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    BCGA Covid-19 activity

    2020-07-16T11:01:00Z

    The compressed gases industry and its supply chains have been hugely impacted by coronavirus (Covid-19. As an industry, we have kept up and continuously monitored supplies to key sectors, as well as ensuring other good measures such as social distancing are in place as part of safe working.

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    New BCGA Chief Executive sets out vision for the future

    2020-07-14T11:04:00Z

    Negotiating the Covid-19 environment will be a key priority for the new Chief Executive of the British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA), who is keen to build on the vital role BCGA members played in providing medical gases and other related gases and equipment during the pandemic.

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    GAWDA Annual Convention goes virtual

    2020-07-08T10:10:00Z

    The Gases and Welding Distributors Association’s (GAWDA) Annual Convention will be a virtual event from 25 th September due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

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    BCGA updates TIS27

    2020-04-28T13:37:00Z

    The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has published a revision to its Technical Information Sheet 27, covering the safe use of liquid nitrogen dewars.

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    BCGA updates coronavirus guidance

    2020-03-18T10:31:00Z

    In light of the fast-moving developments related to coronavirus, the British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has put together a briefing note to provide members with accurate information about the virus, as well as highlight key issues for members to consider.

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    Air Water joins AIGA

    2020-03-13T09:51:00Z

    The Asia Industrial Gases Association (AIGA) has welcomed Air Water Inc. (AWI) as a Category-1 member.

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    BCGA issues revised guidance

    2020-03-09T15:31:00Z

    National trade body The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has revised its guidance relating to reduced oxygen atmospheres.

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    Support for carbon capture and storage picks up speed

    2020-02-06T12:37:00Z

    Over the past six months, the Global CCS Institute has welcomed 12 new members from the industrial, financial and energy sectors signaling strong renewed momentum for carbon capture and storage (CCS) globally.

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    New location for EIGA’s 2021 Winter Seminar

    2020-02-04T11:21:00Z

    After another successful Winter Seminar that saw more than 200 delegates attend, the European Industrial Gases Association (EIGA) has revealed information about its 2021 Winter Seminar, which includes a brand new location.

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    EIGA 2020: Day two recap

    2020-01-30T10:47:00Z

    Good practices, innovative initiatives and future challenges/opportunities have been the focus here at day two of the European Industrial Gases Association’s (EIGA) Winter Seminar in Brussels, Belgium.

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    BCGA announces new CEO

    2019-12-03T09:38:00Z

    After 14 years at the helm of the British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA), CEO Doug Thornton is retiring and will be replaced by Ellen Daniels, the national trade body announced today.

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    IWDC celebrates 25th anniversary

    2019-11-21T16:32:00Z

    The Independent Welding Distributors Cooperative, a corporation focused on leveraging the strengths of its independent welding distributor members across North America, is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

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    BCGA publishes new document

    2019-10-17T12:21:00Z

    The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has published new guidance on the use of atmospheric monitoring equipment at authorised testing facilities.

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    2020 Vision

    2019-10-01T05:00:00Z

    gasworld News Journalist Molly Burgess speaks to Abydee Butler Moore to discuss her new tenure as GAWDA President. 

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    GAWDA Annual Convention recap, part one

    2019-09-29T22:14:00Z

    Economist Brian Beaulieu warned the GAWDA (Gases and Welders Distributors Association) 2019 Annual Convention to expect a bigger slowdown in 2022.

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    BCGA publishes revision

    2019-09-24T14:04:00Z

    The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has published a revision to its Technical Information Sheet 30 (TIS 30), covering working in reduced oxygen atmospheres.

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    GAWDA Annual Convention preview

    2019-09-02T05:00:00Z

    This year’s Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) Annual Convention will see members gather for the four-day event themed “It’s All About Service” at the Marriott Marquis, Washington DC, on September 28 – October 1.

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    BCGA adds 100th document

    2019-08-07T14:42:00Z

    The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has added the 100th guidance document to its comprehensive reference library.

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    The IIR publishes new note

    2019-07-16T14:20:00Z

    According to new information by the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR), the total number of refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump systems in operation worldwide is roughly $5bn, with global annual sales of such equipment amounting to roughly $500bn.

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    GAWDA Seven Springs 2019 review

    2019-06-20T17:44:00Z

    Sporting clays, a mountain BBQ, golf scramble tournament, reverse contact booth and business session: Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) members have had quite the action-packed schedule here in Seven Springs, Pennsylvania for the annual regional meeting.