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    Living up to the promise of asset management

    2021-04-01T13:47:00Z

    Within the packaged gas industry, distributors have been conditioned to regard asset management as the method for uniquely identifying cylinders (bar code label or RF tag) for these two specific purposes: clarity for detailed customer billing/collections, and enhancing cylinder fleet utilisation.

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    Record year

    2021-04-01T13:40:00Z

    Carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) has been an important commodity over the past year for its role not only in storing and distributing the coronavirus vaccine, but also for perishable foods amid a growth in popularity of home delivery. Distributors like American Welding Gas, Inc. (AWG) have been ...

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    Expect strong M&A activity in 2021

    2021-04-01T13:34:00Z

    In high-school history class, many of us learned some variation of the aphorism “history has a tendency to repeat itself.” Over the history of M A, nowhere is this observation more salient than with the oft-repeated “roll-up” strategy – the programme of progressively acquiring and merging many companies in a ...

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    Hydrogen: Managing the revolution

    2021-03-16T11:55:00Z

    Coeus Energy describes the safe management of change in the hydrogen revolution, in an exclusive feature for gasworld.

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    The blue hydrogen paradigm shift

    2021-03-16T10:08:00Z

    The use of blue hydrogen will stimulate progress towards deep decarbonisation in many carbon-intensive sectors. It will also drive investment in integrated blue hydrogen production schemes, explains Stephen B. Harrison, Managing Directory of sbh4 consulting, exclusively for gasworld.

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    Industrial gases IIoT: How far beyond it will take us

    2021-03-05T13:41:00Z

    The arrival of Industry 4.0 is one of the key megatrends shaping our future today. How we live, work and relate to one another is changing before our eyes, a journey described as the next Industrial Revolution that we have been on for several years now in various stages of ...

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    Measured growth

    2021-03-05T13:36:00Z

    In the global fight against climate change, many nations are committed to reducing energy consumption and have set ambitious goals to minimise carbon emissions. However, to achieve net zero targets, there must be significant decarbonisation and a substantial change will be required in the way energy is generated, stored, transported ...

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    Specialty gases enabling the green agenda in Asia-Pacific

    2021-03-05T13:33:00Z

    Solar panel production for mega-scale renewable projects means mega-scale growth for industries gases, writes Stephen B. Harrison, sbh4 Consulting.

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    Gas analysis requirements for emerging decarbonisation technologies

    2021-03-05T13:31:00Z

    The world must decarbonise. The precise routes to the goal are unfolding, and each country will find its own path to 2050 and beyond. As a clean fuel, hydrogen will play a central role in securing the Paris Agreement mid-century target of ‘net-zero’ carbon dioxide emissions to which many nations ...

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    From space to your garage

    2021-03-05T13:27:00Z

    Hydrogen risk assessment has been around ever since humans began recognising the many useful applications of hydrogen. Today our assessment methodologies continue to evolve in response to the fast-growing commercial hydrogen economy.

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    On the crest of a wave

    2021-03-05T13:23:00Z

    Shipping is responsible for more than 3% of the world’s carbon dioxide (CO2) pollution, with Oceana reporting that if global shipping were a country, it would be the sixth largest producer of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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    Electrolysers: Helping to decarbonise the energy market

    2021-03-05T13:17:00Z

    Recent developments make it clear – the time for hydrogen is now. As we rebuild from the COVID-19 pandemic, we have an opportunity to use global government stimulus programmes to set the course for a new future – one that invests in new energy sources, like hydrogen, and serves all ...

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    Understanding electrolyser technologies

    2021-03-05T13:15:00Z

    They’re widely understood to be one of the key building blocks of the green hydrogen-based society, even cited as such by the International Energy Agency (IEA). They offer a way to produce clean hydrogen from low-carbon electricity, and they are at the fulcrum of the bold targets of the €750bn ...

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    Shades of hydrogen

    2021-03-05T13:11:00Z

    “Not all hydrogen is created equal,” explained Nel Hydrogen’s David Bow, then senior vice-president of Sales and Marketing, in a feature for gasworld magazine in 2017. “There are two general types of hydrogen available in today’s commercial marketplace: ‘brown’ hydrogen and ‘green’ hydrogen.”

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    Stronger together, but retaining independence

    2021-03-01T15:55:00Z

    If you are concerned about the succession of your business, the uncertain economic outlook or the possibility of rising taxes under the new administration, then Meritus Gas Partners believes it can help.

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    Rocket fuel

    2021-03-01T15:46:00Z

    Space activity is increasing and with it the demand for cryogenic liquids, equipment and tanks.

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    Cryogenic freezing for industrial hemp

    2021-03-01T15:38:00Z

    The fast growing global industrial hemp market is expected to triple in size by 2027, from a current market size of $5 billion in 2020 to approximately $15 billion, according to a report by Grand View Research.

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    Ratermann Manufacturing launches Women’s Roundtable

    2021-03-01T15:26:00Z

    A new women’s networking and professional growth group for gas distributors and association employees was launched by Marie Ratermann and Mary Carter of Ratermann in February.

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    Help for your digital strategy

    2021-03-01T15:21:00Z

    In follow up to our article in the January edition, gasworld checked back in with Frank Kasnick, IWDC President and CEO, to see how their launch went and to get an update on this strategic project. As a reminder: IWDC’s Product Information Management (PIM) system is designed to supply IWDC ...

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    Growth expected to gain momentum in first quarter

    2021-03-01T15:11:00Z

    Welding hardgoods and industrial gas revenues improved in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2020 and growth is expected to pick up in Q1 this year, according to the latest results of the Baird/gasworld Welding and Industrial Gas Survey.