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What’s driving growth in specialty gases in 2017?

1 February 2017By Simon Augustus, published in gasworld magazine

2016 saw huge opportunities for the specialty gases industry. Traditional markets – particularly North America – have remained the top consumers of industrial gases. However, in recent years we have seen newer markets, including Asia and Southeast Asia, grow in importance.

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Praxair inks deal for new plants in US Gulf Coast

21 February 2017By

Praxair, Inc. has signed a 15-year supply contract with chemistry solutions provider Celanese Corporation under which the Tier One player will build two new industrial gas production plants in the US Gulf Coast.


Air Products introduces mobile nitrogen pumpers

20 February 2017By

Air Products introduces its new mobile nitrogen (N2) pumpers that can provide safe, fast and reliable temporary or emergency gas supply.

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Sustainable Innovations team to develop H2 compressors

15 February 2017By

Sustainable innovations Inc. and its partners, Greenway Energy and Savannah River National Laboratory, are collaborating to maximise the benefits of two cutting edge hydrogen (H2) compressor technologies by combining them into one high reliability, high efficiency hybrid compressor.

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Ballard in consortium to deploy 20 Fuel Cell buses

15 February 2017By

Ballard Power Systems has announced its involvement in the ‘Fuel Cell Electric Commercialisation Consortium’ (FCEBCC), a large-scale project for which funding has now been committed to support deployment of 20 zero-emission hydrogen (H2) fuel cell electric buses at two California transit agencies.

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Air Liquide to build H2 stations in New York

9 February 2017By

Air Liquide has announced the location of two hydrogen (H2) stations in New York. One of which is with Applegreen, a global provider of service stations that offers customers high-end retail concessions.

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WTI partners to produce H2 fuel

9 February 2017By

Water Technologies International (WTI) Inc., leader in the technology in atmospheric water generator’s production and design, has evolved as a ‘Pure Water Play’ generating, cleaning and producing water used to make hydrogen (H2) fuel for power plants.

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Air Products helps Boeing fly with nitrogen supply

6 February 2017By

Air Products has supplied the world’s largest autoclave with an advanced nitrogen (N2) system.

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Butler Gas expands bulk CO2 service

3 February 2017By

Independent packaged gas manufacturer and distributor Butler Gas Products has expanded its bulk carbon dioxide (CO2) supply capabilities.

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Western Gasco prices up 5%

2 February 2017By

Western Gasco, the largest welding gases and supplies store in British Columbia, Canada, has announced a price increase across its industrial gas product range.

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