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Surplus Mobile Plant For Sale including Komatsu Fleet

June 28, 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

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 9 month project utilises 200, 120 and 40 tonne diggers, D11 and D8 dozers, 100 and 40 tonne dumptrucks and...Read more

Sumner Road civil project completed

June 8, 2018

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

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

Examples of plant & equipment hired out

September 28, 2016

EC700#28 going on hire, West Coast of South Island. ...Read more

Plant & equipment for hire including bulldozers & excavators

August 12, 2016

A wide range of civil construction and mining plant and equipment is available for hire. All plant and equipment is supported by local service agents or our Workshop. To discuss your requirements please contact Gavin Begg, Plant Manager, on 0274 354...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