Rob Cockerill is the Global Managing Editor of gasworld magazine. Having joined gasworld as news desk journalist in 2007, Rob has reported from a number of international industry conferences and events, exclusively interviewed some of the leading figures in the industrial gases business, and now heads up all editorial in his role as Managing Editor. A regular reporter, feature writer and columnist, in his current position Rob is particularly responsible for all magazine content and editorial planning.
Cryogenic Gas Technologies, Inc. (Cryo Technologies) is a leading independent supplier of custom cryogenic and non-cryogenic gas processing systems based in Allentown, Pennsylvania (US). The privately-owned company was founded in 1995 by its President, Rick Hessinger, and a group of highly experienced former employees of other leading corporations in the ...
Last month gasworld explored the gas industries of Western Europe, where economic uncertainty prevails in the midst of a number of largely political dynamics. Here we turn to Eastern Europe, where a similar outlook exists, albeit for different, geo-political reasons.
With this coming together of Pentair and Union Engineering, we’re reflecting on not just another consolidation in the global gases business, but a union that exemplifies the shift in the carbon dioxide (CO2) market in recent years – from a cryogenically cool subject to an increasingly hot topic.
At a time when so much is said and written about digitisation and automation in industry, it is perhaps more important than ever not to overlook the human element at play in the gases industry, something that the European Industrial Gases Association (EIGA) is addressing this January.
Undoubtedly one of the biggest stories in Europe in 2016 was the ‘Brexit’, as Britain voted in a referendum to leave the European Union (EU) and speculation swirled as to whether that could cause a ripple effect throughout a number of the 27 remaining countries in the union.
Arguably the biggest story of 2016 was the shock election of Republican candidate Donald Trump to US President, over Democrat rival Hillary Clinton. A hard-fought and often bitter race to the White House was won in November, and culminates in the official transition to President on 20th January.
Tourism and public infrastructure spending funded by development partners still sustain the economies of the South Pacific and while the latter may have slowed slightly in the region in recent times, growth is widely expected to pick-up in the near term as infrastructure spending rises again in most South Pacific ...