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DR Congo seeks experts to study Inga project, transmission


The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) invites expressions of interest from consultants to serve on panels to study development of the Inga hydroelectric complex on the Congo River and transmission lines to deliver its power.

U.S. engineering firm seeks geotech engineer, dams-hydro manager


Engineering and environmental firm AECOM seeks a geotechnical engineer and a senior project manager, dams and hydropower, to work in its Denver office.

Pakistan seeks construction of 26-MW Shargarthang, 4-MW Thak Chilas


Pakistan's Gilgit Baltistan Region seeks bids for turnkey construction of two hydroelectric projects in northern Pakistan, 26-MW Shargarthang and 4-MW Thak Chilas.

Hochtief wins contract for construction of Chile's 531-MW Alto Maipo hydropower project


A consortium led by German construction group Hochtief AG has been awarded a US$277 million contract to construct Chile's 531-MW Alto Maipo hydropower project.

Turkey developer seeks further construction of 204-MW Alpaslan 2


A unit of Turkish hydro developer Enerjisa seeks bids to construct additional civil works of the 204-MW Alpaslan 2 hydroelectric project on Turkey's Murat River.

Austria utility seeks steel, earthworks, turbine to expand 9.58-MW Opponitz


Vienna utility Wien Energie GmbH seeks bids for hydraulic steel, earthworks, and a turbine-generator for expansion of the 9.58-MW Opponitz hydroelectric project on Austria's Ybbs River.

MWH seeks dam, hydro engineer for northern California


International engineer MWH invites applications for a senior civil/structural engineer to support its Northern California Dams & Hydro operation

Bank seeks lenders' engineer for Zambia's 120-MW Itezhi-Tezhi


The European Investment Bank (EIB) invites applications for pre-qualification to serve as lenders' engineer for construction of the 120-MW Itezhi-Tezhi hydroelectric project on Zambia's Kafue River and the Kafue-Livingstone transmission line project.

Tajikistan seeks consultants to advance 3,600-MW Rogun


Tajikistan utility Barki Tojik invites expressions of interest from consultants for procurement and for construction of the 3,600-MW Rogun hydroelectric project on Tajikistan's Vakhsh River.

Managing Community Expectations When Developing a Project in Nepal


Project developers often must manage far more than just project construction and logistics. Developers of the 60 MW Khimti 1 hydropower plant in Nepal conducted a study to determine the success of the community development efforts employed 10 years earlier to manage expectations during construction of the facility.

U.S. issues draft RFP to construct cutoff wall at East Branch Dam


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued a draft request for proposals to construct a deep cutoff wall at East Branch Dam on the East Branch Clarion River in Pennsylvania.

Colorado-based water resources firm seeks senior engineer-manager


Geotechnical water resources firm RJH Consultants Inc. seeks a senior engineer-project manager to develop and supervise planning, analysis, and design of dams and water resources projects.

French firm extends civil engineering bids for 700-kW Sauveterre, fishway


Compagnie Nationale du Rhone (CNR) has extended the deadline for bids for civil engineering of a fish passage structure and hydropower plant of the 700-kW Sauveterre project on France's Rhone River.

Industry Snapshot: Development and Regeneration in Canada


Canada is taking the necessary steps to secure a clean, renewable future based heavily on hydropower. Through new development, regeneration and rehabilitation, Canadian hydropower is expanding its influence in the power generation industry.

U.S. seeks firms for RCC berm at 135-MW Center Hill


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms capable of constructing a roller-compacted-concrete berm to reinforce an earthen saddle dam at 135-MW Center Hill Dam in Tennessee.

Mott MacDonald, Coyne et Bellier selected for 280-MW Devoll hydropower project


Albanian company Devoll Hydropower Sh.A (DHP) has named a joint venture comprised of Mott MacDonald and Coyne et Bellier as owner's engineer for the development a 280-MW hydroelectric project.

U.S. Reclamation seeks engineers in Idaho, Oregon, Washington


The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids from architect-engineering firms to provide general purpose contract services as well as work on anadromous fish habitat improvement in the Pacific Northwest.

Zimbabwe, Zambia seek studies of 1,600-MW Batoka Gorge


The Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) invites expressions of interest in performing a feasibility study and environmental and social impact assessments for the 1,600-MW Batoka Gorge hydroelectric project on the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia.

Developer pre-qualifies builders for 36.4-MW Red Rock in Iowa


Missouri River Energy Services invites applications for pre-qualification to build the 36.4-MW Red Rock hydroelectric project on the Des Moines River in Marion County, Iowa.

Brazil seeks construction of 8.25-MW Jequitai 1


A government-owned company for development of Brazil's Sao Francisco and Parnaiba valleys seeks bids for civil construction of the 8.25-MW Jequitai 1 project.

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