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    The importance of Plan B


    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


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

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    PSJ to build cryogenic compressor station in Russia


    The PSJ export specialists, a Czech-based construction company, are planning to build a cryogenic compressor station at the United Institute of Nuclear Research (SÚJV) in Dubna, Russia.

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    First Chinese helium equipment supplied abroad


    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).

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    Thanksgiving balloons lifted by Air Liquide and Airgas


    Airgas, an Air Liquide company, has been contracted to lift the balloons at Houston’s 68 th annual H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade, by supplying more than 40,000 cubic feet of helium (He) for the celebrations.

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    James Webb telescope completes testing


    The vault-like, 40ft diameter, 40 tonne door of Chamber A at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston was unsealed on 18 th November, signaling the end of cryogenic testing for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope.

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    Linde’s helium lifts Thanksgiving Parade balloons


    The iconic Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons will once again get the boost they need to soar above the streets of New York City, thanks to more than 300,000 cubic feet of helium (He) supplied by Linde LLC.

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    IDT's growing portfolio of sensing solutions


    Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT) introduces its first generation of gas sensors that provide increased sensitivity, stability, and selectivity improvements.  

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    Leybold’s next generation of helium leak detectors


    Leybold is launching the PHOENIX 4, a new family of helium leak detectors to meet the increasing quality requirements.

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    In focus...Safety in gas handling and distribution


    The gases industry is built upon a paradigm of safety, of the Zero Ambition, and layer upon layer of invaluable regulation. Safety in handling, using and distributing gas is paramount to the industry, its end-user industries, and all individuals involved.