Archive news for January 2014

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DEF Tracker: Bulk U.S. Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) prices rise in January

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...

Heat-Line’s Kompensator heating cable prevents Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) from freezing

Rebecca Hayward - 23 January 2014

Canada's Heat-Line, has announced its Kompensator heating cable can be used to prevent DEF from freezing in North American trucks. Kompensator is a heating cable using a conductive polymer to prevent pipes freezing. The product is a pre-assembled, low voltage heating cable (available in 12 and 24 volts) which can prevent lines from...

PotashCorp seeks to expand Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) capacity at Lima plant

Niels Tholen - 23 January 2014

PotashCorp is planning a brownfield capacity expansion project at its Lima, Ohio plant, increasing its current ammonia, urea and Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) production capabilities. The company has filed a draft air permit for its plant in Lima, to modify existing restraints on emission increases and expand the plant. The project is...

Mazda postpones launch of Skyactive-D passenger car engine

Niels Tholen - 17 January 2014

Mazda has postponed the launch of its Skyactive-D clean diesel engine for a second time. The engine is Mazda's attempt to produce a clean diesel engine which does not require NOx abatement technology. Mazda's new delay follows an announcement in September last year, postponing the launch to the end of 2013. The engine remains highly...

Caterpillar unveils Tier 4 marine engines

Rebecca Hayward - 16 January 2014

Caterpillar has unveiled its first marine engines to meet U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier 4 emissions requirements. The new products were debuted at the International Workboat Show in New Orleans at the end of 2013. Caterpillar's new engines include the Cat 3516C, Cat C280-8 and Cat C280-12, which will target the...

TECALEMIT introduces new commercial Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) dispensers

Niels Tholen - 16 January 2014

TECALEMIT Inc. has announced the launch of its new commercial Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) dispensers. The new HDM Eco DEF dispensers are aimed towards commercial and private fleet applications, and were developed in response to the market moving towards bulk DEF formats. The new equipment is described as a user friendly dispenser with...