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    Pakistan to receive ‘state-of-the-art’ $15m oxygen plant

    2022-09-26T11:53:00Z

    Industrial gas company Pakistan Oxygen Limited (POL) has announced that it will install a state-of-the-art oxygen plant in Rashakai Special Economic Zone of the premier China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), in Pakistan.

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    CAIRE® expands service support network to meet increased demands

    2022-09-15T15:45:00Z

    Repair Authority has today (15th Sep) become part of CAIRE®’s Authorised Service Centre network to help support increased demands for oxygen equipment.

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    NASA reschedules Artemis I launch

    2022-09-14T11:38:00Z

    Following two aborted launches, NASA has rescheduled the dates for a cryogenic demonstration test and the next launch opportunities for Artemis I.

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    In focus… PSA systems

    2022-08-22T11:36:00Z

    Used to generate industrial gases onsite, pressure swing adsorption (PSA) plants are an alternative to more traditional cryogenic air separation processes. Considered advantageous when it comes to producing smaller volumes of oxygen, PSA has seen increased uptake over the past two years for medical oxygen production as healthcare facilities across ...

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    Medical gases and plant telemetry

    2022-08-22T11:29:00Z

    The medical gas market has undergone a major change in the last three years, a fact shared by all operators in the sector. Covid-19 has created unexpected increases in the consumption of medical gases and in particular, medical oxygen.

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    The new Oxygen 98 monograph and beyond

    2022-08-22T11:21:00Z

    Medical oxygen concentrators produce gas in-situ. The concentrator is a certified medical device, and the oxygen purity is continuously measured. Medical oxygen generated by a hospital in this way for its own use requires no marketing authorisation.

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    Life sciences: Limitless opportunities?

    2022-08-22T11:12:00Z

    Of all the areas of industry that the industrial gases business touches upon, from bulk gases, refrigeration, carbon dioxide (CO2) safety, and manufacturing, one stands out as an enabler of innovation for the wider medical sector – the life sciences industry.

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    Breathing space

    2022-08-22T10:27:00Z

    Across the globe, lung disease is on the rise and threatens to be a major public health problem. From lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) through to emphysema and asthma – a growing number of people suffer from chronic respiratory diseases.

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    HBOT-India launches medical grade Hyperbaric Oxygen therapy in Gurgaon

    2022-08-19T10:54:00Z

    The first 3 ATA Medical Grade Hyperbaric Oxygen Machine has been installed in Gurgaon, India. Adding Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) reduces the risk of major amputation by around 20-30% and increases wound healing rate of around 10 times. HBOT services are in high demand in South Asia. Of the ...

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    CHAI to boost access to medical oxygen with $25m funding

    2022-08-17T15:49:00Z

    Having wreaked havoc across the globe over the past two years, the Covid-19 pandemic also exposed a litany of weaknesses and fragilities along the medical oxygen supply chain.

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    Space tech duo to extract and store liquid oxygen on the Moon

    2022-08-10T09:14:00Z

    Looking towards a sustainable presence beyond Earth, Helios and Eta Space have unveiled an out of the world partnership to extract and store liquid oxygen on the Moon and Mars.

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    Air Products aids stainless steel firm in ‘major’ oxygen supply issue

    2022-08-01T12:23:00Z

    South Africa-based industrial gases company Air Products revealed that it recently came to the assistance of its biggest argon customer, Columbus Stainless (Columbus), when the steel manufacturer encountered a major interruption in oxygen supply via its pipeline.

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    Partners in Health study highlights need for life-saving medical oxygen

    2022-07-27T15:50:00Z

    A case study undertaken by social justice organisation Partners In Health (PIH) has revealed the importance of increasing the supply of medical grade oxygen in low and middle income countries (LMICs) to treat diseases such as Covid-19, TB, and other chronic conditions.  

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    OMRON Healthcare launches new portable oxygen concentrator

    2022-07-05T15:51:00Z

    OMRON Healthcare, the healthcare arm of Japanese electronics company OMRON has launched its latest oxygen delivery device, the OMRON medical molecular sieve oxygen concentrator, according to APN News.

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    High purity nitrogen plant launched in China

    2022-06-30T14:04:00Z

    China-based Suzhou Oxygen Plant Co., Ltd. (SOPC) has started up a new nitrogen plant that will produce high purity nitrogen and high purity liquid oxygen (LOx) to supply critical gases for Shanghai’s semiconductor industry.

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    Oxair supplies oxygen plants to Australian mines

    2022-06-28T11:50:00Z

    US-based oxygen delivery specialist Oxair has supplied four pressure swing adsorption (PSA) oxygen tonnage plants to mines in Western Australia, removing risks associated with high pressure gas cylinders and bulk cryogenic liquefied gas.

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    Next generation X-PLOR portable oxygen concentrator launched

    2022-06-27T14:03:00Z

    Medical device developer Belluscura has released the latest iteration of its X-PLOR portable oxygen concentrator (POC), marking the first POC available with a mobile app capable of being paired with digital devices.

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    USAID boosts access to medical oxygen under global commitment

    2022-06-22T11:00:00Z

    The US Agency for International Development (USAID) will build and improve health care infrastructure to support global access to medical oxygen.

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    WHO delivers life-saving oxygen to Sierra Leone

    2022-06-06T11:06:00Z

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) has donated 900 oxygen cylinders with regulators and humidifiers to the Minister of Health and Sanitation (MoHS) in Sierra Leone, Africa to fulfil a heightened demand for medical oxygen.

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    Over a century of refrigeration and liquefaction

    2022-06-01T07:00:00Z

    Cryogenic air separation forms the basis for the generation of large-scale industrial gases. Linde, one of the most prominent names in the industry, was formed in 1879 by German scientist and engineer Carl von Linde.