Archive news for December 2011

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Integer publishes first edition of Diesel Exhaust Fluid pricing service

Christopher Goodfellow - 4 December 2011

Emissions analyst Integer Research published the first edition of its new Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) pricing service, DEF Tracker, after the successful release of a pilot issue in October. DEF Tracker is a new monthly service tracking DEF pricing in a number of delivery modes, including pump prices at truck stops, bulk, tote and 2.5 gallon...

Average U.S. DEF pump price reaches $2.73 per gallon in November

Christopher Goodfellow - 4 December 2011

The average price of Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) reached $2.73 per gallon in the U.S. in November, according to DEF Tracker. The price at the pump fell in 25, or 58%, of the 43 U.S. States offering the facility between October and November, however, the average across the country increased by three cent per gallon. There are now four...

Metro Vancouver introduces stricter air pollution regulations

Lucy Terry - 23 December 2011

A new by-law aimed at reducing the spread of diesel emissions in Vancouver will come into effect on January 1, 2012. The legislation is targeted at off-road machinery, and will require owners of older diesel-powered off-road machines to register each item. The legislation, which was approved earlier this year, will apply to construction...

Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology projects recognised at awards ceremony

Lucy Terry - 21 December 2011

Power Engineering magazine recognised several SCR-reduction projects at its 2011 Projects of the Year awards ceremony in Las Vegas, NV. The Plant Miller Flue Gas Desulfurization Project of Quinton, AL won the award for the Best Coal-Fired Project of 2011. Plant Miller is the largest coal-fired power plant for Alabama Power, constituting...

TravelCenters of America to boost number of truck stops offering bulk DEF

Christopher Goodfellow - 19 December 2011

Truck stop operator TravelCenters of America plans to increase the number of truck stops offering bulk Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) at the pump, from 35 to 65 within the next few months, according to a statement from the company. The new sites include both TravelCenters of America and Petro-branded truck stops. Click here to...

Iowa 80 Truckstop chain to use TerraCair Diesel Exhaust Fluid

Christopher Goodfellow - 12 December 2011

The Iowa 80 TA Truckstop has signed a multi-year distribution agreement with Terra Environmental Technologies (TET), a CF Industries Company, to supply all its Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) needs. Barry Lonsdale, TET president, said: "TET appreciates being Iowa 80's choice for its long-term diesel exhaust fluid supply needs. Both companies...