MTS Journal

1999  •  Volume 15  •  Issue 4

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

The Effects Of Inflation On The Valuation Of Public Utilities

The article discusses appraisers assuming inflation affects all income streams, and the correct method of determining investment value by constructing a cash flow schedule and discounting each year's estimated cash flow.
PAGE 5 David W. Shank, ASA

The Valuation Of Industrial Facilities

This article spotlights the influence of restructuring on power plant values, addressing the significance of the industry restructuring and several other aspects of Mr. Ellsworth's MTSJ article.
PAGE 17 Comments Of John Ferguson, ASA

The Uspap Competency Provision And The Mines & Quarry Appraiser

A deeper look USPAP and mine quarry appraiser.
PAGE 23 Comments Of Robert H. Paschall, ASA Bishop, California

Discounted Cash Flow Analysis Applied to Sanitary Landfill Valuation

The discounted cash flow analysis provides the capability to model the specific discrete operations associated with the landfill operations improve the financial analysis associated with establishing the value of sanitary landfills.
PAGE 26 Richard K. Ellsworth, ASA, PE

Bridge Cranes — Personal Property or Real Property

This article talks about the key things to consider when appraising bridge cranes.
PAGE 35 Jeff Gross, ASA