Lucy Terry - 23 December 2011
A new by-law aimed at reducing the spread of diesel emissions in Vancouver will come into effect on January 1, 2012. The legislation is targeted at off-road machinery, and will require owners of older diesel-powered off-road machines to register each item.
The legislation, which was approved earlier this year, will apply to construction and industrial equipment such as forklifts and power generators. Owners will be required to pay an initial fee of CAN$4 per horsepower. Owners can reduce or eliminate the fee by reducing diesel soot emissions.
According to the Vancouver Sun, 41% of diesel emissions in the Metro Vancouver region are caused by non-road engines.
Metro Vancouver is responsible for monitoring air quality in the region, which includes conducting emission inventories and enforcing emission limits. It is a nonpartisan political body operating under provincial legislation, and is responsible for areas such as regional growth and air quality management. It encompasses 22 member municipalities.
Rosalie Winnik - 8 June 2017
FS Partners has been strengthening its presence by distributing DEF through the UPI Energy network of cardlocks across Ontario. FS Partners and UPI Energy are subsidiaries of Growmark Inc, one of the largest agricultural co-operatives covering Ontario and the mid-western US.
Ben Treadwell - 11 May 2015
There are now 103 truck stops locations in Canada that are equipped with bulk DEF pumps. The Canadian network has grown rapidly since the first pumps opened in 2011, and infrastructure is still continuing to develop. Ontario and Alberta hold the largest number of fully equipped bulk locations in the country, with 58% of all Canadian DEF...
Rebecca Hayward - 3 June 2014
The May edition of DEF Tracker reported that average North American bulk Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) prices decreased from April levels, following a three-month period of price increases. The overall declining trend in DEF prices in North America reflects movements in urea prices, which continued to weaken in the first three weeks of...
Niels Tholen - 30 January 2014
The January edition of DEF Tracker showed that the average price for all bulk supply modes in the U.S. and Canada increased for all delivery modes compared with the previous month. Tote refill deliveries are up $0.07/G nationwide, with the highest prices recorded in Denver, CO; Portland, OR and Salt Lake City, UT, while MSAs on the East...
Ben Treadwell - 11 June 2015
Thunder Creek Equipment has announced the launch of their new FST Series trailer which combines the company's expertise in fuel, DEF, and service transportation technologies into a single design. The trailer is available in 500, 750, and 990 gallon capacities and all feature a 100 gallon diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) tank. The new design is 55...