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Pakistan seeks civil works construction of 2,160-MW Dasu Stage 1 hydro project

08/29/2014

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) invites applications for pre-qualification to perform major civil works construction of the 2,160-MW Dasu Stage 1 hydroelectric project on Pakistan's Indus River.

Final blast removes last hydro project on Washington's Elwha River

08/28/2014

A final explosion Aug. 26 removed the remains of 12-MW Glines Canyon Dam, fully opening the Elwha River to salmon passage in Washington's Olympic National Park.

French waterways agency seeks inspection of dams, reservoirs

08/28/2014

France's navigable waterways agency seeks bids for comprehensive technical inspections of dams, reservoirs and other structures on waterways in its northeastern territory in France.

Slovenia utility seeks debris removal, outlet repairs at 21-MW Moste hydro project

08/27/2014

Slovenia hydropower utility Savske Elektrarne Ljubljana d.o.o. seeks bids for the second phase of rehabilitation of the 21-MW Moste hydroelectric project on Slovenia's Sava River.

BC Hydro to seek engineering of dams, spillways, penstocks

08/26/2014

Canadian utility BC Hydro plans to seek proposals from engineering consulting firms to engineer water retention and conveyance structures over at least seven years for the hydropower utility.

Italian province seeks civil construction of 4.19-MW Belfiore small hydro project

08/25/2014

Verona's municipal utility seeks bids for civil works to complete construction of the 4.19-MW Belfiore small hydroelectric project in Belfiore, Verona Province, Italy.

U.S. awards dam safety site stabilization at 270-MW Wolf Creek Dam

08/25/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $950,088 contract to Aspen Construction Co. for dam safety site stabilization work at 270-MW Wolf Creek Dam in Kentucky.

FERC seeks dam safety geotechnical engineering consultant

08/21/2014

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission seeks proposals from small businesses to serve as geotechnical engineering consultant to FERC's Division of Dam Safety and Inspections.

HydroVision International 2015 announces call for abstracts, panelists

08/20/2014

HydroVision International is now accepting abstract submissions for the Technical Papers track of the 2015 conference program, Hydro Review and HRW-Hydro Review Worldwide magazines Managing Editor Elizabeth Ingram announces. In addition, for the second year, the organizers have issued a call for panelists for the Panel Presentation track.

Dam Safety

U.S. awards dam safety site stabilization at 270-MW Wolf Creek Dam

08/25/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $950,088 contract to Aspen Co...

FERC seeks dam safety geotechnical engineering consultant

08/21/2014 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission seeks proposals from small busi...

Dam Design & Construction

Pakistan seeks civil works construction of 2,160-MW Dasu Stage 1 hydro project

08/29/2014 Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) invites applica...

Final blast removes last hydro project on Washington's Elwha River

08/28/2014 A final explosion Aug. 26 removed the remains of 12-MW Glines Canyon Dam...

Canals, Tunnels & Penstocks

BC Hydro to seek engineering of dams, spillways, penstocks

08/26/2014 Canadian utility BC Hydro plans to seek proposals from engineering consu...

Tunneling complete at Turkey's 104-MW Kargi hydropower plant

08/01/2014 A tunnel boring machine has broken through 7.8 km of rock in preparation...

Underwater Work

Slovenia utility seeks debris removal, outlet repairs at 21-MW Moste hydro project

08/27/2014 Slovenia hydropower utility Savske Elektrarne Ljubljana d.o.o. seeks bid...

Deep Ocean's surface vessels offer new option for dam, hydropower project maintenance and inspection

08/04/2014 Manufacturing and design company Deep Ocean Engineering, Inc. displayed ...


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