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A view of the Hillhead show ground from the western end of the quarry

The Hillhead demo areas: What to look for in 2024! Part 2…

The Hillhead demo areas: What to look for in 2024! Part 2…

Following up on Part 1, where we looked at the Quarry Face and Registration Demo Areas, we’ll continue to explore what’s taking place in the other two live demonstration areas at the show!



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Rock Processing Demo Area

Rock Processing Demo Area

Fondly referred to as 'Crusher Alley', the Rock Processing Demo Area draws visitors across the whole western end of the Hillhead showground to see a range of tracked and skid-mounted crushers and screens, scalping grids and stockpiling conveyors.

Machines demonstrating here are fed by material extracted from the Quarry Face demonstration area.

2024 Demonstrations by:

ACE Plant


Astec Industries




MDS International



Rubble Master




The Finlay I-120RS electric impact crusher

Finlay, one of the global leaders in mobile crushing, screening, and conveying equipment, are set to unveil new electric variants of the I-120RS impact crusher and the 883+ scalping screen – both of which will be in action in the demo area!

The compact yet powerful M412 tracked trommel from MDS

MDS International, a leading manufacturer of heavy-duty rock trommels and conveyors, will be demonstrating the M515 track trommel at the show. In addition the compact yet powerful M412 will be on static display on their stand.

The new Bison 220R tracked jaw crusher from EvoQuip

EvoQuip, manufacturers of compact crushing and screening equipment will be running live working demonstrations of the brand-new Bison 220R jaw crusher. They’ll also be displaying the Caiman 150 shredder on their stand.

Astec FT4250 mobile impact crusher

Astec Industries will showcase some of their comprehensive product range at the event! They’ll be demonstrating the FT4250 mobile impact crusher, their flagship unit, that’s well known for its reliability, work rate, and ease-of-use.


Powerscreen will be showcasing five industry leading models on their stand, with the game changing 1300X cone crusher in action in the demo area.



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Recycling Demo Area

Recycling Demo Area

The Recycling Demonstration Area attracts crowds to the south end of the site, where construction and demolition waste is imported on to the site to feed a range of specialist crushers, shredders and screens.

Alongside this, a selection of excavators, wheeled loading shovels, site dumpers, breakers and screening buckets will also be in action.

2024 Demonstrations by:






Keestrack (Warwick Ward)




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