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LNG for Rocks – and Rock Trucks?

January 22, 2013 in LNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Quarries Like Omya’s in Vermont Could Boost Demand

Quarries and sand pits need fuel for their dryer furnaces, and a switch from diesel fuel oil to liquefied natural gas for them could ease the way for the same operations to fuel their hard-working trucks with LNG too. That’s the word from Houston this week, where Zeus Development is hosting the World LNG Fuels through Wednesday noon. Michael Laurent of Switzerland-based Omya explained how his company is modifying its furnaces in Vermont for marble drying for natural gas dual fuel operation, and is interested in the cheaper cleaner fuel for its trucks as well.

updated January 25

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