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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.

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    In focus… Safety and compliance

    2019-12-06T06:00:00Z

    The gases industry is built upon a paradigm of safety, of the Zero Ambition, and layer upon layer of invaluable regulation. 

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    Safety and compliance

    2019-12-06T06:00:00Z

    Safety is the result of hard work, training and discipline, enthuses Nippon Gases Europe in an exclusive for gasworld.

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    BCGA announces new CEO

    2019-12-03T09:38:00Z

    After 14 years at the helm of the British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA), CEO Doug Thornton is retiring and will be replaced by Ellen Daniels, the national trade body announced today.

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    BCGA updates beverage dispense safety guidance

    2019-10-25T08:00:00Z

    The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has updated its guidance on the safe filling of gas cylinders for beverage dispense.

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    BCGA publishes new document

    2019-10-17T12:21:00Z

    The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has published new guidance on the use of atmospheric monitoring equipment at authorised testing facilities.

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    Home oxygen fire death toll increases in US

    2019-10-16T09:23:00Z

    An American oxygen user is twice as likely to die in a home oxygen fire than in Japan, and almost twenty times more likely than in England.

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    Analox develops new super lightweight personal CO2 alarm

    2019-10-11T09:44:00Z

    Analox is launching its own personal carbon dioxide (CO2) alarm, combining highly efficient, low power sensing technology with the company’s established engineering and manufacturing expertise.

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    BCGA publishes revision

    2019-09-24T14:04:00Z

    The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has published a revision to its Technical Information Sheet 30 (TIS 30), covering working in reduced oxygen atmospheres.

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    MSA Safety launches Safety io

    2019-09-24T09:01:00Z

    MSA Safety has unveiled new technology aimed at transforming the UK’s gas detection industry.

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    Messer Safety Day 2019

    2019-09-13T13:36:00Z

    Family-run industrial gas specialist Messer held its annual Safety Day across all of its sites on 13 th September (2019).

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    BCGA adds 100th document

    2019-08-07T14:42:00Z

    The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has added the 100th guidance document to its comprehensive reference library.

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    Brighton Pride highlights use of nitrous oxide

    2019-08-05T10:33:00Z

    More than 150 bags of rubbish containing nitrous oxide, or “laughing gas” as it is widely known, canisters and balloons have been picked up off Brighton Beach following a major Pride event at the weekend.

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    Safety monitoring solutions

    2019-08-01T06:00:00Z

    Monitoring gases, particularly oxygen, to ensure process safety has grown in importance over the years. There is an increasing need to run processes at optimal oxygen concentrations in order to increase efficiency, reduce process costs and to meet emissions regulation. This means that gas concentrations are frequently set close to ...

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    Cause of China ASU explosion

    2019-07-31T10:56:00Z

    Human error is the main cause of a recent explosion at an air separation plant (ASU) in China, a primary investigation has found.

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    US Patent & Trademark Office awards LifeGuard Technologies

    2019-07-22T09:22:00Z

    Pennsylvania-based safety hose manufacturer, LifeGuard Technologies, has been issued US Patent No. 10,344,902, by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).