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Top Industrial Market News Stories for Third Week of September 2013, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 09/20/13 -- 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 Industry Sees Increase in Maintenance Spending in 2013
The U.S. Chemical Processing Industry is set to complete 599 maintenance turnarounds in 2013 with an investment of almost $1.4 billion, 342 of which are to occur in the final four months of the year. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at http://www.industrialinfo.com/news/abstract.jsp?newsitemID=238247&refer=mw.

Lake Charles LNG Export Terminal Receives Energy Department Approval
The race to export liquefied natural gas from the U.S. got a boost last month after the Department of Energy conditionally approved the application to export LNG from the proposed Lake Charles liquefaction plant to nations without a free-trade agreement with the U.S. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at http://www.industrialinfo.com/news/abstract.jsp?newsitemID=238181&refer=mw.

Bakken Logistics Could Be Shifted by Potential New Railcar Safety Rules
At an oil & gas conference in Bismarck, North Dakota, speakers said that potential new government railcar safety rules could upset the dynamics between railroads and pipelines to transport crude oil out of the Bakken Shale. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at http://www.industrialinfo.com/news/abstract.jsp?newsitemID=238270&refer=mw.

High Craft Labor Populations Provide Resources for Shifting Industrial Activity
Where in the U.S. is craft labor at its strongest? Industrial Info's Labor Assessment Annual Subscription for recruiters and employment executives provides insight into where the highest and lowest craft labor populations exist, and the rates of growth and contraction. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at http://www.industrialinfo.com/news/abstract.jsp?newsitemID=238190&refer=mw.

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