:59:00Z

    Stakeholders from within and outside of the hydrogen business have aligned in their calls to action here in Amsterdam, writes Rob Cockerill.

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    Distributive LNG: Understanding the opportunity

    2018-04-04T07:00:00Z

    On this day in three weeks time, the entire Day 2 of the gasworld Clean Energies Conference will be devoted to Distributive LNG.