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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!”

The 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,
Cell: (404) 263-8788
e-mail: virginia.varela-eyre@sandvik.com

Dyno Nobel Inc.
Lauren Gorrell
Marketing & Branding Manager
Cell: (385) 347-2679
e-mail: lauren.gorrell@am.dynonobel.com

Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions

Business area Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions is a leading supplier of equipment, tools, parts, service and solutions for processing rock and minerals in the mining and construction industries. Applications include crushing, screening, breaking and demolition. In 2020, sales were approximately 6,5 billion SEK with about 2000 employees.

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions
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 technical solutions for the mining and construction industries. Application areas include rock drilling, rock cutting, loading and hauling, tunneling and quarrying. In 2020, sales were approximately 37 billion SEK with about 12,500 employees within continuing operations.

Dyno Nobel Inc.
Dyno Nobel provides customer solutions through our people, our products, and our services. Our blasters are among the most highly trained in the industry. We’re proud to provide a full range of reliable explosives products from manufacturing plants around the world and blasting services from a distribution network unmatched in the industry. Our R&D focuses on practical ways to use new technologies to benefit our customers.

Dyno Nobel continuously improves the mining industry through high safety standards, practical innovations, and partnering with customers to deliver groundbreaking results.