Education the Key for CNG First Responders

| USA, Midland TX

Freedom CNG StationGetting it right for first responders when attending a road vehicle incident in the Permian Basin region of Texas was the focus of a series of free natural gas vehicle and station awareness trainings conducted by Freedom CNG last week. Nearly 100 attendees from Midland Fire Department, Midland County Sheriff, and Texas Department of Transportation attended the training. Read more »

First 100 CNG Fuel System Inspectors Certified by NGVi

| USA, Las Vegas NV

NGVi CNG Fuel System Training Nevada-based Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi) continues to pay a significant role in preparing auto technicians for the growing natural gas vehicle industry, confirming it has certified 100 CNG Fuel System Inspectors since the inception of its CNG Fuel System Inspector Certification program in September 2016. Read more »

US Technology Educator Adds CNG Classes to Diesel Diploma

| USA, Denver CO

Lincoln ES Corp Diesel TrainingLincoln Educational Services Corporation in the US State of Colorado, a specialized technical training provider, is to begin offering training in Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) systems as part of an expanded diesel career training program at its Lincoln Tech campus in Denver. The implementation of this course is in response to the growing demand for cleaner transportation. Read more »

Cummins Africa Sets Up CNG Engine Training Course

| South Africa, Gauteng

Cummins Westport ISL G EngineCummins Africa has added a compressed natural gas (CNG) engine training programme to the courses available at its Kelvin View training facility in Gauteng. The initiative suggests there is growing interest and demand in South Africa for natural gas as a viable fuel for transportation. Trainees will have access to two Cummins Westport ISL G natural gas engines, one for dismantling and rebuilding, and the other for demonstration and technician testing. Read more »

CNG Fuel System Inspector Certification Program Launched by NGVi

| USA, Las Vegas NV

NGVi fuel system schematicNatural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi), a U.S. provider of technical consulting and training on natural gas vehicles and fueling technologies, has launched a brand new CNG Fuel System Inspector Certification program late June. The program kicks off with the first certification exam September 16, 2016 in Denver, Colorado and the certification period is five years. Read more »

GTT to Develop Training Program for TOTE LNG Tug/Barge Crew

| France and USA

wespac LNG Bunker BargeGTT subsidiaries, GTT North America, Inc. and GTT Training Ltd, are to develop and implement a comprehensive Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) training program for TOTE, Inc. The first contract of its kind prepares TOTE to safely operate its 2,200 m3 LNG Bunker Barge currently under construction at Conrad Industries Shipyard in Orange, TX. Read more »

Ariel Corporation’s CNG Compressor Training Goes Mobile

| USA, Mt. Vernon OH

Ariel Training TrailerAriel Corporation, U.S. manufacturer of reciprocating gas compressors for the international natural gas market, is extending it’s training from fixed facility workshops to the field. It has created the Ariel Mobile Training Lab: a 53-foot, semi-trailer classroom that will offer product and technical training to customers, distributors, and selected educational institutions; all taught by Ariel’s product training experts. Read more »

Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre for LNG to Quintuple

| Sweden, Lund

Sweden's Alfa Lavaltest-and-training-centre-expansionThe significant growth in the use of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a fuel for marine propulsion has prompted Denmark’s Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre in Aalborg to plan expansion to five times its current size. This development, focused on LNG and other alternative fuels, will address new challenges and possibilities for marine customers as they strive to meet environmental and energy targets. Read more »

North American Trainer Adds E-Learning for CNG Station Codes and Standards

| USA, Las Vegas NV

Clean Energy refueling AgilityNatural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi), a U.S. provider of technical consulting and training on natural gas vehicles and fueling technologies, has launched a new e-learning course: CNG Fueling Station Codes and Standards. This video-based course is designed for North American companies interested in or responsible for designing and building natural gas fueling stations, as well as those involved in permitting CNG stations, including code officials or state and local fire marshals. Read more »

NGVi Expands Public NGV Technician Training to Canada

| USA, Las Vegas NV
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The growing interest in the use of natural gas vehicles in Canada over the past few years has stimulated Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi), a ASE CASE-accredited provider of technical training for the CNG and LNG industry in North America, to bring its award winning NGV technician training as a public offering for the first time to Toronto. NGVi will offer NGV Essentials and Safety Practices on March 15 and CNG Fuel System Inspector Training on March 16-17. Both classes will be held at Toronto’s Centennial College. Read more »