The award was presented at the annual autumn meeting SveMin November 29 at Näringslivets Hus in Stockholm. The autumn meeting was well attended, about 170 participants gathered for a conference packed with lectures on the mining industry.
Each year a scholarship is announced from The Janne Kempes Scholarship Fund for completed thesis related to mining and the environment and a scholarship related to exploration and ore geology.
Joel Andersson is currently working as a geologist for LKAB in Malmberget. Earlier this year he took his degree at the LTU master program in Earth Sciences, with specialization in ore geology and environmental geochemistry.
- "This was huge fun! It gives an opportunity to be seen and hopefully spark interest in further study of ore-related granites in Sweden. "
The jury - "Joel's essay demonstrates the broad geological understanding. The work is well written and contains exemplary use of geological and geochemical methods "