Linde Canada to Focus on Safety Equipment and Apparel at Quebec Mining Conference


Quebec, Canada- Safety will be the focus of Linde Canada Ltd.'s participation at Québec Mines 2012, a technical conference on geosciences and minerals research to be held at the Québec City Convention Centre, on November 27-29, 2012.

Linde Canada is an affiliate of Linde North America, a member of The Linde Group, a world-leading gases and engineering company.

At its booth (#257), Linde Canada will feature its complete line of safety equipment and Linde branded products, including protective footwear, gloves, shirts, pants, helmets and high-visibility safety clothing. Two mannequins will be on display at the booth outfitted from head to toe in Linde branded personal protective equipment and apparel.

Alain Leclerc, sales manager- Québec East, said, "Our extensive line of Linde branded safety equipment and apparel is unparalleled in the industry. And when to add to that the strategic location of our branches in the heart of the mining operations (gold, iron, titanium and rare earths) in Québec, Linde is second to none in our ability to service the safety and equipment needs of miners in that area."

Linde Canada will also discuss its broad range of welding and cutting gases and as well as display its unique VIVANTOS® ready-to-use cylinders, which provide a safer workplace because they are equipped with an innovative, protective guard to ensure that delicate gauges and couplings are shielded against impact from objects or falling cylinders - an important safety feature for use in rough environments like mines.

The Linde Group is a world-leading gases and engineering company with around 62,000 employees in more than 100 countries worldwide. In the 2011 financial year, Linde generated revenue of EUR 13.787 bn (USD 18.1 bn). The strategy of the Group is geared towards long-term profitable growth and focuses on the expansion of its international business with forward-looking products and services. Linde acts responsibly towards its shareholders, business partners, employees, society and the environment - in every one of its business areas, regions and locations across the globe. The Group is committed to technologies and products that unite the goals of customer value and sustainable development.

For more information, see The Linde Group online at www.linde.com.

Contact:

Juliana Caporali,

Communications Lead

Responsable des communications

Linde Canada Ltd. / Ltée

5860 Chedworth Way, Mississauga, Ontario L5R 0A2

Tel (905) 501 3730

juliana.caporali@linde.com

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