All Oxygen articles – Page 9

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    MLW Programme opens oxygen concentration plant in Malawi


    As part of its response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Programme (MLW) has opened an oxygen concentration plant in Blantyre, Malawi.

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    Exuding energy for future pathways


    In a week full of quarterly financials and the broader backdrop of a year so clearly dominated by Covid-19, it would have been easy to miss the significance of two key stories recently concerning the basic building blocks of the industrial gases industry, writes Rob Cockerill.

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    Nucor to build oxygen plant in Kentucky


    Nucor Corporation’s UIG division has announced plans to build and operate a new air separation plant and liquefier to supply oxygen, nitrogen and argon to its new state of the art steel mill in Brandenburg, Kentucky.

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    500-litre oxygen tank returned to University Hospital of Hartlepool


    A 500-litre liquid oxygen cylinder which was temporarily based at the University Hospital of North Tees in Stockton, UK to help treat Covid-19 patients has returned to the University Hospital of Hartlepool.

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    What is hyperbaric oxygen therapy?


    Amidst all of the headlines surrounding both Covid-19 and the role of oxygen in the treatment of patients, gasworld reported in April how a Louisiana-based hospital had been using Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) to treat coronavirus patients.

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    A third way: Onsite oxygen generators


    By the end of June (2020), the World health Organisation (WHO) had issued a warning that hospitals were facing a shortage of oxygen concentrators in the face of a Covid-19 pandemic that continued to unfold in different regions around the world.

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    Medical gases: What is supplemental oxygen?


    The provision of oxygen – and its supply chain – has been at the forefront of the fight against Covid-19. Yet it has always been one of the most important, life-saving gases used in medicine, since the 1800s in fact – so what is ‘supplemental oxygen’ and how is it ...

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    Gas detection for air gas production facilities


    In the hospital or at home, medical oxygen can be a life saver. During the coronavirus pandemic, millions of Covid-19 patients worldwide have been administered with medicinal oxygen to support their recovery. In the right hands, oxygen is highly therapeutic – but during its manufacture it can present hazards which ...

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    CPAP: What is it and what role in the fight against Covid-19?


    Having already established the significance of supplemental oxygen from page 32, here we delve into one of the means of delivering that oxygen – CPAP. It’s been used as one of a number of means of supporting Covid-19 patients during the pandemic, so what is CPAP and how does it ...

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    Air Liquide to acquire biggest oxygen production site in the world


    Air Liquide is to acquire the world’s biggest oxygen production site located in Secunda, South Africa from integrated energy and chemical company Sasol.

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    Air Liquide invests €125m in new ASU


    Air Liquide is investing €125m in a first-of-its-kind innovation, an air separation unit (ASU) for oxygen production with an energy storage system.

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    Survitec recommends increasing oxygen onboard vessels


    British maritime safety specialist Survitec has recommended that current supplies of medical oxygen onboard ships are increased in the event of crews and passengers becoming ill with Covid-19.

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    Air Liquide to construct new ASU


    Air Liquide will construct a state-of-the-art air separation unit (ASU) for Russian steel producer NLMK as part of a new long-term partnership.

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    Industrial gases fulfilling potential in health and decarbonisation


    Thirty years ago, almost to the day, I joined BOC Gases in the UK. I had completed my Chemical Engineering Masters degree at Imperial College and I was looking forward to setting out on my career.

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    Air Liquide signs long-term supply agreement with Steel Dynamics, Inc.


    Air Liquide has signed a long-term agreement with Steel Dynamics, Inc. (SDI) to supply gaseous oxygen, nitrogen, and argon to SDI’s new Electric Arc Furnace steel mill in Sinton, Texas.

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    Tekno Valves at the forefront of Covid-19 response


    Tekno Valves has been at the forefront of the Covid-19 response, supplying essential medical oxygen cylinder valves. Based in Kolkata, India, the company has seen unprecedented demand for medical oxygen cylinder valves, which currently account for nearly 50% of its total output.

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    NASA, University Hospitals join forces in response to Covid-19


    NASA’s Glenn Research Center and University Hospitals (UH) in Cleveland have collaborated to develop new methods and technologies for decontaminating personal protective equipment (PPE) for aerospace applications and for safeguarding the health of workers caring for patients with Covid-19.

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    SECO USA to donate ventilators to US hospitals


    SECO USA is donating multiple ventilators to US hospitals, with priority given to Black communities, as the Covid-19 crisis continues.

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    Iraq reports “severe” shortages of oxygen


    As Covid-19 cases soar in Iraq and hospitals report “severe” shortages of oxygen, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has secured 300 oxygen concentrators to be used in Iraqi hospitals.

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    Pakistan exempts taxes on oxygen, cylinders and cryogenic tanks


    Pakistan’s Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has exempted customs duty on the import of oxygen gas, oxygen gas cylinders and cryogenic tanks in a bid to ensure availability amidst the coronavirus pandemic.