All Air Gases articles – Page 6

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    A multi-period model for production planning


    Cryogenic air separation is the main operating cost and the efficient use of it is a critical issue in the production planning. Here, Messer Ibérica (Spain) provides a case study in optimal industrial gas production processes and planning.

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    PSA plants – Cost-effective, mobile… and on the move


    In the world of air gas production, capacities and product purities are increasing while plants are getting smaller and smaller all the time. Though this trend may be an observation of ASUs and large-scale production, there is undoubtedly an intrinsic link to the proliferation of PSA technologies.

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    Bhel commissions cryogenic production plant in Bhopal


    Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd’s (Bhel) Works Engineering Central Services Division has recently commissioned a new cryogenic air separation plant in Bhopal.

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    MATHESON acquires divested Air Liquide-Airgas assets


    Air Liquide has today announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell certain assets in the US to Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc. (MATHESON), a subsidiary of Japanese Tier One player Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation (TNSC), as part of its recent acquisition of Airgas, Inc.

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    Medical Oxygen Delivery Evolution and Outlook


    John Carrigan and Dan Stracner of Luxfer Gas Cylinders recount the history of innovation in the market for medical oxygen, looking forward to future developments.

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    Linde divests Chemogas business


    The management of Chemogas NV, a leading international provider of packaged chemical gases and related services, and Gilde Equity Management (GEM) Benelux have announced the agreement to acquire the company from The Linde Group.

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    Major ASU order for Hangzhou Hangyang


    Hangzhou Hangyang has announced that it has signed a major contract with Anhui Haoyuan Chemicals Group to supply an air separation unit (ASU) of 70,000 Nm3/h capacity.

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    Linde India begins operations at second ASU for Tata Steel


    Linde India Ltd (formerly BOC India Ltd) has begun commercial production at the second of its two air separation units (ASU) at Tata Steel’s plant in the state of Odisha, India.

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    Hangyang grows whilst equipment business drops


    According to the 2015 annual report released recently by Hangzhou Hangyang, China’s leading air separation equipment manufacturer and local industrial gas producer is seeing a trend for its industrial gases business surpassing that of its equipment manufacturing operations.

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    BMA Liquid Air Oxygen sets up oxygen plant in Nagaland


    In order to cater to the needs of people living in India’s North Eastern states, independent enterprise BMA Liquid Air Oxygen/Cylinders has set up a small-scale oxygen manufacturing plant in Dimapur.

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    Luxfer Gas Cylinders in partnership with Precision Medical


    Luxfer Gas Cylinders adds portable oxygen concentrators (POCs) to its European product line through new partnership with Precision Medical, Inc.

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    SpaceX Uses LOX in Successful Rocket Launch and Landing


    The role of industrial gases in the Dec. 2015 successful launch and vertical landing of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket.

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    Iran: IAEA confirms lifting of sanctions


    International sanctions on Iran have been lifted, following the country’s compliance with a deal to monitor its current and future nuclear capabilities.

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    Concerns deepen in steel sector as job losses continue


    Ongoing concerns in the steel business are deepening with Tata Steel confirming it is making further job losses in its UK operations.

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    Structural challenges – Metallurgy sector still in focus for gases industry


    Metallurgy has been in the industrial gas headlines a number of times over the last 12 months as the steel sector in particular has faced ongoing challenges in its market dynamics. As we learn here in this hot topic, structural challenges still remain in the metallurgy sector, as do opportunities. ...

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    Applied Cryo Technologies: Strength in Aluminum


    Applied Cryo Technologies’ dedication to the versatility of aluminum is a defining part of their approach to the trailer business.

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    UK seeks Indian investment in liquid air technologies


    Mindful of a shortage of power hampering the growth of Indian economy, a British delegation visited India recently along with the British Secretary of State for Business, Sajid Javid, seeking Indian investment in a cryogenic energy storage facility.


    Praxair raises prices for air gases, hydrogen and helium


    Following up on a recent increase in CO2 price, Praxair announces price increases for nitrogen, oxygen, argon, hydrogen and helium, as well as a general facility fee increase, effective Jan. 1.

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    Successful commissioning of Shandong ASU


    An air separation plant (ASU) with a nominal capacity of 40,000 Nm3/h of oxygen has been successfully commissioned in Shouguang city of Shandong province, China recently.

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    Messer Group expands its Siegen site


    The Messer Group has upped its investment in its Siegen site in Germany, with the expansion of the facility’s cylinder filling plant, boosting production capacity by 100,000 cylinders per year with immediate effect.