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Corps again extends bidding for civil construction of basin for Charleroi Locks, Dam

08/06/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers again extended the deadline for bids for civil construction of an emptying basin for Charleroi Locks and Dam on the Monongahela River at Charleroi, Pa. 

U.S. House committee approves additional small conduit hydro development bill

08/01/2013

The U.S. House Natural Resources Committee has passed a bill that would support a piece of small conduit hydropower that is currently making its way through the Senate.

Tunnel work complete at Nepal's 14-MW Kulekhani 3 hydropower plant

07/31/2013

The final section of tunnel intended to bring water to the Kulekhani 3 hydroelectric plant's powerhouse has been completed, marking the end of a five-year construction process.

Deadline extended again by U.S. for dam safety cutoff wall at East Branch Dam

07/31/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers further extended the deadline for bids for dam safety work to construct a deep cutoff wall at East Branch Dam on the East Branch Clarion River in Pennsylvania.

Mozambique seeks consultants to plan dam design and construction

07/31/2013

Mozambique's national water directorate invites expressions of interest from consultants to plan dam design and construction for multiple uses, possibly including power generation.

Corps extends bidding for civil construction of basin for Charleroi Locks, Dam

07/30/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids for civil construction of an emptying basin for Charleroi Locks and Dam on the Monongahela River at Charleroi, Pa.

U.S. extends bidding for dam safety seepage barrier at Ohio's Bolivar Dam

07/30/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to construct a dam safety seepage barrier at Bolivar Dam, a flood control structure in northeastern Ohio.

Removal of Maine's Veazie Dam begins

07/29/2013

Removal of the Veazie Dam on Maine's Penobscot River has begun, continuing efforts that will restore nearly 1,000 miles of habitat for a number of sea-run fish species.

Corps seeks civil construction of basin for Charleroi Locks, Dam in Pennsylvania

07/29/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids for civil construction of an emptying basin for Charleroi Locks and Dam on the Monongahela River at Charleroi, Pa.

MWH Global chairman shares insight during HydroVision International keynote

07/25/2013

Speaking to hundreds gathered during HydroVision International 2013's opening session earlier this week, MWH Global chairman and CEO Alan Krause shared his insight and experience gained in developing hydroelectric power on an international scale.


U.S. seeks bids to refurbish dikes at 38-MW Glendo Dam

07/24/2013

The Bureau of Reclamation's Great Plains Regional Office seeks bids to refurbish dikes at 38-MW Glendo Dam in Wyoming.

Reclamation awards contract for dam safety civil work

07/24/2013

The Bureau of Reclamation has awarded a US$45.7 million contract to Suulutaaq Inc. for dam safety civil construction, including an overlay of Mormon Island Auxiliary Dam.

Share your pictures from Denver using #HydroVisionIntl

07/22/2013

Be sure to use the #HydroVisionIntl hashtag whenever you post pictures from HydroVision International 2013 and we'll post the best pictures from this year's event at the end of every day.

Ethiopia awards contract for hydropower project feasibility studies

07/22/2013

The Ethiopian government has awarded a US$1.5 million contract to conduct feasibility studies for the 1,060-MW Tams hydropower project.

Download the free HydroVision International 2013 companion app

07/21/2013

With everything HydroVision International 2013 has to offer, navigating the world's largest hydroelectric power event might seem overwhelming.

German utility seeks to expand upper, lower reservoirs of 1,050-MW Markersbach pumped-storage

07/18/2013

Vattenfall Europe Generation AG seeks bids for construction to expand the upper and lower reservoirs of the 1,050-MW Markersbach pumped-storage project on Germany's Mittweida River.

U.S. hydropower operator seeks systems to control quagga, zebra mussels

07/18/2013

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks information on firms able to provide underwater pulsed pressure generating systems and expertise to control invasive quagga and zebra mussels.

Industry professionals to address workforce retention, cultivation during upcoming discussion

07/17/2013

As the Hydro Research Foundation has noted, many of the "Baby Boomers" who helped design, construct and operate hydropower projects across the globe are nearing retirement age, making it essential to fill those positions with a new generation of qualified workers.

Transitions

07/17/2013

ABB CEO Hogan resigns, succeeded by Spiesshofer

Dam Safety & Security

07/17/2013

Senate passes federal dam safety act


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