Tag: Truckers

Brazilian mills hit hard during recent truckers strike

Brazilian mills hit hard during recent truckers strike

June 12, 2018 |

In Brazil, Reuters reports that sugar mills could have processed 13 million metric tons more cane during the last half of May were it not for the truckers strike that also kept more than 300,000 tons from being exported or supplied to the local market. Ethanol production fell to 1.74 billion liters during the period […]

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Manitoba truckers balk at consideration of 5% biodiesel mandate

Manitoba truckers balk at consideration of 5% biodiesel mandate

July 29, 2012 |

In Canada, Manitoba’s truckers have balked at the governments consideration of increasing the biodiesel mandate to 5%. Bob Dolyniuk, executive director of the Manitoba Trucking Association, said increasing the mandate to five per cent would mean a blend closer to 10 per cent would be sold in the summer. “The problem with that,” Dolyniuk said, […]

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