SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

September 02, 2010 05:20 ET

Metals & Minerals Project Activity Grows to $500 Billion in the Americas, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - September 2, 2010) -  Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Demand for raw materials in Asia and Europe is driving growth in Metals & Minerals Industry projects in the Americas, especially in countries such as Brazil, Canada, Chile and Peru, where a large number of mining projects are being developed. Global demand is helping to offset this year's improved, yet uncertain economic climate and meager construction activity in the U.S. by opening up export markets for coal, iron ore and cement. This increased global demand is helping to take up some of the slack in domestic demand.

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