Bondholder the University of Derby will join Marketing Derby and Derbyshire Economic Partnership as exhibitors at Hillhead Exhibition to showcase the key sector of quarrying and minerals for Derbyshire.
Held in a limestone quarry near Buxton, in the heart of the Derbyshire countryside, Hillhead is the largest exhibition of its kind anywhere in the world and will be held on 26th – 28th June.
It showcases quarrying, mining, recycling, heavy construction, materials handling, concrete, asphalt, road surfacing, civil engineering, plant hire, demolition and landfill.
The University, alongside the Institue of Quarrying, as well as Invest in Derbyshire and High Peak Borough Council are amongst 525 companies who are booked to attend the biggest Hillhead show to date.
In addition the University of Derby, Centre for Mineral Products will be hosting an Industry Showcase at the Dome, Buxton Campus, at 6pm on Wednesday 27th June. The evening event offers an opportunity to meet industry guests, learn about The Centre for Mineral Products and the range of opportunities for working in partnership with the University.
The Centre for Mineral Products is the only provider of higher level professional education for people employed within the worldwide mineral products sector.
Show director Richard Bradbury explained: ‘Growth has come from additional outdoor space created at the top end of the site and the Registration Pavilion, which has doubled in size and will host 90 companies this year. A record number of demonstrations are also being planned and we look forward to opening our doors to the construction and quarrying industry in the last week of June.’
Invest in Derbyshire will be on Stand RC21a at Hillhead. Why not visit them to find out why businesses and people thrive in Derbyshire.