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Stockton Mine – Earth dam and stormwater sump update

July 12, 2021

The earth dam and stormwater containment sump under construction by Doug Hood Mining Ltd at Stockton Mine are nearing completion The 610,000 bcm engineered embankment is approximately 90% complete. With a final crest level of RL737m, the...Read more

Stockton Mine – Fines retention dam

August 31, 2020

In early 2020 Doug Hood Mining Ltd was tasked with constructing a fines retention dam for BT Mining at Stockton Coal Mine. The dam embankment will require approximately 500,000 m3 of drilled and blasted bulk material excavated with an EX1900...Read more

Stockton Mine – McCabes, Cypress & EX1900

January 9, 2020

EX1900 production excavator on the move. McCabes is a group of coal bearing and mined out blocks onto which a coal fines storage structure, haul road and stormwater sump will be built. Cypress is a coal block requiring overburden...Read more

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

Sumner Road time-lapse video 2 – quarry stockpile earthworks (6 weeks work in 60 seconds)

May 31, 2019

Check out this time-lapse video taken by McConnell Dowell Constructors of Doug Hood Mining Ltd reshaping the overburden stockpile in the Gollans Bay Quarry below Evans Pass, Christchurch. This stockpiled material was excavated during our...Read more

Sumner Road time-lapse video 1 – catchbench earthworks (6 months work in 2min 28sec)

May 31, 2019

Check out this time-lapse video taken by McConnell Dowell Constructors of Doug Hood Mining Ltd excavating the rock-fall catchbench above Sumner Road, Christchurch. This video starts about a week into the catchbench excavation and ends several weeks...Read more

Stockton Mine SN14 overburden stripping contract

May 10, 2019

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. The volume was increased in late 2018 to 1.5 million bcm extending work to mid-2019. This work utilised 40, 120...Read more

Sumner Road project completed and road opened

March 29, 2019

The road connecting Sumner and Lyttelton officially opened today having been closed due to earthquake damage since 2011. The following 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 Mag – March 2002)

February 28, 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 down-range of Pike River. ...Read more

Stockton Mine A18 earth dam embankment lift

December 11, 2017

In early 2017 we commenced earthworks at Stockton Mine to raise the height of the A18 earth dam embankment to increase the dam’s storage capacity. This work has been seasonal due to compaction and earthmoving being sensitive to moisture...Read more