Doug Hood Mining

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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

Sumner Road project on video – Christchurch City Council

April 2, 2019

The following is a video record from Christchurch City Council capturing various stages of the Sumner Road project. March 2019 SUMNER ROAD READY TO OPEN 0:40 Profiles the completed road as an outstanding infrastructure project and 2 days prior...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

High quality coking coal – Strongman goes opencast with Doug Hood Ltd (Contractor – March 2002)

March 8, 2019

In a blast from the past the following is an article from Contractor magazine – March 2002 highlighting our previous work at Strongman 2 opencast coal mine just below the ridge separating Rapahoe and Blackball and downrange of Pike River. ...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

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

Stockton Mine earth dam embankment lift

December 11, 2017

In early 2017 we commenced earthworks at Stockton Mine to raise the height of an earth dam embankment to increase the dam’s storage capacity. This work has been seasonal due to compaction and earthmoving being sensitive to moisture content...Read more

Doug Hood Mining teams up for Sumner Road reopening project

October 27, 2016

Doug Hood Mining was part of the successful team selected by Christchurch City Council to reopen the Sumner to Lyttleton Road near Christchurch Badly affected by the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes this important link between Christchurch City and...Read more