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    gasworld launches groundbreaking new medical gases event


    gasworld has today launched a brand new event for the medical gases community, in the name of a more connected and equitable healthcare sector for all.

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    Editor’s Picks: My Top 10 from 2021


    gasworld Global Managing Editor Rob Cockerill counts down his top 10 stories of the industrial gas year. At number four, another key topic concerning air gases and very much a story of air gases meets hydrogen…

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    Preview: Editor’s Picks 2021


    We’re going to be looking at my top 10 stories across the year –and that gives us a real flavour for the industrial gas year. We’re going to see hydrogen, synthetic fuels, ASU growth, medical oxygen milestones, and so much more besides!

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    Significant large-scale ASU growth ahead


    We are leaping ‘orders of magnitude’ from mega-scale to giga-scale hydrogen projects globally, and with that will come significant growth in large-scale ASU (air separation unit) projects. That’s the verdict of Stephen B. Harrison, Managing Director of sbh4 consulting, speaking during gasworld’s Air Gases webinar last week.

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    Oxygen: New report from coalition into pneumonia control


    The Every Breath Counts coalition has today released a new report into the way in which pneumonia is treated and controlled.

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    In focus…Heat pumps and refrigerant gas technologies


    How heat pumps and refrigerant gas technologies are paving the way for a greener future, by Stephen B. Harrison.

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    The Covid-19 oxygen crisis, Part 1


    How pandemic-prepared were we really, how did Covid push oxygen supply chains to the brink, and will we be pandemic-prepared next time? Introducing a new 10-point playbook of political, social, scientific and economic constructs that underpinned one of the most devastating public health emergencies in a century.

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    Cylinder technologies – A view to 2020


    Over the years like all commodities, gas cylinders have undergone several technological changes. Here, Dr. Roy S. Irani, Gas Package Solutions, gazes into his crystal ball and provides a view of cylinder technologies toward 2020 and beyond.

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    US argon market report


    Argon demand strengthened as we came out of the recession, but the uncertainty of the new political environment has left producers questioning how to manage that growth, possibly adding more issues and questions than before.

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    The industrial gas year: 2016


    Back in April 2015, gas world posed the question, could there be room for one more big deal within the global industrial gases industry?

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    Machine & Welding Supply/Arcet name change


    After merging in Fall 2013, Arcet and Machine Welding Supply Co. have announced they’ll rebrand as Arc3 Gases beginning June 15.

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    Regional markets: Focus on Italy


    When gasworld last focused on the Italian industrial gases market, the emphasis was on recovery from the global economic recession. The region’s economy had stabilised – later than fellow many fellow European markets – and this was reflected in a marginal return to growth in its gases business in 2010. ...

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    CIMC Enric maintains positivity


    CIMC Enric has revealed its first half 2014 interim results, and cites natural gas as driving a promising market outlook both for the company and the wider energy equipment segment despite declines during the year to date.

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    In focus...Hydrogen production


    The hydrogen produced by the industrial gases sector has long been used in various applications. Everything from industrial products to food packaging, with fertiliser and space travel in-between, benefits from the advantages of the energy carrier hydrogen (H2). But with the movement to establish a hydrogen economy in top gear, ...

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    Rise of Yingde Gases continues


    Yingde Gases Group has announced its interim results for the six months ended 30 th June 2014, with turnover rising 15% over the comparable period last year, to RMB 3.6bn ($584m).

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    Change in leadership at JIMGA


    A new chairman and directors are in place at the Japan Industrial and Medical Gases Association (JIMGA), following the organisation’s general meeting earlier this summer.

  • August 2014 Hot Topic Green Stats

    Hot topic – Is ‘green’ still on the industrial gas agenda?


    How important is R&D for today’s industrial gas company? And more importantly, can it coexist with the cost implications of going green? Stuart Radnedge investigates.

  • August 2014 CO2 Production Plant

    In focus...CO2 production technology


    From the lower graded use of CO2 for enhanced oil recovery (EOR) to the quality, food grade, gas that is consumed by an ever growing and hungry food and beverage sector – carbon dioxide is everywhere in our industry. Here, Stuart Radnedge explores the trends and technologies in CO2 production. ...

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    OJSC Uralcryomash – 60 years of cryogenic production


    This year sees OJSC Uralcryomash, part of Uralvagonzavod Research and Production Corporation, celebrates its 60th anniversary.

  • August 2014 Carbon Dioxide

    Developments in CO2 production technology


    Developments in CO2 production technology are under close scrutinty, in an interview with Union Engineering’s Michael Mortensen and Jan Poulsen.