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NOVEMBER 18, 2021
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Winter preview: Disruptive conditions persist
Propane companies are planning ahead to ease fears of price spikes and supply disruptions, among other factors. Learn what’s in store for the propane industry this winter.
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Employee volunteers help cylinder manufacturer navigate tight labor market
Amid surging demand for propane cylinders and a tightening labor market, Worthington Industries tapped into its current resources to address staffing challenges. Learn how this decision has played out.
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Infrastructure package includes incentives for propane
President Joe Biden signed sweeping federal infrastructure legislation this week that will provide the propane industry with access of up to $7 billion to help establish refueling stations along the nation’s highways and put more propane-fueled buses on the roads.
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OSHA issues COVID-19 emergency temporary standard
The U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) issued an emergency temporary standard regarding COVID-19 vaccinations and testing. Learn what the standard means for propane companies.
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ADD Systems promotes customer support manager
Software supplier ADD Systems promoted Steve Tymikiw to customer support manager following Linda Carrer's retirement from the role. Learn about Tymikiw’s areas of expertise.
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Ferrellgas promotes director of Total Rewards
Ferrellgas promoted Tracy Thomas, who formerly worked as the company's interim rewards manager, to the director of its Total Rewards program. Learn about the recruitment and retention program.
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Matrix team grows with four promotions, four new hires
Matrix Capital Markets Group made four promotions in its Downstream Energy & Convenience Retail Investment Banking Group and added four new team members. Learn about the personnel moves.
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Mark Orr to become Growmark’s CEO
Mark Orr will become CEO of Growmark Inc., a North American agriculture and energy cooperative, effective March 1, 2022. Orr will succeed Jim Spradlin, CEO since September 2014, who will retire Feb. 28, 2022.
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Propane retailers share outlook on propane supply
2021 LP Gas Growth Summit attendees discuss their outlook on propane supply and strategies to keep customers supplied throughout the year.
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Propane Fuels America: North Carolina
The North Carolina Propane Gas Association opened NC-TEC, a training center in Graham, North Carolina, aimed at bringing more young professionals into the propane industry. Learn more about the center and North Carolina’s propane industry.
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Takeaways from the 2021 Propane Expo
The propane industry waited 2.5 years for the return of the National Propane Gas Association’s Southeastern Convention & International Propane Expo. Here’s what we learned at this year’s show.
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Motorized tank mover carries horizontal, upright tanks
Moveit introduced the MotoTank, a motorized tank mover that moves 120-, 250- and 330-gallon horizontal tanks and 420-gallon uprights. Learn more about its features.
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LPG Spotlight: Hocon Gas
A Connecticut-based retailer strives to grow the propane autogas market by helping to install and provide fuel for a newly opened travel center. Learn more about the project.
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Flexible metallic connectors play critical safety role
A propane safety expert explains the safety functions of flexible metallic connectors that run from regulator to service valve. Learn about safe operation of these components.
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