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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.

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    Coronavirus: Honeywell expands facemask production

    2020-05-15T09:10:00Z

    Honeywell has today said that it will build a new production line capable of producing up to 4.5 million FFP2 and FFP3 disposable facemasks per month at its Newhouse site in Scotland.

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    Gexcon to open Swedish office

    2020-05-12T13:58:00Z

    Safety and risk management firm Gexcon is opening a new branch office in Sweden.

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    Industrial Scientific launches new product

    2020-05-11T13:49:00Z

    Gas detection and connected safety company Industrial Scientific has launched the TGX™ Gateway as its newest addition to its connected safety portfolio.

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    GSS releases white paper

    2020-05-07T14:22:00Z

    Scottish technology firm Gas Sensing Solutions (GGS) has released an in-depth white paper study on incubators, to highlight how high-speed sensors can improve CO 2  response time for incubators.

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    13 dead, hundreds hospitalised following India gas leak

    2020-05-07T11:02:00Z

    A chemical leak at a plant in southern India has killed at least 13 people and hospitalised hundreds.

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    CGA recognises safety award winners at annual meeting

    2020-05-04T09:47:00Z

    The Compressed Gas Association (CGA) has announced the winners of its industry-leading safety awards on a virtual 2020 Annual Meeting.

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    Managing enterprise risk

    2020-05-01T05:00:00Z

    Safety beats in the heart of industrial gases. There are inherant hazards in our operations and a primary role of management is to minimise the risk that these hazards would escalate to become accidents. Some risks have the potential to blow the whole company off course – these are referred ...