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Industrial Info Resources

June 03, 2013 06:30 ET

Top Industrial Market News Stories for Last Week of May 2013, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwired - Jun 3, 2013) -  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.

Stable Copper Prices Boost Project Activity in Global Copper Industry
Capital and maintenance activity at copper mines and mills is scheduled to surge over the next two years, as producers get comfortable with copper prices above the $3 per pound mark. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at http://www.industrialinfo.com/news/abstract.jsp?newsitemID=235671&refer=mw.

North American Oil & Gas Producers Plan Nearly $50 Billion in Project Spending
Over the next 12 months, the North American Oil & Gas Production industry plans to begin work on more than 250 projects valued at nearly $50 billion, according to Industrial Info's North American Oil & Gas Project Database. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at http://www.industrialinfo.com/news/abstract.jsp?newsitemID=235630&refer=mw.

U.S. Coal-Fired Power Plants Weigh Options for Compliance with Mercury and Air Toxic Standards
The Mercury and Air Toxic Standards (MATS), enforced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), will have to be addressed in some way by the majority of U.S. coal-fired power plants. Plants have to be in compliance with the standards by 2015. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at http://www.industrialinfo.com/news/abstract.jsp?newsitemID=235635&refer=mw.

Shale Gas Fever Hits Europe
The potential exploitation of shale gas was a cornerstone of the latest gathering of European leaders at an energy summit held by the European Council. The summit is focusing on two areas deemed vital to the European Union's future economic growth and cohesion: energy and taxation. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at http://www.industrialinfo.com/news/abstract.jsp?newsitemID=235570&refer=mw.

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