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Coronavirus: IBG increases oxygen production

Brazilian industrial gas company Indústria Brasileira de Gases (IBG) has started up a new production unit in order to meet increased demand for oxygen as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Air Liquide providing oxygen to field hospitals in Brazil

Football stadiums in Brazil have been transformed into field hospitals and clinics in the fight against coronavirus – and Air Liquide is providing essential medical equipment to them.

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Messer delivers medical gases to Brazilian hospital

In an effort to help fight the coronavirus pandemic, Messer in Brazil has delivered life-saving medical gases to the M’ Boi Mirim Hospital in São Paulo.

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Global CCS welcomes new Chair

The Global CCS Institute has appointed Philip Bainbridge as its new Chair of the Board.

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Europe dominates LNG import story in 2019

Global LNG production jumped in 2019, triggering oversupply and low prices that are expected to persist in 2020, says report by Independent Commodity Intelligence Services (ICIS).

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Praxair Q3 sales impacted by challenging economic environment

Praxair, Inc. has reported third quarter (Q3) 2015 net income and diluted earnings per share of $401m and $1.40, respectively. Results reflect a challenging macro-economic climate in North America in particular, with sales activity in the quarter notably affected.

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Praxair expands in Peru with Tecnogas acquisition

A local producer and distributor of CO2 and industrial gases in the South American country, Praxair has acquired a company with a rich history of serving the market for over 50 years.

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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.

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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.

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Regional Markets, focus on South America

Focus on South America

By Eduardo Pelitti, published in gasworld magazine

The industrial gases market after the Linde-Praxair merger facing slow economic growth, writes Eduardo Pelitti.

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Air Liquide providing oxygen to field hospitals in Brazil

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Football stadiums in Brazil have been transformed into field hospitals and clinics in the fight against coronavirus – and Air Liquide is providing essential medical equipment to them.

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Air Liquide Advanced Technologies gets Nevada approval

2018-09-21T11:57:00+01:00By

Air Liquide Advanced Technologies US (ALATUS), LLC has had an application to expand their hydrogen business in Nevada.

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Nitrotec introduces new product line to the market

2018-05-11T16:25:00+01:00By

Nitrotec Industrias Metalúrgicas, engineer, manufacturer and installer of new equipment for the chemical, petrochemical, food and gas industries based in Itatiba, Brazil, presents its new range of 1000, 2000 and 3000 litre cryogenic skid tanks.

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Nitrotec opens new factory

2015-10-22T10:31:00+01:00By Stuart Radnedge

The new factory has been constructed in a strategic location with direct access to the highway. It also has 3,000m2 of a covered area, housed on 10,000m2 of land.

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Las Catalinas partners with Ad Astra Rocket and Toyota

Las Catalinas, a beach town in Costa Rica, has introduced the 2019 Toyota Mirai, an electric vehicle that can travel up to 300 miles on a single tank of hydrogen.

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Ad Astra strengthens H2 infrastructure in Costa Rica

Ad Astra Rocket Company, Costa Rica, has initiated two major projects valued at approximately $765,000 to strengthen Central America’s first green hydrogen ecosystem.

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Messer Americas enters US market

Messer Americas has officially been launched after Messer Group and CVC Capital Partners Fund VII recently announced the completion of the planned acquisition of certain businesses in North and South America from Linde plc.