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    Air Products SA’s Western Cape gets first female leader

    23 September 2016

    For the first time in its history, Air Products South Africa has appointed a woman as Regional Sales Manager of its Western Cape, tasked with leading the region’s performance to new heights.

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    The 2016 worldwide helium market

    1 September 2016

    The worldwide helium market demand in 2016 is about 5.9 billion cubic feet (Bcf) (see Figure 1). This is flat compared to 2015, and a decline of about 100 million cubic feet (mmcf) from five years ago due to demand destruction and global economic weakness.

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    Cavagna purchases Afrox’s Gas Equipment Factory assets

    26 July 2016

    The Cavagna Group, a compressed gas equipment manufacturer, has expanded its business line of integrated valves and regulators after purchasing the assets of African Oxygen Limited’s (Afrox’s) Gas Equipment Factory.

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    Afrox to unveil mining technologies at Electra Mining

    13 July 2016

    Afrox, the leading industrial gases and welding equipment supplier in South Africa, will unveil its latest technological developments in the mining, petrochemical, transport and power generation sectors at the Electra Mining exhibition later this year.

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    New Managing Director for Air Products South Africa

    12 July 2016

    Air Products South Africa (Pty) Ltd., the South African unit of US-based industrial gas conglomerate Air Products, has appointed Robert Richardson as its new Managing Director.

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    Worldwide installations and acquisition for NOVAIR

    11 July 2016

    French on-site gas generation specialist, NOVAIR, has made a string of global generator installations as well as a national acquisition in recent months, solidifying the company’s base and worldwide offerings.

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    Air Products South Africa strives for excellence

    6 July 2016

    Air Products South Africa has praised its Technical Services Executive for being a pivotal employee in its continuous strive towards excellence.

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    Regional markets – Global update

    6 July 2016

    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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    Energas launches tank blanketing valve in South Africa

    5 July 2016

    Gauteng-based business, Energas Technologies, has expanded its product offering across its homeland and has launched Protectoseal’s new tank blanketing valve into the South African market.

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    MAN Diesel & Turbo ships turbomachinery to Secunda ASU

    4 July 2016

    MAN Diesel & Turbo’s turbomachinery unit is being shipped to South Africa following successful acceptance tests, to form the heart of Air Liquide’s air separation unit (ASU) in Secunda.