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Ruhlin prepares for centennial celebration

10/01/2014

Construction firm Ruhlin Company has begun a year-long celebration in conjunction with the Ohio-based company's centennial in 2015.

U.S. aid agency extends call for worldwide engineering work including hydropower

10/01/2014

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has extended a call for information on small businesses able to provide design, construction supervision and other services for worldwide USAID projects including water resources work and hydroelectric dams.

Georgia seeks study, construction of 4.6-MW Marelisi hydro project

09/30/2014

Georgia's Ministry of Energy invites expressions of interest from firms to study, build, own and operate the 4.6-MW Marelisi hydroelectric project on Georgia's Bzholis Khevi River.

Abengoa-Siemens to construct substation at Costa Rica's 305.5-MW Reventazon hydro project

09/30/2014

Abengoa of Spain and Siemens of Germany have received a contract to equip and construct a substation for the 305.5-MW Reventazon hydroelectric project in the Siquirres area of Costa Rica's Limon Province.

Wales developer wins funding for initial work at 49.4-MW Glyn Rhonwy Pumped-Storage

09/29/2014

Wales developer Quarry Battery Co. announced its Snowdonia Pumped Hydro unit has received 3 million pounds (US$4.8 million) in private funding for initial work at the 49.9-MW Glyn Rhonwy Pumped-Storage project near Llanberis in Wales.

ArcelorMittal supplies steel to 11,200-MW Belo Monte hydro project

09/25/2014

Global steel and mining firm ArcelorMittal says it is supplying 50,000 tons of steel for the 11,200-MW Belo Monte hydroelectric project in Brazil.

Tajikistan seeks engineering, implementation consultants to refurbish 126-MW Kayrakkum hydro project

09/24/2014

Tajikistan utility Barki Tojik invites expressions of interest from consultants to provide basic engineering and design, and project implementation consulting for rehabilitation of the 126-MW Kayrakkum hydroelectric project on Tajikistan's Syr Darya River.

Reservoir impoundment begins at Vietnam's Song Bung 4 hydropower project

09/24/2014

Development of Vietnam's 156-MW Song Bung 4 hydropower project have reached a "major milestone" with the closure of the river diversion and start of reservoir impoundment.

Solomon Islands again pre-qualifies developers of 20-MW Tina River hydro project

09/23/2014

The government of the Solomon Islands again issued an invitation for pre-qualification to develop the 20-MW Tina River hydroelectric project on a build-own-operate-transfer basis.

U.S. aid agency seeks engineering firms for worldwide work including hydropower

09/18/2014

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) seeks information on small businesses able to provide design, construction supervision and other services for worldwide USAID projects including water resources work and hydroelectric dams.

Pakistan extends civil works solicitation for 2,160-MW Dasu Stage 1 hydro project

09/16/2014

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has extended the deadline for applications for pre-qualification to perform major civil works construction of the 2,160-MW Dasu Stage 1 hydroelectric project on Pakistan's Indus River.

Ethiopia-China consortium to construct 385-MW Geba 1,2 hydro project in Ethiopia

09/12/2014

The government of Ethiopia has awarded a contract to an Ethiopia-China consortium to construct the 385-MW Geba 1 and 2 hydroelectric complex on the Geba River in western Ethiopia.

Corps seeks geotechnical engineering in Northwestern Division

09/11/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites expressions of interest to provide geotechnical engineering services for dams, levees and other facilities in the Corps' Northwestern Division.

U.S. awards gate repair contract for Raystown Dam in Pennsylvania

09/05/2014

R. Zoppo Corp. has received a $1.4 million contract to repair tainter gates at Raystown Lake Dam on the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River at Hesston.

Deadline for HydroVision Brasil 2014 Projects of the Year nominations ends September 10

09/04/2014

PennWell do Brasil, organizer of Power Brasil Events, is still accepting Projects of the Year submissions for HydroVision Brasil, POWER-GEN Brasil and Distribu-TECH Brasil.

Hepler joins Schnabel Engineering

09/04/2014

Thomas E. Hepler, P.E., is now working for Schnabel Engineering.

Kiewit wins spillway channel excavation work at Canton Lake Dam

09/04/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract to Kiewit Infrastructure South Co. 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.

Pakistan seeks civil works construction of 2,160-MW Dasu Stage 1 hydro project

08/29/2014

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) invites applications for pre-qualification to perform major civil works construction of the 2,160-MW Dasu Stage 1 hydroelectric project on Pakistan's Indus River.

Final blast removes last hydro project on Washington's Elwha River

08/28/2014

A final explosion Aug. 26 removed the remains of 12-MW Glines Canyon Dam, fully opening the Elwha River to salmon passage in Washington's Olympic National Park.

French waterways agency seeks inspection of dams, reservoirs

08/28/2014

France's navigable waterways agency seeks bids for comprehensive technical inspections of dams, reservoirs and other structures on waterways in its northeastern territory in France.


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