MineTech Competition

MineTech - a competition of breakthrough technologies for the mining and metallurgical industry

The competition will take place on 6-7 October, 2021 on the MINEX Russia forum platform.
Venue: Radisson Slavyanskaya Hotel & Business Centre, 2 Europe Square, Moscow

Applications must be submitted by 1 August.

Progress is impossible without introduction of innovative technologies that allow companies to create new competencies and increase their competitiveness, efficiency, and sustainability. With the transition to Industry 4.0 technologies, mining companies will not only increase their efficiency, but technological transformation will also change the role of mining & metals industry in overall production.

Participation in the competition is an opportunity to present technologies and concepts to experts from leading companies, as well as attract attention of potential customers and partners.

MineTech competition facilitates presentation of breakthrough technologies and evaluation of their potential contribution to the development of highly efficient and sustainable mining and metallurgical industry.

Nomination Categories

Technological breakthrough cases in the following categories are invited to participate in the competition:

Exploration and development of mineral resources

Extraction of minerals

Processing and enrichment

Production of materials from minerals and metals

Development of ‘circular economy’ production in mining and metals industries

How is the competition organised

Criteria for evaluation

When evaluating cases submitted for the competition, the jury is looking at their potential in shaping the agile and highly efficient mining industry of the “future”.

Who can participate

Companies that have successfully developed and implemented innovative automation systems, digitalisation and Industry 4.0 technologies for the mining and metallurgical industry are invited to participate.

Participation in the competition is free but does not include admission to fee-paying events of the MINEX Russia Forum.

Participation rules and terms

Applications must be submitted by 1 August. The projects submitted for the competition will be evaluated by an independent jury. Accepted projects will be announced on the forum website.

Nominees will also be invited to present their projects in person or remotely at the MINEX Russia Forum in Moscow 6 -7 October.

The winners will be determined by the “audience sympathy votes” and the decision of the jury. The winners will be awarded diplomas and gifts from the competition partners at the closing ceremony of the Forum.

A press release announcing the winning projects will be published on the Forum website and disseminated to accredited media.