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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 plans to retire 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 is responsible for the steel fabrication associated with building and...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

Recent output from our Westport rebuild workshop

March 26, 2019

In-house rebuild of EX1900 10m3 rock bucket After many hours digging rock at Stockton Mine our EX1900 rock bucket required refurbishment including new adaptors, teeth, and wear package supplied by West-Trak. Ash Oldham our Fabrication Engineer...Read more

Two Volvo A45G articulated dumptrucks for Stockton projects

November 6, 2018

In September 2018 we purchased two Volvo A45G articulated dumptrucks from TransDiesel Christchurch for DHML projects at Stockton Mine. With tray capacity of 26m3 and 6 wheel drive these trucks are generally utilised in softer and less developed...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

Stockton Mine overburden stripping contract

June 19, 2018

In early 2018 Doug Hood Mining Ltd was awarded the contract to strip 1.0 million bcm of overburden from the SN14 block at Stockton Mine. This work utilises 200, 120 and 40 tonne diggers, D11 and D8 dozers, 100 and 40 tonne dumptrucks and 16H grader...Read more

Surplus Mobile Plant For Sale including Komatsu Fleet

June 1, 2018

Surplus plant We are selling surplus plant including the company’s remaining Komatsu fleet of WA800 loader and 4 x 785-5 dump-trucks. With a rigorous maintenance programme in place all plant is well maintained and we are happy to provide...Read more

New EC380DL excavator for Stockton Mine stripping contract

March 1, 2018

In February 2018 we purchased a new 40 tonne excavator due to retiring one of our 36 tonne excavators having completed 14,000hrs. When looking for a replacement we evaluated the major brands and models and decided on a Volvo EC380DL with a 2.4 m3...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