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    SHI Cryogenics launches new helium compressor


    SHI Cryogenic Group has introduced its brand-new F-20L Compressor to its line of Freedom helium compressors.

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    Avanti Energy reports helium concentrations of 1.1% from Montana wells


    Avanti Energy has confirmed that its Rankin 01-17 and WNG11-22 wells, on its Greater Knappen property in Montana, US, have shown helium concentrations of 1.1% based on multiple samples.

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    Agilent Technologies acquires AI tech to enhance lab productivity


    Agilent Technologies will enhance its chromatography and mass spectrometry platforms with artificial intelligence (AI) technology developed by Virtual Control.

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    Plug Power, Atlas Copco, Fives team-up on hydrogen liquefaction plant developments


    Plug Power wants to address some of the largest needs facing the liquid hydrogen production industry to date as part of a new partnership with Atlas Copco Mafi-Trench and Fives, that will focus on the development of hydrogen liquefaction plants.

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    Intel makes $5.4bn acquisition to support semiconductor shortages


    Intel has acquired Tower Semiconductor for $5.4bn to further expand its manufacturing capacity of semiconductor chips to address unprecedented industry demand.

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    Blue Star Helium spuds maiden helium exploration well amidst supply concerns


    Blue Star Helium has spudded its maiden helium exploration well, Enterprise 16#1, in Las Animas County, Colorado, in what has been described as a “significant” milestone for the company.

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    Plant builds pick up as industry moves forward


    Two years into dealing with the global coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic and the subsequent effect on the US economy and business markets, air gases – the bread and butter of the US industrial gas business – has been impacted in some markets more than others by supply chain and labor issues.

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    Covid pandemic continues to drive up demand for oxygen and US healthcare costs


    Healthcare made up one-fifth of the US economy in 2021 reflecting the cost to combat the Covid-19 pandemic with US Government spending for healthcare having grown 36% in 2020, significantly faster than the 5.9% growth during pre-pandemic levels.


    A stream of neutrinos


    There is a very exciting project underway in the US that involves the use of lots of argon. The construction of the Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility (LBNF) and the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE), an international flagship collaboration to unlock the mysteries of neutrinos, represents the largest particle physics project ever ...

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    Invaluable valves, Part 1


    Parts 1 and 2 of this this primer discuss three common types of flow isolation and control valves used in the cryogenic industry. Part 1, below, will focus on globe and gate valves, their basic components, how they work, and their applications. Part 2, in next month’s issue, will cover ...

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    DDS launches digital shelf analytics solution for manufacturers


    Distributor Data Solutions (DDS) has today (16th Feb) launched a new digital shelf analytics (DSA) offering to help suppliers assess the presence and quality of their product content on multiple e-commerce websites through a consolidated reporting dashboard.

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    Major carbon sequestration hub plans unveiled for the Mississippi River


    Approximately 26,000 acres of the US’ Mississippi River industrial corridor is set to be home to future carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) projects as industry players look to slash emissions with new technologies.

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    Linde, GE strengthen carbon capture commitments in the US


    GE Gas Power, Southern Company, Linde, BASF and Kiewit are set to develop a detailed plan for integrating carbon capture technologies with a natural gas combined cycle plant to capture approximately 95% of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

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    Industrial oxygen sensors


    Oxygen sensors can be generally broken into two groups: oxygen sensors used to measure or monitor biological processes, and industrial oxygen sensors.

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    Weathering the perfect storm


    Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, the need for a stable and ever-growing source of oxygen supply regularly surfaced as a consistent threat to providing effective respiratory therapy support for the most critical of patients. As the trajectory of Covid-19 evolved into treating a younger population suffering the effects of the highly ...

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    Take a deep breath


    Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) eases breathing problems for Covid-19 patients quicker than standard therapy, according to a recent study into the benefits of hyperbaric oxygen therapy for those suffering from Covid-19.

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    Efficient oxygen production using co-ax® valve technology


    The demand for oxygen was increasing even before the Covid-19 pandemic requirements. As well as the medical technology field, other industries require oxygen for their operations such as wastewater treatment, gas, welding by blowtorches, mining, furnaces, and aquaculture such as shrimp farms.

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    Air Liquide’s Industrial Merchant business line celebrates record number of contracts


    2021 marked a record year for Air Liquide’s industrial merchant business line, with the industrial gas giant having inked a total of 48 new on-site contacts.

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    Clean for safety: Oxygen system cleaning


    Oxygen has been a big topic in 2021, largely as a result of the continuing Covid-19 pandemic and the sheer need for medical oxygen across various countries. Elizabeth Norwood is a Senior Chemist at MicroCare, LLC, which offers precision cleaning solutions, and as the year draws to a close she ...

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    Global Helium begins gravity and aeromagnetic studies in Saskatchewan


    Global Helium has started a remote sensing study across its 1.5-million-acre land based located in Southern Saskatchewan’s helium fairway.