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ADT fleet renewal to reinforce West Coast contract mining services

August 8, 2019

Our contract mining fleet at Stockton Mine gets another two new Volvo A45G articulated dump trucks: #T76 built January 2019, #T77 built March 2019. This will bring our holding of A45Gs to four. Pre-delivery mine specification checks. Ready for...Read more

Recent workshop output – 777D engine rebuilt & ready for the next install

June 7, 2019

Caterpillar 777D dump-truck #16 (nominally 100tonne including 50m3 payload) was manufactured in the USA in 2002, bought new by us in 2004 and put to work at Stockton Mine carting overburden. The engine (model 3508B EUI) is an 8 cylinder, 34.5L...Read more

Profile: Ash Oldham – Fabrication Engineer and Auto Enthusiast

April 4, 2019

Ash Oldham has 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

Recent workshop output – refurbished EX1900 rock bucket

March 26, 2019

Recent output from our Westport Workshop is a 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 West-Trak...Read more

Two Volvo A45G articulated dump trucks for Stockton projects

November 6, 2018

In September 2018 we purchased two Volvo A45G articulated dump trucks 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 against ISO9001:2015 First gained in 1997, ISO9001 certified management system is the backbone for company processes which alongside the maintenance and accounting functions ensures the company...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

Large scale mining fleet for hire or project services

September 2, 2014

We have completed the refurbishment of a large scale mining fleet now available for hire or project services (gallery below). For hire: Excavators 180 – 200 tonne Dozers D9 – D11 Rigid dump trucks 100 tonne Loader 11 m3 Grader...Read more

Komatsu PC1250SP-7 ready for the next big job

July 11, 2013

We recently refurbished the PC1250SP-7 in Christchurch ready for the next big job. Perfectly sized for large civil or mining work PC1250/2 has clocked up 14,500hrs as part of the DHML fleet. Bought new from Komatsu New Zealand in 2004 the...Read more