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    Pipeline Leak Detection Audits

    2022-07-22T11:45:00Z

    Ensuring the continuing effectiveness of leak detection systems (LDS) is of paramount importance for pipeline operators in order to meet tightening safety and environmental regulations and to minimise the potential risks of catastrophic events.

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    Leveraging standards for cylinder filling operations

    2022-07-04T09:00:00Z

    An update on cylinder filling activities

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    Airgas to focus on plant and worker safety at ASSP

    2022-06-16T10:54:00Z

    Safety will be the all-important focus for Airgas when it later this month presents its offerings at the 2022 American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) show.

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    High-energy testing for a high-energy topic

    2022-06-01T09:00:00Z

    In 2020, SpaceX and NASA launched two astronauts into space – the first manned launch from US soil since the Space Shuttle Program’s retirement in 2011. The Commercial Crew Program was a resounding success, but it almost didn’t happen. 

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    Rising to the challenge: Fueling the global energy transition

    2022-06-01T09:00:00Z

    Hydrogen demand only continues to grow, driving the need for consistent safety standards. A recent report from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) of the US Department of Energy predicted that demand from hydrogen could increase as much as four-fold by 2050, potentially reaching 41 million metric tons per year. ...

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    Common challenges in gas distribution systems

    2022-05-02T09:00:00Z

    Properly maintained gas distribution systems are critical to ensuring refineries, research facilities, laboratories, and other industrial sites can operate safely and efficiently. Members of the team, such as lab and reliability managers, engineers, and operations staff, are tasked with ensuring the integrity of those gas distribution systems in support of ...

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    Real-world evidence underscores oxygen risks

    2022-04-21T09:12:00Z

    Real-world evidence underscores the potentual risks with oxygen, explains a case study in safety from WHA International.

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    The environment, refrigerants and safety

    2022-03-21T15:34:00Z

    An insight into the increasingly environmentally-conscious world of refrigerants and where it meets the world of detection and analysis, from IGD. 

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    Hydrogen combustion risk analysis

    2022-03-21T15:06:00Z

    Lift-off for hydrogen but safety is paramount, urges WHA International, Inc.

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    BCGA Annual Conference 2022

    2022-03-21T12:09:00Z

    Next month sees the return of the BCGA Annual Conference, on the ground and in-person in Manchester. Here, gasworld previews the event as it nears.

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    Reflecting on a year of change

    2022-03-21T12:01:00Z

    Looking to the future for BCGA in 2022, by Ellen Daniels, CEO of the BCGA.

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    Gas analysis in CO2 processes

    2022-02-15T21:52:00Z

    A perspective from APT from Italy’s APT on the imperative world of monitoring, re-using and safely handling CO2 (carbon dioxide).

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    The role of AI in CO2 safety

    2022-02-15T20:38:00Z

    The relentless advance of global industry is based on unerring progress and continual development. From the beginnings of the industrial revolution, a conveyor belt of new ideas has supplemented the growth of mass production technologies and the ever-increasing drive to manufacture products at unprecedented speed and scale.

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    BCGA issues new Guidance Note on dangerous goods

    2022-01-12T12:15:00Z

    The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has issued a new Guidance Note relating to dangerous goods and their handling.

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    BCGA issues revision to TIS 40

    2022-01-06T11:28:00Z

    The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has issued a revision to Technical Information Sheet (TIS) 40, which covers the safety concerns for personnel at a crime scene where gas cylinders are present, and which may have also been used during the crime.

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    AIGA on 2021/22

    2022-01-05T08:00:00Z

    Milan Sarkar, Secretary General of AIGA, reflects on the significant achievements of 2021 for AIGA and why going beyond borders in the name of safety, is the ongoing goal for 2022.

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    A position of strength in 2022

    2022-01-04T08:00:00Z

    Ellen Daniels, BCGA Chief Executive, provides a perspective on UK gases industry highlights in 2021 and what to look forward to in 2022.

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    CGA expands focus in 2022

    2022-01-03T08:00:00Z

    Rich Gottwald, CGA President & CEO, reflects on the successes of 2021 for the association and the industry – and looks ahead to what’s on the agenda for 2022.

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    CGA invests in hydrogen safety campaign

    2021-12-07T09:01:00Z

    The Compressed Gas Association (CGA), a leading authority for the development and promotion of safety standards in the industrial, medical, and food gases industry, has made a major investment in a new hydrogen safety campaign.

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    Risks to food safety during a CO2 shortage

    2021-11-11T14:51:00Z

    As shortages of carbon dioxide (CO2) hit the headlines in the UK again, quality can be overlooked in the trade-off over availability. Gary Robson, of Sure Purity, explains the risks associated with supply chain disruption and the need for greater awareness about quality and food safety, when disruptions occur.