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    Features

    BCGA 2020 preview

    2020-02-05T06:00:00Z

    The helium market, dry ice applications and dangerous goods are just three of the topics set to be discussed at the British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) Annual Conference in April.

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    EIGA 2020 preview

    2020-01-23T10:39:00Z

    It’s now just six days to go until the European Industrial Gases Association (EIGA) holds its annual Winter Seminar in Brussels, Belgium – and gasworld will once again be in attendance reporting live from the event.

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    IWDC sets up online program to train next generation

    2019-01-04T16:23:00Z

    The Independent Welding Distributors Cooperative (IWDC) has launched an online training program for its members. 

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    IWDC set members' spending record

    2018-09-07T10:16:00Z

    The Independent Welding Distributors Cooperative (IWDC) set a monthly record in members’ spending with $25.2m in August.

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    Safety in industrial gas transport

    2018-08-01T06:00:00Z

    The European Industrial Gases Association (EIGA) held its Winter Seminar back in January, focused on Transport Safety . Here, gas world’s Joanna Sampson has picked out one of the key themes from the event to look at in more detail.

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    GAWDA SMC in full swing

    2018-05-08T19:05:00Z

    With presentations designed to provide tactical, take-home solutions and process-oriented business education, and a keenly attended Contact Booth Program to match, the annual GAWDA Spring Management Conference is in full swing in St. Louis, Missouri.

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    Day one of EIGA seminar closes

    2018-01-24T18:14:00Z

    “Transport is one of the highest risk activities in the industry for gas companies and their providers of transport services,” is how Bernd Eulitz, the European Industrial Gases Association’s (EIGA) President, opened EIGA’s 2018 Winter Seminar today in Brussels, Belgium.

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    Countdown on to BCGA 2018 event

    2018-01-15T14:55:00Z

    The countdown is on to the British Compressed Gases Association’s (BCGA’s) 2018 Annual Conference.

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    Transport safety

    2018-01-03T10:20:00Z

    The transportation of gases and equipment by road can often be the highest risk activity for gas companies and their providers of transport services, and this is something that the European Industrial Gases Association (EIGA) is exploring this January (2018).

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    BCGA 2018 – Annual conference preview

    2018-01-03T10:15:00Z

    Biomethane, cryotherapy, ‘Brexit’ and efforts to clean up the rogue trade in Beverage Gases are just some of the areas set to be discussed at the British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) 2018 annual conference.

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    CIGIA celebrates 30 years in Nanjing event

    2017-11-21T15:57:00Z

    More than 600 delegates from different sectors of the China industrial gas industry and from different regions of China gathered in Nanjing of Jiangsu province on 28th October to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the founding of the China Industrial Gas Industry Association (CIGIA).

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    10 minutes with...Pete Ullman

    2017-04-01T06:00:00Z

    Take 10 minutes out with Pete Ullman, Executive Director for the Association of Independent Welding Distributor’s (AIWD) and formerly, VP Technical Services, Techniweld, as he discusses his appointment at the AIWD and what he aims to achieve in the role.

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    A platform for success – BCGA 2017 preview

    2017-01-04T14:12:00Z

    Record-breaking adventurer Brian Jones will take to the stage at the British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) 2017 Annual Conference as the keynote speaker.

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    Human factors – EIGA 2017 preview

    2017-01-04T14:05:00Z

    At a time when so much is said and written about digitisation and automation in industry, it is perhaps more important than ever not to overlook the human element at play in the gases industry, something that the European Industrial Gases Association (EIGA) is addressing this January.

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    CTR Inc. wins Distributor Safety Award

    2016-10-03T15:12:00Z

    Cryogenic services and equipment manufacturer CTR Inc. has received the annual CGA GAWDA Distributor Safety Award, in the more than 100,000 employee exposure hours category.

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    CGA publications – Free with paid GAWDA distributor membership

    2016-10-03T09:53:00Z

    In retail terms, you’d consider it an amazing “two-for-one” sale or a “buy one/get one” bargain. It represents a $1,600 value (if you had to pay in real dollars), but it’s many times worth that amount in terms of the plethora of timely, relevant, and applicable information on standards and ...

  • Mark Raimy, new GAWDA President
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    GAWDA membership experience in focus

    2016-09-29T08:46:00Z

     The 2016 Annual GAWDA Convention came to an end today with the passing of the Presidency from Bill Visintainer to Mark Raimy, CEO of Welders Supply in Erie, Ohio.

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    ACS opens new Singapore office

    2016-09-19T06:00:00Z

    The Publications and CAS divisions of the American Chemical Society (ACS) have announced the expansion of the society’s global footprint with the opening of a new ACS International (ACSI) office in Singapore.

  • Mark Raimy, Welder's Supply
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    10 minutes with...Mark Raimy

    2016-09-01T00:00:00Z

    Take 10 minutes out with Mark Raimy, CEO of Welder’s Supply and the incoming President of GAWDA, as he discusses not only his day-to-day role at Welder’s Supply but also how his experience in the field will inform his agenda as the latest President of GAWDA.

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    A landmark in ‘legal highs’

    2015-07-01T05:00:00Z

    A new Bill by the UK Government will tackle the trend for new psychoactive substances, including the increasing abuse of nitrous oxide.