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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

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

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

100 tonne dumptruck rejoins the fleet

October 20, 2012

The Doug Hood Mining dumptruck refurbishment programme is in full swing as Caterpillar dumptruck 777D No.14, which started work for the company at Stockton Mine ex. the UK, rejoins the mining fleet looking every bit as industrious as when it first...Read more

Bulldozer refurbished at DHML Westport Workshop

October 1, 2012

Caterpillar bulldozer D11R No.2, newly refurbished by Doug Hood Mining Ltd, provided sterling service to the company while based at Stockton Mine. Bought ex. Japan in March 2005 with 233hrs on the clock the D11R went straight to work at Stockton to...Read more

Port works utilised Tamrock Pantera 1100 drill rig

June 17, 2011

A DHML Tamrock Pantera 1100 drill rig (pictured) was on hire to Burnside Contractors Ltd to drill blast holes as part of port works in Lyttleton Harbour. The Pantera is an 18 tonne hydraulic top hammer rig capable of drilling 89mm to 127mm...Read more