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July 2008

Mining Equipment Market
Steel Digs the Commodities Boom
Record-high metals prices have done little to slow production of steel-intensive mining equipment. Experts say surging global demand for coal, iron ore and other commodities should fuel mining—and the need for giant earthmoving equipment—for years to come.

Nicked by Nickel, Stainless Recovers
Following the collapse of nickel pricing and unprecedented worldwide liquidation of stainless inventories, specialty metals producers and distributors see healthy demand in most end-use markets going forward.

Mexico: A Good Bet for Metals
While highly dependent on the United States, the Mexican economy and metals markets are faring better than those to the north.

IT Solutions
Service Center Technology Supplement to Metal Center News

Business Topics
M&A Activity in the
Global Metal Industry 2007
By Doug Dean,
U.S. Metal Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers

From the Editor's Desk
Don't Get Too Comfy
in That Catbird Seat
By Tim Triplett,
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Koike Aronson Debuts New Plasma Cutter
Miyachi Unitek's Sigma XY
New TMC is Messer's Largest Cutting Machine
Laserdyne 795 XLZ Designed for 3D Parts
Mazak's STX Champion Cuts Thick Sheets
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