SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

September 07, 2007 08:01 ET

Grassroots Project Construction Pushes Planned North American Mining Sector Spending up to $72 Billion, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - September 7, 2007) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Strong metals, energy and raw material prices are leading to a record number of mining projects in North America. Industrial Info is tracking 224 major mining projects in North America totaling more than $74 billion. The majority of these projects, about 59% of the total value, involve grassroots mine construction.

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