Archive news for June 2013

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Mansfield and RelaDyne acquire Great Lakes division of Maxum Petroleum

Niels Tholen - 4 June 2013

Mansfield Oil Company and RelaDyne have acquired the Great Lakes division of Maxum Petroleum, it was announced on May 23. The Great Lakes division, which consists of Hartney Fuel Oil Company and Paulson Oil Company, has been split between both firms in which Mansfield has taken over its transport and railroad fuel businesses and RelaDyne...

Pilot Flying J on track to install Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) pumps at almost all locations

Niels Tholen - 4 June 2013

Pilot Flying J has announced it is on track in its plans to install Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) pumps at almost every diesel lane across the US by October 2013. In March bulk DEF installations exceeded 3,000 lanes and since then has increased by a further 404 store locations. The company reports investment of $165 million to date...

International Maritime Organisation (IMO) announces possible five year delay to marine Tier III legislation

Niels Tholen - 27 June 2013

Edmund Hughes, Marine Environment Division from the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), announced last week a possible five year delay to the IMO Tier III legislation for marine vessels. The initial implementation date was agreed last month and set at 2016, but was postponed after the Russian delegation submitted a late amendment...

Navistar extends Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) to medium-duty trucks

Niels Tholen - 27 June 2013

Navistar International Corp. has announced it will install Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology in its medium-duty trucks in 2014. The announcement was published in the company's second quarter earnings report on June 10. It is not clear which equipment will use the Cummins-built SCR technology; Navistar spokesman Steve...

Certified DEF announces new Dallas packaging and distribution center

Laura Cross - 19 June 2013

Certified DEF, a Utah-based Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) producer, has announced it will begin operations at a new packaging and distribution center in Dallas, GA, later this month. In a joint release with Paulding County Economic Development (PCED), the company reported it had chosen the 6,000-square-foot site to serve as its southeast...

DEF Tracker: Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) pump prices remain level

Laura Cross - 17 June 2013

The price paid by fleets for Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) at the pump remained level at $2.79 per gallon between May and June 2013, according DEF Tracker. The U.S. national average pump price has now remained level for the seventh consecutive month, while the Canadian average has remained at CA$0.79 since the first truck stop added bulk...