SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

August 21, 2012 06:15 ET

North American Metals & Minerals Industry on Track for $35 Billion of Construction Starts in 2012, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - Aug 21, 2012) - The value of construction starts for the Metals & Minerals Industry in North America is on pace to match the record-breaking numbers of 2011. In 2012, the Metals & Minerals Industry is on pace to again kick off the construction on about $35 billion worth of activity, according to Industrial Info's North American Project Spending Index, which is currently showing growth of about 10% for the Metals & Minerals Industry in 2012.

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