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Niger seeks prime contractor, operational audit for 125-MW Kandadji Dam

07/29/2014

The government of Niger invites expressions of interest to serve as prime contractor and to perform an operational audit of the 125-MW Kandadji Dam hydroelectric project on the Niger River.

Raising of California's San Vicente Dam complete

07/18/2014

The San Diego County Water Authority has completed a raise of the San Vicente Dam, adding 152,000 acre-feet of water storage capacity to the reservoir.

Engineering and design firm AECOM acquires URS Corp.

07/17/2014

Engineering, construction and design firm AECOM has announced it will acquire all outstanding shares of the URS Corporation for US$56.31 per share in cash and stock.

Now accepting abstracts for HydroVision Russia 2015

07/10/2014

The advisory board of HydroVision Russia is pleased to announce that it is now accepting abstracts for the 2015 conference program.

U.S. seeks firms to install gates at Montgomery Locks and Dam

07/08/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to install replacement gates at the Corps' Montgomery Locks and Dam on the Ohio River near Beaver, Pa.

BC Hydro seeks stakeholder services for large projects

07/03/2014

Canadian utility BC Hydro seeks bids to provide stakeholder engagement services when required for its large infrastructure projects in British Columbia.

FWEE invites public to learn more about hydropower projects with geocaching

07/02/2014

The Foundation for Water & Energy Education is offering a new program to help encourage the public to learn about hydroelectric power projects within America's Pacific Northwest.

Rehabilitation of Turbines at the Ohakuri Hydro Power Station

07/01/2014

Turbine rehabilitation at the 112 MW Ohakuri Hydro Power Station in New Zealand was owner Mighty River Power's most complex program of works of any it had previously performed.

Sinohydro signs civil works contract for San Jose hydropower project

06/26/2014

China's Sinohydro Corporation has signed a contract to carry out large-scale civil works associated with the construction of Bolivia's 124-MW San Jose hydropower project.

Canada utility seeks civil construction to refurbish turbine-generator at 133-MW Great Falls hydro project

06/25/2014

Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro seeks bids to perform civil construction related to refurbishment of the Unit 4 turbine-generator at the 133-MW Great Falls hydroelectric project in Manitoba.

Colombia extends call for technical evaluation of 2,400-MW Ituango hydro project

06/24/2014

Colombia utility Empresas Publicas de Medellin (EPM) has extended the deadline for expressions of interest from consultants to perform a technical evaluation of the 2,400-MW Ituango hydroelectric project in Colombia.

Bolivia seeks EPC construction of two-plant, 200-MW Miguillas hydro project

06/23/2014

Bolivia utility Empresa Nacional de Electricidad (ENDE) invites expressions of interest to construct the two-plant, 200-MW Miguillas hydroelectric project in La Paz Department.

Solomon Islands extends call for developers of 20-MW Tina River hydro project

06/19/2014

The government of the Solomon Islands has extended the deadline for expressions of interest from firms to develop the 20-MW Tina River hydroelectric project on a build-own-operate-transfer basis.

SSNNL receives permission to raise Sardar Sarovar Dam's height

06/13/2014

The Narmada Control Authority has approved plans to raise the dam wall of India's 1,450-MW Sardar Sarovar hydropower project from 400 feet to about 455 feet.

Bosnia seeks review of design to refurbish, expand 9.4-MW Una Kostela hydro project

06/13/2014

Utility Elektroprivreda of Bosnia and Herzegovina invites expressions of interest from consultants to review preliminary design documentation for refurbishment of the 9.4-MW Una Kostela hydro project and construction of the 6.4-MW Una Kostela Annex in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Bolivia seeks bids to build two-plant, 124-MW San Jose hydro project

06/11/2014

Bolivia utility Empresa Nacional de Electricidad (ENDE) seeks bids to construct the two-plant, 124-MW San Jose hydroelectric project.

Hydro Tasmania invites public to take part in company's centennial celebration

06/11/2014

Australian utility Hydro Tasmania has invited the public to help the company celebrate its 100th anniversary.

Colombia seeks ecological studies, technical evaluation of 2,400-MW Ituango hydro project

06/11/2014

Colombia utility Empresas Publicas de Medellin (EPM) invites expressions of interest from consultants to perform ecological studies and a technical evaluation of the 2,400-MW Ituango hydroelectric project in Colombia.

Corps awards concrete demolition, replacement contract for 517.8-MW Garrison Dam

06/10/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a US$1.3 million contract to Kovilic Construction Co. Inc. for the rehabilitation and repair work at the 517.8-MW Garrison Dam on the Missouri River in North Dakota.

Important HydroVision deadlines are approaching

06/09/2014

We've still got several weeks before reaching what I'd generally consider to be the dog days of summer, but being in a slight doldrums now just a bit over a month until HydroVision International 2014, I thought I'd take a quick second this week just to take care of a few housekeeping items.


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