Archive news for January 2014

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Siemens Rail Systems and Cummins partner to provide Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR)-equipped passenger locomotives

Rebecca Hayward - 14 January 2014

Siemens Rail Systems and Cummins have announced a partnership to provide Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR)-equipped passenger locomotives in the U.S. The locomotives will be powered by Cummins high speed QSK95 diesel engines, using SCR aftertreatment technology to meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Tier 4 locomotive...

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issues guidance letter on Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) quality

Niels Tholen - 13 January 2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a guidance letter to heavy-duty on-highway engine manufacturers outlining how it intends to determine the physical range of adjustment of Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) quality for certification testing. According to the EPA, as operator intervention is needed to refill DEF, there is...

Titan Chemical Transfer Solutions launches e-Commerce website for Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF)

Niels Tholen - 13 January 2014

Titan Chemical Transfer Solutions (Titan CTS) has announced the launch of its e-Commerce website: The company said the website aims to provide quick, easy access to complete Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) storage and dispensing solutions. New customers can register online and order products which meet their specific...

Saskatchewan starts recycling scheme for Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) containers

Rebecca Hayward - 10 January 2014

The Saskatchewan Association for Resource Recovery Corp. (SARRC) has increased the number of petroleum products eligible for recycling under new regulations that came into effect on January 1, 2014. The list of products has been extended to include the recycling of used antifreeze as well as plastic antifreeze and Diesel Exhaust Fluid...

John Deere introduces Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) handling equipment for off-highway applications

Rebecca Hayward - 10 January 2014

Agricultural machinery manufacturer John Deere has launched a range of pump kits and portable dispensing units designed to make it easier for owners of Tier 4 Final-compliant equipment to handle large volumes of Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF). "We've had several years to prepare for Final Tier 4 emissions regulations to be implemented and...