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    Messer recogised by EIGA for safety performance

    2020-11-25T14:35:00Z

    Messer has been recognised by the European Industrial Gases Association (EIGA) for its performance in occupational safety.

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    Calling all members

    2020-11-02T06:00:00Z

    The results are in from our recent survey, which asked BCGA members about the future of the organisation, about Brexit and, of course, the impact of coronavirus.

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    EIGA Winter Seminar 2021 goes virtual

    2020-10-20T15:52:00Z

    The European Industrial Gases Association (EIGA) will hold its Winter Seminar virtually next year as the Covid-19 pandemic continues.

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    Nitrous oxide

    2020-10-02T13:00:00Z

    In recent weeks, the recreational use of nitrous oxide has been a case of concern, with extensive coverage of the problem across the UK media. As many in the compressed gases sector are aware, the recreational use of nitrous oxide has always been dangerous and has caused many deaths.

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    NevadaNano Systems announces expansion

    2020-09-29T09:55:00Z

    NevadaNano Systems, Inc. has announced plans to brings its molecular property Spectrometer™ sensor technology for gas leak detection to Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA).

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    Messer to hold a worldwide safety week

    2020-09-18T13:57:00Z

    For a whole week, family run industrial gas company Messer will hold a worldwide safety week at all of its locations.

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    BCGA issues revision to Code of Practice 31

    2020-09-02T09:17:00Z

    The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has published a revision to its Code of Practice 31, covering the safe storage and use of cylinders on mobile workshops and service vehicles.

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    BCGA updates Code of Practice 48

    2020-08-07T10:53:00Z

    The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has published a revision to its Code of Practice 48, covering the safe filling of third-party owned and/or maintained tanks.

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    BCGA calls for nitrous oxide ban

    2020-07-22T14:44:00Z

    UK trade body the British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) is calling on the UK Government to ban nitrous oxide.

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    CGA and EIGA issue joint statement

    2020-07-17T07:55:00Z

    CGA and EIGA have issued a joint statement affirming their belief that SPP-supplied brazed aluminium heat exchangers are reliable and safe for use, after their members conducted an inventory and collected the operational histories of these heat exchangers in response to concerns earlier this year.

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    New BCGA Chief Executive sets out vision for the future

    2020-07-14T11:04:00Z

    Negotiating the Covid-19 environment will be a key priority for the new Chief Executive of the British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA), who is keen to build on the vital role BCGA members played in providing medical gases and other related gases and equipment during the pandemic.

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    MSR-Electronic monitors CO2 leaks in Austrian winery

    2020-07-13T14:39:00Z

    Deutch gas detection company MSR-Electronic is installing its technology to monitor CO2 leaks in wine tanks located at an Austrian winery in the region of Neusiedlersee.

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    LG Polymers CEO arrested in connection with fatal India gas leak

    2020-07-09T10:11:00Z

    Twelve employees of a South Korean-owned LG Polymers plant have been arrested in connection with the chemical leak in May that killed a dozen people and hospitalised hundreds.

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    BCGA publishes revision to Leaflet 11

    2020-07-01T12:24:00Z

    The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has published a revision to its Leaflet 11, covering safety checks for cryogenic tanks.

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    Are your safety relief valves really safe?

    2020-07-01T05:00:00Z

    UK-based valve manufacturer Seetru has observed plenty of market trends in its time, having been in the business since 1949 and celebrated its 70th anniversary last year.

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    BCGA updates Code of Practice 42

    2020-06-24T14:28:00Z

    The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has published a revision to its Code of Practice 42, covering the implementation of EIGA carbon dioxide standards.

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    Oxygen tank explodes in Toronto

    2020-06-04T08:24:00Z

    Police are currently investigating an oxygen tank rupture at College Street and Elizabeth Street in Toronto, CP24 reports.

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    Industrial Scientific wins gas detection contract

    2020-06-03T15:39:00Z

    Industrial Scientific and Municipal Emergency Services (MES) have been awarded a $500,000 contract to provide a large state’s Emergency Management Regional Response Team with a complete gas detection and connected safety solution.

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    Servomex to reveals process solutions

    2020-05-21T07:40:00Z

    Gas analysis expert Servomex has launched a new series of webinars to help industrial customers improve their gas analysis in key processes.

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    CGA elects Finn, Ebeling as Chair, Vice-Chair

    2020-05-20T09:34:00Z

    The Compressed Gas Association (CGA) Board of Directors has unanimously elected John F. (Jack) Finn, of FIBA Technologies, Inc., and Chris Ebeling, of Messer Americas, as 2020 Chair and Vice-Chair respectively.