The QUARRY ACADEMY® seminar announces 2020 scholarship winner

The Quarry Academy® team just announced the Quarry Academy® 2020 scholarship winner: Alexandra Gregor, a Mining Engineering and Management student from the South Dakota School of Mines. Alexandra is originally from Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She responds: “I am grateful for this opportunity and am excited to see where this brings me in the future!”

QuarryAcademyScholarship-AlexandraGregor.jpgThe yearly Quarry Academy® seminar, organized by Dyno Nobel and Sandvik, is designed for those who serve in the aggregate industry and focuses on teaching participants how to produce aggregates efficiently. Raphael Carmona, VP North America at Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions, says: “The next generation of professionals will support our industry by finding even more sustainable and productive ways to work going forward. We, as Sandvik, are very proud and honored to be able to award exceptional students like Alexandra, who will for sure help the industry to continually provide a great service to our society.” Mike Romano, SVP Corporate Accounts & Technical Services, says, “Dyno Nobel is excited to support the aggregates industry’s future leaders through the Quarry Academy Scholarship. We’d like to congratulate Alexandra on her outstanding achievement and look forward to seeing her make a positive impact on the industry.”

The 15th Quarry Academy® seminar will be on November 16-18, 2021, in San Antonio, Texas. Details for the next Quarry Academy® seminar will be published at www.quarryacademy.com. Participants can register here.

Atlanta, Georgia, July 9, 2021

For more information, please contact:

Virginia Varela-Eyre
Marketing Manager, USA
Tel: (404) 263-8788
Email: virginia.varela-eyre@sandvik.com

Lauren Gorrell
Marketing & Branding Manager
Tel: (385) 347-2679
Email: lauren.gorrell@am.dynonobel.com

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Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a global leading supplier of equipment and tools, parts, service and digital solutions and sustainability-driving technologies for the mining and construction industries. Application areas include rock drilling, rock cutting, loading and hauling, tunneling and quarrying. In 2020, sales were approximately 33.6 billion SEK with about 12,500 employees within continuing operations.