Doug Hood Mining

Completed projects

Escarpment Mine project

September 15, 2015

Doug Hood Mining worked with Bathurst Resources at the Escarpment Mine project near Westport to construct the initial site infrastructure required prior to the commencement of large scale mining. Activity on site, halted by Bathurst in mid 2016...Read more

Reddale Mine – 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

Mangatini Sump – Stockton Mine, 2009, South Island

August 2, 2010

Earthworks at Stockton Mine In 2007 while principal contractor at Stockton Mine, Doug Hood Mining tendered for and won the contract to construct the Mangatini Sump, a key component of the mine storm-water management program. The sump required the...Read more

Strongman 2 Opencast Coal Mine, West Coast, South Island

July 1, 2006

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 including several large engineered fills of up to 36m in height and all drainage and pavement construction associated with the 6.5km...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