gee what kinda board is this. you guys have a calm interesting discussion and don't call no names. thanks. is this really yahoo?
I believe metal will increase in price slowly as we see if the world economy recovers. it looks like a number of US big companies have found a way to work with the strong dollar.
A lot of US industry is replacing or reworking large boilers to use NG. Lots of metal and alloy in boiler equip and fuel delivery.
We have given up on trying to scrub flue gas from coal due to cost. The bio-mass are the next to go and gas will premium.