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    Gas analysis and space exploration

    2020-07-01T05:00:00Z

    Over the next decade, NASA’s Artemis program will lay the foundations for a sustained long-term presence on the Moon’s surface.

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    AI, Machine Learning, and the future of the gas industry

    2020-07-01T05:00:00Z

    There are those who think Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its subset of technologies called Machine Learning (ML), are simply new ways to do the old things. There are others who think AI, especially Machine Learning, are much more than that and represent a new way to solve new problems. I ...

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    The impact of Covid-19 on distributors’ use of technology

    2020-07-01T05:00:00Z

    As this is being written, Covid-19 has accounted for nearly 120,000 deaths nationally. As we sift through the on-going wake of the disease, few things are understood clearly enough to plan for business beyond the various stages and phases through which states are hop-scotching their citizens.

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    Using Covid-19 to improve cylinder management

    2020-07-01T05:00:00Z

    As I write this in early June 2020, the world is still reeling from coronavirus (Covid-19), but with the initial economic shock behind us, companies are finding ways to work in the new normal. Below are some observations of how companies are using technology to both weather the crisis and ...

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    10 minutes with… Gerard Catchpole

    2020-07-01T05:00:00Z

    Take 10 minutes out with Gerard Catchpole, Global Sales and Marketing Manager, Gas Generator Division, VICI AG International, as he discusses laboratory gases, digitisation and the latest high purity gas generator developments

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    10 minutes with… Bob Luhrs

    2020-07-01T05:00:00Z

    Take 10 minutes out with Bob Luhrs, President of Salof Limited, as he discusses recent developments to products, the impact of coronavirus and what’s driving the CO2 business.

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    10 minutes with… William ‘Bill’ Geiger

    2020-07-01T05:00:00Z

    Take 10 minutes out with William ‘Bill’ Geiger, CEO of Consci, as he discusses how the company has been affected by Covid-19, plans for 2020 and where he sees the big opportunities in the next five years.

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    10 minutes with…Annarita Baldan

    2020-06-01T12:27:00Z

    Take 10 minutes out with Annarita Baldan, Principal Scientist Gas Analysis at VSL, as she discusses home working, gas analysis, NO2 mixtures and international collaboration, ahead of the upcoming Gas Analysis Control themed edition of gasworld magazine.

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    Midrex: Technology provider of the MIDREX® Process

    2020-06-01T05:00:00Z

    Midrex, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kobe Steel, currently stands as one of the world’s leading direct reduction technology companies. The company’s headquarters and research and technology development centre are located in Charlotte, North Carolina, while other offices are located in the UK, China, India, and Dubai.

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    Plant mechanisation

    2020-06-01T05:00:00Z

    Linde Europe North is close to finishing a 15-year journey to complete automation which has seen the Swedish industrial gases company not only automate its filling and cylinder handling, but also redesign its whole supply chain for the packaged gas business. Heavily driving an innovation and digitisation agenda, the company ...

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    Maximising margins

    2020-06-01T05:00:00Z

    The air that we breathe into our air separation unit (ASU) costs money in the form of electrical power. Our return comes from selling the oxygen, nitrogen and argon that we compress. Whilst the oxygen and nitrogen have contracted customers with pipeline supplies, the profitability of modern ASU operations is ...

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    Major milestones

    2020-06-01T05:00:00Z

    Longevity in the industrial gas industry allows companies to better serve their customer base and develop trust, while keeping up with trends in the market. To recognize some of those key players that have been serving the market throughout the years, gasworld takes a look at this year’s big birthdays. ...

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    LNG vaporization

    2020-06-01T05:00:00Z

    Developing new markets for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) fuel requires an enormous web of technology and accessing solutions can be a challenge. LNG storage solutions are often the focus of many projects, but vaporization and process integration can play a large part in the overall system value. 

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    Green in more ways than one

    2020-06-01T05:00:00Z

    With states such as California taking a global lead on hydrogen innovations, the US currently stands as one of the major players in the clean fuel market. 

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    Gasification

    2020-06-01T05:00:00Z

    Gasification is a long-established technology with a fascinating future. As an early example at industrial scale, the Seattle Gas Light Company coal gasification plant in the State of Washington came into operation in 1906. At its peak 40 years later, it was producing 7,000 Nm³ per hour of town gas ...

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    Getting into technical gases

    2020-06-01T05:00:00Z

    IJsfabriek Strombeek describes a 40-year journey in the nitrous oxide business to gasworld’s Rob Cockerill.

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    Fuel for thought

    2020-06-01T05:00:00Z

    “We have found the majority of people don’t even know that fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) are an option, so when people hear electric, they only think battery electric, and that’s a problem,” Jackie Birdsall, Senior Engineer at Toyota, told gasworld during her Thursday morning commute in Los Angeles, California. ...

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    Financial prospects falter for LNG projects

    2020-06-01T05:00:00Z

    The financial prospects for liquefied natural gas (LNG) ‒ once one of the globe’s hottest energy commodities – seem to be imploding before our eyes.

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    Keeping faith, taking new opportunities

    2020-06-01T05:00:00Z

    Gas Innovations is usually concerned with natural gas liquids (NGLs) as well as natural gas and hydrogen. But during the coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis, the Houston-based producer, purifier and packager of high purity hydrocarbon specialty gases has been busy with other products.

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    In focus… Industrial gases and space exploration

    2020-06-01T05:00:00Z

    Driving down the American freeway it was the 10-story tall NASA insignia adorning the side of the space agency’s iconic Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) that signalled I had arrived at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.