SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

December 16, 2009 05:15 ET

North America Metals & Minerals Industry Project Spending at $33 Billion for 2009, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - December 16, 2009) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- In 2009, spending on Metals & Minerals Industry projects in North America has slowed 15.8% compared to 2008. According to the November update of Industrial Info's North American Industrial Project Spending Index, the total investment value of projects starting construction in 2009 is at $33.34 billion, down 15.8% from $39.59 billion during the same period in 2008.

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