Cost Cutting Ideas From MetalMiner: Steel and Related Metal Costs in Major Capital Projects for the Oil & Gas and Petrochemical Industries

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - March 11, 2009) - Cost Cutting Ideas: Steel and Related Metal Costs in Major Capital Projects for the Oil & Gas and Petrochemical Industries, an Aptium Global and MetalMiner™ expert industry whitepaper, is now available to sourcing professionals and EPC's (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) companies at no cost on the MetalMiner™ website. This executive analysis covers the rationale behind persistently high metals costs in MCP expenditures and offers specific cost reduction strategies for professionals within the oil and gas and petrochemical industries.

MetalMiner™ is a leading industry resource for metal sourcing professionals and traders. In addition to this executive white paper series on cost cutting ideas, MetalMiner™ regularly publishes price predictions that provide trending and forecasting information to assist companies with their 2009 purchasing efforts. This information coupled with a strategic, forward point-of-view allows companies to develop cost reduction strategies and make the most of a very challenging economic environment.

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About Aptium Global Inc. Commentators Lisa Reisman and Stuart Burns, co-founders of Aptium Global Inc. have sourced and traded metal products around the world. The authors of dozens of articles, sourcing tools, and white papers, Reisman and Burns work with Global 2000 and middle market companies on metals cost reduction programs. They also share strategies, insights, and trends for cost avoidance and cost savings opportunities for metals related purchases through MetalMiner™.

Contact Information: Contact: Lisa Reisman Tel. (773) 525-9750 Cell Phone: (773) 865-0387 Email: