Southern Africa

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    An interview with Afrox


    “Our key goal is to be a thoroughly modernised business, one that continuously drives change, not one driven by it,” says Afrox Managing Director Schalk Venter in an interview with Joanna Sampson.

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    Preview: An interview with Afrox


    Currently in its 92 nd year of operations, sub-Saharan Africa’s leading industrial gases and welding company Afrox originally opened its doors in 1927 as Allen-Liversidge Industrial Gases.

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    Dearman launches South Africa project


    London-based Dearman has launched a new project aiming to reduce wasted harvest in South Africa.

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    Air Products SA dicusses continuous improvement


    Air Products South Africa prides itself on a solid safety track record, innovative new products and developments, and success in the industrial manufacturing sector.

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    Afrox: CO2 and laparoscopic surgery


    Laparoscopic surgery, commonly called keyhole surgery, is now widely established as a way to minimise patient trauma. The benefits include reduced postoperative pain and scarring, short hospital stays, better patient satisfaction and a much quicker recovery time.

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    Global first from Neo Monitors and RTS Africa


    In a global first, the Norwegian company NEO Monitors has developed a method of measuring H 2 in-situ – the LaserGas 11 SP H2. This is a quantum leap in the measurement of process stream gases; and is a major and highly innovative upgrade to Neo Monitors’ existing infrared tunable ...

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    Afrox: HiQ gases and eye surgery


    Inert speciality gases have been used in eye surgery for more than 100 years, with the use of sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) and perfluoropropane (C3F8) still being the gold standard in eye surgery today.

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    Afrox advances fertility treatment in South Africa


    Afrox has been playing a key role in the success rate of IVF fertility treatment in South Africa.

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    Air Products SA supports Cryozone


    After operating in South Africa for the past year, Cryozone now has a whole-body cryotherapy (WBC) chamber housed on the premises of the Sport Science Institute of South Africa (SSISA), in Cape Town.

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    Atlas Copco applies for licencing of medical gas solutions portfolio


    Atlas Copco has applied for licensing of its turnkey BeaconMedaes ISO 7396-1 accredited medical gas solutions portfolio to the South Africa Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) in line with recent amendments to regulations relating to medical devices and in vitro diagnostics (IVDs).