Event Postponed to October 28th, 2020.

Halifax Speakers

Call for presentations now open!

Rock to Road is now accepting presentation proposals for the inaugural Quarry Tech forum. Presentation proposals are currently being accepted for the following topics: telematics, UAVs for aggregate operations, automated vehicles, crushers, conveyors, water conservation, scale solutions, and dust and noise control.

Presentation proposals must be submitted by no later than October 20, 2017.

Speakers selected to present at Quarry Tech will be notified by November 1, 2017.

Any questions regarding presentation proposals can be sent to Rock to Road editor Andrew Snook at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Alex Caruana

Alex Caruana

Territory Manager for Polydeck Corporation

Alex is a Civil Engineer with a career spanning 14 years in the aggregate and construction material industry. Alex’s expertise include production roles in mine planning, plant construction, crushing, screening, quality control and maintenance. Alex and Polydeck partner with operators to not only provide screen media solutions, but do so in an unbiased way that takes into account the entire process’ requirements to ensure nothing is overlooked.
JEF MCGEE

JEF MCGEE

Jef has spent 33 years in the aggregate industry and is currently New Business Manager, Aggregates, at Polydeck Screen Corporation. A native of Illinois, he received his mining engineering degree from Missouri-Rolla then began his career as a mining engineer, then a production foreman before becoming plant manager for three quarries in the U.S. Midwest. He served as an area operation manager for another Midwest producer before joining Polydeck in 2006 as an applications engineer.
JOE STEIGER

JOE STEIGER

Joe Steiger is the Eastern Sales Manager for Trimble LOADRITE Payload Management systems where he helps quarry management, production and mobile equipment managers, and performance improvement teams find solutions to operational challenges. He has eight years of experience consulting to reduce maintenance costs, lower fuel costs, improve tire life and most importantly - maximize tons per hour across the US and Canada.
Mario Borsella

Mario Borsella

P.Eng, Manager, Field Services Engineering Group, NTN Bearing Corporation of Canada

Mario Borsella is the manager of the Field Services Engineering Group at NTN Bearing Corporation of Canada. Mario is a mechanical engineer with over 22 years of professional work experience in the bearings industry, having served in various roles within the Engineering and Technical Service division of NTN Canada.
Matt Gerten

Matt Gerten

If something smells like cheese, look around for one of Superior’s crushing product managers Matt Gerten. That’s because Matt lives in Wisconsin. Don’t be too quick to hate though. He was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, and maintains his roots as a Vikings fan in Packer territory. Matt came to Superior from Metso where he was a crushing application specialist. While they’re not so sure about his face, Superior is very thankful for Matt’s brain and experience!
Mike Leger

Mike Leger

Mike Leger is the manager for Syntron Material Handling products in Canada. For over 15 years, Mike has worked with rock, either breaking it or moving it in some form or fashion by way of rock drilling equipment or bulk material handling products both in the aggregate and mining industries. He’s worked with manufacturers of both equipment types as well as managed a distributorship of rock drilling equipment covering northeast North America. A native Maritimer and a business graduate from Université de Moncton, Mike has worked and has lived in Montreal and currently resides in Ottawa, but looks forward to…
Spencer Kossl

Spencer Kossl

Applications & New Business Development Manager, Terex MPS

After graduating with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Technological University, Spencer joined Telsmith in 2004 as an Application Engineer. In 2011 he became the Inside Sales and Applications Manager and in 2014 became the Project Application Manager. In 2018 Spencer joined Terex MPS as the Applications & New Business Development Manager and has recently taken on the Modular and Portable product development groups. Today Spencer uses experience gained in applications and project management to plan and execute aggregate and mining plant installations ranging from small retrofits to large turnkey installations throughout the world.
Travis Harvey

Travis Harvey

Chief Pilot, AeroVision Canada Inc.

As Chief Pilot with AeroVision Canada for three years, Travis oversees all company RPAS operations and fleet management. With a strong technical background, along with 11 years of service in the Royal Canadian Navy, he ensures that each project is prepared and conducted safely.

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