Archive news for February 2015

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Komatsu launches new Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) equipped Tier 4 Final hydraulic excavator

Niels Tholen - 9 February 2015

Komatsu America Corp. has launched its new Tier 4 Final PC360LC-11 hydraulic excavator, which comes equipped with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology. SCR consumes diesel exhaust fluid (DEF). The excavator's 10.3 Gallon DEF tank is designed according to a 2:1 diesel to DEF ratio and is located in a lockable compartment behind...

Caterpillar debuts Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) equipped Tier 4 Final 926M, 930M and 938M wheel loaders at “World of Concrete”

Niels Tholen - 9 February 2015

Caterpillar showcased its new Tier 4 Final M-series wheel loader offering at the World of Concrete exhibition in Las Vegas, NV 3-6 February 2015. The new M-series replaces the previous K-series wheel loader offering and comes equipped with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology, Diesel Particulate Filters (DPF) and a Cat 7.1 ACERT...

DEF Tracker: Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) prices remain on tight supply

Rebecca Hayward - 6 February 2015

Following a surge in DEF prices in December 2014, prices decreased slightly in January 2015 across all supply modes in the U.S. Tight supply in North America has undoubtedly driven the rise in prices, which are likely to remain higher than in 2014 until the market regains confidence. In the U.S., prices for FTL, LTL and tote (refill)...

The Monitor: North American Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) network reaches 1,935 bulk truck stop locations

Ben Treadwell - 23 February 2015

The network of bulk Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) truck stop locations in North America reached 1,935 locations in January 2015, which represents a 55% increase year-on-year in 2015. The network increased in both the U.S. and Canada, with DEF-equipped locations present in 47 states and 9 provinces respectively. The U.S. has a total of 1,851...

Doosan launches Stage IV / Tier 4 Final articulated dump trucks

Niels Tholen - 20 February 2015

Doosan has launched its new European Stage IV / U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final  DA30-5 and DA40-5 articulated dump trucks. Both models will use Scania DC9 and DC13 engines and come equipped with Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR), Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) and Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC) technology. The vehicles will require...

Hitachi launches Tier 4 Final LC-6 excavators

Niels Tholen - 18 February 2015

Hitachi has launched its new Tier 4 Final LC-6 excavator range. The LC-6 range includes a 177 hp ZX250 model and two 271 hp models: the ZX350 and the ZX380. In order to comply with Tier 4 Final regulations, the LC-6 range uses advanced aftertreatment systems including Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) and Selective Catalytic Reduction...