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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

Plant & equipment hired out recently

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

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

Health and safety through people and systems

April 23, 2015

In April 2015 Doug Hood Mining was recertified to ACC’s Workplace Safety Management Practices (WSMP) standard at tertiary level. We first joined this AS/NZS 4801 based programme in 2002 and achieved tertiary level since 2005. We’ve learnt a lot...Read more

Large scale mining fleet for hire or project services

September 2, 2014

We have completed the refurbishment of a large scale mining fleet now available for hire or project services (gallery below). For hire: Excavators 180 – 200 tonne Dozers D9 – D11 Rigid dump trucks 100 tonne Loader 11 m3 Grader...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

Komatsu PC1250SP-7 ready for the next big job

July 11, 2013

We recently refurbished the PC1250SP-7 in Christchurch ready for the next big job. Perfectly sized for large civil or mining work PC1250/2 has clocked up 14,500hrs as part of the DHML fleet. Bought new from Komatsu New Zealand in 2004 the...Read more

HSE Officer and mine team meet compliance objectives – Sarah’s first 6 months

December 17, 2012

Based at Reddale opencast coal mine near Reefton, Sarah was part of the Doug Hood crew on this important project. Sarah rejoined Doug Hood Mining Ltd (DHML) mid-year, having previously worked on the company’s project at Stockton opencast mine...Read more