Air Products has continued its major support of the South African Institute of Welding’s (SAIW’s) Young Welder of the Year competition, with Phillippus Terblanche taking this year’s crown.
The worldwide helium market demand in 2016 is about 5.9 billion cubic feet (Bcf) (see Figure 1). This is flat compared to 2015, and a decline of about 100 million cubic feet (mmcf) from five years ago due to demand destruction and global economic weakness.
As the 2015 industrial gas year drew to a close, many of the ongoing trends within the industry – and externally – showed no signs of abating. Indeed, midway through 2016 these same dynamics appear to continue; though underlying growth in sales and volumes generally remains relatively strong, the global ...
gasworld explores what’s hot and expected to get warmer in the evolving global helium heatmap in 2016.