CNG Forklift a First for UAE

| United Arab Emirates: Dubai

CNG Forklift Emirates TransportEmirates Transport (ET), a UAE government entity for organising and managing transport and maintenance services, has launched the first compressed natural gas (CNG) operated forklift in the UAE. The move comes within the Corporation’s efforts to develop its business investments in line with the country’s green development aspirations. Read more »

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 »

Sharjah Emirate MoU Defines Pathway to CNG for Heavy Vehicles

| United Arab Emirates, Sharjah

In a first-of-its-kind initiative for the region, Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Emirates Steel Industries (Emek) to convert heavy vehicles like forklifts and cranes at construction sites to use Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and the installation of CNG filling stations for private vehicles. Read more »

Pall-Ex Adds 30 CNG Forklifts for UK Hub Operations

| United Kingdom

Pall-EX CNG ForkliftsPall-Ex, the European palletised freight specialist, has taken another step in its environmental commitments with a new order of 30 environmentally friendly forklift trucks.  As part of a new contract with its long-standing supplier Briggs Equipment, the group’s main UK hub in Leicestershire will use 30 Hyster forklift trucks, powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) for even lower emissions than LPG. Read more »

BMW Doubles H2 Forklifts at Spartanburg Plant

| USA, New Providence NJ

H2 refueling at BMW's Spartanburg plant in 2010BMW Manufacturing’s plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina, has more than doubled its fleet of hydrogen-powered material handling equipment, using systems supplied by Linde North America. The 4.0 million square foot production facility now powers its entire hydrogen-fuel cell fleet of more than 230 units to service the plant’s production and logistics functions, making it one of the largest fuel cell forklift sites in the world. Read more »

H2 Fuels Forklifts For Distribution Facility

| USA, Lehigh Valley PA

Air Products’ APD has supplied hydrogen fueling technology for a fleet of 25 hydrogen-powered forklifts at Kimberly-Clark Corporation’s KMB 450,000-square-foot distribution facility in Graniteville, South Caroline. The facility, located in Sage Mill Industrial Park, is managed by logistics provider GENCO ATC. Read more »