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Quarry Tech registration now open – event is virtual for 2021


August 20, 2021
By Andrew Snook

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Registration is open for Rock to Road’s upcoming Quarry Tech Virtual Event on October 14.

The popular forum will still feature live presentations designed to optimize pit and quarry operations, as well as a collection of recorded sessions to enjoy at your own pace. This virtual forum will also feature new product and demo sponsor videos.

What is Quarry Tech

Quarry Tech is a one-day workshop focused on the latest technologies and techniques for optimizing quarry and pit operations. This one-day event exclusively for quarry and pit owners and operators will offer attendees case studies and panel sessions presented by industry experts covering a wide variety of topics.

Who is attending?

  • Quarry, sand and gravel pit operations managers and owners
  • Process engineers
  • Optimization staff
  • Researchers
  • Design consultants
  • Fleet managers

Live sessions agenda

There are three main sessions as part of the must-attend 2021 event:

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Remotely interesting: A panel of industry manufacturers will discuss the latest remote machine technologies available and coming soon to pits and quarries. The speakers will also cover the future of autonomous vehicles in pits and quarries.

Speakers: TBA.

Aggregate and archaeology: The Royal Alberta Museum in Edmonton has received many donations of fossils over the years that have been unearthed during aggregate operations. In fact, thousands of pieces have been unearthed this way across Alberta. The curator of Quaternary Palaeontology at the Royal Alberta Museum and Lafarge Canada will present on this topic together.

Speakers:

  • Christopher Jass, Curator, Quaternary Palaeontology, Royal Alberta Museum;
  • William Gowdy, Environment & Public Affairs Manager, Northern Alberta, Lafarge Canada Inc.

The future of artificial sands: A panel of industry professionals will discuss the future of artificial sands.

Speakers: TBA

For more information or to register, visit: www.quarrytech.ca.