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Top Industrial Market News Stories for the Fourth Week of June 2014, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 06/27/14 -- 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.

Secure Energy Plans to Build $1.3 Billion Coal-to-Methanol Plant in Kentucky

Plans for a $1.3 billion coal-to-methanol plant in Kentucky seem to be going against the trend in the Chemical Processing Industry (CPI), which is increasingly using low-cost natural gas as the primary feedstock or energy source for new capital projects. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News.

GE Nears $17 Billion Deal to Buy Alstom's Energy Assets after France Wins Buying Option

The French government won an option to buy up to 20% of Alstom S.A. from industrial group Bouygues S.A. With this agreement, General Electric (NYSE:GE) has jumped the last hurdle that would prevent its $17 billion purchase of Alstom's energy assets. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News.

Duke to Close, Convert its Last Coal Generator in South Carolina

As part of a strategic plan to modernize its generation fleet, Duke Energy will close its last coal-fired units in South Carolina and replace them with 750 megawatts of NGCC generation. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News.

Construction Begins on Gas-Processing Plant in East Texas

Construction has begun on an East Texas cryogenic gas-processing facility capable of processing up to 150 million cubic feet of gas per day. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News.

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