Africa

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    Air Products supports South Africa’s welders

    30 November 2016

    Air Products has continued its major support of the South African Institute of Welding’s (SAIW’s) Young Welder of the Year competition, with Phillippus Terblanche taking this year’s crown.

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    Oxymat makes Christmas donation to TUMBI regional hospital in Tanzania

    28 November 2016

    Oxymat A/S has donated an oxygen generator to TUMBI regional referral hospital in Kibaha, which is a public hospital and acts as the regional referral of the Coastal region of Tanzania.

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    Fluor wins EPC contract at Secunda site

    2 November 2016

    Global facility designer Fluor Corporation has won an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract to deliver the outside battery limits (OSBL) at Sasol’s Secunda plant, South Africa.

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    Historic agreement heats up fight against global warming

    26 October 2016

    Nearly 200 countries struck an historic deal on October 14th in Kigali, Rwanda at the 28th meeting of the parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (MOP28), as the fight against global warming heated up.

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    Afrox unveils filling hub investment

    21 October 2016

    Today, Afrox unveiled its flagship filling facility in Riverhorse Valley, Durban North, South Africa.

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    Afrox issues caution of confined atmospheric hazards

    18 October 2016

    The Linde Group’s African Oxygen Limited (Afrox) has warned of gaseous hazards in confined spaces, offering detailed risk assessments and assessment reports to combat potentially dangerous, atmospheric situations.

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    Air Products South Africa promotes workplace safety

    10 October 2016

    Following his appointment in July, Air Products South Africa (Pty) Ltd’s new Managing Director Rob Richardson reinforced the company’s strong safety values during his first site visit in his new role.

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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.