Industrial Reports, Inc.
Planned Capital Spending - November 2018

Solid Recovery for Combined U.S. & Canadian Industrial Spending

RALEIGH, NC –December 1, 2018

Research by Industrial Reports, Inc. shows combined U.S. and Canadian planned capital spending rebounded in November showing $37.18 billion compared to October’s $22.81 billion. The research organization reported 204 planned U.S. and Canadian projects in November.

Planned U.S. project spending nearly doubled in November with $31.90 billion in planned investment compared to the October total of $17.04 billion.

Canadian planned investment showed a small drop in November with $5.28 billion in spending, down from $5.77 billion in October. Projects in both nations ranged in value from $1 million to $10 billion.

Process projects led U.S. spending with $24.34 billion in planned investment, followed by power and energy projects with $3.14 billion. Manufacturing projects reported $2.11 billion in planned U.S. spending.

In Canada, process projects led all markets with $5.17 billion in planned spending, while manufacturing projects accounted for $73.8 million.

Texas was the U.S. leader in planned investment for the month with $19.61 billion, followed by Illinois with $2.11 billion and Pennsylvania with $952 million.

In Canada, Saskatchewan led the provinces and territories with $1.40 billion in planned spending. Alberta reported $1.12 billion and Labrador reported $982 million.

Texas was the leader in U.S. project activity with 24 planned projects. North Carolina and Minnesota each reported 10 planned projects and Michigan had eight.

Alberta led Canadian project activity with six planned projects. British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Saskatchewan each reported two projects.

Industrial Reports researches projects in the United States and Canada for companies that provide services, materials and equipment for new and expanding industrial facilities, including:

-Manufacturing Facilities
-Process Facilities
-Food Process Facilities
-Chemical Process Plants
-Oil & Gas Projects
-Research & Development Laboratories
-Distribution Facilities
-Energy Facilities
-Industrial Buildings
-Water/Wastewater Treatment Plants
-Solid Waste Facilities
-Plant Dismantlements

The following are selected projects researched and reported in November:

$71.6 Million Food Distribution & Meat Cutting Facility, Design Phase

$25 Million Furniture Distribution Facility Expansion, Design Phase

$50 Million Vehicle Components Plant, Design Phase

$1 Billion Combined-Cycle Power Plant, Planning Phase

$50 Million NGL Pump Stations, Design Phase

$24.5 Million Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade, Design Phase

$30 Million Data Center Expansion, Design Phase

$7.1 Million Electronics Plant Expansion, Starting Design

$70 Million Wood Pellet Mill, Design Phase

$1.1 Billion Diamond Ore Processing Facility & Mine, Planning Phase

$10 Billion Ethane Cracker & Derivatives Complex, Design Phase

$100 Million Crude Oil Pumping Expansion & Pipeline, Planning Phase

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