SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

February 21, 2011 06:30 ET

Alternative Fuels and Power Industries Drive Major Uptick in Great Lakes Regional Spending, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - February 21, 2011) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Over the past two years, spending activity in the Great Lakes region of the United States has been severely curtailed. States struggled to come to grips with massive jobs losses and plant closures as companies restricted spending to counter the effects of the recession. However, in 2011 regional spending began its first real recovery, as almost $10 billion in projects were scheduled to begin construction activities during the quarter. Heading into the second quarter of the year, thanks to significant increases in Alternative Fuels and Power industry proposed spending the region will see a major uptick in total planned spending for the beginning of the summer months.

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