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Sumner Road civil project – August 2017 update

August 17, 2017

The Sumner Road project is progressing well with the mid-June commencement of the catchbench excavation below the crater rim bluffs. DHML work in progress: 1. Excavating the catchbench including drill and blast. 2. Hauling the material up to...Read more

Doug Hood Mining Ltd Westport Workshop crew recognised for 3,000 days LTI free

June 29, 2017

The Company recently celebrated an important milestone with the Westport Workshop crew achieving 3,000 days free from lost time injury. Further they have remained free from any type of injury for over 1,500 days. This is a significant milestone...Read more

Earthworks contract at Stockton Mine

June 29, 2017

In early 2017 we commenced an earthworks contract at Stockton Mine to raise the height of an earth dam embankment to increase the dam’s storage capacity. The work utilises EC290 and EC360 excavators, A40E articulated dump trucks, a D8T...Read more

Machine Operators and Supervisors – registration of interest

December 12, 2016

Due to current and future work in the top half of the South Island we are calling for Machine Operators and Supervisors interested in working for us to email Andrew Jaspersmith at ...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 First access to Sumner Road site Establishment at Sumner Road site with EC290 excavator Badly affected...Read more

Recent plant & equipment hire

September 28, 2016

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

List of plant & equipment for hire including bulldozers & excavators

August 12, 2016

A wide range of civil construction and mining plant and equipment is available for hire. All plant and equipment is supported by local service agents or our Workshop. To discuss your requirements please contact Gavin Begg, Plant Manager, on 0274 354...Read more

Komatsu fleet amongst surplus plant for sale

July 1, 2016

Newly listed Komatsu plant for sale – PC2000 excavator, 785-5 dump-trucks and WA800 loader. Doug Hood Mining has a wide range of surplus opencast mining / large civil plant for sale. This includes the company’s Komatsu fleet including...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 Coal 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