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Stockton stripping contract

May 10, 2018

In early 2018 Doug Hood Mining Ltd was awarded the contract to strip 1M bcm of overburden from the SN14 block at Stockton Mine. This work, due to take 9 months, will utilise the mining fleet including 200 tonne digger, D11 dozer, 777D dumptrucks...Read more

Sumner Road civil project – May 2018 update

May 10, 2018

The Doug Hood Mining section of the Sumner Road project is entering its final stages with the reshaping of the catchbench rock stockpile in the Gollans Bay Quarry. DHML work in progress: 1. Reshaping the stockpiled material that was excavated...Read more

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 was halted late July 2017 due to adverse weather conditions and recommenced mid-December...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

Machine Operators and Supervisors – registration of interest

December 12, 2016

Due to current and future work in the top half of the South Island we are calling for Machine Operators and Supervisors interested in working for us to email Andrew Jaspersmith at ...Read more

Doug Hood Mining teams up for Sumner Road reopening project

October 27, 2016

Doug Hood Mining is 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

Recent plant & equipment hire

September 28, 2016

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

List of 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

Komatsu fleet amongst surplus plant for sale

July 1, 2016

Newly listed Komatsu plant for sale – PC2000 excavator, 785-5 dump-trucks and WA800 loader. Doug Hood Mining has a wide range of surplus opencast mining / large civil plant for sale. This includes the company’s Komatsu fleet including...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