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    05/01/2013

    Two hydropower development bills in Senate hands

    Malawi seeks construction supervision to upgrade Kamuzu Barrage

    05/01/2013

    The government of Malawi invites expressions of interest from consultants to provide construction supervision to upgrade Kamuzu Barrage to increase Shire River Basin water security for critical uses including hydropower projects.

    Study will evaluate two Manitoba Hydro project proposals

    04/30/2013

    The Manitoba government has announced the terms of reference that will be used to evaluate Manitoba Hydro's proposal to build two new hydropower projects in the province's northern region, HydroWorld.com has learned.

    Austria utility seeks steel for weir, headrace of 89-MW Inn hydro plant construction

    04/30/2013

    Austria utility Verbund seeks bids to supply hydraulic steel for the weir and headrace of the 89-MW Inn hydro plant construction on the Inn River on the border of Austria and Switzerland.

    Vietnam seeks social, environmental monitoring panel for 260-MW Trung Son hydro project

    04/29/2013

    Trung Son Hydropower Co. Ltd. seeks consultants to serve on a panel to provide social and environmental monitoring of the 260-MW Trung Son hydroelectric project on Vietnam's Ma River.

    Kenya seeks dam safety panel for six proposed dams, including hydro

    04/29/2013

    Kenya's Ministry of Water and Irrigation invites expressions of interest from consultants to serve as hydrology, dam engineering, and engineering geology experts on a dam safety panel for development of at least six dams including at least one potential hydroelectric project.

    Dam safety reviews sought for three Canada hydro system dams

    04/29/2013

    Canadian utility BC Hydro seeks bids to perform dam safety reviews of three dams in its British Columbia hydropower system.

    MWH seeks civil-geotechnical engineer for dam construction in Peru

    04/25/2013

    International engineer MWH Global invites applications for a senior resident civil/geotechnical engineer to work on a dam construction project for MWH Peru in Arequipa.

    NHA recognizes excellence in hydroelectric power industry

    04/25/2013

    The National Hydropower Association recognized eight companies through its Outstanding Stewards of America's Waters (OSAW) award program for their efforts in developing hydroelectric power and related projects.

    Puget Sound Energy's Snoqualmie Falls hydropower project reopens after overhaul

    04/25/2013

    One of the Pacific Northwest's oldest power plants, the historic Snoqualmie Falls Hydroelectric Project, is once again producing electricity for local homes and businesses following a three-year overhaul.

    BC Hydro seeks engineer for 126-MW John Hart hydropower plant replacement

    04/25/2013

    Canadian utility BC Hydro seeks an independent engineer to oversee the replacement of the 126-MW John Hart hydropower plant on behalf of the British Columbia government.

    Preliminary guide for world's largest hydroelectric power event available online now

    04/18/2013

    Those planning to attend the world's largest event dedicated to the hydroelectric power industry can get a head start on their scheduling with the HydroVision International 2013 Preliminary Event Guide.

    Morocco seeks construction of 45-MW M'dez, 125-MW El Menzel hydropower projects

    04/17/2013

    Morocco's electric utility invites applications for pre-qualification for turnkey construction of the 45-MW M'dez and 125-MW El Menzel hydropower projects on Morocco's Sebou River.

    U.S. again seeks flow meter systems for three Utah dams

    04/15/2013

    The Bureau of Reclamation has issued another solicitation to supply flow meter systems to three Reclamation irrigation and flood control dams in Utah.

    Reclamation's FY 2014 budget request includes dam safety, environmental management allocations

    04/15/2013

    President Barack Obama's fiscal year 2014 budget request released this past week identifies a total of US$1.05 billion for the U.S. Department of Interior's Bureau of Reclamation.

    U.S. seeks boring, excavation for geologic survey near Prado Dam

    04/15/2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids for test borehole drilling and test pit excavation for a geologic survey near Prado Dam on California's Santa Ana River.

    Hydroelectric power and infrastructure developer MWH Global opens Ethiopia office

    04/10/2013

    Hydroelectric power and wet infrastructure developer MWH Global has opened an office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, which the company said will serve as a hub for its construction, engineering and administrative staff in Africa.

    Firms sought for rapid-response work on dams, infrastructure in eastern U.S.

    04/10/2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on small businesses able to provide rapid-response services to repair and rehabilitate dams, reservoirs, and flood and hurricane protection projects in the eastern United States.

    Mozambique seeks river control consultant, hydro-mechanical expert

    04/10/2013

    Mozambique's national water directorate invites expressions of interest from consultants to help monitor international river control agreements and to serve as hydro-mechanical specialist on a water resources development expert panel.

    U.S. extends geotechnical survey bidding for 810-MW Lower Granite Dam

    04/09/2013

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


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