Archive news for July 2015

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Komatsu introduces new loaders with improved fuel economy

Ben Treadwell - 8 July 2015

Komatsu's new WA470-8 loader was introduced on the 23rd of June and features a new Tier 4 Final Komatsu SAA6D125E-7 engine. The new engine features Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) while also featuring auto-idle shutdown, electronic control systems, fuel injection combustion parameters, and aftertreatment functions. The new parameters all...

Wakefield Canada sells Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) business to Recochem

Rebecca Hayward - 30 July 2015

In July, Recochem announced that it would acquire Wakefield Canada's Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) related assets in a deal that is due to close in August. According to Recochem, it will integrate the Wakefield assets, including the H2Blu brand, blending capabilities, trucks, trailers and tanks with its existing Blue Network infrastructure...

Hyundai begins North American sales of Tier 4 Final HX series excavators

Ben Treadwell - 30 July 2015

Hyundai Construction has launched its HX series hydraulic excavators in the U.S. and Canada featuring Tier 4 Final compliant engines from both Scania and Cummins. The smaller models are powered by the Cummins engines while the largest two feature the engines by Scania. The models range from 22 to 52 metric tons and achieve Tier 4 Final...