Agnes H. Baker's articles

  • Linde-Altamont
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    Turning trash into an eco-friendly fuel resource

    2019-04-01T06:00:00Z

    Alternative fuels, non-conventional fuels, advanced fuels and biofuels all refer to materials or substances that can be used as an energy source, but are not oil, gas, or coal.

  • Hypersolar
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    Advances in hydrogen

    2019-04-01T06:00:00Z

    Hydrogen is one of the 10 high-priority clean energy innovation areas identified in a recent report by IHS Markit.

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    Serving both light and dark

    2019-03-01T11:22:00Z

    Agnes H. Baker looks at some of the most fascinating applications for rare gases for March 2019’s issue of gas world US.

  • Barcoding
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    IT challenges and solutions

    2019-03-01T06:00:00Z

    Keeping up with information technology, both in terms of software and hardware, is one of the great challenges of our time and can be particularly daunting for independent gases and welding distributors.

  • Matt-Chasky
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    10 minutes with...Matt Chasky

    2019-02-04T15:37:00Z

    Take 10 minutes out with Matt Chasky, Executive Vice-President for KAG Merchant Gas, as he discusses his new role, how KAG is dealing with the shortage of drivers and what the hot topics for the company are this year.

  • Weldship
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    Weldship innovates its way to success

    2019-02-04T15:06:00Z

    Weldship is a company that has continued to carve out and create new market opportunities since its inception in 1946.

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    Sustainable freight transportation

    2019-02-04T15:01:00Z

    Cars and light duty vehicles lead the pack of polluters, but trucking is the second leading source of transportation end-use sector emissions, writes Agnes H. Baker.

  • Laboratory technician chemistry
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    Chemistry and the Economy: 2019 outlook

    2019-02-04T14:28:00Z

    Every six months, the American Chemistry Council (ACC) does a survey of the chemical industry. Resident economist Paul Hodges, Chairman of International eChem, and Bill Carroll of Carroll Applied Sciences, recently presented their semi-annual look at the factors impacting global markets, with a focus on chemicals, writes Agnes H. Baker. ...

  • Laboratory technician chemistry
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    Collaboration key to chemistry advances

    2019-01-04T16:22:00Z

    Each year, Chemical Engineering News (C EN), a publication of the American Chemistry Society, recaps the most exciting research trends in chemistry and look ahead. In a recent webinar, Editors from ChemRxiv (Marshall Brennan), Nature (Claire Hansell), and Science (Jake Yeston) shared their favorite chemical ...

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    KOBELCO Compressors America, Inc.

    2019-01-04T16:10:00Z

    Expansion is in KOBELCO Compressors America, Inc.’s (KCA) DNA. In 2011, the company opened a new state of the art compressor manufacturing facility in Corona, California, which enabled the company to significantly ramp up production.