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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...

Northdale Oil and Victory Blue partner to supply DEF in North Dakota

Rebecca Hayward - 5 June 2015

Northdale Oil and Victory Blue have announced a partnership under which Northdale Oil will produce Victory Blue's Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) at its Drayton, North Dakota production facility. The location will enable Northdale Oil to serve Victory Blue DEF to its customers in North Dakota, Minnesota and Manitoba, Canada. The move follows a...

CF Industries to increase production capacity of Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) in Ontario

Rebecca Hayward - 29 June 2015

Major U.S. fertilizer producer CF Industries has announced plans to increase production capacity of urea-based products, including DEF, by 130,000 tons. A debottlenecking project is due to commence at the company's Courtright Nitrogen Complex in Sarnia, Ontario later in 2015, costing an estimated $85 million. Production capacity is due...

DEF Tracker: U.S. DEF prices tumble in June 2015 despite stable feedstock prices

Rebecca Hayward - 29 June 2015

In June 2015, U.S. bulk DEF prices weakened to their lowest recorded level in 2015. On average, prices recorded a $0.04/G reduction in June compared to prices at the beginning of the year in January. The pace of decline in June was diverse according to supply mode. On the one hand, U.S. tote refill prices fell by 0.02/G in June because...

DEF Tracker: North American DEF prices in May remain below record-levels observed in Q1 2015

Rebecca Hayward - 2 June 2015

In May 2015, U.S. bulk Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) prices were approximately $0.03/G lower than their all-time high in March 2015. Compared to April price increases were observed for U.S. FTL and tote-refill deliveries, rising by $0.05/G and $0.04/G month-on-month, respectively. Conversely, LTL prices followed a different trend and softened...

Thunder Creek Equipment introduces new FST Series Trailer

Ben Treadwell - 11 June 2015

Thunder Creek Equipment has announced the launch of their new FST Series trailer which combines the company's expertise in fuel, DEF, and service transportation technologies into a single design. The trailer is available in 500, 750, and 990 gallon capacities and all feature a 100 gallon diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) tank. The new design is 55...