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  • Ariel Avitan - Percepto1
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    Autonomous technology can mitigate the business impact of coronavirus

    2020-03-13T11:27:00Z

    The coronavirus has exposed the soft underbelly of critical infrastructure and industrial sites worldwide – workforce availability. As more and more companies implement business continuity plans to deal with the outbreak, fewer and fewer employees are able to fully function. 

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    Exciting, intriguing times in helium

    2020-03-09T15:36:00Z

    With the launch of gasworld’s Helium Super Summit this October, the scene is set in more ways than one, writes Rob Cockerill. Not only is the scene set in terms of the new normal helium business for post-2021, we now have the stage confirmed for insight, discussion and debate around ...

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    Cause for a new national renewables day?

    2020-03-05T11:13:00Z

    Rob Cockerill reflects on two significant developments in decarbonisation that could arguably bring calls for 2nd March to be a National Renewables Day in the UK.

  • Doug Iversen_cropped
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    Autonomous vehicles, drone deliveries and cost of delivery

    2020-03-02T06:00:00Z

    The idea of autonomous vehicles (AV) coming to some measure of practical maturity has been fascinating to observe. Six levels of driving automation have been defined, and are essentially the range of combinations that include: nothing, hands-on, hands-off, eyes-off, mind-off, and steering wheel optional. Some might argue that ‘mind-off’ driving ...

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    Moving to ERP systems

    2020-03-02T06:00:00Z

    The use of the term ‘ERP’ (Enterprise Resource Planning) can get some senior executives and business owners a little nervous. Some recall the implementation failures during ERP’s early days, or the lower than expected returns on the investment (ROI) for some of their peers.

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    Coronavirus likely to impact helium

    2020-02-06T15:09:00Z

    The announcement that China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) has declared force majeure due to the impact of coronavirus on its demand for LNG, provides a reminder that helium markets are also likely to feel at least a temporary impact from the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Jennifer Willis-Jones, Fertiliser Week
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    The outlook in ammonia

    2020-02-05T06:00:00Z

    Another decade is already upon us and those in the ammonia industry are already talking about a gradual recovery in market prices since several major capacity additions in 2017 and 2018.

  • Henrik Lyhne, Pentair Union Engineering
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    Dynamics of the CO2 business – then and now

    2020-02-05T06:00:00Z

    Recovering carbon dioxide (CO2) from various feedgas sources such as syngas, flue gas or a natural source are well-known technologies, introduced to the market more than 150 years ago.

  • Gary Robson, Sure Purity Ltd
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    CO2 sourcing and supply transitions – quality still as critical as ever

    2020-02-05T06:00:00Z

    2020, New Year, new decade and exciting times ahead for Sure Purity and the carbon dioxide (CO2) industry.

  • john buzz campbell talks global supply and demand
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    Challenges of acquiring 70,000 tons of liquid argon…

    2020-02-03T15:29:00Z

    Maura Garvey has included some information on US argon capacity and supply in her accompanying article ‘Steady growth for the air gases business’.

  • Art Anderson   AH Anderson Consulting, LLC
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    Talent management

    2020-02-03T15:15:00Z

    The topic ‘Future of Work’ has become a mainstream talking point over the last 5-7 years, principally driven by the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and its potential impact on the workforce in the not too distant future.

  • Rich  Mansmann  Vice-President Gas Programs, IWDC
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    How did we get here?

    2020-02-03T12:01:00Z

    There’s a famous bar in New York City called McSorley’s Old Ale House. It’s been in lower Manhattan for a very long time.

  • Bill kroll
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    2020 vision

    2020-01-06T06:00:00Z

    During pivotal times of change for our industry, what you think you create, what you feel you attract, and what you imagine you become, writes William J. Kroll.

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    Features

    Talent management

    2020-01-06T06:00:00Z

    The topic ‘Future of Work’ has become a mainstream talking point over the last 5-7 years, principally driven by the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and its potential impact on the workforce in the not too distant future.

  • Phil Kornbluth
    Features

    Helium Shortage 3.0

    2020-01-06T06:00:00Z

    As we close out 2019 and look toward 2020, Helium Shortage 3.0 continues to be the primary focal point for gas companies who trade helium or end-users who rely on helium in their businesses.

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    From transformation to realisation

    2019-12-25T06:00:00Z

    The industrial gas year that was, and the year that could be – an Editor’s outlook, by Rob Cockerill. 

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    Four things we learned in 2019

    2019-12-25T06:00:00Z

    gasworld Global Managing Editor shares his thoughts on four things that we learned from the industrial gas year in 2019.

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    Carbon dioxide review

    2019-12-24T07:00:00Z

    Thoughts on 2019, and a look ahead to 2020, with Sam A. Rushing, President of Advanced Cryogenics, Ltd.

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    New opportunities, new technologies, and the importance of a vision

    2019-12-11T12:02:00Z

    After the rousing and passionate kind of day we enjoyed here in Dubai yesterday, when an executive at the top of the tree in the industry and the peak of his powers delivered such an engaging keynote, day two of this MENA Industrial Gas Conference was always going to be ...

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    Raw honesty, a lasting impression, and a focus on value

    2019-12-10T08:49:00Z

    One of the big talking points on the sidelines of the MENA Industrial Gas Conference had been the anticipation for a prestigious keynote from Air Products Chairman, President and CEO Seifi Ghasemi. And no-one here in Dubai was left wanting, writes gasworld Global Managing Editor Rob Cockerill.