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Local pipeline tap gives Georgia retailer advantage over competitors

November 13, 2012 - By

Dan Holloway could not afford to wait for the railroad to deliver his next tanker on its regular schedule to the bulk plant at the nearby district in Albany, Ga. His customers desperately needed propane, so Holloway made the hour-long drive to Moultrie where he could potentially get a jump on that pickup. When Holloway arrived in Moultrie, the yardmaster... read more

Propane mower emits less than gasoline, diesel

November 12, 2012 - By

Kubota Tractor Corp. offers the propane-powered Kubota ZP330 as the latest addition to its Z-Series commercial mowers. read more

Blackmer to provide valves with high-pressure spring

November 12, 2012 - By

Blackmer says it has received UL listing approval to provide BV¾ and BV1 bypass valves with a high-pressure spring option. read more

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Alliance adds mower dealer to autogas network

November 12, 2012 - By

McCoy’s Lawn Equipment Center is the newest certified Alliance AutoGas conversion center, supporting fellow Alliance partner Pinnacle Propane to help Texas fleets run on propane autogas. McCoy is a longtime provider of propane-powered mowers and conversions. Now, the company is expanding its expertise to alternative fuel vehicles. read more

Yankee Propane names Stroupe president

November 9, 2012 - By

David Stroupe has been appointed president of Yankee Propane Inc., which is based in Florida, N.Y., and services New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Stroupe is a 24-year propane industry veteran who previously served Green Mountain Propane Gas Co. as COO, and Heritage Propane and most recently JP Energy Partners as a vice president. read more

Seattle area businesses converting fleets to autogas

November 8, 2012 - By

Fleets in the Puget Sound area in Washington, including Sea-Tac’s MasterPark, the city of Edmonds and the Seattle Children’s Hospital, have been making investments to convert their vehicles to propane autogas. Blue Star Gas, a partner in the Alliance AutoGas network, has been central to many of the area’s conversions. For example, the largest Sea-Tac Airport shuttle fleet, MasterPark, is... read more

Pressure monitoring system utilizes cellular units

November 8, 2012 - By

Independent Technologies’ WESROC remote monitoring system uses cellular units that employ hydrostatic pressure sensors to measure tank levels. read more

Overlooking oldest exposures equals problems for marketers

November 7, 2012 - By

If you look hard and often enough, you can see safety in numbers. read more

Fire, burn hazards force grill recall at Lowe’s

November 7, 2012 - By

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Guangdong Vanward Electric Co. Ltd. of China are recalling Master Forge gas grills sold exclusively at Lowe’s stores. The grills are manufactured in China and priced at about $270. According to a press release, about 37,000 of the grills are currently in circulation throughout the United States. If improperly installed, the hose... read more

Murdock joins NGL Supply in Northeast

November 7, 2012 - By

NGL Supply Wholesale has hired Jack Murdock as a propane marketing representative. Murdock is tasked with expanding NGL Supply’s business in the Northeast, particularly in New York and Vermont. read more