Why Doug Hood Mining?

Doug Hood Mining has established itself as one of the most successful New Zealand based earthworks, mining and civil engineering contractors.
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Opencast mining

As an experienced mining contractor Doug Hood Mining has been involved with most of the significant opencast mines in New Zealand over the past 30 years.
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Civil engineering

The unifying feature of Doug Hood Mining’s civil engineering capability is the large earthworks component.
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Doug Hood Mining D9R ripping at Escarpment Mine


Escarpment Coal Mine Project
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The people

Our ability to attract and retain appropriately skilled, experienced and qualified staff was well demonstrated during the recently completed Stockton Mine contract.
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Jobs in mining & civil

From time to time we seek operations and workshop staff across a range of positions for specific earthworks, mining or civil engineering projects and our rebuild / site workshops.
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More About Us

Doug Hood Mining Ltd is a privately owned New Zealand based company specialising in mining, construction & civil engineering works requiring significant use of heavy machinery

With a comprehensive & well maintained fleet at our disposal we provide plant & equipment for hire & complete mining & construction services.

We are currently working with Bathurst Resources at their Escarpment Mine Project near Westport to construct the initial site infrastructure required prior to the commencement of mining activities.

In February 2014 we completed a 28 month mining services contract with Solid Energy at Reddale Opencast Coal Mine, Reefton on the West Coast of the South Island.

The company completed 6 years (December 2003 to October 2009) as principal contractor at Stockton Opencast Coal Mine, moving 25.5 million m3 of overburden & 9.1 million tonnes of coal utilising 3.6 million labour hours. Read More

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Health and safety through people and systems

In April 2015 Doug Hood Mining was recertified to ACC’s Workplace Safety Management Practices

Escarpment Coal Mine Project

Doug Hood Mining is working with Bathurst Resources at the Escarpment Mine Project near Westport to

DHML plant & equipment hire – current & recent work

Doug Hood Mining Ltd supplies plant & equipment hire for a wide range of civil construction