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Hillhead set to host more than 600 exhibitors


February 7, 2022
By Rock to Road staff

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As face-to-face business returns, Hillhead 2022 is planning to welcome more companies to showcase their products and services than ever before.

To date, the trade show has registered more than 600 exhibitors for the show that takes place June 21-23, 2022. The roster includes players from the quarrying, construction and recycling sectors planning to exhibit at the Hillhead quarry near the Buxton, Derbyshire in the United Kingdom.

The Hillhead exhibitor list currently includes:

Agg-Pro, Ammann, ATG, Bell Equipment, Bobcat, Bomag, Case Construction, CDE, Doosan, Duo, Epiroc, Finning, Hidromek, Hitachi, Hyundai, Isuzu, Leica, Liebherr, Liugong, Magotteaux, Marubeni-Komatsu, McLanahan, McCloskey International, Metso Outotec, Michelin, Powerscreen, Pronar, Renault Trucks, Rubblemaster, Sandvik Mining & Construction, Sany, Scania, Shell International, SMT GB (Volvo), Sunward Europe, Terex Finlay, TotalEnergies, Volvo Trucks, Wacker Neuson, Weir Minerals, Wirtgen, Yanmar and many others. The full exhibitor list can be viewed at: www.hillhead.com.

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Hillhead was established in 1982 and moved to the current quarry site the following year, where it takes place every other year. In 2018, Hillhead welcomed 546 exhibitors as well as 19,753 visitors. Overseas visitors represented about 8 per cent of the total.

Hillhead demos

Hillhead is unique due to its working demonstration areas. This year, there are four separate demonstration areas, including :

  • Quarry face for large excavators, face shovels, hydraulic breakers, wheel loaders and dump trucks.
  • 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.

The showgrounds cover an area of about 140,000 square metres. The net stand space occupied in 2012 was 55,590 square metres and the demonstration areas extend to around 30,000 square metres.