We are pleased to confirm our current sponsors and exhibitors who will be joining us at our centenary event.


Ace Plant

With over 40 years of experience, the widest range of dust suppression units, bunded fuel bowsers and tractors for hire and sale nationwide.



Agg-Net offers subscription-quality content on a ‘free to view’ basis.  Accurate, relevant and up to date, it is the online destination of choice for key decision-makers within the aggregates sector.  
Tel: 0115 941 1315  |  E-mail: info@agg-net.com



Ammann is a world-leading supplier of mixing plants, machines and services to the construction industry with core expertise in road building and transportation infrastructure.




Atlantic Pumps

Atlantic Pumps are specialists in pumps for abrasive and aggressive fluids. We focus on reducing downtime by responding rapidly to customer requirements and increasing wear life of your equipment.


BAM Ritchies

BAM Ritchies is a leading award winning geotechnical contractor providing innovative and best value solutions to client’s problems. Expertise includes piling; ground anchors; slope stabilisation and protection; grouting (permeation, compaction, compensation); ground investigation; concrete repairs; sprayed concrete and drilling and blasting for roads, rail, nuclear, energy, waste and other sectors.



Established in 1989, BDS is the leading independent marketing and market research consultancy for the aggregates sector.  
Tel: 01761 433035  |  E-mail: contact@bdsmarketing.co.uk


CAT Financial

For more than 30 years, Cat Financial have provided financial service excellence and helped customers make progress possible, every day. We are proud to lay the foundation for a healthy and successful business for our customers, in a variety of industries. With the backing of our parent company, Caterpillar Inc., we are able to offer a wide range of finance solutions to customers and Cat® dealers for Cat® machinery and engines.


Chepstow Plant

Chepstow Plant International: the complete mineral, aggregates and earthmoving contractor, providing sustainable, practical and safe solutions to resource extraction.



Datum specialise in remote monitoring of earthworks, structures and transport infrastructure, offering a comprehensive range of geotechnical and structural expertise.  Datum provide advanced vibration and noise monitoring for quarrying, mining and demolition and have numerous active projects throughout the civil engineering, maintenance and service industries.


DUO (Europe) Plc

DUO (Europe) Plc has a history that dates to 1981 when Powerscreen Washing Systems, an independent dealer in England and Wales for Powerscreen® aggregate washing equipment, was founded. 

After establishing itself as a successful Powerscreen dealer, Powerscreen Washing Systems rebranded in 2005 as DUO (Europe) Plc and now comprises of three main business areas; equipment sales, contract processing, and manufacturing. Supporting equipment sales, DUO also offer pre-used equipment and a comprehensive parts & service package.

The manufacturing element of DUO was added through the acquisition of the LJH Group in 2004. Established in 1964, Somerset based LJH Group was originally a family-owned specialist engineering company which today offers a complete package; from initial design, manufacture, installation and full project support to the Bulk Handling Industries.



A leading UK force in the field of commercial explosives & blasting services. EPC-UK’s depth of experience, expertise and professionalism have made us one of the leading names in the industry. Whether you need consultancy, training or assistance with unusual projects, we can meet and solve any challenge.



Finning is the world's largest Caterpillar dealer delivering unrivalled service for over 80 years. We sell, rent and provide parts and service for equipment and engines to customers in various industries, including mining, construction, petroleum, forestry and a wide range of power systems applications. With our broad product support infrastructure and unmatched service capabilities, we deliver solutions that enable customers to achieve the lowest equipment owning and operating costs while maximising uptime.


Finning Managed Solutions (FMS)

If you want to optimise the overall performance of operations on site, Finning Managed Solutions (FMS) can help. Made up of a specialist team of experts from Finning UK & Ireland, the FMS team is supported by the global expertise of our partner Caterpillar®. This allows us to work collaboratively with all stakeholders to develop and execute a high performance plan for an individual site or project.From fleet selection to end of life disposal, FMS monitors site conditions and operator performance. Focusing on continuous improvement to drive the lowest operational costs and realise the maximum return on your investment.

Job Site Solutions

Job Site Solutions makes it possible for you to focus on your core competencies by providing the application expertise to focus on virtually everything else. Leveraging the power of Caterpillar and Cat dealers, we combine products and services to deliver a solution that addresses your specific challenges — from managing equipment to controlling costs to optimizing your total operation. We use existing technologies —and develop new ones — to help you better use data, maximize the performance of your equipment, improve safety, boost the efficiency of your operation, and improve your bottom line.



Metso is a world leading industrial company serving the mining, aggregates, recycling, oil, gas, pulp, paper and process industries. We help our customers improve their operational efficiency, reduce risks and increase profitability by using our unique knowledge, experienced people and innovative solutions to build new, sustainable ways of growing together.

Our products range from mining and aggregates processing equipment and systems to industrial valves and controls. Our customers are supported by a broad scope of services and a global network of over 80 service centers and about 6,000 services professionals. Metso has an uncompromising attitude towards safety. Find us on Twitter.  




 The Mineral Products Qualifications Council is a not for profit organisation whose members are derived from the quarrying, mineral products, mining, construction and related manufacturing sectors. Our primary role is to design up-to-date training, qualifications and assessment solutions that help employers develop and maintain a competent workforce.



QNJAC is the Quarries National Joint Advisory Committee. Focused on promoting the health and safety in all sectors of the quarrying and associated industries it is committed to making the industry a safer place, through the raising of training standards and competence.



Land and Minerals Consulting Ltd (LMCL) was formed in 2004 as a geological, geotechnical and surveying consultancy.  The Company adopting the trading name QuarryDesign in 2006 to promote its links with the mineral planning consultancy QuarryPlan Ltd.  LMCL specialise in the “remote” acquisition of survey, geological and geotechnical data using their Optech ILRIS long-range high-accuracy LiDAR scanner and their various UAV mounted aerial systems.  Since 2013, LMCL also trades under the name of DroneSurv (a name more suited to aerial work outside of the quarrying industry).

LMCL not only has the expertise to acquire the data; but have the experience, software and hardware to process the data into formats required by a wide range of industry standard surveying, geological modelling and geotechnical analysis software.   With that software, they are able to undertake both the analysis and subsequent designs for excavations, tips and lagoons in both engineering soil materials and rock masses. They also provide Reserve and Resource Statements to The PERC Reporting Standard, Due Diligence for mineral acquisitions and act as Expert Witness.

The Company was awarded Joint Runner-up in the Engineering Initiatives category of the Mineral Planning Association’s Health and Safety Awards 2013 for their use of Terrestrial LiDAR and UAV’s (‘Drones’) for remote Surveying and Geological / Geotechnical mapping.


Quarry Management

Published monthly, Quarry Management has been the official Journal of the Institute of Quarrying since 1918 and continues to be a trusted and valued sourced of information for the quarrying, asphalt, concrete and recycling industries.
Tel: 0115 941 1315  |  E-mail: info@quarrymanagement.com





Terex Materials Processing (MP)

Terex Materials Processing (MP) is part of Terex Corporation a global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services. MP has nine business lines, helping customers add value to their materials.


University of Derby

Through our Centre for Mineral Products the University of Derby works in close partnership with the Institute of Quarrying and leading representatives from across the industry to deliver qualifications that are built on a firm foundation of professional input and expert insight to meet the evolving requirements of the sector.  We have an ongoing commitment to delivering industry leading programmes and qualifications for the mineral production industry.