Doug Hood Mining

Completed projects

IT’S A BLAST – Doug Hood Mining Ltd features on Demolition NZ

April 8, 2019

The Broadcast Media NZ team filmed one of our construction blasts during the project to excavate a catchbench above Sumner Road, Christchurch, as part of the road reopening works for Christchurch City Council and New Zealand Transport Agency. The...Read more

Sumner Road project on video – Christchurch City Council

April 2, 2019

The following is a video record from Christchurch City Council capturing various stages of the Sumner Road project. March 2019 SUMNER ROAD READY TO OPEN 0:40 Profiles the completed road as an outstanding infrastructure project and 2 days prior...Read more

Sumner Road project completed and road opened

March 29, 2019

The road connecting Sumner and Lyttleton officially opened today since being closed due to earthquake damage in 2011. The following post provides a view of the completed project and our sections of work including a photo gallery of work...Read more

High quality coking coal – Strongman goes opencast with Doug Hood Ltd (Contractor – March 2002)

March 8, 2019

In a blast from the past the following is an article from Contractor magazine – March 2002 highlighting our previous work at Strongman 2 opencast coal mine just below the ridge separating Rapahoe and Blackball and downrange of Pike River. ...Read more

ISO9001 certified for mining and civil contracting including hire of plant and equipment

August 27, 2018

Quality management system certification revalidated to ISO9001:2015 First gaining ISO9001 certification in 1997, having a certified management system has been important for us by providing the backbone of company processes which alongside the...Read more

Doug Hood Mining teams up for Sumner Road reopening project

October 27, 2016

Doug Hood Mining was part of the successful team selected by Christchurch City Council to reopen the Sumner to Lyttleton Road near Christchurch Badly affected by the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes this important link between Christchurch City and...Read more

Stockton Mine contracts completed

September 18, 2015

Stockton Mine on the West Coast of the South Island was the home of Doug Hood Mining Ltd for 7½ years. Saturday 31st July 2010 saw the completion of a plant hire arrangement between Doug Hood Mining and the Stockton Alliance, and the...Read more

Reddale Mine – Completion of 28 month opencast mining contract

March 17, 2014

In October 2011 Doug Hood Mining Ltd (DHML) was selected by Solid Energy New Zealand Ltd (SENZ) to mine the Reddale coal resource. Commencing November 2011 the contract ran for 28 months, concluding February 2014 when SENZ went owner-operator. The...Read more

HSE Officer and mine team meet compliance objectives – Sarah’s first 6 months

December 17, 2012

Based at Reddale opencast coal mine near Reefton, Sarah was part of the Doug Hood crew on this important project. Sarah rejoined Doug Hood Mining Ltd (DHML) mid-year, having previously worked on the company’s project at Stockton opencast mine...Read more

Strongman 2 Opencast Coal Mine, West Coast, South Island

July 1, 2005

Between 2001 and 2006 Doug Hood Mining was principal mining contractor at Solid Energy’s Strongman 2 opencast coal mine, 25km north of Greymouth on the West Coast of the South Island. This contract involved drill, blast and high ratio...Read more