• Quarrying
  • Construction
  • Recycling

26 - 28 June 2018

Hillhead Quarry Buxton Derbyshire UK

Press FAQs

Where does the event take place?

At the Hillhead Quarry, Nr Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 9PR

What are the dates of the show?

The exhibition takes place from Tuesday 28th to Thursday 30th June 2016

What are the opening times?

  • Tuesday 28th June 0900 – 1800
  • Wednesday 29th June 0900 – 1800
  • Thursday 30th June 0900 – 1730

Who organises the event?

The show is organised by Nottingham-based QMJ Publishing Ltd, specialist magazine publishers and exhibition organisers for the quarrying, natural stone and associated industries.

How often does the event take place?

The show was established in 1982 and moved to Hillhead the following year, where it takes place every other year.

How many exhibitors and visitors attend?

450 exhibitors took part in the last show in 2014, which was attended by 17,000 visitors. Overseas visitors came from 87 countries and represented approximately 8% of the total.

View the current Exhibitor List.

How big is the exhibition area?

The showground covers an area (gross) of approximately 140,000m2. The net stand space occupied in 2012 was 55,590m2 and the demonstration areas extend to around 30,000m2.

What is unique about the event?

The working demonstration areas are what make Hillhead unique. There are four separate demonstration areas:

  • Quarry face for large excavators, face shovels, hydraulic breakers, wheel loaders and dumptrucks
  • Rock processing for crushers, screens, scalping grids and stockpiling conveyors
  • Recycling area for crushing, shredding, screening and washing equipment
  • Registration area for rock processing and recycling demonstrations

What industries are covered by the event?

Quarrying, mining, recycling, heavy construction, materials handling, concrete, asphalt, road surfacing, civil engineering, plant hire, demolition and landfill.

As a member of the media, how do I register for the event?

Registration is closed.

Please note that press passes are only provided for editorial/broadcast journalists. Advertising and marketing personnel can register for free by using the ‘Register now’ button on the homepage.

Who is the press contact?

The press contact is Steve Adam. If you have any questions relating to the event then please contact him on +44 (0)115 945 3893 or by email: steve.adam@qmj.co.uk

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