Helium

  • rob cockerill
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    Helium: Here we go again, potentially

    2018-02-08T09:31:00Z

    For the second time in less than 12 months, we are potentially staring at the prospect of another global helium shortage.

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    Helium supply tightening again

    2018-02-07T20:15:00Z

    Exclusive: Midway through the second month of 2018, and helium markets are again experiencing tight supply conditions, according to Phil Kornbluth, President of Kornbluth Helium Consulting.

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    Iwatani sets up new helium centres

    2018-02-02T12:02:00Z

    According to The Gas Review, Iwatani will construct new helium (He) centres in Ibaraki Prefecture and Xian, China.

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    Created by nature, upgraded by Cryoin

    2018-02-02T00:00:00Z

    Cryoin Engineering is one of the leading global manufacturers of rare gases, as Joanna Sampson learns in an interview with Director Larisa Bondarenko.

  • david schaer
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    Now trending

    2018-02-01T00:00:00Z

    Happy New Year! We begin another 12 months of bringing our readers the very best in business intelligence with a review of the trends impacting the North American industrial gas industry. The writers and editors of gas world US are constantly in touch with industry leaders who work on the ...

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    In focus...Helium technologies

    2018-01-03T10:06:00Z

    From its usage in welding and cutting, fibre optics, electronics, aerospace and leak-testing applications, to its publicly recognisable role in balloon inflation, helium is a global commodity delivered through a complex supply chain. 

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    Helium: Resource challenges require new means of recovery

    2018-01-03T09:56:00Z

    Helium is an essential resource for industrial use. The gas has become invaluable for leak detection as well as cooling in metal working and in medical equipment. To combat what seem like ever-looming shortages, new methods of helium recovery are becoming more important than ever – and specialised compressors can ...

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    The importance of Plan B

    2018-01-03T09:39:00Z

    The global helium business is full of fragilities and fluctuations by its very nature, as we have experienced in the last decade alone. All of which points to the need for a tangible Plan B for each and every supplier and the industry as a whole.

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    The helium heatmap: revisited

    2018-01-03T09:26:00Z

    gasworld explores where’s hot and getting hotter in the evolving global helium heatmap.

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    First Chinese helium equipment supplied abroad

    2017-12-06T14:44:00Z

    Beijing Sinoscience Fullcryo (also known as Fuhaicryo), a subsidiary of China Academy of Sciences, has recently signed an agreement with Korean company Vitzrotech to supply a 4.5K large-scale helium refrigerator to Korean National Nuclear Fusion Reaction Institute (NFRI).