TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based fuel, announced today that it has completed construction of the gasification system purchased by Astana TechCom, Inc., a company located in the capital of Kazakhstan. Astana has purchased a small Plasma Arc Flow gasification system on wheels, custom built to facilitate demonstrations of the MagneGas Technology to local energy industries, medical facilities and universities. The total price paid for the system and other components was $518,000 and the initial purchase was originally announced in November 2013.
"I am very proud of our team. We completed the construction of this system as scheduled and were very pleased at the quality of the team that came from Kazakhstan for training. We are confident that this system will open new opportunities for the technology throughout central Asia," stated Ermanno Santilli MagneGas CEO.
"This small and mobile system is an ideal marketing tool for a wide distribution of MagneGas products in our area. I am very pleased that this acquisition allows Astana TechCom the opportunity to have a significant impact on the industrial gas market and in liquid waste treatment for all of Central Asia, starting with the state of Kazakhstan which, since 1991, has strong diplomatic and economic ties with the USA," stated Dr. Ascar Aringazin, University Scientist and Director of Astana TechCom.
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About MagneGas Corporation
Founded in 2007, Tampa-based MagneGas Corporation (NASDAQ: MNGA) is a technology Company that counts among its inventions, a patented process that converts liquid waste into hydrogen based fuels. The Company currently sells MagneGas® into the metal working market as a replacement to acetylene. It is also selling equipment for the sterilization of bio-contaminated liquid waste for various industrial and agricultural markets. In addition, the Company is developing a variety of ancillary uses for MagneGas® fuels utilizing its high flame temperature for co-combustion of hydrocarbon fuels and other advanced applications. For more information on MagneGas®, please visit the Company's website at www.MagneGas.com.
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