Doug Hood Mining


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Mining is a core activity for Doug Hood Mining, having been involved in most of the significant mining projects in New Zealand over the past 40 years.

Projects completed to date have often been challenging however the Company has an experienced management team, together with skilled and loyal employees, and solid management systems driving efficiency.

Consequently the company has gained a reputation for competitively and successfully completing large and difficult projects, often in environmentally sensitive locations and often where others have struggled or failed.

Civil Engineering

The key feature of Doug Hood Mining’s civil engineering capability is the large earthworks component.

This often includes a sizable drill and blast requirement, large engineered fills, site and public road access, and temporary and permanent water diversion and retention structures.

Recent civil engineering projects include excavation of a 100,000m3 catchbench as part of the Sumner Road reopening works and the raising of an earth dam embankment at Stockton Mine.