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Plans in place for CO2-free steel industry in Sweden

The Swedish Energy agency is investing in a four-year long research project to form a carbon dioxide (CO2)-free steel industry.

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ITM Power launches ‘green’ hydrogen fuelling station

Located just off the M1, in South Yorkshire, the station is a first of its kind in the UK – with the hydrogen produced through electrolysis, powered by a wind turbine just yards from the fuel dispenser.

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Hyundai fuel cell car travels record-breaking distance

The ix35 was driven for 24 hours continuously, clocking up 2,383km on public roads between Hamburg and Berlin during the time frame – averaging 100km/h and emitting just water vapour.

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Air Liquide starts up largest investment in Saudi Arabia

Air Liquide announces the start-up of its global-scale hydrogen production site in Yanbu Industrial City, on the West coast of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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Sassenage hydrogen station opened by Air Liquide

The station allows the first users of the HyWay project to recharge their vehicles with hydrogen. Next fall, a second station will be built in Grenoble.

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Praxair-Linde: Deal agreed in principle

Praxair, Inc. and The Linde Group have announced agreement on a non-binding term sheet governing the essential terms of a merger of equals between the two companies.

The Linde Group is one of the leading players in the industrial gases business.

Executive departures revealed at Linde

The Linde Group has issued two significant executive level departures in the last hour, including the immediate exit of Chief Financial Officer Georg Denoke and the impending end of Dr. Wolfgang Büchele’s role as CEO of Linde AG.

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Air Liquide announces homecare acquisition in France

Furthering the development of its Home Healthcare activity in France, Air Liquide announces the acquisition of a portion of the business of the ARAIR Group, a leading player in home healthcare in the Central Region of France.

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Praxair acquires Yara International’s CO2 business

The proposed transaction also includes Praxair’s acquisition of Yara’s remaining 34% stake in the Yara Praxair Holding AS industrial gas joint venture in Scandinavia. The investment for both transactions is expected to be €312m.

Features

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What’s driving growth in specialty gases in 2017?

By Simon Augustus, published in gasworld magazine

2016 saw huge opportunities for the specialty gases industry. Traditional markets – particularly North America – have remained the top consumers of industrial gases. However, in recent years we have seen newer markets, including Asia and Southeast Asia, grow in importance.

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Air Liquide chosen by Sasol for Africa ASU

25 February 2015By

The company has been chosen to build, own and operate the world’s largest oxygen production unit for Sasol in South Africa. The ASU will have a total capacity of 5,000 tonnes of oxygen per day – a milestone in the history of industrial gas production.

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ITM Power launches ‘green’ hydrogen fuelling station

17 September 2015By

Located just off the M1, in South Yorkshire, the station is a first of its kind in the UK – with the hydrogen produced through electrolysis, powered by a wind turbine just yards from the fuel dispenser.

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Hyundai fuel cell car travels record-breaking distance

10 August 2015By

The ix35 was driven for 24 hours continuously, clocking up 2,383km on public roads between Hamburg and Berlin during the time frame – averaging 100km/h and emitting just water vapour.

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Cold energy ASUs keeps growing in Asia

10 August 2015By

The fourth cold energy air separation unit (ASU) in China has started commercial operation, signalling the latest in a growing number of cold energy ASUs in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Sassenage hydrogen station opened by Air Liquide

10 June 2015By

The station allows the first users of the HyWay project to recharge their vehicles with hydrogen. Next fall, a second station will be built in Grenoble.

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Sassenage hydrogen station opened by Air Liquide

The station allows the first users of the HyWay project to recharge their vehicles with hydrogen. Next fall, a second station will be built in Grenoble.

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Air Products opens India’s first hydrogen station

The company’s SmartFuel® technology was commissioned at India’s first renewable hydrogen fuelling station – with the inauguration ceremony led by Shri Piyush Goyal marking the occasion.

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Hydrogen production unit start-up ceremony held

Today, Air Liquide held the official start-up ceremony for its new, state-of-the-art Steam Methane Reformer (SMR) unit located in the Chempark Dormagen site near Cologne, Germany.

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Major step taken by UK hydrogen economy

Kick-starting a public hydrogen refuelling network in London, the flagship SmartFuel® dispenser is hosted by Sainsbury’s, one of the UK’s largest grocers, at its Hendon store.

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ITM Power signs Toyota fuel deal

As well as taking delivery of the first Toyota Mirai in the UK, the company has also signed its first fuel contract, with Toyota, covering the green hydrogen fuel dispensed from the three London HyFive refuelling stations.