SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

May 13, 2011 06:30 ET

Coal, Copper, Iron and Precious Metals Lead $890 Billion Global Mining Project Development, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - May 13, 2011) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land) -- With more than 2,100 active mining projects totaling $890 billion, the mining sector is experiencing a period of growth. Mining companies flush with cash from high commodity prices and driven by demand from developing nations are investing in both organic growth and mergers and acquisitions to gain market share. Equipment and services providers to the mining sector are experiencing growing order books and backlogs, and are also looking to the same kinds of growth to increase market share.

In order to better understand the mining sector, Industrial Info has released the Mining Tracker. For details, click on the Mining Tracker link above or contact Industrial Info's Member Center at 1-800-762-3361.

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