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    Valves to prevent a leak

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    Gaseous helium is one of the most elusive and hard to contain gases on the planet. As the second lightest gas next to hydrogen, it has many industrial uses and is of critical importance as a process gas. Gaseous helium requires robust and tight-sealing valves and fittings in order to ...

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    I never knew we did that!

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    One of my young sales reps approached me some years ago about a large opportunity he had just discovered that involved a major account. This rep had become a trusted consultant to the repair shop superintendent at a major national brewery.

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    Helium shortage Q&A

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    How do you see the current global helium shortage progressing – will there be any improvement in 2020 and why?

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    Helium lifts the SuperTower

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    We all recognize the value of high-speed internet access to economic opportunity, job creation, education, and civic engagement. According to the UN, close to half of the world’s population still lacks a reliable connection to the internet. 

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    Privatizing the US Federal Helium Program

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    This article complements previous articles and describes Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) declining role in providing helium to worldwide markets. It provides further transparency to the helium industry and the public at large on the plans to offer for sale the Federal Helium Program real property, and all US interests ...

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    Exploration, expansion and expectations

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    Exploration, expansion and expectations: who are the players hoping to ease the helium shortage?

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    MRI in good health, despite helium shortage

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    Cryofab is busy serving the needs of MRI market, and beyond.

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    Helium supply reliability comes at a price

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    Helium supply has fluctuated from a slight surplus when the large Qatar 2 production came fully onstream in 2014, to in-balance with the supply disruption of the Qatar blockage in June 2017, to tight supply beginning spring 2018.

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    The West Coast report

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    There has been quite a bit of activity in the West Coast region, which reached revenues of just over $3.73bn in 2018, up from $2.17bn in 2008 with an average annual growth rate of 6% p.a for the decade.

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    Robust pipeline of new projects bodes well for future helium supply

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    While the worst of Helium Shortage 3.0 may be behind us, the gas industry and many helium users continue to struggle with helium supply allocations and high prices.

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    North American Helium

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    Based in Calgary, Alberta, North American Helium currently controls over 3.1 million acres of helium mineral rights in North America. The helium exploration and production company was founded in 2013 by its CEO, Nicholas Snyder, on the belief that grassroots helium exploration is essential in North America.

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    Absolute Air breaks ground in Faribault, MN

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    Absolute Air, LLC broke ground in Faribault, about 50 miles south of Minneapolis on September 19, executing on their announced plans to build a merchant air separation plant (ASP) in the Minneapolis metropolitan area to serve its partners and customers. The plant is expected to be producing gases by early ...

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    Fabtech 2019 returns to Chicago

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating and finishing event, Fabtech, will return to the city of Chicago, Illinois, on November 11-14.

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    Stability in specialty gases

    2019-10-09T05:00:00Z

    Rob Cockerill talks with Luxfer Gas Cylinders’ Mark Lawday about portable specialty gas cylinders and the challenges to meet in their manufacture.

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    Measuring medical gases

    2019-10-09T05:00:00Z

    Charles Segar, Product Manager, Industrial Trace Analysers at Servomex, examines the most effective gas analysis technology solutions available for the medical gas market.

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    Specialty gas diaphragm valves

    2019-10-09T05:00:00Z

    All around the world, hosts of laboratories offer analysis services to a wide and growing spectrum of markets requiring ever-more exacting levels of detail and accuracy in the information they provide.

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    Specialty gases in China

    2019-10-09T05:00:00Z

    As a result of the Zhongxin issue, the Huawei issue, and the recent trade wars, not only is China’s central government urging the semiconductor industry to expedite the advancement of domestic chip manufacture, the country’s specialty gas industry is also calling for an acceleration of domestic specialty and electronics gas ...

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    New applications for sustainable development

    2019-10-09T05:00:00Z

    The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by all Member States of the United Nations (UN) in 2015. Specialty gases are enabling many new applications which underpin the SDGs and are thereby making these goals a tangible reality.

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    Adopting additive manufacturing

    2019-10-09T05:00:00Z

    Adopting additive manufacturing is as much a mindset change as it is technological, writes Linde Gases.

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    10 minutes with… Yann-Gaël Montador

    2019-10-09T05:00:00Z

    Take 10 minutes out with Yann-Gaël Montador, Sales and Business Development Director at Rotarex Fareast, as he discusses what’s hot in the industry, what accomplishment he’s really proud of and what the future holds for valves.