MTS Journal

1999  •  Volume 15  •  Issue 2

The MTS Journal is the LEADING voice for Machinery and Technical Specialties valuers. Published by ASAʼs MTS Committee, the MTS Journal is written both for the appraiser who values equipment and for those who have a professional interest in the subject.
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Articles from this Issue

Editor's Corner

A special note from the Editor of ASA’s MTS Journal.
PAGE 2 Jack Washbourn, ASA

Chairman's Perspective

News from ASA’s Machinery and Technical Specialties Committee.
PAGE 3 Jeffrey A. Hutton, ASA

More Miles

This article focuses on "The Trap in Valuation".
PAGE 4 Leslie H. Miles, Jr., ASA

Steel Scrap As An Economic Indictator

Is this a good time for steel scrap?
PAGE 6 Allen D. Bealmear, ASA

The Cost Approach And The Theory Of Valuation Depreciation

This article is insights into a previous article written by Ellsworth's on calculating the group property value deduction for depreciation.
PAGE 8 Comments of John Ferguson Richardson, Texas

After Bankruptcy: Can Ugly Ducklings Turn Into Swans?

Reprinted with permission from Financial Analysis Journal, May/June 1998/® 1998. Association for Investment Management and Research, Charlottesville, VA. All rights reserved.
PAGE 10 Allen Michel, Israel Shaked, and Christopher McHugh

Machinery Market Observations

This article is intended primarily as an awareness tool to the fact that there are risks in all businesses.
PAGE 22 Leslie H. Miles Jr., ASA

Forensic Engineering And The Valuation Sciences Applied Technologies In The Maritime Field

This article talks about acquisition of the vessel, issue of value for motor yacht appraisals, and more.
PAGE 24 Capt. E. S. Geary, ASA

Installation Costs

One of the ever recurring subjects in our field is the cost of installation and how it is determined. Insights from a industry professional with 30+ years experience.
PAGE 32 H. Denis Neumann, ASA