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Two Volvo A45G articulated dump trucks for Stockton projects

November 6, 2018

In September 2018 we purchased two Volvo A45G articulated dump trucks 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

ISO9001 certified for mining and civil contracting including hire of plant and equipment

August 27, 2018

Quality management system certification revalidated against ISO9001:2015 First gained in 1997, ISO9001 certified management system is the backbone for company processes which alongside the maintenance and accounting functions ensures the company...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 A18 earth dam embankment lift

December 11, 2017

In early 2017 we commenced earthworks at Stockton Mine to raise the height of the A18 earth dam embankment to increase the dam’s storage capacity. This work has been seasonal due to compaction and earthmoving being sensitive to moisture...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 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 conclusion of...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