Doug Hood Mining

Projects

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

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. The volume was then increased to 1.5 million bcm extending work to mid-2019. This work utilises 200, 120 and 40...Read more

Sumner Road civil project completed

June 8, 2018

The Doug Hood Mining Ltd (DHML) component of the Sumner Road project has concluded (2016 to 2018) with completion of the rock catchbench above the Sumner Road, road realignment at Windy Point, several bund platforms, and reshaping of the excavated...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

Stockton Mine contracts completed

September 18, 2015

Stockton Mine on the West Coast of the South Island was the home of Doug Hood Mining Ltd for 7½ years. Saturday 31st July 2010 saw the completion of a plant hire arrangement between Doug Hood Mining and the Stockton Alliance, and the...Read more

Escarpment Mine Project

September 15, 2015

Doug Hood Mining worked with Bathurst Resources at the Escarpment Mine project near Westport to construct the initial site infrastructure required prior to the commencement of large scale mining. Activity on site, suspended by Bathurst in mid...Read more

Reddale Mine – Completion of 28 month opencast mining contract

March 17, 2014

In October 2011 Doug Hood Mining Ltd (DHML) was selected by Solid Energy New Zealand Ltd (SENZ) to mine the Reddale coal resource. Commencing November 2011 the contract ran for 28 months, concluding February 2014 when SENZ became owner operator...Read more

Mangatini Sump – Stockton Mine, 2009, South Island

August 2, 2010

Earthworks at Stockton Mine In 2007 while principal contractor at Stockton Mine, Doug Hood Mining tendered for and won the contract to construct the Mangatini Sump, a key component of the mine storm-water management program. The sump required the...Read more