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U.S. seeks bids for dam safety civil construction at Mormon Island Dam

04/05/2013

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids for dam safety civil construction including an overlay of Mormon Island Auxiliary Dam, part of the 198.72-MW Folsom Dam hydroelectric project on California's American River.

Seattle hydro utility seeks coordinator for infrastructure construction

04/04/2013

Seattle City Light invites applications for the position of senior capital projects coordinator for infrastructure construction related to the utility's hydroelectric facilities.

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Iran begins construction of 1,500-MW Bakhtiari Dam project

03/28/2013

Construction of the massive Bakhtiari Dam is now officially under way thanks to an inauguration of the project by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad earlier this week.

Geotechnical survey sought by U.S. at 810-MW Lower Granite Dam

03/27/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to perform geotechnical survey work at 810-MW Lower Granite Dam on the Snake River in Washington.

Malawi seeks more consultants for Shire River control, management program

03/27/2013

Malawi has issued additional solicitations for consultants for a series of river control and management tasks under its Shire River Basin Management Program.

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Brazil sends troops to ensure safety at 11.2-GW Belo Monte hydropower project

03/26/2013

A request by Brazilian Minister of Mining and Energy Edison Lobao has led to the deployment of troops at the 11.2-GW Belo Monte hydroelectric plant.

Paraguay seeks electro-mechanical equipment for 206-MW Yguazu hydroelectric project

03/26/2013

Paraguay utility Administracion Nacional de Electricidad (ANDE) seeks bids to supply electro-mechanical equipment for the 206-MW Yguazu hydroelectric project in Paraguay.

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Egypt selects Cemex to supply cement for 32 MW Nile hydroelectric project

03/19/2013

International cement supplier Cemex has been selected to provide materials for a 32 MW hydropower project on Egypt's Nile River, the company has announced.

Inquiry renewed for firms to refurbish three dams at U.S. Marine base

03/18/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has reissued a request for information on firms capable of performing design and construction to repair and upgrade three dams on the Marine Corps base at Quantico, Va.

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MWH earns honors for hydropower project, fish protection work

03/11/2013

A trio of hydroelectric power- and dam-related MWH Global projects have received "Outstanding Project" awards from the California region of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

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MWH Global Chairman and CEO to share insight at upcoming hydroelectric power event

03/11/2013

MWH Global President and CEO Alan J. Krause will serve as a keynote speaker for HydroVision International, the world's largest hydroelectric power conference and exhibition, sharing his insight gained from decades of experience working in the global hydropower industry.

Corps seeks engineering for dams, other works in Mississippi Basin region

03/06/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks proposals from small architect-engineering firms to work on dams and various other projects in the Mississippi Valley and the Midwest.

Zambezi authority seeks adviser for 1,600-MW Batoka Gorge hydro development project

03/05/2013

The Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) invites expressions of interest from transaction financial/legal advisers to assist in the 1,600-MW Batoka Gorge hydroelectric development project on the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia.

Bosnia to seek bids to refurbish 9.4-MW Una, construct 20-MW Vranduk hydro projects

03/04/2013

Utility Elektroprivreda of Bosnia and Herzegovina plans to seek bids to refurbish the 9.4-MW Una hydroelectric project and to construct the 6.4-MW Una Annex and 20-MW Vranduk hydroelectric projects.

U.S. Reclamation seeks geotechnical engineer for dam construction

02/27/2013

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks candidates to serve as geotechnical engineer for dam construction, to serve in its Technical Service Center in Lakewood, Colo.

Malawi seeks consultants for Shire River control, management program

02/26/2013

The government of Malawi invites expressions of interest from consultants for a series of river control and management tasks under its Shire River Basin Management Program.

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Reservoir filling begins at Brazil's Simplicio hydroelectric complex

02/26/2013

It won't be long until Brazil's 334-MW Simplicio complex begins producing energy as the hydropower project's reservoir is now under way, according to state-run power company Eletrobras Furnas.

U.S. seeks dam safety civil construction at 3.65-MW Stampede Dam

02/22/2013

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids from small businesses to perform dam safety civil construction at 3.65-MW Stampede Dam on California's Little Truckee River.

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Scottish micro hydro project developers charged with destroying mussel habitat

02/20/2013

Developers of a 1.5 MW mini hydro project in a Highland Perthshire glen are facing fines up to US$245,000 for killing a protected species and causing long-term environmental damage to Scotland's River Lyon.

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Construction of new micro hydro project begins in India's Kerala state

02/18/2013

A new micro hydro project in India's Kerala state should help decrease power shortages in Malappuram once commissioned in 2015, Kerala Minister for Electricity and Transport Aryadan Muhammed said.

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