More from South America – Page 5

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    Italy’s Oerlikon’s Drive Systems expands into South America


    The company has appointed four new distributors to further strengthen its presence in the continent with locations in Argentina, Chile. Columbia and Peru created to support the agricultural, construction, mining and energy sectors.

  • Praxair

    Multiple Brazil plant deal for Praxair


    The company has commenced supplies of gaseous oxygen to one of Brazil’s leading housewares manufacturers – Nadir Figueiredo S/A. Praxair’s plants, which are located in Sao Paulo state, produce a combined capacity in excess of 100 tons per day of gaseous oxygen.

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    Exchange rate change for Praxair


    The company has announced it will no longer use the Venezuelan government’s official exchange rate of 6.3 bolivars per US dollar. It will instead use the new approved rate of 50 bolivars per US dollar – thus providing a charge of $131m in the fourth-quarter 2014 results.

  • Galileo-Argentina

    “Important” compressor order for Galileo


    The company, Galileo Technologies, installed nine MX 200 compressors at the Cerro Dragon Pan American Energy plant in Argentina.

  • Praxair

    Praxair signs Peru hydrogen deal


    Praxair announced it has signed a long-term contract to provide hydrogen to Repsol, one of the world’s largest producers of petrochemicals. The new steam methane reformer (SMR) will be constructed at Repsol’s La Pampilla Refinery, in the Callao district, near Lima, and is expected to start up in 2016.

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    New name for company


    Today, CNG Galileo S.A. announced that its corporate name has changed to Galileo Technologies S.A. This new brand identifies the technological branch of the Galileo Group, featured by the company`s own investigation, development and manufacturing within the field of natural gas, biogas and hydrogen exploitation as fuel sources.

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    Brazil’s Engemasa Valve acquired


    Curtiss-Wright Corporation’s Industrial division has announced the acquisition of the valve division of Engemasa Engenharia E Materiais LTDA of Sao Carlos, Brazil.

  • Air Liquide is one of the industry's Tier One major players.

    Further €40m in Brazil invested


    Air Liquide has announced it will invest the sum by building a new Air Separation Unit (ASU) which will supply Klabin, Brazil’s largest paper manufacturer, with oxygen.

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    IBG invests in innovation


    Keen to tackle the challenges and costs of distribution in the vast territory of Brazil, Indústria Brasileira de Gases Ltda (IBG) has announced the introduction of two firsts in the areas of packaged gases and bulk supply.

  • Weltec-biopower

    South America chooses green energy


    With the focus of the world on the region due to the FIFA World Cup, WELTEC’s Aguinaldo Ramalho discuses the potential growth for biogas plants in the area.

  • Praxair

    Mill gains oxygen supply from Praxair


    Praxair, Inc. has secured the start-up of a new 125 tonnes per day non-cryogenic vacuum-pressure-swing-adsorption (VPSA) plant at the Montes del Plata pulp mill. Under a long-term contract, Praxair will supply gaseous oxygen to the mill located in Punta Pereira, Uruguay.

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    Altenesol selects AMCS Corporation


    AMCS equipment has been chosen for use at the 180,000 gallon per day LNG plant in El Viajano, Columbia.

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    Demaco wins LNG contract


    The company has announced that it has won the contract for the vacuum insulated pipelines for a new LNG Plant in Rio Grande, Bolivia.

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    Suretank announced Brazil investment


    Suretank today announced the official launch of Suretank Latin America, based in a state-of-the-art facility in the Southern Brazilian, Rio Grande do Sul State, at city of Caxias do Sul.

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    Praxair starts up Peru ASU


    The company has started an air separation plant in Peru – which has expanded their supply of oxygen to a leading steel maker.

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    Steel: Praxair secures contract in Brazil


    Praxair, Inc. has signed a long-term contract to supply industrial gases to a new steel mill being built near the Port of Pecém in an international free trade zone in the state of Ceara, northeast Brazil.

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    The year in review – Part 3


    Following headline acquisitions in the second quarter for Union Engineering, Praxair and Air Liquide, today we look at developments in third quarter 2013 and two long-awaited, major developments in the global helium business.

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    The year in review – Part 2


    After a first quarter where M&A activity got off to a brisk start, considerable project activity was announced globally, and concern began to really mount for the future of security of the US Federal Helium Reserve, today we look at developments in second quarter 2013.

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    The year in review – Part 1


    Amidst the mince pies, sparkling drinks and seasonal festivities, this week gasworld looks at the developments that have been making the headlines in the industrial gas and equipment business in 2013.

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    Wison in Caribbean FLNG development


    Wison Offshore  Marine announced today the commencement of the installation of the topsides liquefaction equipment on the Caribbean FLNG project marking another significant milestone toward completion of what will be the world’s first floating LNG liquefaction and storage vessel (FLNG) in operation.