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    BCGA updates coronavirus guidance

    2020-03-18T10:31:00Z

    In light of the fast-moving developments related to coronavirus, the British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has put together a briefing note to provide members with accurate information about the virus, as well as highlight key issues for members to consider.

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    CGA advice on coronavirus

    2020-03-13T12:13:00Z

    As cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) increase across the world, the Compressed Gas Association (CGA) is working with gas and health care associations around the world to promote awareness of how to safely clean and decontaminate medical gas containers, and is currently offering its safety standard on this topic free of ...

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    Air Water joins AIGA

    2020-03-13T09:51:00Z

    The Asia Industrial Gases Association (AIGA) has welcomed Air Water Inc. (AWI) as a Category-1 member.

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    BCGA issues revised guidance

    2020-03-09T15:31:00Z

    National trade body The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has revised its guidance relating to reduced oxygen atmospheres.

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    Five fatalities from gas misuse

    2020-03-06T16:39:00Z

    Five fatalities have been reported in Eastern Europe during the last week due to gas misuse.

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    Exclusive: PEC launches the X-Treme Series

    2020-03-02T14:10:00Z

    Founded in 2001, Precise Equipment Company (PEC) made its mark when it developed the industry’s first patented fully electronic automatic manifold, possessing the capability to utilise both liquid and high-pressure gas supplies with a built-in gas leak detection system.

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    Coronavirus – what impact so far?

    2020-03-02T13:27:00Z

    The biggest talking point so far in 2020 is undoubtedly the outbreak of coronavirus, or Covid-19 to give its technical name. At the time of writing, the hard-to-detect virus continues to engulf China and the wider Asia region, but is also fanning out across the globe with the number of ...

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    German media reports fire at Air Liquide plant

    2020-02-27T09:46:00Z

    According to German media, a fire broke out at an Air Liquide synthesis gas plant in Oberhausen last week.

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    CO2Meter launches new multi-sensor system

    2020-02-12T09:46:00Z

    Florida-based gas detection and safety monitoring company CO2Meter has released a new multi-sensor system, the CM-7000.

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    BCGA 2020 preview

    2020-02-05T06:00:00Z

    The helium market, dry ice applications and dangerous goods are just three of the topics set to be discussed at the British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) Annual Conference in April.

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    New location for EIGA’s 2021 Winter Seminar

    2020-02-04T11:21:00Z

    After another successful Winter Seminar that saw more than 200 delegates attend, the European Industrial Gases Association (EIGA) has revealed information about its 2021 Winter Seminar, which includes a brand new location.

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    EIGA 2020: Day two recap

    2020-01-30T10:47:00Z

    Good practices, innovative initiatives and future challenges/opportunities have been the focus here at day two of the European Industrial Gases Association’s (EIGA) Winter Seminar in Brussels, Belgium.

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    EIGA 2020: Day one recap

    2020-01-29T16:51:00Z

    Filled with art deco taverns, unique Flemish art, towering gothic cathedrals and quant guild homes, Belgium’s capital city Brussels, also home to the European Union’s headquarters, is a hub of political and business activity, making it the perfect place for an organisation at the top of the gases industry, setting ...

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    General Monitors introduces new hydrogen flame detector

    2020-01-29T09:53:00Z

    Pennsylvania-based General Monitors has announced the introduction of a new FL500-H2 Flame Detector designed to enable the safe use, production and transport of hydrogen.

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    EIGA 2020 preview

    2020-01-23T10:39:00Z

    It’s now just six days to go until the European Industrial Gases Association (EIGA) holds its annual Winter Seminar in Brussels, Belgium – and gasworld will once again be in attendance reporting live from the event.

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    European Patent Office awards Smart-Hose Technologies

    2020-01-22T09:54:00Z

    Zena Associates, d/b/a Smart-Hose® Technologies, has been awarded a European Union Patent.

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    Researchers develop wearable gas sensor

    2020-01-16T11:25:00Z

    A highly sensitive, wearable gas sensor for environmental and human health monitoring may soon become commercially available, according to researchers at Penn State and Northeasten University.

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    Researchers develop hydrogen alarm

    2020-01-14T16:36:00Z

    Tomsk Polytechnic University has joined forces with the University of Chemistry and Technology of Prague to develop new sensors based on optical fibre to ensure accurate detection of hydrogen molecules in the air.

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    Explosion of dissolved acetylene plant in China

    2020-01-02T11:41:00Z

    The gases industry is given an early New Year warning in the name of safety, with the news that a dissolved acetylene plant in Huizhou city of Guangdong province in China was burnt to ashes at the end of 2019.

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    Booking open for 2020 BCGA conference

    2019-12-11T11:07:00Z

    The helium market, dry ice applications and dangerous goods are just three of the topics set to be discussed at the British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) annual conference next year – which is now open for bookings.