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Macedonia seeks firms to construct Konsko Dam, hydro project

01/21/2014

The Macedonia government invites applications for pre-qualification to construct Konsko Dam, which is to include a hydroelectric project, on Macedonia's Konsko River at Gevgelija.

Latin bank extends calls for modernization, expansion of 1,890-MW Salto Grande hydro project

01/20/2014

The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) has extended the deadline for expressions of interest from consultants to advance modernization and expansion of the bi-national 1,890-MW Salto Grande hydroelectric project on the border of Argentina and Uruguay.

Corps seeks firms for geotechnical services in east-central U.S.

01/16/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on architect-engineer firms able to provide geotechnical services for civil work and military projects in its five-state Louisville District.

Hydroplus wins contracts for two dam projects

01/16/2014

Fusegate system developer Hydroplus Inc. has been awarded a pair of contracts for work on two Pennsylvania dams.

HydroVision Brasil board invites industry members to share expertise

01/15/2014

The advisory board for HydroVision Brasil is now accepting abstracts for the 2014 conference program.

Macedonia seeks dam construction for 70-MW Boskov Most hydro project

01/13/2014

Macedonia utility AD Elektrarni na Makedonija (Elem) seeks bids to construct the dam and other civil works of the 70-MW Boskov Most hydroelectric project on the Mala Reka River in western Macedonia.

Corps awards architect-engineer contract for Great Lakes and Ohio River Division

01/13/2014

Tetra Tech/Pond & Co. has won a US$9.5 million contract for architect-engineer services for a range of military and civil works projects in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Great Lakes and Ohio River Division.

Dam collapses at India's 4.8-MW Alea hydropower project

01/13/2014

A reservoir burst at the 4.8-MW Aleo hydropower project sent thousands of cubic meters of water rushing downstream, though no casualties have been reported.

French department seeks dams rehab, fish passage construction

01/10/2014

France's Somme Department seeks bids to rehabilitate three dams and to construct fish passage at two of them on the Somme River.

Hydro Buyer's Guide website update provides great new features

01/09/2014

An update to the Hydro Buyers' Guide online at HydroWorld.com provides a clean new look and many updated features, including products and services grouped into seven broad categories for ease of use.

Argentina seeks bids to build 637-MW Chihuido 1 hydro project

01/09/2014

Argentina's federal planning ministry seeks bids to construct the 637-MW Chihuido 1 hydroelectric project on the Neuquen River in Argentina's Neuquen Province.

India's THDC awards EPC contract for 444-MW Vishnugad Pipalkoti hydropower project

01/08/2014

India's Hindustan Construction Company has won an engineering, procurement and construction contract from THDC for the 444-MW Vishnugad Pipalkoti hydroelectric project.

BC Hydro seeks to upgrade powerhouse cranes at 2,480-MW Revelstoke hydro project

01/07/2014

Canadian utility BC Hydro seeks bids to upgrade two powerhouse cranes at the 2,480-MW Revelstoke hydroelectric project on the Columbia River in British Columbia.

Water impoundment begins at Cambodia's lower Russei Chrum Krom hydropower plant

01/03/2014

Development progresses on Cambodia's 338-MW Russei Chrum Krom hydropower project as water is now being impounded at the complex's lower reservoir, according to the China Gezhouba (Group) Corporation.

Tech Notes

01/01/2014

Assessing Options for Managing Sediment during Design of Sambor Dam

01/01/2014

By George W. Annandale, Prakash Kaini and Jennifer Patterson
When it comes to passing sediment downstream, proper dam design can make a significant difference. The authors present an alternative design for Sambor Dam in Cambodia that could create a sustainable reservoir with more than 70% of its capacity

Corps grants $9.5 million contract for civil works projects in Ohio

12/31/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers granted a $9.5 million contract for architect-engineer services to Woolpert Inc.

Corps seeks dam safety, flood reduction, navigation engineers

12/31/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites expressions of interest from architect-engineering firms with expertise in dam safety, flood damage reduction, and navigation and waterways to support Corps work in the continental United States. Responses are due Jan. 31.

Two contracts awarded for work at John Day Dam and hydroelectric facility

12/30/2013

Ross-Brandt Electric Inc. and J.E. McAmis Inc. have won contracts with a total value of more than $2.6 million from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to perform work at John Day Dam on the Columbia River in Oregon.

Mexico's 750-MW La Yesca hydropower plant receives $147 million

12/30/2013

Mexican construction firm ICA was granted $147 million on December 23 for additional work at the 750-MW La Yesca hydropower project

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