SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

December 07, 2009 05:15 ET

Mining Industry Accounts for 63% of 2010 North American Metals & Minerals Industry Planned Project Starts, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - December 7, 2009) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The mining sector will dominate project activity for the North American Metals & Minerals Industry in 2010, according to a recent survey of active capital and maintenance projects conducted by Industrial Info. "We've identified 500 Metals & Minerals Industry projects scheduled to begin construction in 2010 in North America, with a total investment value [TIV] of $48.4 billion," said Joseph Govreau, VP Metals & Minerals Research for Industrial Info. Mr. Govreau continued, "About 63% of this TIV will be in the mining sector."

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