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European Patent Office awards Smart-Hose Technologies


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


Researchers develop wearable gas sensor


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


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.


Explosion of dissolved acetylene plant in China

2020-01-02T11:41:00+00:00By Victor Leung

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


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

2019-12-06T06:00:00+00:00By , published in gasworld magazine

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


Safety and compliance

2019-12-06T06:00:00+00:00By published in gasworld magazine

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