VIDEO: Hillhead 2016 gets underway

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Hillhead 2016 kicked off today, with over 460 exhibitors in attendance.

The three-day quarrying show, the biggest exhibition of its kind in the world, takes place at Hillhead Quarry in Harpur Hill.

Hillhead 2016

Hillhead 2016

As well as a host of excavators, dumptrucks, loading shovels and more, visitors can see live demonstrations from a number of leading suppliers including Caterpillar, Volvo, JCB and Hitachi.

The biennial event provides a major boost to the economy of Buxton, with scores of international visitors arriving in the town.

For more information on the show, which runs until June 30, click here.