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The QUARRY ACADEMY® seminar announces 2023 scholarship winner

The Quarry Academy team has announced the winner of the 2023 Quarry Academy scholarship: Evan McCorkle, a mining engineering student from the Missouri University of Science & Technology. “I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Quarry Academy for granting me the honor of being the 2023 scholarship recipient. I am truly grateful for the opportunities that this scholarship will provide me. I look forward to fostering new relationships within the mining and explosives industry and cannot wait to see what the future holds,” says Evan.

The Quarry Academy seminar, organized by Sandvik and Dyno Nobel, is designed for those who serve in the aggregate industry. It focuses on teaching participants how to produce aggregates efficiently. Greg Tranor, SVP Strategic Marketing & Bulk Product Management at Dyno Nobel, says, "We are proud to present the scholarship to a truly exceptional student, Evan McCorkle. This scholarship symbolizes our commitment to fostering education and innovation in the mining industry. We proudly support the next generation of professionals who will drive our industry forward with their fresh perspectives and technical expertise."

Raphael Carmona, VP North America at Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions, says: “We are proud to support students like Evan. Our industry needs talent like his to keep building the foundations of this country in even more sustainable ways. Attending the Quarry Academy seminar is a great way to learn more about the industry while building the bridge from education to the work world.”

The 17th Quarry Academy seminar took place November 14-16, 2023, in San Antonio, Texas. Details for the next event will be published at www.quarryacademy.com.

Atlanta, Georgia, December 13, 2023

For more information, please contact:
Virginia Varela-Eyre
Marketing and Communications Manager, North America
Cell: +1(404) 263-8788
E-Mail: virginia.varela-eyre@sandvik.com

Dyno Nobel Inc.
Lauren Gorrell
Marketing & Branding Manager
Cell: +1(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, digital solutions and sustainability-driving technologies for processing rock and minerals in the mining and construction industries. Applications include crushing, screening, breaking and demolition. In 2022, sales were approximately 9.6 billion SEK with about 2,900 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, 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 2022, sales were approximately 57 billion SEK with about 16,200 employees.

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.

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