SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

May 25, 2011 06:20 ET

World Demand for Canada's Resources Stimulates $187 Billion in Mining Projects, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - May 25, 2011) - Written by Joseph Govreau, VP Metals & Minerals, Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Canada is a world-leading exporter of metals & minerals and mining technology expertise. Home to vast natural resources, including oil sands, iron ore, coal, potash and precious metals, Canada is also one of the world's leaders in active mining project activity based on total investment value. With 334 major mining projects representing $187 billion, Canada is second only to Australia in the total value of active mining projects under development according to Industrial Info's recently released Global Mining Tracker. Australia has $191 billion in active mining projects.

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