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    Canton Lake Dam

    U.S. seeks spillway channel excavation at Canton Lake Dam

    04/23/2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to perform the remaining excavation that will allow flows into a new auxiliary spillway at Canton Lake Dam on the North Canadian River in Oklahoma.

    Coca Coda Sinclair Hydropower Project

    EPC contractor selects SediCon for Coca Coda Sinclair hydro project desanders

    04/23/2014

    Equipment manufacturer SediCon has been contracted to provide desanding units for Ecuador's 1,500-MW Coca Codo Sinclair hydroelectric plant.

    Burundi Map

    World Bank provides loan for Burundi hydropower plants

    04/23/2014

    The World Bank has approved a US$100 million grant to the Republic of Burundi for the construction of two hydropower plants along the Jiji and Mulembwe rivers.

    Isabella Dam

    Corps awards contract for Isabella Dam stone processing, testing

    04/21/2014

    Santos Excavation Inc. has been awarded a US$823,075 contract to perform stone processing and aggregate testing at the site of the Isabella Dam on California's Kern River.

    Keeyask Hydropower Plant

    Canada utility seeks civil engineering for dams, other facilities

    04/21/2014

    Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro seeks bids for a broad range of civil engineering services to its dams, hydroelectric projects and other facilities in Manitoba.

    Chile Flag

    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.

    Alabama Map

    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.

    New York Map

    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.

    France Map

    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.

    Tawang 2 Hydropower Project Map

    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.

    Dam Safety

    Canada utility seeks civil engineering for dams, other facilities

    04/21/2014 Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro seeks bids for a broad range of civil en...

    Modified fish ladders working, Grant PUD says

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

    Dam Design & Construction

    World Bank provides loan for Burundi hydropower plants

    04/23/2014 The World Bank has approved a US$100 million grant to the Republic of Bu...

    Corps awards contract for Isabella Dam stone processing, testing

    04/21/2014 Santos Excavation Inc. has been awarded a US$823,075 contract to perform...

    Canals, Tunnels & Penstocks

    U.S. seeks spillway channel excavation at Canton Lake Dam

    04/23/2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to perform the remaining exc...

    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...

    Underwater Work

    EPC contractor selects SediCon for Coca Coda Sinclair hydro project desanders

    04/23/2014 Equipment manufacturer SediCon has been contracted to provide desanding ...

    Grant PUD narrows causes of Wanapum Dam fracture

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


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