Gases - North America – Page 7

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    MATHESON to build ASU for Nucor supply


    MATHESON has entered into an agreement with Nucor Corporation to supply tonnage oxygen, nitrogen and argon to the company’s mini-mill steel facility in Norfolk, Nebraska.

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    Helium Extraction Act of 2017 aims to boost sourcing


    The Energy and Resources Sub-committee of the House Committee on Natural Resources held a hearing in Washington, DC on 21st June to hear testimony on a discussion draft of the Helium Extraction Act of 2017.

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    Air Products and Linde announce new JV


    Air Products and Linde North America Inc. have teamed up in a new production joint venture to build a large-scale air separation unit (ASU) and industrial gas liquefier in New York.

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    Airgas recognised for Bechtel gas supply


    Airgas, an Air Liquide company and leading US industrial gas supplier, has been recognised for its outstanding work on projects by Bechtel’s Nuclear, Security Environmental global business unit.

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    Chart’s MVE Fusion Series wins award


    Chart’s MVE Fusion TM Series cryogenic freezer system was met with high praise by its peers at the International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories (ISBER) conference in Toronto, Canada.

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    Praxair and Linde merge in $70bn deal


    Praxair, Inc. and The Linde Group have signed a definitive agreement on a merger of equals worth $70bn, in a deal which sees two of the biggest players in the global industrial gases business come together.

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    The Plains report


    Incorporating Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota. By James Barr.

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    FuelCell Energy contract will improve cell technology


    FuelCell energy, Inc. has announced that it has been awarded a $3m contract from the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) division of the US Department of Energy (DOE) to advance the commercialisation of cost-effective and clean long-duration energy storage.

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    Air Products showcases H2 technology at Expo China


    Air Products showcased its patented SmartFuel® hydrogen (H 2 ) fuelling technology at the 11 th China Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Expo held in Shanghai, China.

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    Ballard partners to create zero-emission truck


    Ballard Power Systems will partner with Kenworth truck company to help create an advanced power solution for heavy-duty motive requirements that will utilise Ballard’s FCveloCity ®-HD 85-kilowatt fuel cell engine in conjunction with on-board hydrogen (H 2 ) fuel supply.

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    Praxair launches the XactCO2 fill system


    Praxair, Inc. has announced that its subsidiary, NuCO 2 , the largest provider of fountain beverage carbonation in the US, has launched the XactCO 2 high-pressure (HP) patent-pending fill system, a permanent, scalable carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) cylinder supply system for restaurants and bars.

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    EPA encourages regulation for CCS


    US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt has announced that EPA has signed a proposed rulemaking to approve North Dakota’s application to implement and enforce its own Class VI Underground Injection Control (UIC) programme.

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    The history of microbulk


    How a few passionate companies changed the distribution of packaged gases around the world. By Tim Neeser.

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    Helium transportation


    Kelley GTM Manufacturing LLC, a leading provider of gas transportation equipment in the US, is now offering helium trailers with capacity that exceeds the capacity of traditional jumbo tube trailers by 89%.  

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    Regional markets – Focus on North America


    In 2015, the North American market was valued at $23.1bn, down from around $24.1bn in 2014. A large proportion of this can be attributed to currency fluctuations, which hit the gas markets of Canada and Mexico particularly hard.

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    Air Products to help steelmakers at AISTech 2017


    Air Products will highlight its range of industrial gases and related technologies for the steel industry at AISTech 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee, from the 8-10 th May.

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    Positive changes in the air


    gasworld interviews Marie Ffolkes, President of Air Products Industrial Gases-Americas. By Bob Croce, Senior Editor.

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    Carbon dioxide short-term supply outlook


    Carbon dioxide is an important product to the industrial gas industry. Unlike oxygen, nitrogen and argon, carbon dioxide (CO2) is a byproduct of a main supplier’s operations, so understanding the dynamics of the industries supplying the feedstock is critical to understanding CO2 supply.

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    Greenhouses pushing CO2 demand


    The US food and beverage sector continues to be the strongest market for carbon dioxide (CO2). Maura Garvey of Intelligas Consulting, who files her annual report on the US CO2 market in this issue, says that keeping our beverages bubbly and our foodstuffs cold, represents over 70% of the demand ...

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    2016 US CO2 market report


    Carbon dioxide (CO2) is a vital revenue stream for all companies involved in its production and distribution. Aside from its main uses within the food and beverage sector, CO2 has a wide range of more niche applications ranging from the management of pH levels in swimming pools and water treatment ...