High Horsepower (HHP) Summit: a Great Week planned for Jacksonville

| USA, Jacksonville FL
Tote Maritime LNG bunkering in port

LNG bunkering in Jacksonville (Image: TOTE Maritime)

The 2017 HHP Summit will convene industry leaders from the marine, mining, rail, and power generation sectors, November 6-9 at the Prime Osborn Convention Center in Jacksonville, Florida. Erik Neandross, CEO of event organiser Gladstein, Neandross and & Associates (GNA), told NGV Global News: “The market for natural gas in the off-road high horsepower space is getting really exciting right now, even in spite of the sustained price of oil around $50.” Read more »

New Holland Present Methane Concept Tractor at US Farm Show

| USA, Decatur IL

New Holland Concept Tractor (1)New Holland Agriculture presented its methane powered concept agricultural tractor at the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois this week. It was introduced as the latest development in the company’s vision for the sustainable future of farming. “It combines alternative fuels and advanced agricultural technology … by running on the energy produced from the land and waste products,” said Carlo Lambro, New Holland Agriculture Brand President. Read more »

Gomselmash Introduces CNG-Powered Combine Harvester

| Republic of Belarus, Gomel

Gomselmash Combine Harvester CNG Gomel, the second-most populous city of Belarus, is home to OJSC Gomselmash, the proud creator of the first grain combine harvester in the world powered by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). In a country where more than 8 million tonnes of grain is harvested annually, the combine will reap with economy and reduced environmental impact. Read more »

Chart and GFW Launch Innovative LNG/Diesel Refueller

| USA, New Prague MN

Chart-GFW LNG-diesel refuelerChart, designer and manufacturer of highly engineered cryogenic equipment, and Ground Force Worldwide (GFW), an international mining equipment manufacturer, have collaborated in the development and launch of the first mobile dual LNG/diesel refueller.  Read more »

Off-Road Natural Gas Vehicle Funding Solicited in California

| USA, Sacramento CA

CEC logoIn an endeavour to reduce transportation emissions in California’s most severely polluted regions – the San Joaquin Valley and the South Coast Air Basin, the California Energy Commission (CEC) released a $4 million grant funding solicitation July 11 for the research and development of natural gas engines for medium and heavy-duty off-road vehicles (ORVs) supporting the agricultural, construction, industrial, port and cargo sectors. Read more »

Huge Organic Farm Innovation Plan includes RNG for Tractors

| Lithuania

Lithuania_bioduju-statybaAgrowill Group, the largest organic farming and investment group of companies in Lithuania and one of the biggest organic farming entities in Europe, aims to attract EUR 20 million investment into scientific research and innovations. Implementing its new vision of sustainable business the company aims to become not only the biggest but also the most innovative organic farm in Europe. Renewable natural gas (RNG) fuel for vehicles is high on its agenda. Read more »

Methane-Powered Agricultural Tractor Trials in Spanish Vineyard

| Spain, Madrid

NewHolland tractor trials in SpainBodegas Torres, a historical wine growing company located in Pacs del Penedes, Spain has conducted the first trial in Spain of a second-generation New Holland T6 methane tractor under a collaboration agreement with the Italian manufacturer, part of CNH Industrial. New Holland first unveiled the prototype T6.140 Methane Power tractor at Agritechnica 2015 as part of its sustainability approach to ‘Energy Independent Farming’, a goal shared by Bodegas Torres. Read more »

Iveco and Iveco Bus CNG Vehicles Provide Clean Services for EXPO Milano 2015

| United Kingdom, London
IvecoBus Urbanway metano for EXPO Milano 2015

Urbanway CNG buses (Image: Arriva Italia)

Expo Milano 2015 is being serviced by 64 logistics vehicles from CNH Industrial N.V.’s Iveco and Iveco Bus brands, many of which are equipped with alternative natural gas engines. CNH Industrial N.V. is an Official Global Partner of the international event being held in Milan, Italy from May 1 to October 31.
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Linde MH Adds CNG H20 EVO Forklift Truck

| Germany, Aschaffenburg
Linde H14-20 EVO forklift with CNG power

Linde MH offers H20 EVO forklift with CNG power

Industrial truck manufacturer Linde Material Handling has taken its load capacity range to the next level with the introduction of series 391-00 EVO, which includes a Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) powered forklift truck. The EVO H14-H20 offering, covering load capacity from 1.4 to 2.0 tonne, brings in the natural gas model at the upper end with the 2.0 tonne H20CNG. Read more »

Arch Coal Chooses More GFS LNG Conversions for Komatsu Haulers

| USA, Weston FL

Komatsu 930E Haul TruckArch Coal’s Black Thunder Mine, located in Wright, Wyoming, has ordered 10 EVO-MT 9300 LNG Conversion Systems for installation on Komatsu 930E haul trucks. The order, placed with GFS Corp., follows adoption of GFS LNG systems in 2014 and is part of Arch Coal’s ongoing program to assess the benefits of using liquid natural gas (LNG) in their mining operations. The EVO-MT® Systems will be configured for use with either Cummins or MTU engines. Read more »