Global Resource Demand Continues to Drive $2 Trillion in Metals & Minerals Industry Project Activity in 2012, an Industrial Info News Alert

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SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire -02/17/12)- Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Demand for mined resources is continuing to drive Metals & Minerals Industry activity in 2012. Project costs are escalating. Competition for resources and expertise is intense. Mining companies are pulling in record earnings and are investing in both organic growth and acquisitions to gain market share. Industrial Info is currently tracking more than $2 trillion in active Metals & Minerals projects worldwide.

Industrial Info will be providing demonstrations of our Metals & Minerals database at the SME 2012 Annual Meeting & Exhibition being held February 19-21 in Seattle, Washington. Visit IIR at Booth 1911.

Companies featured: Glencore (LSE:GLEN.L - News), Xstrata (LSE:XTA.L - News), Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO - News), BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP - News)

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