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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.

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    GAWDA 2019 Seven Springs preview

    2019-06-03T13:58:00Z

    The Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) will return to the Seven Springs Mountain Resort near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on 17th-19th June (2019) to host the annual Seven Springs event.

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    IIR launches call to action

    2019-04-17T10:34:00Z

    In support of the world’s first refrigeration day, the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) is launching a Call to Action.

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    GAWDA Spring Management Conference preview

    2019-04-01T06:00:00Z

    Celebrated blind athlete Craig MacFarlane, who has won over 100 gold medals in multiple sports, will be one of the speakers at the Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) Spring Management Conference (SMC) in Minneapolis on May 4–6.

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    AIGA’s Technical Committee meets for milestone event

    2019-02-20T16:21:00Z

    The Asia Industrial Gases Association (AIGA) reached a new landmark last month when its Technical Committee met for the 50 th time.

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    Day two of the EIGA Winter Seminar 2019

    2019-01-31T16:47:00Z

    Over the past two days, over 30 industry professionals have taken to the European Industrial Gases Association (EIGA) stage, at the grand Le Plaza Hotel Theatre, to discuss topics under the theme of ‘Medical Gases – A deep breath’.

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    Day one of EIGA’s Winter Seminar 2019

    2019-01-30T17:54:00Z

    The EIGA Winter Seminar, a long-standing January tradition, has seen more than 30 industry experts and external speakers gather today at the Le Plaza Hotel in Brussels, to present on a range of topics under the theme of ‘Medical Gases – A deep breath’.

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    EIGA Winter Seminar 2019 preview

    2019-01-29T20:26:00Z

    In recent years, regulations and standards surrounding the handling of medical gases have developed into a complex landscape for healthcare personnel to navigate. That’s why the European Industrial Gases Association (EIGA) intends to share good practices and initiatives at its 2019 Winter Seminar which will commence tomorrow at the Le ...

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    Abrial elected new AIGA President

    2018-12-04T11:14:00Z

    Air Liquide’s François Abrial was unanimously elected President of the Asia Industrial Gas Association (AIGA) for the term 2018-2020 at the organisation’s recent 51st Board meeting in Shanghai, China.

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    BCGA completes major revision of key safety code

    2018-10-25T08:00:00Z

    The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has completed a comprehensive review of one of its most widely consulted safety guidance codes.

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    Registration open for EIGA Winter Session

    2018-10-22T10:58:00Z

    Registration is open for the European Industrial Gases Association’s (EIGA) next Winter Seminar, which will take place in Brussels, Belgium on 30 th and 31 st January (2019).

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    BCGA calls for vigilance on flashback arrestors

    2018-10-03T14:56:00Z

    National trade body, the British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA), is urging the welding industry to be aware of the importance of using flashback arrestors on oxy-acetylene sets. 

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    World Refrigeration Day launching next year

    2018-08-13T10:26:00Z

    From next year, a day dedicated to raising awareness among the wider public about the importance of refrigeration technologies in everyday life will be held annually on 26 th June.

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    AIGA celebrates milestone

    2018-06-11T11:32:00Z

    The Asia Industrial Gases Association (AIGA) reaches a new milestone this month as the organisation meets for the 50 th time.