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Top Industrial Market News Stories for the Second Week of May 2014, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 05/16/14 -- 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.

GE-Alstom Combination Piques Global Power Generation Interest

General Electric recently bid $16.9 billion to acquire Alstom S.A.'s thermal, renewables and grid businesses. The Alstom board of directors is reviewing the bid through June 2 and could announce a decision in early 2015. Industrial Info is tracking 24 power projects involving Alstom in North America. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at http://www.industrialinfo.com/news/abstract.jsp?newsitemID=242003&refer=mw.

Spectra Energy to Invest $35 Billion in Capital Projects in North America

Spectra Energy is planning to invest an estimated $35 billion in crude oil and natural gas capital projects in North America between 2013 and 2020. Spectra already has placed investments of $6 billion into operation during 2013 and the first quarter of 2014. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at http://www.industrialinfo.com/news/abstract.jsp?newsitemID=242092&refer=mw.

U.S. Pulp and Paper Industry to Kick Off $693 Million in Project Plans in Third-Quarter 2014

U.S. pulp and paper companies are planning to begin construction on more than $693 million in projects during the third quarter of this year. Industrial Info has identified 76 such projects. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at http://www.industrialinfo.com/news/abstract.jsp?newsitemID=242099&refer=mw.

Enbridge Aims to Reach Every Major Oil Market in North America

Pipeline owner and operator Enbridge Incorporated is unique in that it currently has or has planned one or multiple projects to transport oil to every major oil market in the U.S. and Canada. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at http://www.industrialinfo.com/news/abstract.jsp?newsitemID=242034&refer=mw.

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