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Industrial Info Resources

March 07, 2014 06:00 ET

Top Industrial Market News Stories for the First Week of March 2014, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwired - Mar 7, 2014) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Here are Industrial Info's most-read stories from the past week. Browse other breaking industrial news stories at www.industrialinfo.com.

U.S. Chemical Activity Reaches New Heights

The abundant production of natural gas from shale plays has given a shot in the arm to the U.S. economy, particularly in the Chemical Processing Industry. One area that has been greatly influenced is the ethylene sector. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at http://www.industrialinfo.com/news/abstract.jsp?newsitemID=240904&refer=mw.

Natural Gas Facilitates Metals & Minerals Project Development in the U.S.

The two most important trends impacting Metals & Minerals Industry project spending for 2014 are declining commodity prices, which are constraining global mining projects, and the abundance of natural gas in the U.S., which is driving growth projects in the states. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at http://www.industrialinfo.com/news/abstract.jsp?newsitemID=240702&refer=mw.

Tennessee Valley Authority Plans Combined-Cycle Plant Addition at Paradise Site in Kentucky

Tennessee Valley Authority plans to shut down units 1 and 2 at its Paradise Power Station by 2017, and install an 850-megawatt, natural gas-fired, combined-cycle unit. Industrial Info is tracking $795 million in active projects involving Westlake. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at http://www.industrialinfo.com/news/abstract.jsp?newsitemID=240974&refer=mw.

DoE Loan Guarantee Moves Georgia's Vogtle Nuclear Plant Closer to Expansion

Georgia Power Company and its project partners got word last week of a long-awaited $8.33 billion loan guarantee to help fund the expansion of the Alvin W. Vogtle Nuclear Power Station. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at http://www.industrialinfo.com/news/abstract.jsp?newsitemID=240917&refer=mw.

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