Doug Hood Mining

Completed projects

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

Manapouri 2nd tunnel tailrace, Fiordland National Park, South Island

December 31, 2002

Between 1997 and 2002 DHML was contracted by Meridian Energy to excavate a tailrace for the 2nd Manapouri Power Station tunnel plus associated site works, for $3.5M. The 2 stage contract required construction of a new tail race and widening of the...Read more

Ashburton Aquatic Park (Lake Hood), mid Canterbury, South Island

December 31, 2002

DHML was contracted between 2000 and 2002 to construct the Ashburton Aquatic Park (now Lake Hood) for the Ashburton Aquatic Park Charitable Trust. Lake Hood is situated 6km from the town of Ashburton, mid Canterbury, in the South Island of New...Read more

Echo Opencast coalmine, Reefton, South Island

December 31, 2002

DHML undertook a $12M whole-of-mine contract with Francis Mining for Echo Opencast Coalmine, Reefton, South Island from 1996 to 2003. This contract incorporated all aspects of opencast coal mining including mine design & planning, overburden...Read more

Golden Cross Mine rehabilitation, drainage and closure, Waihi, North Island

December 31, 2001

In 1997 DHML began a 5 year association with Coeur Gold at the Golden Cross Mine, Waihi, south eastern Coromandel, New Zealand This contract involved extensive bulk earthworks totalling 2.8M m3 comprising overburden stripping, ore extraction...Read more

SH 6 Spooners Summit Realignment, Nelson Region, South Island

July 1, 2001

6.5km state highway realignment A state highway realignment contracted for $4.3M comprising 600,000m3 of earthworks which included several large engineered fills of up to 36m in height and all drainage and pavement construction associated with the...Read more

SH1 Ngutukaka, Otago, South Island

January 1, 2001

This project was a realignment valued at $1.8M and involving 2 km of pavement construction, 100,000m3 earthworks, multiplate culvert structures including a 3.2m diameter multiplate culvert and 2.7m diameter Helcor stock underpass. Construction...Read more

Taharoa Ironsand, King Country, North Island

December 31, 2000

Dredge support mining and relocation haulroad for BHP New Zealand Steel Mining at Taharoa The initial contract beginning in early 1999 required DHML to excavate and cart a minimum of 25,000m3 of sand per week to either the mine face or the dredge...Read more

Redvale Landfill, Redvale, Auckland, North Island

December 31, 1998

The company was contracted to Waste Management NZ Ltd between 1994 and 1998 for $9.3M to construct two earth dams, two major haul roads, and a major earth retaining structure to support a weak fill area to store overburden from the landfill site...Read more

Opuha Dam, Fairlie, South Island

December 31, 1998

Hydro-electric power station, recreational lake, irrigation water reservoir & conservator of downstream minimum flow, all-in-one Opuha Dam is located at the confluence of the north and south branches of the Opuha River, 18 km from Fairlie in the...Read more