Adblue shortage could go beyond road haulage and supply trains into industrial uses including coalmining

Ian Kirkwood
By Ian Kirkwood
Updated December 23 2021 - 10:55pm, first published 10:52pm
DIESEL BLUES: Cuts to Chinese exports of urea have led to shortages of Adblue, putting an otherwise little-noticed emission-control additive in the headlines. Here, a truck fills at a BP station at Tighes Hill. Picture: Marina Neil

THE Hunter coal industry is one of many sectors facing disruption from a national shortage of "Adblue" diesel emission control additive, the federal government and others have said.

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Ian Kirkwood

Ian Kirkwood

Journalist

Reporting journalist at the Newcastle Herald since 1987. Editorial writer, general reporter, industrial relations, industry and coal.