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Albuquerque Dam Locations

U.S. seeks civil works planning, design in Corps' Albuquerque District

03/04/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites applications for qualification to provide architect-engineer civil works planning studies and associated design for Corps facilities in its Albuquerque District.

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Mongolia seeks feasibility study of dam construction on Orkhon River

03/04/2015

The government of Mongolia invites expressions of interest from consultants to develop a feasibility study of flow regulation and dam construction on the Orkhon River.

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U.S. seeks firms for geotechnical, environmental engineering services

03/04/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to provide geotechnical and environmental architect-engineering services to various Corps facilities including dams in its Los Angeles District.

720-MW Karot Hydroelectric Project

Pakistan awards US$1.4 billion contract for 720-MW Karot hydroelectric project on Jhelum River

03/04/2015

Pakistan's Environmental Protection Agency announced this week that it has awarded a US$1.4 billion contract for development of the 720-MW Karot hydroelectric project on the Jhelum River in the Rawalpindi district of Pakistan, to a group of Pakistani and Chinese investors that includes China Three Gorges South Asia Investment Ltd. (CTGC).

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U.S. seeks firms for multi-disciplined engineering in Northwest

03/03/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to provide multi-disciplined engineering services for Corps facilities primarily in the Pacific Northwest.

Rusumo Falls

Nile Lakes states pre-qualify firms to build, equip 80-MW Rusumo Falls hydro project

03/02/2015

Nile Equatorial Lakes states invite applications for pre-qualification to carry out civil works, hydro-mechanical and electro-mechanical equipment, a transmission line and switchyard of the proposed 80-MW Rusumo Falls hydroelectric project on the Kagera River.

Mud Mountain Dam

U.S. extends call for fish passage design for Washington's Mud Mountain Dam

02/26/2015

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for expressions of interest from firms to develop plans and specifications for construction of fish passage at the Corps' Mud Mountain Dam, a flood control structure on Washington's White River.

Irrawaddy River Basin

World Bank’s US$100 million credit to Myanmar continues hydroelectric infrastructure development in Irrawaddy River Basin

02/26/2015

Some of the 20 planned hydropower plants for Myanmar (formerly Burma), which is located in South East Asia, will be constructed within the Irrawaddy (Ayeyarwady in Burmese) River Basin, according to the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Ministry of Electric Power (MOEP). Myanmar has numerous hydroelectric projects in development, but last December it received a US$100 million credit from the World Bank’s International Development Association after forming administrative apparatus in the public, private and scientific sectors to manage and develop the Irrawaddy River Basin.  

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Mauritius seeks dam design experts for three dam construction projects

02/26/2015

The government of Mauritius invites expressions of interest from consultants to serve on an independent panel of experts to advise on development, construction and expansion of three dams on the Indian Ocean island.

Whitepapers

Replacement Options for Penstocks

Many wood stave penstocks installed in the last century are approaching the end of their safe, reliable, and useful service life. Once leakage surpasses the ability of typical maintenance to m...

Dam Safety

Calcago joins Gannett Fleming security team

Calcagno, Gloschat join Gannett Fleming’s security team

02/26/2015 Gannett Fleming announces two additions to its Security and Safety Servi...

U.S. seeks surveying, mapping, dam deformation studies

02/20/2015 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to perform surveying, mappin...

Dam Design & Construction

Albuquerque Dam Locations

U.S. seeks civil works planning, design in Corps' Albuquerque District

03/04/2015 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites applications for qualification ...
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Mongolia seeks feasibility study of dam construction on Orkhon River

03/04/2015 The government of Mongolia invites expressions of interest from consulta...

Canals, Tunnels & Penstocks

1-MW Merk hydroelectric scheme

A combined US$11.1 million will finance two small hydroelectric projects in the Scottish Highlands

02/05/2015 CRF Hydro Power Ltd., a Scottish hydro developer and operator, has compl...

Lesotho seeks bids to develop Polihali Dam; hydro project studied

01/29/2015 The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority invites proposals to impleme...

Underwater Work

Kyrgyzstan seeks underwater inspection of 1,200-MW Toktogul hydro project

02/19/2015 Kyrgyzstan utility Electric Power Plants (EPP) seeks bids to perform und...

French hydro utility seeks rehabilition of Balme de Rencurel Dam

02/11/2015 Electricite de France (EDF) seeks bids for reinforcement of Balme de Ren...

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