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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Open cast mining

As an experienced mining contractor Doug Hood Mining has been involved with most of the significant open cast 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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Reddale Mine 1st mining block (Dec 2011)


Reddale Mine – Completion of 28 month opencast coal mining contract for SENZ
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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 & civil engineering works requiring significant use of heavy plant

In February 2014 we completed a 28 month mining services contract with Solid Energy at Reddale 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 Mine, moving 25.5 million m3 of overburden and 9.1 million tonnes of coal utilising 3.6 million labour hours.

With a comprehensive & well maintained fleet at our disposal we seek to work with individuals and organisations to complete the development and management of suitable resources and projects. Read More

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Small scale mining & civil plant fleet for hire or contract services

We have a comprehensive smaller scale mining and civil plant fleet available for hire or contract

Large scale mining fleet for hire or contract services

We have completed the refurbishment of a large scale mining fleet now available for hire or

DHML Plant on Hire

We currently have plant on hire on the West Coast of the South Island: D9R dozer, D11R dozer