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 teams up for Sumner Road reopening 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 contract mining & construction services.

We have supplied plant to Bathurst Resources at their Escarpment Mine project near Westport to construct the initial site infrastructure and mine “construction coal” prior to the commencement of full scale 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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Latest News & Info

Machine Operators and Supervisors – registration of interest

Due to current and future work in the top half of the South Island we are calling for Machine

Doug Hood Mining teams up for Sumner Road reopening project

Doug Hood Mining is part of the successful team selected by Christchurch City Council to reopen the

Recent plant & equipment hire

Recent hire includes: EC700#28 going on hire, West Coast of South Island.