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Projects Valued at $13.4 Billion Set to Kick Off in Kentucky in 2011, an Industrial Info News Alert


February 16, 2011 - SUGAR LAND, TX

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Kentucky is set to kick off more than $13.4 billion in project construction in 2011. King Coal continues its reign in the Bluegrass State, as in terms of value, a substantial portion of the projects starts involve coal. Two coal-based Alternative Fuels Industry projects dominate the industrial landscape for the year, accounting for a substantial portion of the combined total investment value for projects in the state. To support a coal-gasification plant, Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU) (St. Louis, Missouri) plans to begin construction on a 6 million-ton-per-year grassroot underground coal mine near Central City.

These projects and more are highlighted on the recently released Kentucky Industrial Market 2011 Potential Capital & MRO Spending Wall Map, which is part of the Great Lakes Map Series from Industrial Info. For more information, click on the link above or call 1-800-762-3361. The wall map includes analysis of the industrial project spending market in Kentucky, as well as a listing of all of the plants where project spending is planned in 2011.

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Industrial Info Resources (IIR) is the leading provider of global market intelligence specializing in the industrial process, heavy manufacturing and energy markets. IIR's quality-assurance philosophy, the Living Forward Reporting Principle™, provides up-to-the-minute intelligence on what's happening now, while constantly keeping track of future opportunities. For more information send inquiries to alternativefuelsgroup@industrialinfo.com or visit us at www.industrialinfo.com.

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