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    BCGA elects new President


    Air Liquide UK Managing Director Lucía Sainz de Mier has been selected as the British Compressed Gases Association’s (BCGA) new National President, bringing global experience to the role.

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    Calling all members


    The results are in from our recent survey, which asked BCGA members about the future of the organisation, about Brexit and, of course, the impact of coronavirus.

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    CGA and EIGA issue joint statement


    CGA and EIGA have issued a joint statement affirming their belief that SPP-supplied brazed aluminium heat exchangers are reliable and safe for use, after their members conducted an inventory and collected the operational histories of these heat exchangers in response to concerns earlier this year.

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    BCGA 2020 preview


    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


    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


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

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    IWDC set members' spending record


    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


    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


    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


    “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


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

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    Transport safety


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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 ...

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    GAWDA membership experience in focus


     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.