SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

March 11, 2011 07:10 ET

Mining Industry Upbeat at SME Show, an Industrial Info News Alert

DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - March 11, 2011) - Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The Metals & Minerals Industry is happy right now: Strong global demand for coal and a variety of minerals like copper, gold and rare earth elements has pushed up commodity prices, filled backlogs and increased the stock price of publicly traded mining companies, according to interviews with attendees at the annual meeting of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME), held in Denver Feb. 28 to March 3.

Companies featured: ThyssenKrupp AG (ETR:TKA), ABB Limited (NYSE:ABB), Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE:NEM)

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