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MMK says new plant produces 100mcm of gases


Russian steel producer Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) said it has produced 100 million cubic meters of industrial gases, including oxygen, nitrogen and argon, at its new cryogenic air separation unit (ASU).


In focus... Air separation technologies

2019-03-04T11:24:00+00:00By , published in gasworld magazine

Air separation units (ASUs) are at the heart of the industrial gases business. Towering structures with clean lines and vast lengths of piping, these mega facilities are also synonymous with the image of the industry, just like the cryogenic tankers that ship the gases produced.

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Praxair to increase capacity


Praxair, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Linde plc, will expand production capacity at its Neosho, Missouri air separation plant.

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INOX Air Products celebrates milestone


Air Products joint venture in India marked a major milestone yesterday celebrating 20 successful years of business in the country.


Airgas to build two new ASUs


Airgas has announced plans to build two new air separation units (ASUs) to increase bulk gas production in the Midwest and Northeast. The ASUs will complement Airgas’ strategic independent supply network throughout the US.


Absolute Air to build new ASP


Absolute Air, LCC has announced plans to build a merchant Air Separation Plant (ASP) on a contracted site in the Minneapolis metropolitan area to serve the upper Midwest area.

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US DOE invests $4m in air separation research at National Labs


The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy is investing $4m in federal funding for four national lab-led research and development projects to identify new concepts and technologies for producing oxygen (O2) via air separation for use in flexible, modular gasification systems.


AGA Invests €20m in industrial gas production plant in Lithuania


AGA, industrial and medical gas company in the Baltics and member of the Linde Group, has invested €20m ($22.5m) in a new production plant in the Kėdainiai free economic zone, Lithuania.

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Air Products to construct two ASUs for Eastman’s coal gasification facility


Air Products will build, own and operate two air separation units (ASUs) to provide oxygen (O2) and nitrogen (N2) to Eastman’s facility in Kingsport, Tennessee under new long-term agreements.

The Linde Group and Sinochem Group held a piling ceremony for its strategic joint-venture project to build a new ASU and provide long-term gas products and services

Linde accelerates growth in China with a landmark partnership with Sinochem Group


The Linde Group, together with Sinochem Group Co. LTD, one of the four national oil companies in China, held a piling ceremony for its strategic joint-venture project to construct and operate a new air separation unit (ASU) and provide long-term gas products and services to Sinochem Quanzhou Petrochemical Co., Ltd. ...

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Air Liquide Engineering & Construction to supply ASU to chemical customer


Air Liquide Engineering & Construction has signed a contract to supply an air separation unit (ASU) to Shandong Runyin Bio-Chemical Industry Co. Ltd (Runyin), a subsidiary of Shandong Ruixing Group, a large chemical company and one of the key high-tech players in China.

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Hangzhou Fortune Gas celebrates delivery of ASUs

2018-10-10T11:36:00+01:00By Victor Leung

Hangzohou Fortune Gas Group this week celebrated the delivery of two sets of 80,000 Nm3/h air separation plants (ASUs) overseas.


TNSC to construct a new ASU in Vietnam


Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation (TNSC) has signed a gas supply agreement with Long Son Petrochemicals Co. for the supply of nitrogen (N2) with Long Son Island in the Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province of Vietnam.

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