helium shortage

Helium shortage, balloon issues carry over into new year

If you've been paying attention to the news cycle over the past month, you know there's been a massive helium shortage affecting plenty of businesses. ... more »

Final Federal Helium Reserve auction: Allotment down, prices up, as Air Products dominates supply

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management held the fifth and final crude helium auction from the Federal Helium Reserve in Texas in late August.A total of 21 ... more »

Reader poll: More than half having trouble getting helium

Balloon retailers are well aware of the helium market's volatility. Demand for the gas continues to rise as its uses in the medical and scientific ... more »

Alabama TV station reports balloon retailers struggling to get helium

Birmingham, Alabama CBS affiliate WIAT is latest news outlet to document balloon businesses struggling to get to helium.The station noted a Birmingham ... more »

Helium shortages reported by Atlanta-area party stores

Helium is in short supply in the Atlanta area, reports WSB-TV, and perhaps elsewhere.WSB's Berndt Peterson interviewed Party America Acworth owner Mic ... more »

Helium recyclable? Yes, it is

Did you know helium is recyclable?There are numerous companies that produce helium recovery systems. It's a growing trend among universities that use ... more »

Government announces plans for final Federal Helium Reserve auction

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is holding its annual auction for helium from the Federal Helium Reserve this summer. This one is a little di ... more »

Private helium distributors facing pressure as scientific demand for gas continues to rise

Increased demand for helium for scientific use, including by NASA, is putting further pressure on private distributors to meet demands for the natural ... more »

Some global helium suppliers tightening up allotment to customers

Major global helium suppliers are starting to take a cautious approach as to how much of the gas they sell to smaller distributors.Rob Cockerill of ga ... more »

Helium experts: Demand for gas will increase 9% over next three years

Canada NewsWireBruin Point Helium Corp. (the "Company" or "Bruin Point") (TSX Venture: BPX), Mr. Frank Jacobs, CEO, is pleased to provide an overview ... more »

Praxair upping helium prices as much as 10 percent on Jan. 1

Praxair Inc., one of the world's largest helium suppliers, is upping prices at the first of the year, as much as 10 percent in some regions.Praxair is ... more »

European Union adds helium to Critical Raw Materials list

The European Union (EU) has added helium to its Critical Raw Materials list.The CRM list, established in 2011, currently has 27 raw materials that hav ... more »

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