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    Focus on South America


    The industrial gases market after the Linde-Praxair merger facing slow economic growth, writes Eduardo Pelitti.

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    EDGE produces first LNG in US


    Edge Gathering Virtual Pipelines 2 LLC (EDGE) has produced and delivered its first LNG in the US by converting stranded and flared natural gas with no need for a pipeline.

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    Galileo fuelled with LNG


    Six specially motorised Scania G340 trucks have been successfully fuelled with liquid natural gas (LNG).

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    Regional markets – Focus on South America


    One of the region’s thought to be a point of contention in the proposed merger of equals of Praxair, Inc. and Linde AG is South America. This is also a region in the headlines of late for its economic struggles, with President Trump’s newly announced trade tariff (25%) on steel ...

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    The industrial gas world in 2018


    Where’s hot and getting hotter in the year ahead? As 2017 draws to a close, gas world looks ahead at what projects, plants and developments we can expect to see in the industrial gas business in 2018. Here we focus on projects in the Americas region.

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    Regional markets – Focus on South America


    Rewind 12 months and with China’s once rampant growth in check, South and Central America’s emerging economies were coming into view for those geared around going where the growth is. One year on, and it is thought that the Chinese economy has stabilised, while the effects of President Trump’s arrival ...

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    Air Liquide builds new SMR in Argentina


    Air Liquide has announced plans to build a hydrogen (H 2 ) production plant and expand its long-term supply of H 2 to Argentina’s leading refiner.

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    LifeGuard adds sales experience and continues global expansion


    Lifeguard Technologies, Inc., an industrial safety hose manufacturer, has strengthened its global operations with added in-house capabilities via new employees and the successful launch of its South American expansion.

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    LifeGuard expands footprint with South America branch


    LifeGuard Technologies, a US company specialised in industrial safety, has officially opened a new branch in Buenos Aires, Argentina, called ‘LifeGuard Technologies – South America.’

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    More efficiency and profitability in Argentina


    Thanks to an innovative solution from Siemens and other energy and equipment optimisations, the Profertil fertiliser plant in Bahia Blanca, Argentina increases production of urea by 11% and ammonia by 9% using the same amount of energy.