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

SUGAR LAND, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 04/04/14 -- 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.

Mid-Atlantic Region Hot for Metals & Minerals Projects in 2014
According to the February 2014 update of Industrial Info's North American Industrial Project Spending Index, Metals & Minerals firms are planning to begin construction on $3.4 billion worth of projects during 2014. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at http://www.industrialinfo.com/news/abstract.jsp?newsitemID=241375&refer=mw.

Huntsman Polyurethanes Sees Uptick in Business from Polar Vortex
The "Polar Vortex" that bedeviled much of the U.S. this winter is a good thing for makers of polyurethanes and their component chemicals, as more homeowners replace roofing and insulation, according to Huntsman Corporation's (NYSE:HUN) head of polyurethanes. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at http://www.industrialinfo.com/news/abstract.jsp?newsitemID=241361&refer=mw.

First Quarter Brings Approximately $58 Billion in North American Project Completions
Industrial Info is tracking North American industrial projects with a combined total investment value of approximately $58.4 billion that have been completed or are set for completion from January through March 2014. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at http://www.industrialinfo.com/news/abstract.jsp?newsitemID=241372&refer=mw.

Siemens Strikes Broad Power Industry Deal with China, Comes Under Fire for Russian Meeting
Advanced gas turbines, steam power plant technology, the modernization and upgrade of steam turbine units, and wind power are the segments covered by a memorandum of understanding signed by Siemens (NYSE:SI), Huaneng Power International (NYSE:HNP) and Shanghai Electric Group to strengthen their long-term cooperation in most advanced energy technologies. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at http://www.industrialinfo.com/news/abstract.jsp?newsitemID=241248&refer=mw.

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