SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

April 04, 2011 07:00 ET

Rocky Mountains Leads U.S. Metals & Minerals Industry Project Activity With $27.8 Billion, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - April 4, 2011) - Written by Joseph Govreau, VP Metals & Minerals for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- With 207 active Metals & Minerals Industry projects totaling $27.8 billion, the U.S. Rocky Mountains region is the largest U.S. region by project value for the industry. The region accounts for 30% of the total Metals & Minerals project activity in the U.S. This includes 18 projects totaling $2.8 billion currently under construction, including the $500 million Climax Molybdenum project owned by Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Incorporated (NYSE:FCX) (Phoenix, Arizona).

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