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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

LNG-fueled mine rigs

Teck pilots dual-fuel haul trucks; Donlin Gold hopes tech is ready for mine

 

Last updated 1/3/2016 at Noon



Diesel has long been the fuel of choice for the enormous haul trucks, dozers, shovels and other equipment that most mines use. Many industry leaders, however, are looking ahead to natural gas as an economically and environmentally friendlier source of energy for the colossal machines.

"LNG (liquefied natural gas) is a fuel source that has the potential to lower costs, significantly reduce emis...



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