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    AES awards contract for underground work at Alto Maipo hydroelectric plant

    04/17/2014

    A group comprised of Norway's Multiconsult, Skava of Chile and Amberg of Switzerland has been awarded a contract to provide owners engineer services for underground works at the 531-MW Alto Maipo hydroelectric project in Chile.

    Wanapum Dam

    Modified fish ladders working, Grant PUD says

    04/17/2014

    Modifications to the Wanapum and Rock Island Dam fish ladders appear to be successful, according to initial results reported by the Grant County Public Utilities District.

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    ASDSO, ASCE meet with Alabama officials to discuss dam safety bill

    04/16/2014

    Experts from the Association of State Dam Safety Officials and the American Society of Civil Engineers met with officials from Alabama to discuss the implementation of a state dam safety program.

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    Floods affecting northeastern dams, hydropower plants

    04/16/2014

    Flooding along the central New York/Pennsylvania border is causing concern for dam and hydropower project operators.

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    French utility awards contracts for small hydro project construction

    04/15/2014

    French utility Synergie Maurienne has awarded three contracts for the construction of the 3.2-MW Encombres a Saint la Porte small hydropower plant in the Savoy region.

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    India's NHPC revives pre-qualifying to construct 800-MW Tawang 2 hydro project

    04/15/2014

    India's NHPC Ltd. invites applications for pre-qualification to construct civil works of the 800-MW Tawang 2 hydroelectric project in India's Arunachal Pradesh State.

    Garrison Dam

    U.S. seeks concrete demolition, replacement at 517.8-MW Garrison Dam

    04/14/2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids for demolition and replacement of spillway chute slab and stilling basin concrete as well as joint and subdrain repairs at 517.8-MW Garrison Dam on the Missouri River in North Dakota.

    Dalles Dam

    U.S. extends bidding for fall protection upgrade at 1,780-MW Dalles Dam

    04/11/2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to upgrade the fall protection system at 1,780-MW Dalles Dam on the Columbia River.

    Site C Hydropower Project

    Canada utility qualifies civil works constructors for 1,100-MW Peace River Site C hydro project

    04/10/2014

    Canadian utility BC Hydro invites applications for qualification to construct the main civil works of the 1,100-MW Peace River Site C hydroelectric project in British Columbia.

    Wanapum Dam

    Grant PUD narrows causes of Wanapum Dam fracture

    04/10/2014

    The foundation below Wanapum Dam was not a factor in creating the fracture on the structure's pier monolith No. 4, Grant County Public Utilities District has determined.

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    NYPA selects contractors for work at Niagara hydropower project

    04/09/2014

    The New York Power Authority has awarded a pair of contracts worth US$20 million for work on the company's Niagara hydropower project.

    Malawi

    Malawi seeks design for rehabilitation of Kamuzu Dam, evaluation for Kamuzu Dam 2

    04/09/2014

    The government of Malawi invites expressions of interest from consultants to perform detailed design and bid preparation for rehabilitation and raising of Kamuzu Dam as well as dam evaluation for Kamuzu Dam 2.

    Dam Safety

    Modified fish ladders working, Grant PUD says

    04/17/2014 Modifications to the Wanapum and Rock Island Dam fish ladders appear to ...

    ASDSO, ASCE meet with Alabama officials to discuss dam safety bill

    04/16/2014 Experts from the Association of State Dam Safety Officials and the Ameri...

    Dam Design & Construction

    French utility awards contracts for small hydro project construction

    04/15/2014 French utility Synergie Maurienne has awarded three contracts for the co...

    U.S. seeks concrete demolition, replacement at 517.8-MW Garrison Dam

    04/14/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids for demolition and replaceme...

    Canals, Tunnels & Penstocks

    AES awards contract for underground work at Alto Maipo hydroelectric plant

    04/17/2014 A group comprised of Norway's Multiconsult, Skava of Chile and Amberg of...

    India's NHPC revives pre-qualifying to construct 800-MW Tawang 2 hydro project

    04/15/2014 India's NHPC Ltd. invites applications for pre-qualification to construc...

    Underwater Work

    Grant PUD narrows causes of Wanapum Dam fracture

    04/10/2014 The foundation below Wanapum Dam was not a factor in creating the fractu...

    NPC completes underwater work at Agus 6 hydroelectric plant

    04/03/2014 Operations have resumed at the 200-MW Agus 6 hydropower plant after the ...


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