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2008-10-13 03:00:27

By Doran, Ryan Praxair Inc. of Danbury has signed an agreement with ThyssenKrupp to supply oxygen, nitrogen and argon to the company's new carbon and stainless steel processing facilities that are under construction in Mobile, Ala. "ThyssenKrupp's investment in new steel capacity in the southeastern United States is a critical step in the execution of their North American strategy and Praxair will be providing a cost- effective and energy-efficient plant to support the project," said Ted...

2008-10-02 06:00:31

Linde Group has acquired the remaining 50% of the shares in the Australian liquefied propane gas company Elgas at an equity value of E126 million. Elgas is a 50-50 joint venture between BOC, a member of the Linde Group, and AGL Energy. Elgas has achieved sales of around E255 million in the financial year 2007 and currently employs about 460 people. Wolfgang Reitzle, CEO of Linde, said: "This transaction will enable us to strengthen our position as the leading supplier of gases in...

2008-09-15 09:00:48

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/57a35d/industrial_gases_i) has announced the addition of the "Industrial Gases in North America" report to their offering. Datamonitors Industrial Gases in North America industry profile is an essential resource for top-level data and analysis covering the industrial gases industry. It includes detailed data on market size and segmentation, plus textual and graphical analysis of the key trends and competitive landscape,...

2008-09-10 03:00:18

The technology group The Linde Group has entered into a joint venture with SINOPEC Fujian Petrochemical Company Limited (FPCL), a subsidiary of China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (SINOPEC), for the long-term supply of industrial gases to customers in the province of Fujian in south-eastern China. This collaboration will result in a capital outlay of around 100 million euro. The joint venture company Fujian Linde-FPCL Gases Company Limited will be located in Quangang Petrochemical...

2008-09-09 12:00:27

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has signed an agreement with ThyssenKrupp to supply oxygen, nitrogen and argon to ThyssenKrupp's new state-of-the-art carbon and stainless steel processing facilities which are currently under construction in Mobile, Alabama. Praxair will build a 400-tons-per-day on-site air separation plant to supply ThyssenKrupp's requirements for oxygen, nitrogen and argon. The new plant will also generate liquefied industrial gas for the growing merchant customer base in the...

2008-09-08 15:00:59

James S. Sawyer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), will address the Bank of America 38th Annual Investment Conference in San Francisco on Monday, September 15 at 2:30 p.m. PT (5:30 pm ET). Sawyer will discuss Praxair's growth strategies and business outlook. An audio webcast and presentation will be available on Praxair's web site at www.praxair.com/investors. A replay will also be available after the presentation. Praxair is the...

2008-09-04 09:00:35

Praxair (China) Investment Co., Ltd. has signed a long-term supply contract with Anhui HuaYi Chemical Co., Ltd., an affiliate of Shanghai HuaYi (Group) Co., Ltd., one of the largest chemical groups in China supplying fine and specialty chemicals. Under this contract, Praxair China will build another of the largest single-train air separation plants in Asia. The plant, due to start up in early 2011, will supply 3,000 tons per day of oxygen for the Wuwei coking project of Anhui HuaYi,...

2008-09-02 12:00:29

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has finalized an agreement with BP whereby Praxair will supply hydrogen and steam to BP's Whiting, Indiana, refinery complex. Praxair will build two new hydrogen plants with a total capacity of 200 million standard cubic feet per day. The plants, designed and constructed by Praxair, are scheduled to start up in the second half of 2010. The use of hydrogen will allow BP to produce very low-sulfur gasoline and diesel fuels in the refining process, and to upgrade...

2008-09-02 00:00:22

Praxair (China) Investment Co., Ltd. has signed a long-term supply agreement with Guangdong Shaoguan Iron & Steel Group Co., Ltd (Shaoguan Steel). Under this contract, Praxair China will build a large air separation plant to go on stream in mid-2010. The new plant will supply oxygen, nitrogen and argon for Shaoguan Steel's increased production capacity. The plant will be the fourth Praxair air separation unit constructed at Shaoguan Steel and will increase Praxair's total production...

2008-08-20 09:01:22

Linde North America, part of the German industrial gases company Linde, has announced that it is providing the hydrogen for the state of Missouri's first hydrogen vehicle refueling station in Rolla. Linde will supply gaseous hydrogen for the station, which is located at the Missouri University of Science and Technology's E-cubed Commons development. Linde is delivering, storing and supplying fuel cell-grade gaseous hydrogen for the station on behalf of the Gas Technology Institute (GTI),...


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