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37 Most Innovative Minnesota Based Mining and Mining Technologies Companies & Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best Minnesota based Mining and Mining Technologies companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Mining and Mining Technologies industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Minnesota Mining and Mining Technologies Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Talon Metals Corp

Talon Metals Corp

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Talon Metals is a base metals company in a joint venture with Rio Tinto on the high-grade Tamarack Nickel-Copper-Cobalt Project.

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PolyMet Mining

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PolyMet Mining Corp. is a publicly-traded mine development company

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LaValley Industries

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LaValley Industries offers innovative pipe handling solutions to the pipeline and directional drilling industries.

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Wits Basin Precious Minerals Inc

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Wits Basin Precious Minerals Inc is a minerals exploration and development company that holds an impressive property portfolio.

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International Magnesium Association (IMA)

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International Magnesium Association is mining & metals company.

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Excelsior Energy

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Excelsior Energy has proposed the Mesaba Energy Project as the best means to meet Minnesota’s base load power generating needs.

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Winegar.

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Winegar provides a variety of contract machining services including machining intermediate size steel.

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Berwald Roofing Company, Inc.

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Berwald Roofing Company, Inc. offers a full-array of roofing, metal wall panels and architectural sheet metal.

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Affinity Gold

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Affinity Gold is a company that focuses on the acquisition and development of junior near-term mineral production sites.

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Crown Extrusions

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Crown Extrusions provide custom aluminum extrusions like bars, angles, channels, solid squares, rods and tubes.

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Wyoming Machine

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Wyoming Machine provides the tools for solving problems, coming up with solutions, and producing results.

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Viking Materials

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Since 1973, Viking Materials has supplied the flat-rolled carbon, stainless, and aluminum markets premium quality product.

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Quality Metals

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Quality Metals supplies galvanized, aluminum and steel products such as sheet, plate, coil, and flat-rolled to various sectors.

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Twin Metals Minnesota

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Twin Metals Minnesota specializes in the development of underground copper, nickel, platinum, palladium, gold, and silver mining project.

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Kraemer Mining & Materials

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Kraemer Mining & Materials supplies construction materials for commercial, residential and municipal projects .

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ECO Finishing

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Eco Finishing is an electroplating company that providers services related to electroless nickel.

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Industrial Lubricant

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Industrial Lubricant distributes, repairs, and services lubrication equipment.

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Victory of West Virginia

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Victory of West Virginia is a source for mining services, mineral process systems, material handling systems, automated electrical systems.

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American Chemical

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American Chemical is a growth and longevity chemical company located in Minneapolis.

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Metcom Technologies

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Metcom Technologies provides ball mill circuit modeling, ball mill media size testing and training for mining and mineral grinding systems.

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QRDC

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QRDc is a research and development company specializing in Energy Flow Control and Energy Efficiency.

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Superior Steel Supply

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Superior Steel Supply creates value in steel markets by helping end-users source steel.

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African Resource Group

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African Resource Group assists African Governments and miners exploit their natural resources through partnership and joint ventures.

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Dotson Iron Castings

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Dotson Iron Castings is a one-stop-shop for all of your 2 to 50-pound ductile iron casting, machining, and painting needs.

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Rapat Corporation

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Rapat Corporation provides steel fabrication, powder coating, assembly, drawing, logistics and building material.

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Magnetation, Inc.

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Magnetation is a mining & metals company that offers iron ore mining services.

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McNeilus Steel, Inc.

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McNeilus Steel is a mining & metals company that offers stretcher leveling coil processing and laser cutting services.

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Granite Falls Energy

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Granite Falls Energy is a renewable energy company, is building a corn refinery / ethanol plant, ethanol is a safe, renewable fuel burner.

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Le Sueur Incorporated

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Le Sueur Incorporated is a mining & metals company offering sand casting, permanent mold, and die casting.

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Alexandria Industries

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Alexandria Industries is a mining & metals company specializing in alum extrusions, machining, and moldings.

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Ratner Steel Supply Company

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Ratner Steel Supply Company is a mining & metals company that manufactures flat roll sheets.

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Road Machinery & Supplies Co.

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Road Machinery & Supplies Co. is a machinery company that offers construction and mining equipment.

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The Mosaic Company

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The Mosaic Companyis a producer and marketer of concentrated phosphate and potash minerals into crop nutrients to help feed the world.

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Vermillion Gold

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Vermillion Gold is a Minnesota based mineral exploration company focused on the discovery of gold deposits.

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Intellijoule

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Intellijoule, Inc. is a less than two years old technology creator.

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BTD

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BTD is a mining & metals company providing metal fabrication services.

Written by Mark Smith

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