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    Air Liquide 2020 financials: By region

    2021-02-10T12:34:00Z

    “Air Liquide is confident in its ability to further increase its operating margin and to deliver recurring net profit growth, at constant exchange rates.”

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    Renergen appoints three companies to complete feasibility studies

    2021-01-27T10:46:00Z

    Renergen’s Virginia Gas Project in South Africa’s Free State has taken a step forward with the appointment of three companies to complete feasibility studies for its second phase.

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    Nigeria to set up 38 oxygen plants as Covid-19 cases surge

    2021-01-25T11:36:00Z

    Nigeria’s President has approved N6.45bn ($16.9m) plans to set up 38 oxygen plants in sites nationwide to help treat Covid-19 patients as oxygen usage surges in the country amid a second wave of Covid-19 infections.

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    Helium One commences surface exploration work at Eyasi Project

    2021-01-20T10:50:00Z

    Work to mobilise surface geochemical exploration at the Eyasi Project in southern Tanzania has commenced, Helium One said today (20 th Jan).

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    Afrox, Air Liquide issue notices of force majeure in South Africa

    2021-01-14T11:56:00Z

    Afrox and Air Liquide have issued separate notices of force majeure to their industrial customers in South Africa as medical grade oxygen usage surges in the country amid a second wave of Covid-19 infections.

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    Helium One updates on Rukwa Project

    2021-01-13T10:48:00Z

    Helium One on Tuesday (12 th Jan) said it has completed an environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) and compensation survey, including consultation with communities in nine villages closest to the drill locations, for its Rukwa project in southern Tanzania.

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    Covid-19: NAF distributes more liquid oxygen in Abuja

    2021-01-08T11:39:00Z

    As part of its ongoing contribution towards the Federal Government’s efforts in managing the second wave of Covid-19, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) yesterday (7 th Jan) distributed more free liquid oxygen to designated hospitals and isolation centres in Abuja, Nigeria.

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    gasworld launches weekly news bulletin

    2020-11-17T13:44:00Z

    gasworld has today launched a new weekly news bulletin of the key stories you need to know from across the global industrial gases business, as part of its gasworld TV platform.

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    Afrox, voestalpine Böhler Welding form joint venture

    2020-11-03T09:14:00Z

    Afrox is joining forces with voestalpine Böhler Welding to manufacture welding consumables.

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    Afrox: No shortage of medical oxygen in South Africa

    2020-10-15T08:00:00Z

    Afrox Managing Director Schalk Venter is confident there will be no shortages of medical oxygen in South Africa should the country be hit by a second wave of coronavirus (Covid-19). As the sole supplier of medical oxygen to the state hospitals and clinics, as well as to a number of ...

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    Siemens to supply equipment for African LNG project

    2020-10-14T15:12:00Z

    Siemens Energy has been selected by CCS JV, a joint venture between Saipem and McDermott, to supply emissions-reducing power generation equipment and boil-off gas compressors for the Mozambique LNG Project.

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    Afrox: Positive outlook despite shrinking South African economy

    2020-10-14T08:00:00Z

    Schalk Venter is a glass half full kind of man, viewing every situation with optimism and hope. “There’s always opportunity,” he tells gas world. “If one looks through the dark clouds, you will see a ray of light.” And as the Managing Director of African Oxygen Limited (Afrox), Venter has ...

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    A successful sustainability model

    2020-10-13T09:55:00Z

    Air Products South Africa unveiled a dissolved acetylene (DA) facility in Midvaal two years ago with two clear objectives: to centralise the manufacturing of acetylene at a single dedicated high volume production facility, but more importantly to design it in such a way that it was aligned to the latest ...

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    Eastern Cape hospitals receive oxygen equipment

    2020-09-18T12:05:00Z

    To help the fight against coronavirus, additional oxygen and oxygen-related equipment worth $64,000 (R 4.7m) will be distributed across hospitals in Eastern Cape, South Africa.

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    Afrox reports interim results

    2020-09-11T08:16:00Z

    In the face of the biggest fall in South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) since 1960, African Oxygen Limited (Afrox) has today reported strong cash management and cash flows in its interim results, placing the company in a good position to take advantage of emerging opportunities.

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    Air Products to equip Sonatrach LNG facility

    2020-09-09T12:59:00Z

    Air Products has today said it will provide four of its MCR® Main Cryogenic Heat Exchangers (MCHEs) to Sonatrach’s GL1Z LNG facility in Arzew, Algeria.

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    Air Products South Africa supports coronavirus projects

    2020-08-17T14:06:00Z

    As the world continues to battle against the coronavirus pandemic, Air Products South Africa has reallocated its corporate social investment (CSI) funding for coronavirus-related projects.

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    MLW Programme opens oxygen concentration plant in Malawi

    2020-08-06T11:12:00Z

    As part of its response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Programme (MLW) has opened an oxygen concentration plant in Blantyre, Malawi.

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    Air Liquide to acquire biggest oxygen production site in the world

    2020-07-29T07:27:00Z

    Air Liquide is to acquire the world’s biggest oxygen production site located in Secunda, South Africa from integrated energy and chemical company Sasol.

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    Renergen to host LNG auction

    2020-07-20T11:24:00Z

    Renergen will host South Africa’s first ever LNG auction.