Archive news for August 2012

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Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) production begins at Rentech Nitrogen's East Dubuque complex

Christopher Goodfellow - 7 August 2012

Rentech Nitrogen Partners has completed the Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) portion of its urea and DEF expansion project at its nitrogen fertilizer plant in East Dubuque, Illinois. The DEF system was completed ahead of schedule, including the installation of mixing, storage and load-out equipment for DEF production. The second phase of the...

Pilot Flying J opens first DEF pump in Manitoba, Canada

Lucy Terry - 30 August 2012

Pilot Flying J recently installed bulk DEF pumps dispensing at the fuel island at its store in Manitoba, Canada. This is the first DEF pump for the province and the eighth for Canada: Pilot Flying J, a leader in the retail DEF market, operates seven out of eight. The announcement reinforces a recent trend in the Canadian DEF industry....

Navistar to use Cummins engines

Christopher Goodfellow - 3 August 2012

Navistar International is set to deploy Cummins 15-litre engines in its own trucks and Cummins Emissions Solutions' Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) based aftertreatment system combined with the company's own in-cylinder MaxxForce engines to create ICT+. The two companies have entered a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding and...

Navistar appoints new CEO

Laura Cross - 29 August 2012

In a statement made by Navistar International on 27. August 2012, the Illinois-based truck manufacturer announced that CEO Dan Ustian had retired with immediate effect. Lewis Campbell, formerly chief executive at Textron, will act as Chairman and CEO on an interim basis. In addition, Troy Clarke has been announced as President and Chief...

Transliquid Technologies opens production plant in Houston to manufacture NoxGuard

Christopher Goodfellow - 16 August 2012

Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) distributor Transliquid Technologies has opened a DEF production plant in Houston, TX, to manufacture its newly launched NoxGuard brand. Andy Cuadra, President and CMO at Transliquid, said:  "Plans are under way for a second strategic blending site, boasting more capabilities and flexibility, such as...

Irving Oil opens Canada’s seventh DEF pump

Lucy Terry - 16 August 2012

Irving Oil announced this week that its travel plaza in St. Liboire, Quebec, is now equipped to dispense DEF at the fuel island. Irving Oil has become one of just two retailers supplying DEF at the fuel island in Canada. Previously, the only company to provide this was major truck stop chain Pilot Flying J, which operates six stores...