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    OSHA: BLM failed to follow safety procedures


    The US Department of Labour’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has found the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) violated procedures for safe handling of chemical materials at its Cliffside Helium Enrichment Unit in Amarillo, Texas, last year.

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    Kornbluth: Latest Amur fire tightens helium supply for 2022


    New information about the explosion and fire that took place at Gazprom’s Amur natural gas processing facility on 5th January indicates that helium production will remain offline for at least the next six months.

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    Air Products to showcase cryogenic freezing technologies at IPPE


    Air Products will showcase a range of its cryogenic freezing and chilling solutions at the upcoming International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, Georgia.

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    Intel makes $20bn chip facility investment in the US amid surging demands


    Intel will invest more than $20bn in two new chip manufacturing factories in Ohio, US, to meet surging demand for advanced semiconductors.

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    CO2 sequestration hub plans unveiled for Wyoming


    Energy infrastructure company Tallgrass will develop a commercial-scale carbon dioxide (CO2) sequestration hub in the Denver-Julesburg Basin in Wyoming, US.

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    Hydrogen revolution is just getting started


    According to the Hydrogen Council, within the next decade, global demand for renewable and low carbon hydrogen could grow by 50%, and by 2050 hydrogen could contribute to over 20% of global carbon abatement1. With this in mind, many believe the time for hydrogen is now in the US.

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    What’s new in brewing?


    The beverage industry relies on distributors and equipment suppliers for the carbon dioxide (CO2) and nitrogen (N2) used to dispense soda, beer, wine, coffee and kombucha. Successful brewers and bottlers are constantly developing products to meet changing consumer demand, which in turn trigger new requirements for gases and dispensing equipment. ...

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    Get ready for lift off


    It was exactly a decade ago that NASA’s Space Shuttle touched down for the final time in the US, marking the end of one of the most successful space programs in history. A ship like no other, the space shuttle launched like a rocket and landed back on Earth like ...


    Putting waste to good use


    As the H2 View North American Virtual Hydrogen Summit drew to a close in October, Terry Tamminen, President of 7th Generation Advisors revealed one unique method to both produce hydrogen while also reducing environmental pollution: turning sewage wastewater in green hydrogen through electrolysis.

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    Sparkfree Antibacterial Multipurpose Cylinder Wrench


    One new product to look out for in 2022 is a spark-free, antibacterial multipurpose cylinder wrench which is now available for use in the following industries: industrial gases, welding, home healthcare, biotech, and pharmaceutical.

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    How to strengthen your supply chain


    It goes without saying that the world we live in today is very much the digital age. Today we are more digitized and connected than ever before. Against this backdrop, digitization is one of the industrial gas industry’s biggest trends for 2022.

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    Positioning for the long game


    IWDC’s decision to stand up a Product Information Management (PIM) system was accelerated by the pandemic. Our PIM exists to supply product content supporting our co-op members’ on-line digital strategies. Our members, who are gas and welding distributors, are seeing the need to provide a good on-line B2B shopping experience ...

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    3D printing, the future of industrial gas tech production?


    Global industry is ever evolving, constantly seeking new ways to increase production, decrease cost and save time. With the advent of 3D printing – also known as additive manufacturing (AM), the 21st century has seen applications across a huge range of sectors mass-produced on an unprecedented scale.

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    Air Products reveals ‘world’s largest helium storage cavern’


    Air Products has started up the ‘world’s largest storage cavern’ in Texas, it was revealed during session one of the gasworld Helium Super Summit at the Westin Memorial City in Houston.

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    3 ways to win online in 2022


    Quality product content for company websites was the focus for Matt Christensen, President of Distributor Data Solutions (DDS) on gasworld’s latest showcase webinar.

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    Acquisitions are Central to growth


    Succession will continue to be on the minds of a lot of businesses owners in 2022 and is presenting companies like Central McGowan with growth opportunities. After three acquisitions in 2021, Central McGowan President/CEO Joe Francis is not ruling out more this year.

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    Global Helium kick-starts seismic programme in Saskatchewan


    Global Helium has started its extensive seismic programme in Southern Saskatchewan, Canada.

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    Hypertherm strives for carbon neutrality with new environmental sustainability goals


    Industrial cutting systems and software company Hypertherm wants to achieve carbon neutrality and reduce the usage impact of its products by 50% by 2030, as it looks to support the 2015 Paris Agreement goal to limit global warming to 1.5°C.

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    Commonwealth LNG inks supply deal with Woodside


    Woodside Energy Trading Singapore (Woodside) is negotiating a sale and purchase agreement for the supply of liquified natural gas (LNG) from Commonwealth LNG’s proposed export terminal in Louisiana, US.

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    Avanti Energy completes drilling of its first helium well in Montana


    Avanti Energy has successfully completed the drilling phase of its first helium well on its 100%-owned Greater Knappen project in Montana, US.