BOULDER, Colo. – July 10, 2020 – PRLog — Colorado Cleantech Industries Association (CCIA) has announced the 13 technology companies selected to present at the first virtual Mining Cleantech Challenge (MCC). Finalists were selected from an international pool of applicants.
Due to COVID-19, the original date for the Mining Cleantech Challenge has been changed to July 23, 2020. The first call for applications was announced in February 2020 and the second call for applications was announced in May 2020. The MCC is one in a series of Cleantech Challenges that connect large industry partners directly to innovative clean technology solutions. The 2020 call for applications asked for companies capable of working on issues related to advanced materials and chemicals, plant or biological solutions, methane detection, power management, production efficiency, water, remote sensing and tailings/waste handling and disposal, and blockchain.
Submissions were reviewed, applicants vetted and program partners selected 13 companies to present during the virtual program. Finalists will pitch their technologies to major mining companies and investors represented by the program partners.
CCIA developed the MCC in partnership with an internationally recognized team of industry leaders, including Newmont Mining, Ausenco, Fresnillo Mining, Resource Capital Funds, Jolimont Global, Rocky Mountain Institute, Consulate General of Canada in Denver, Clareo Partners, and Colorado School of Mines.
Companies selected to present include:
Cascadia Scientific Inc.
D&D Manufacturing LLC
Earth Alive Clean Technologies Inc.
Intelligent Valve Applications Pts Ltd (iVapps)
Muddy River Technologies Inc.
Rail-Veyor Technologies Global Inc.
“The Mining Cleantech Challenge showcases the power of bringing together inspiring innovators with leaders in the mining sector to promote technology, efficiency and accessibility,” said Helen El Mallakh, CCIA’s executive director. “We are very excited to host this Challenge series in a virtual format that will further enhance the cleantech ecosystem at a local and global level while addressing industry needs and advancing greater collaboration.”
The Mining Cleantech Challenge will be held on July 23, 2020, virtually. A VIP reception will follow the private pitch session. Registration is open for the VIP reception, which is open to the public. The reception will include a “people’s choice vote” and a drawing for attendees.
For more information visit https://coloradocleantech.com/mining-cleantech-challenge/.
To register for the VIP Reception visit http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=fzaz…