Monthly Archives: July 2017

Air Liquide Signs New Contracts In The Fibre Optics Industry In China

Air Liquide has signed new supply contracts covering a period of 10 to 15 years with three major Chinese fibre optics manufacturers. In the frame of these new contracts with Futong Group Communication Technology, Yangtze Optical Fibre, and Zhongtian Technology … Continue reading

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BLM Helium Sales Generate $115 Million for American Taxpayer in 2017

Amarillo, TX – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today announced that $115 million generated from the 2016 sale and auction of crude helium from the Federal Helium Reserve is being transferred to the U.S. Treasury. The Federal Helium Reserve … Continue reading

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$115M Transferred From Amarillo-managed Federal Helium Reserve To U.S. Treasury

A total of $115 million generated from the 2016 sale and auction of crude helium from the Federal Helium Reserve — which is managed by the Amarillo Bureau of Land Management field office — is being transferred to the U.S. … Continue reading

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Effect Of Grain Size On The Behavior Of Hydrogen/Helium Retention In Tungsten: A Cluster Dynamics Modeling

Abstract Reducing ion retention in materials is a key factor in the management of tritium inventory, the selection of compatible plasma-facing materials (PFMs), and thus the future development of fusion reactors. In this work, by introducing the cellular sink strength … Continue reading

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Representatives Look To Shore Up Nation’s Helium Supply

Last week, the House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources discussed draft legislation to facilitate the production of helium on federal lands. As helium is vital to several sectors including academic research, members expressed concerns about the impending closure of … Continue reading

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