More from Africa – Page 11

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    Analyser supports liquid fuel research


    Two advanced FTIR analysers are being employed to monitor multiple gas concentrations simultaneously in laboratory scale reactors at Sasol’s Research and Technology Centre in South Africa.

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    Clarke Energy signs first Algeria deal


    Clarke Energy signs a deal to install a captive power plant at Plast Paper’s industrial plastic goods manufacturing facility in Oran. The deal represents the first megawatt of GE’s Jenbacher gas engine power plants for Clarke Energy in the country.


    ‘Green and clean’ from RTS


    Rand Technical Services (RTS) is offering a hydrogen battery which, it claims, is tough enough to deal with African conditions.

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    Coega investor construction booming


    A total of seven investor buildings are under simultaneous construction at the Coega Development Corporation’s Industrial Development Zone, which is being built in South Africa.

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    Investment made in programme


    Air Products South Africa believes that the future of this country lies in the healthy development of its children, and has therefore always put education at the heart of its corporate social investment (CSI) drive. 

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    Porta Cylinder range expanded


    Building on the Portapak range, well known in the industry and used by South Africans for generations, Afrox is extending the range by introducing a welding and associated shielding gases offer, to meet the requirements of light manufacturing industry and DIY users alike. 

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    Innovation leads to savings


    Air Products blazes an innovation trail to cost and energy savings after it commissioned the first station of its kind at ArcelorMittal South Africa’s Newcastle operations.

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    ASCO grants Sodagem CO2 independence


    Senegal soft drinks bottler Sodagem, from Dakar, is now producing its own carbon dioxide (CO2) after delivery of a new CO2 production plant from ASCO.

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    Rand-Air optimistic over nitrogen role


    South African compressor and generator hire company Rand-Air believes nitrogen air separation technology has a key role to play in the future of the country’s food and beverage industry.

  • LGI showroom

    Les Gaz Industriel Ltd opens new showroom


    Mauritius-based manufacturer of gases and related welding goods Les Gaz Industriel Ltd (LGI) has recently opened a new showroom as part of plans to provide a one-stop service to its industrial and medical customers.

  • South Africa on the globe

    Somalian hydrocarbon potential awaits


    Somalia’s upstream oil and gas industry will benefit from greater investor confidence and undergo subsequent growth in the years to come, if the Somalian government provides the political stability, security and infrastructure required for large-scale development

  • G-Plant, South Africa

    Air Products launches landmark ‘G-Plant’


    After three years in the pipeline, Air Products South Africa has today launched its new, state-of-the-art air separation unit (ASU) at the company’s Vanderbijlpark facility.

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    Coca-Cola assisted by Afrox


    The company has invested four million Rand to increase the storage and supply capacity available of food grade carbon dioxide and liquid nitrogen to Wadeville based Coca-Cola Canners of Southern Africa.  

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    Coega plant towering “heart” unveiled


    Air Products has unveiled the towering “heart” of its new Eastern Cape air separation unit marking a milestone in progress towards commissioning of the R300-million plant by the end of the year.

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    Surfactant technology delivers benefits


    Concrete Evidence: Air Products South Africa’s surfactant technology delivers multiple benefits to the cement industry – thanks to the development and usage of the Surfynol series of surfactants, developed by its parent company in the United States, Air Products and Chemicals Incorporated (APCI), a long-standing innovator in many chemicals markets. ...

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    Pilot biogas project in Senegal


    Ferlo is an arid ecological area located in the north of Senegal, which is home to over half of the country’s cattle and sheep livestock. The 350,000 inhabitants of this region live according to the rhythm of livestock production and the seasonal migration of herds. The project has been financed ...

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    New partnership demonstrates commitment


    Air Products South Africa’s aquaponics project partnership with Inmed and Carel De Wet Technical High School bears fruit for the corporate social investment projects of the company.

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    New fleet enhances supply chain


    Air Products South Africa, a leading manufacturer, supplier and distributor of industrial and speciality gases, has acquired a fleet of new tankers, and plans to invest in further capacity in the coming year.

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    Innovation key to mining and metallurgy growth


    As margins tighten and the needs of customers change, addressing the technical skills shortage and investing more in innovation will be critical to ensuring continued growth for gas companies within the mining and metallurgy sector, says Air Products South Africa’s Sachin Kulkarni.

  • Welding health and safety

    SAIW plans year of expansion


    Although 2014 is expected to be a tough year, the Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW) is planning regional expansion with Cape Town and Durban being the first targets.