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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – Stockton Mine-Field Service Mechanic

October 29, 2021

With a solid programme of work ahead we are looking for another Field Service Mechanic based at our Stockton Mine workshop. Focused on fleet availability for a busy contract mining operation this role is based on a 5-on 2-off roster. The successful...Read more

Kevin Davies – General Manager: happy retirement

September 20, 2021

Kevin is retiring as General Manager and Director after 21 years with Doug Hood Mining Ltd. Kevin joined the Company in 2000 following eight years with Works Civil Construction as Area/Branch Manager of the Rotorua/Eastern Bay of Plenty business...Read more

Gavin Thompson – Heavy Equipment Engineer

April 14, 2021

After a lifetime in the mechanical engineering industry, including the last 14 years with Doug Hood Mining Ltd, Gavin Thompson has decided to retire. However, with a number of restoration projects backed up at home plus being Chief Engineer to the...Read more

Sumner Road – An Award-Winning Project for Head Contractor McConnell Dowell

November 8, 2019

McConnell Dowell Constructors (MCD) has received several awards for the Sumner Road Remediation Project. At the 2019 Civil Contractors NZ Canterbury Awards MCD received two awards including the Hydraulink Fluid Connectors – Health and Safety...Read more

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

Profile: Ash Oldham – Fabrication Engineer and Auto Enthusiast

April 4, 2019

Ash Oldham retired this year and through this website we wanted to acknowledge his work in the industry and as a valued member of the Doug Hood Mining crew. Ash was responsible for the steel fabrication associated with building and rebuilding...Read more

Recent workshop output – refurbished EX1900 rock bucket

March 26, 2019

Typical output from our Westport Workshop is the rebuild of an EX1900 10m3 rock bucket. After many hours digging rock at Stockton Mine our EX1900 rock bucket required refurbishment including new teeth, adapters, and wear package supplied by...Read more

Doug Hood workshop crew recognised for 3,000 days LTI free

June 29, 2017

We recently celebrated an important milestone with our Westport Workshop crew achieving 3,000 days free from lost time injury. Further they have remained free from any type of injury for over 1,500 days. This is a significant milestone when the...Read more

Health and safety through people and systems

April 23, 2015

In April 2015 Doug Hood Mining was recertified to ACC’s Workplace Safety Management Practices (WSMP) standard at tertiary level. We first joined this AS/NZS 4801 based programme in 2002 and achieved tertiary level since 2005. We’ve learnt a lot...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