AIIGMA opens 2019 conference in Istanbul

2019-03-12T09:01:00+00:00By , Reporting from Istanbul

The 41st Seminar on Industrial Gases organised by AIIGMA (All India Industrial Gases Manufacturer’s Association) opened today in Istanbul.

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LifeGuard and CYY Energy team up


Industrial safety specialist LifeGuard Technologies has signed a strategic partnership agreement with gas equipment manufacturer Hangzhou Cheng Ying Yi Energy Technology (CYY Energy) to pave the path for “future LifeGuard safety hose development” in China.

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AIChE launch hydrogen safety centre


American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ technical entity will help industry partners to promote information sharing and best practices on hydrogen safety.


Fives Cryomec celebrates safety milestone


Industrial equipment supplier Fives Cryomec celebrated reaching 500 consecutive days without any accident on 31st December (2018) at its Swiss facility in Allschwil.


Atlas Copco vacuum pumps certified by TÜV Rheinland


Atlas Copco is the first manufacturer to have its vacuum pumps checked for traces of oil by TÜV Rheinland in accordance with the ISO 8573-1 standard.


AIGA’s Technical Committee meets for milestone event


The Asia Industrial Gases Association (AIGA) reached a new landmark last month when its Technical Committee met for the 50th time.

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HSE issues safety alert


UK national regulator the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has released a safety alert highlighting new scientific evidence from the International Agency for Research on Cancer suggesting that exposure to all welding fumes causes lung and kidney cancer.


Improved safety with Emerson anti-cavitation trim


Emerson, US-based manufacturing and technology company, has launched Fisher Vee-Ball™ rotary control valves with new with Cavitrol™ Hex anti-cavitation trim to reduce or eliminate vibration caused by cavitation.

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South Korea loosens hydrogen regulation


The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy has shared an article produced by The Diplomat, an international current-affairs magazine for the Asia-Pacific region, detailing further plans to develop a hydrogen (H2)-based economy in South Korea by deregulating H2 laws.


BCGA 2019 preview

2019-02-01T15:18:00+00:00By , published in gasworld magazine

The British Compressed Gases Association’s (BCGA) 2019 annual conference will look at safety, security and the environment at The Marriott Hotel & Country Club in Worsley Park, Manchester, on Thursday 11th April.


Day one of EIGA’s Winter Seminar 2019


The EIGA Winter Seminar, a long-standing January tradition, has seen more than 30 industry experts and external speakers gather today at the Le Plaza Hotel in Brussels, to present on a range of topics under the theme of ‘Medical Gases – A deep breath’.


EIGA Winter Seminar 2019 preview


In recent years, regulations and standards surrounding the handling of medical gases have developed into a complex landscape for healthcare personnel to navigate. That’s why the European Industrial Gases Association (EIGA) intends to share good practices and initiatives at its 2019 Winter Seminar which will commence tomorrow at the Le ...

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Lack of universal disinfection protocols for O2 equipment


gasworld spoke to Cody Vaughn Gibson, Researcher in the Surgery Department at the University of Alabama, to understand whether there is a lack of universal disinfection protocols for oxygen equipment and what medical gas cylinder providers could do to help remedy this problem.

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