Rob Cockerill

Rob Cockerill

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 Global Managing Editor.

A regular reporter, feature writer and columnist, in his current position Rob is particularly responsible for all magazine content and editorial planning.

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    Asia-Pacific Industrial Gas Conference 2018 preview


    The Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel in Malaysia is the venue for gasworld’s fourth conference in the Asia-Pacific region this December, where the focus will be on new and existing industrial gas markets alike – and how companies can maximise the opportunities at their disposal.

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    Hydrogen: A day to celebrate


    When I began writing about hydrogen just over 11 years ago, I couldn’t have envisaged a National Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Day and may well not have believed that we would have the kind of infrastructure for hydrogen fuelling that we do today.

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    Peak Scientific goes mobile in Canada


    Peak Scientific has recently partnered with Ontario-based Molecular Science Corp. (MSC) to supply nitrogen gas generation systems on its first mobile laboratory aimed at the rapidly expanding cannabis testing and research sector.

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    Why new Swindon hydrogen station is significant


    The new public access hydrogen refuelling station in Swindon, UK from ITM Power and Johnson Matthey is significant for a number of reasons.

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    Irkutsk Oil Company announces new helium project


    Irkutsk Oil Company, Russia’s largest privately-owned independent oil producer, has announced plans to build a 10 million litre (266 MMCF) per year liquid helium plant in the Irkutsk Region of Siberia.

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    The 2018 CO2 shortage


    Several months on from the European CO2 supply shortage that sent shockwaves through food and beverage markets and the mainstream press alike, and much of the frenzy surrounding this supply chain crisis has long since dissipated.

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    ESAB acquires GCE


    ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has acquired Malmö-based Gas Control Equipment (GCE), creating the leading global provider of flow control and oxyfuel solutions.

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    AES announces acquisition of ARM, Inc.


    Applied Energy Systems (AES), a provider of high and ultra-high purity (UHP) gas systems, services and solutions, has announced the acquisition of Advanced Research Manufacturing (ARM), Inc., a specialty provider of gas purification systems based in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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    Climeworks launches latest DAC plant in Italy


    Switzerland-based Climeworks has just launched another of its second-generation Direct Air Capture plants (DAC-3) in Troia, Apulia in Italy.

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    China approval for Praxair-Linde merger


    The Linde Group has announced that the Chinese antitrust authority, the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), has provided clearance of its proposed business combination with Praxair, Inc.

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    The South East report


    Incorporating Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

  • Plenty in the atmosphere, but not enough in our beer

    The CO2 paradox


    It’s almost an annual occurrence, but this summer it became more evident than ever before. The CO2 paradox: plenty of it in the atmosphere, and yet not enough of it to carbonate our beer.

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    An introduction to...CO2 storage vessels


    Recovered from natural wells or as a by-product from chemical plants, refineries, from breweries where it is generated by the fermentation process when brewing beer, or from any other fermentation process, carbon dioxide (CO2) is the subject of a complex supply chain and an increasing array of end-user applications.

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    Chart Industries to acquire VRV Group


    Chart Industries, Inc. has just announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Italy-based VRV s.p.a. and its subsidiaries.

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    Nel ASA opens new H2Station factory


    Nel ASA has today officially opened its new Nel H2Station® factory in Herning, Denmark, a state-of-the-art, large-scale production facility with an annual capacity of 300 hydrogen stations per year.

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    Digitisation: Industry only beginning to scratch the surface


    Industrial gas companies are making progress toward digitisation, but they are only beginning to scratch the surface of the opportunities that it offers, says former Linde-BOC Managing Director of UK, Ireland & Africa, Sue Graham Johnston.

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    Messer management change hints at merger completion


    The Messer Group appears to be positioning for its return to life as a truly global Tier One industrial gas player, with the news of a management reshuffle in light of its pending acquisition of Linde assets in the Americas region.

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    Messer-CVC to pick up more merger assets in US?


    Reports this morning suggest further asset sales to the Messer Group and CVC Capital Partners consortium could be on the cards as Praxair and Linde attempt to edge closer to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approval of the merger in the US.

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    Merger divestment details in India emerge


    Further colour has emerged on India’s approval of the Praxair-Linde merger, with a statement from the country’s Competition Commission (CCI) detailing the remedies required for clearance.

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    Additive manufacturing: Air Liquide at RM FORUM 2018


    Air Liquide will participate with its own stand (n.17) and an presentation concerning “The Role of Gas in Additive Manufacturing” at the sixth edition of RM FORUM, the event dedicated to tools, technologies and materials for Additive Manufacturing.

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