Veolia Water Technologies sponsored a $2,000 scholarship at the Society of Mining, Metallurgy, & Exploration (SME) 2019 Annual Meeting & Exhibition in Denver, Colorado.
One specific criterion for the Veolia scholarship was that the applicants show an interest in pursuing a career in water-related matters within the mining industry.
Brody Rastall, a graduate student at the University of Arizona, was the proud recipient of the 2019 Veolia Water Technologies scholarship. Brody has demonstrated excellent academic marks while pursuing her Master’s Degree in Mining Engineering and is a member of the SME - University of Arizona Student Chapter.
“This is the eighth consecutive year that Veolia has awarded a scholarship in addition to those that SME offers. As the world leader in water treatment, Veolia is proud to again sponsor this scholarship in order to help assist in the education process for a future leader in the mining industry,” said Klaus Andersen, CEO of Veolia Water Technologies in the Americas.
Veolia group is the global leader in optimized resource management. With nearly 169 000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides water, waste and energy management solutions which contribute to the sustainable development of communities and industries. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources, and to replenish them. In 2017, the Veolia group supplied 96 million people with drinking water and 62 million people with wastewater service, produced nearly 55 million megawatt hours of energy and converted 47 million metric tons of waste into new materials and energy. Veolia Environnement (listed on Paris Euronext: VIE) recorded consolidated revenue of USD 30.1 billion in 2017.
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