Archive news for 2014

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Case introduces new Tier 4 Final CX350D hydraulic excavator

Niels Tholen - 9 September 2014

Case New Holland is introducing its first Tier 4 Final compliant D series hydraulic excavator. The CX350D will be equipped with Cooled Exhaust Gas Recirculation (CEGR) and Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) emission control technologies as well as a Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC). These technologies are combined with a VG Turbo and high...

Parman Energy to open new Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) distribution facility

Julia Belyaeva - 8 September 2014

Parman Energy, one of the leading lubricant, fuel, and diesel exhaust fluid producers in the Southeast, plans to open a new DEF distribution facility in Olive Branch, MS in late September 2014. The new Olive Branch facility includes 15 new tanks for fuel, oil, and DEF being distributed within 150 miles of the Memphis area by fuel and...

Cummins prepares for implementation of Tier 4 emissions regulations

Ben Treadwell - 16 September 2014

Cummins Inc. has prepared for the upcoming implementation of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier 4 emissions regulations on January 1st, 2015, by ordering over 100 engine installations for passenger trains, diesel multiple units (DMUs), and switcher locomotives. In an interview with RailwayAge.com, Randy Nelson, Manager of...

DEF Tracker: Diverse regional Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) price trends in evidence during August on the back of limited urea supply

Rebecca Hayward - 29 August 2014

The latest edition of DEF Tracker reported wide-ranging Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) price trends in North American across almost all supply modes. U.S. prices increased for FTL and LTL delivery modes in August compared to July. This change was a reflection of the upward movement of urea prices, on the back of limited global supply...

US EPA issues final rule on minimum Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) replenishment interval

Rebecca Hayward - 27 August 2014

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that it has finalized a rule to adopt minimum maintenance intervals for Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF). DEF replenishment has been added to a list of scheduled emissions-related maintenance, and has been chosen as an alternative to the previous system of approving DEF maintenance on a...

Victory Blue and CSX Transflo begin Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) terminal operations in Massachusetts

Rebecca Hayward - 22 August 2014

Victory Blue has announced a collaboration with bulk commodity transloading company CSX Transflo. Victory Blue is already active in producing and distributing Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) and the new partnership will allow it to extend its coverage to the Northeast U.S. via a terminal in Westborough, MA. "We are delighted and quite...