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World Water Day: GE, Intel, Anheuser-Busch, Banyan Water, Cummins, ‘Toilet’ Beer

World Water Day: GE, Intel, Anheuser-Busch, Banyan Water, Cummins, ‘Toilet’ Beer

Today is the UN’s World Water Day and addressing the global water crisis — as well as future-proofing their own water supply — is top of mind for many environmental managers. Here are some of the water management and conservation projects we are following.

Cummins Engine

Cummins-led Team to Develop Plug-in Hybrid Truck that Reduces Fuel Use by 50%

Cummins says it will develop a Class 6 commercial plug-in hybrid electric vehicle — these are typically buses or single-axle work trucks — that reduces fuel consumption by at least 50 percent compared to conventional medium-duty trucks. This is thanks to a $4.5 million grant, awarded by the US Department … Read more »

Agility, Cummins Team Up to Advance Nat Gas Heavy-Duty Trucks

Agility Fuel Systems, a designer and producer of natural gas fuel storage and delivery systems for heavy duty trucks and buses, and Cummins, a provider of diesel and natural gas engines to the trucking industry, have entered into a strategic partnership intended to improve the natural gas vehicle user experience, … Read more »

Omnitracs Cummins

Omnitracs, Cummins Improve Fleet Efficiently, Cuts Repair Costs

Omnitracs, a provider of fleet management to transportation and logistics companies, and Cummins, a manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engines, have announced that Cummins Connected Diagnostics application is now available to customers using Omnitracs’ Mobile Computing Platforms (MCPs) and its Fault Monitoring application’s Extended Faults add-on. Omnitracs is one … Read more »

Environmental Leader Raven Transport LNG Truck

Green Fleet Roundup: Raven Transport, Cummins, Dean Foods, Kenworth, Peterbilt, Tritium

Raven Transport is expanding its natural gas fleet with 115 Peterbilt Model 579s (pictured), powered by liquefied natural gas. Clean Energy Fuels will support the fleet by opening truck-friendly LNG fueling stations in Atlanta, Georgia; Birmingham, Alabama; Pearl, Mississippi; and Theodore, Alabama, and deploying mobile LNG fueling units in Eden, North Carolina; Newnan, … Read more »

Economic Gains, Attracting Talent Top Benefits of Sustainable Manufacturing

Economic Gains, Attracting Talent Top Benefits of Sustainable Manufacturing

Almost all 12 companies, which included Eli Lilly, Proctor & Gamble, Cummins and General Dynamics, surveyed for a study on sustainable manufacturing were surprised to learn that among the biggest unforeseen benefits were meaningful economic gains and attracting new talent. The Success Paths to Sustainable Manufacturing study conducted by Indiana University’s School … Read more »

Railserve Locomotive Uses 50% Less Diesel

Fairmount Santrol has deployed a Railserve Leaf Gen-Set locomotive at its Roff, Oklahoma, resin-coating plants. The locomotive uses 50 percent less diesel fuel in less time to move six times the number of railcars around the two Roff property plants, while reducing nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions by 84 percent and … Read more »

Time Warner fleet

Green Fleet Roundup: Time Warner Cable, Wamart, Plug Power, Clean Energy Fuels

Time Warner Cable is joining the Department of Energy’s Clean Cities’ National Clean Fleet Partnership to further reduce petroleum use and increase efficiencies within its fleet (pictured) of more than 20,000 service trucks and vehicles. TWC’s participation is part of the company’s “Go Green” initiative under which TWC is on … Read more »

Cummins Engine Demonstrates Up to 80% CO2 Emissions Reductions

Cummins has developed an engine and powertrain that it says reduces CO2 emissions by as much as 80 percent compared with a baseline gasoline-powered medium-duty truck. The work was jointly funded by Cummins in partnership with the California Energy Commission (CEC). More than 1,000 miles and 1,500 hours have been … Read more »

60% of Companies Say Water Will Affect Future Profitability

60% of Companies Say Water Will Affect Future Profitability

Most companies believe water challenges will significantly worsen in the next five years, according to a survey of major US corporations by the Pacific Institute and VOX Global. However, the majority of companies surveyed do not appear to be planning to scale up their water risk management practices — about … Read more »

SuperTruck on Display

The Energy Department is displaying an 18-wheeler truck that is meant to exceed baseline energy use by 50 percent by 2015. The SuperTruck on display, developed by heavy-duty manufacturers Cummins and Peterbilt, has exceeded this goal. Since 2010, the truck has demonstrated a 20 percent increase in engine efficiency and … Read more »