Doug Hood Mining

Projects

Time-lapse video – 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

Time-lapse video – 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 utilises 40, 120...Read more

Sumner Road project completed and road opened

March 29, 2019

The road connecting Sumner and Lyttelton officially opened today after being 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 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 Ltd was part of the 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 Lyttleton...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, hauled by Bathurst in mid 2016...Read more

Reddale Mine – 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 went owner-operator. The...Read more