ACT News 2017


HHP: Cat Offers 785C Mine Truck on LNG

November 7, 2017 in Dual Fuel, HHP, HHP Summit 2017, LNG, Mining, New Products by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Retrofit Kit Uses DGB/Dynamic Gas Blending

Caterpillar is getting ready to offer its DGB/dynamic gas blending retrofit kit for the Cat 785C mine haul truck, allowing the vehicle to run on a mix of liquefied natural gas and diesel fuel, “lowering fuel cost and maintaining diesel power and transient performance.”

HHP: Cat Taking Orders for Gas Engine

November 3, 2017 in HHP, HHP Summit 2017, industrial, New Products by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

G3516 TA Achieves Low-NOx with Three-Way Catalyst

Caterpillar Oil & Gas is taking orders for its natural gas-fueled, stoichiometric Cat G3516 TA engine. The engine for compression applications has a power rating of 1,029 brake-kilowatts, or 1,380 brake-horsepower, and “continues to expand Caterpillar’s gas portfolio.”

First Public CNG Station in Quebec

November 18, 2015 in Alternative Fuels, CNG, Infrastructure by Jon LeSage  |  No Comments

One of five Gain Clean Fuel stations supporting C.A.T.’s growing fleet of CNG trucks

The first compressed natural gas public station in Quebec has opened up to support C.A.T.’s growing fleet of CNG trucks. On Nov. 13, the station was launched during a ceremony lead by representatives from C.A.T., U.S. Venture Gain Fuel Canada, and Gaz Métro, along with local and regional dignitaries.

Caterpillar Embraces Natural Gas

September 27, 2012 in Companies, HHP, LNG, Marine, Mining, Rail by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘New Energy Reality’ – Will Provide Engines for All Its Markets

Caterpillar will provide natural gas fuel as an option for engines across its many high horsepower lines, gas engines strategy director Joel Feucht said at the HHP Summit in Houston today.

GFS Promotes Natural Gas in Mining

August 4, 2012 in HHP, LNG, Mining by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

A new website is part of the promotion as Florida’s GFS Corp has formally launched its Evo-MT products for converting large mine haul trucks from pure diesel to a blend of diesel and natural gas.

Caterpillar to Help Sponsor HHP Summit

July 6, 2012 in CNG, Conference/Meeting, HHP, LNG, Marine, Rail by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘Sends a Significant Signal’ on Natural Gas for High Horsepower Use

Caterpillar, the global manufacturer of construction and mining equipment and diesel and natural gas engines, has officially signed on as presenting sponsor of the HHP Summit 2012 conference – Natural Gas for High Horsepower Applications, reports organizer Gladstein, Neandross & Associates.

GFS Diesel-LNG for Wyoming Coal Trucks

June 8, 2012 in HHP, LNG, Mining by Rich Piellisch  |  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.

Westport and Caterpillar for HHP

June 6, 2012 in CNG, LNG by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

HPDI Technology Continues to Spread, This Time to High Horsepower

Westport Innovations and Caterpillar have disclosed long-term agreements whereby Westport’s High Pressure Direct Injection technology allowing engines to run mostly on natural gas will be applied to off-road equipment, starting with mining trucks and locomotives.

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