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Alpha Coal Saves Big with Natural Gas

July 21, 2013 in LNG, Mining by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Cites GFS Dual Fuel Systems on Diesel Coal Trucks,
Says It Is Aiming to Reduce Costly Diesel Use by 50%

“By retrofitting these large diesel engines to operate on a mixture of diesel fuel and natural gas or methane-based fuels, we have reduced emissions and increased savings,” Alpha Natural Resources states in its 2012 annual report.

GFS Gears Up for MINExpo

September 21, 2012 in Event/Meeting, LNG, Mining by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Florida’s GFS is gearing up for next week’s big MINExpo show in Las Vegas, where it will display its Evo-MT 7930 system for converting Caterpillar 793 trucks to LNG-diesel dual fuel operation.

GFS Diesel-LNG for Wyoming Coal Trucks

June 8, 2012 in LNG, Mining by HHP  |  No Comments

Alpha Natural Resources is getting ready to test an LNG fuel system from GFS Corp on three 240-ton Caterpillar 793D mining trucks at a Powder River Basin coal mine near Gillette in northeast Wyoming.

The GFS system allows mine haul trucks to use liquefied natural gas for 50% to 70% of their total fuel requirement. GFS refers to the system as bi-fuel.

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