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    UK Budget: One week on, industry reaction


    When Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osbourne last week revealed his final Budget before May’s UK general election, he claimed Britain was ‘walking tall again’ after five years of austerity. But what does industry in the country make of the latest Budget, and its impact upon future growth?

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    Two markets – one deflated Eurozone?


    With deflation choking the Eurozone for the second time in six years, we take a look at the markets in Europe and the two sides of the region’s gases business, during this challenging financial period.

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    Hot topic – Oil price causes LNG questions


    With the brent crude oil price continuing to fall, impacting on the value of the Russian rouble, proposals for LNG terminals around the world are facing eleventh-hour questions regarding profitability predictions. But what other projects could face a new dawn in 2015? gasworld investigates.

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    Taiwanese market first for Air Liquide


    The group has issued a bond, in Chinese Renminbi, at the value of 500 million – which is worth around €68m. Air Liquide is therefore the first non-Taiwanese corporate to issue bonds in Chinese Reminbi in this market.

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    More multi-year deals for Plug Power


    The company has secured a multi-year contract with SouthernLINC Wireless, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Southern Company, for its ReliOn integrated fuel cell solution and GenFuel hydrogen services.

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    £2.5m to develop North Sea CO2 storage


    The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) is making an additional £2.5m available to encourage the development of CO 2  storage in the North Sea – further assisting with the UK’s leading role in Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS).

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    NASA awards gases contracts


    NASA has awarded an agency-wide multiple award contracts to Air Products and Chemicals and Linde consolidating the agency’s requirements for 10.2 million litres of liquid helium and 128.6 million cubic feet of gaseous helium to support operations at 13 NASA locations.

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    Hangyang announces interim results


    The economic situation in China seems to be reflected by the interim results of the largest air separation plant manufacturer Hangzhou Hangyang who recently announced their interim results for 2014.

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    Regional markets: Focus on France


    Despite its economic power, fears persist over the continuing debt crisis in the Eurozone and, in some quarters, France is a concern in terms of weighing on the wider region’s recovery. Following lower-than-expected GDP in first quarter 2014, the question has even been raised, is France entering a renewed downturn? ...

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    Kairmeite releases interim results


    Kaimeite Gases in China has recently released its interim results of 2014. Total revenue has increased by 39.71% from RMB 89.37m in first half of 2013 to RMB 124.86m in first half of 2014. Operating profit has increased by 7.68% to RMB 21.51m.