SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

November 18, 2013 06:15 ET

Resource Demand Boosts Canada's Project Activity to $831 Billion, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwired - Nov 18, 2013) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Rising demand for Canada's abundant natural resources, including hydrocarbons, iron ore, gold and coal, have caused an increase in industrial project activity. Canada has more than 2,400 active industrial projects representing $831 billion in total investment value (TIV), according to Industrial Info's North American Industrial Project Database. The largest industry by value of projects is the Metals & Minerals Industry, which accounts for 38% of the value of active industrial projects in Canada, with 528 projects totaling $315 billion TIV.

Other companies featured: BlackPearl Resources Incorporated (NYSE:PXX), BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP).

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