Tag: Quarry Academy

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Quarry Faces: January 2024

January 19, 2024 By

P&Q representatives attended Komatsu’s Quarry Days, Sandvik and Dyno Nobel’s Quarry Academy and several state association meetings before the end of 2023. Check out photos from these events.

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Evan McCorkle, a mining engineering student from the Missouri University of Science & Technology (pictured at center) is the recipient of the 2023 Quarry Academy scholarship. Photo: Sandvik

Quarry Academy scholarship awarded

December 19, 2023 By

Sandvik and Dyno Nobel, which host the annual seminar in San Antonio, awarded their scholarship to a mining engineering student from the Missouri University of Science & Technology.

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Quarry Faces: January 2022

January 19, 2022 By

Check out photos from Quarry Academy 2021 in San Antonio, which included a tour of Cemex Balcones Quarry in New Braunfels, Texas.

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About 115 quarry managers and operators attended the 15th Quarry Academy in San Antonio. Photo: P&Q Staff

Quarry Academy returns with a bang

December 1, 2021 By

After a year off due to the pandemic, the annual Quarry Academy put on by Dyno Nobel and Sandvik triumphantly returned to San Antonio.

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Alexandra Gregor is the recipient of the 2020 Quarry Academy Scholarship. Photo: Sandvik

Dyno Nobel, Sandvik award Quarry Academy Scholarship

July 12, 2021 By

Alexandra Gregor, a mining engineering and management student from the South Dakota School of Mines, is the recipient of the 2020 Quarry Academy Scholarship.

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Explosives industry veteran Burke to retire

August 21, 2020 By

Dyno Nobel’s EJ Burke is calling it a career in 2020 after dedicating more than a half-century to the explosives industry.

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Lecturers from a wide range of industry professions presented before a Quarry Academy class consisting of more than 100 attendees. Photo courtesy of Dyno Nobel

How Quarry Academy prepares tomorrow’s leaders

February 25, 2019 By

The annual event Sandvik and Dyno Nobel host remains a popular draw for aggregate producers to expand the technical knowledge of their up-and-coming employees.

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Mining Academy registration now open

February 22, 2019 By

Dyno Nobel and Sandvik are now registering producers for this second event.

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Sandvik, Dyno Nobel host Quarry Academy

November 19, 2018 By

Quarry Academy, the annual seminar co-hosted by Sandvik Mining & Rock Technology and Dyno Nobel, wrapped up its 14th installment in San Antonio.

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