Doug Hood Mining

Projects

Sumner Road civil project – October 2017 update

October 16, 2017

The Sumner Road project is progressing well with commencement of the catchbench excavation below the crater rim bluffs. DHML work in progress: 1. Excavating the catchbench, with drilling by Inline Drilling and blasting using Orica presplit and...Read more

Earth dam embankment lift

August 1, 2017

In early 2017 we commenced earthworks at Stockton Mine to raise the height of an earth dam embankment to increase the dam’s storage capacity. This work was concluded late July 2017. The work utilised EC290 and EC360 excavators, A40E...Read more

Doug Hood Mining teams up for Sumner Road reopening project

October 27, 2016

Doug Hood Mining is part of the successful 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...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...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, suspended by Bathurst in mid...Read more

Reddale Mine – Completion of 28 month opencast mining contract

March 17, 2014

In October 2011 Doug Hood Mining Ltd (DHML) was selected by Solid Energy New Zealand Ltd (SENZ) to mine the Reddale coal resource. Commencing November 2011 the contract ran for 28 months, concluding February 2014 when SENZ became owner operator...Read more

Mangatini Sump – Stockton Mine, 2009, South Island

August 2, 2010

Earthworks at Stockton Mine In 2007 while principal contractor at Stockton Mine, Doug Hood Mining tendered for and won the contract to construct the Mangatini Sump, a key component of the mine storm-water management program. The sump required the...Read more

Strongman 2 Opencast Coal Mine, West Coast, South Island

July 1, 2005

Between 2001 and 2006 Doug Hood Mining was principal mining contractor at Solid Energy’s Strongman 2 opencast coal mine, 25km north of Greymouth on the West Coast of the South Island. This contract involved drill, blast and high ratio...Read more

Manapouri 2nd tunnel tailrace, Fiordland National Park, South Island

December 31, 2002

Between 1997 and 2002 DHML was contracted by Meridian Energy to excavate a tailrace for the 2nd Manapouri Power Station tunnel plus associated site works, for $3.5M. The 2 stage contract required construction of a new tail race and widening of the...Read more

Ashburton Aquatic Park (Lake Hood), mid Canterbury, South Island

December 31, 2002

DHML was contracted between 2000 and 2002 to construct the Ashburton Aquatic Park (now Lake Hood) for the Ashburton Aquatic Park Charitable Trust. Lake Hood is situated 6km from the town of Ashburton, mid Canterbury, in the South Island of New...Read more