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    Afrox achieves “historic” B-BBEE Level 1 status


    African Oxygen Limited (Afrox) has achieved Level 1 status under South Africa’s Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment regulations.

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    An interview with Afrox


    “Our key goal is to be a thoroughly modernised business, one that continuously drives change, not one driven by it,” says Afrox Managing Director Schalk Venter in an interview with Joanna Sampson.

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    Preview: An interview with Afrox


    Currently in its 92 nd year of operations, sub-Saharan Africa’s leading industrial gases and welding company Afrox originally opened its doors in 1927 as Allen-Liversidge Industrial Gases.

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    Afrox: CO2 and laparoscopic surgery


    Laparoscopic surgery, commonly called keyhole surgery, is now widely established as a way to minimise patient trauma. The benefits include reduced postoperative pain and scarring, short hospital stays, better patient satisfaction and a much quicker recovery time.

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    Afrox: HiQ gases help people to breathe


    HiQ gases from Afrox are ‘made for purpose’, and each has to comply with a specific set of specifications. This is particularly pertinent in the health sector, where the purity and accuracy of the gas mixtures used have a direct bearing on the health and treatment of patients.

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    Afrox: HiQ gases and eye surgery


    Inert speciality gases have been used in eye surgery for more than 100 years, with the use of sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) and perfluoropropane (C3F8) still being the gold standard in eye surgery today.

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    Afrox advances fertility treatment in South Africa


    Afrox has been playing a key role in the success rate of IVF fertility treatment in South Africa.

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    Afrox launches new programme


    Sub-Saharan Africa’s leading industrial gases and welding company Afrox has launched its 360 o Integrated Customer Application Solutions and Safety Solutions programme.

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    Afrox partners with Ulula Energy


    Afrox has partnered with Ulula Energy to take gas safety, affordability and convenience into the Western Cape’s informal domestic and residential markets.

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    Afrox wins the South African healthcare medical contract


    African Oxygen Limited (Afrox) has been awarded the South African State Healthcare Contract to supply medical gases to Government hospitals, National Treasury has confirmed.

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    Afrox releases new IVR cylinders


    Afrox, a member of The Linde Group, has released new technology designed specifically to address the needs of medical practitioners and respiratory therapists for the administration of medical oxygen (O 2 ) in portable cylinders.

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    Afrox releases new technology


    African Oxygen Limited (Afrox), the leading gases provider in sub-Saharan Africa, has developed a unique and fully integrated end-to-end product service offering (PSO) for the global gold mining industry to optimise metallurgical gold leach using oxygen (O 2 ).

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    Afrox presents medal in honour of founding CEO


    In celebration of 90-years in the gases and welding industry, and in honour of African Oxygen Limited’s (Afrox) founding CEO, Afrox presented the prestigious Harvey Shacklock Gold Medal Award at the 69 th annual Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW) dinner.

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    Afrox unveils welding school at LIV Village


    African Oxygen Limited (Afrox), sub-Saharan Africa’s leading industrial gases and welding company, has shown its commitment to assisting young South African’s to acquire welding skills and knowledge by opening the LIV Welding Academy at LIV Village.