CCIA Announces Call for Applications for 2023 Mining Cleantech Challenge

By: Colorado Cleantech Industry Association
DENVER - Feb. 14, 2023 - PRLog -- Market-driven showcase connects clean technology to global mining organizations

The Colorado Cleantech Industries Association (CCIA) is now accepting applications for the seventh annual Mining Cleantech Challenge, a market-driven innovation showcase to be held in person at the Carriage House, Governor's Residence on April 20, 2023 in Denver, Colorado.

CCIA is hosting the Mining Cleantech Challenge (MCC) in partnership with mining leaders from across the globe. The MCC provides targeted connections between mining industry operators, OEMs, and clean technology solution providers with the goal of meeting industry's needs while introducing innovative cleantech solutions to the marketplace.

Companies selected for participation in the program have the opportunity to present directly to industry experts. There are no geographic restrictions for this event; local, national, and international companies with innovative technologies may apply.

"Promoting innovation in the mining sector provides pathways to unlocking cleaner, greener and more efficient processes and resource management," said CCIA Executive Director Mary Austin. "We are pleased to collaborate with leading mining companies to foster, connect and support this important and effective platform for the discovery of new innovations for the mining sector."

CCIA's partners for this program include Sumitomo, Newmont, Fresnillo, AngloAmerican, Royal Gold, Clareo Partners, Consulate General of Canada, Colorado Energy Office, Office of Economic Development and International Trade and Colorado School of Mines.

The application process is now open for clean technology companies to showcase their innovative products and technologies. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:
  • Advanced Materials and Chemicals
  • Biological Solutions
  • Blockchains
  • Carbon Capture use and Sequestration
  • Cyanide Destruction and/or Cyanide Regeneration Processes for Slurries or Solutions
  • Electrification or Battery Applications
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Machine Learning
  • Methane and Nox Gas Detection or Control
  • Mercury Abatement and/or Removal Processes
  • Pelletising, Briquetting and Granulation
  • Pre-Concentration
  • Plant or Biological Solutions
  • Process Solutions
  • Production Efficiency
  • Production Management
  • Remote / Distributed Power
  • Remote Operation or Automation of Machinery
  • Remote Sensing
  • Resource Characterization and Mine Planning
  • Scale Mitigation/Prevention
  • Slurry and/or Dirty Solution Filtration
  • Tailings / Waste Handling and Disposal
  • Underground Mining Alternate Energy Options
  • Water

Interested cleantech companies will enter a competitive vetting process, after which 10-12 companies will be invited to present their technologies to major mining companies. The application and more information can be found here:

About Colorado Cleantech Industries Association (CCIA):

Founded in 2008, CCIA impacts Colorado's policies, people, products and programs that drive expansion of a cleaner, cheaper, more efficient and secure energy economy. Through advocacy, public policy leadership, development and education, CCIA works to ensure that Colorado is a global cleantech leader. For more information visit

For more information please contact Joseph Paterson-Roberts,

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