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30 Top Minnesota Mining Companies and Startups of 2021

This article showcases our top picks for the best Minnesota based Mining companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Mining 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 Startups

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Urkel

Urkel

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Crypto Software provider

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.

Talon Metals Corp

Ninja Metrics

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Ninja Metrics offers a social analytics engine that allows companies to measure the key influencers in their social game or mobile app.

Talon Metals Corp

PolyMet Mining

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

Talon Metals Corp

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.

Talon Metals Corp

LaValley Industries

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

Talon Metals Corp

Vermillion Gold

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

Talon Metals Corp

Intellijoule

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

Talon Metals Corp

BTD

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

Talon Metals Corp

Alexandria Industries

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

Talon Metals Corp

Road Machinery & Supplies Co.

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

Talon Metals Corp

Magnetation, Inc.

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

Talon Metals Corp

Le Sueur Incorporated

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

Talon Metals Corp

SwiftKnowledge

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SwiftKnowledge is a company specializing in global market intelligence.

Talon Metals Corp

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.

Talon Metals Corp

Ratner Steel Supply Company

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

Talon Metals Corp

Blue Diesel Data Science

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Data Science firm in MN specializing in subscription SaaS and custom software development of Business Intelligence dashboards and AI tools

Talon Metals Corp

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.

Talon Metals Corp

McNeilus Steel, Inc.

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

Talon Metals Corp

American Chemical

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

Talon Metals Corp

African Resource Group

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

Talon Metals Corp

Viking Materials

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

Talon Metals Corp

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.

Talon Metals Corp

Xpertnet

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Xpertnet deals with enterprise resource planning systems, artificial intelligence, software development, data mining & predictive analysis.

Talon Metals Corp

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.

Talon Metals Corp

QRDC

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

Talon Metals Corp

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.

Talon Metals Corp

ECO Finishing

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

Talon Metals Corp

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.

Talon Metals Corp

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.

Written by Mark Smith

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