SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

November 30, 2011 06:30 ET

Billion-Dollar Provinces Dominate $62 Billion U.S. and Canada Metals & Minerals Planned Project Starts in 2012, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - Nov 30, 2011) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- In the U.S. and Canada, Metals & Minerals Industry project development is approaching 2012 on high octane. Demand for resources has spurred on mining projects in Canada, enhancing its status as the world's leading resource country. To a lesser extent in the U.S., mining is experiencing good project levels, but permitting challenges continue to be a constraint.

Looking at planned construction starts for U.S. and Canadian Metals & Minerals projects in 2012, there are 13 states/provinces that have more than $1 billion in projects planned to begin construction in 2012.

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