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U.S. seeks firms for scour repair at three hydro projects on Arkansas' McClellan-Kerr system

04/03/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms capable of performing scour damage repair at dams of three hydro projects on the Corps' McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System.

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NPC completes underwater work at Agus 6 hydroelectric plant

04/03/2014

Operations have resumed at the 200-MW Agus 6 hydropower plant after the Philippines' National Power Corp. finished plugging a leak in the dam's blow-off pipe.

Wanapum Dam Drilling

Investigation of cracked Wanapum Dam monolith pier continues

04/02/2014

A team has completed drilling six investigative holes into Wanapum Dam's spillway pier monolith No. 4 as the Grant County Public Utilities District continues its examining a fracture found earlier this year.

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Afghans seek dam safety, environmental-social panels for 100-MW Naghlu hydro rehabilitation project

04/02/2014

Afghanistan national utility Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) invites applications from consultants to serve on a dam safety advisory panel and an environmental and social advisory panel for rehabilitation of the 100-MW Naghlu hydroelectric project on Afghanistan's Kabul River.

Chief Joseph Dam

Corps awards contract for Chief Joseph Dam inclinometers

04/02/2014

Holt Services Inc. has won a US$74,825 contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to perform drilling to replace inclinometers monitoring what the agency called a "massive landslide" on the left bank at Chief Joseph Dam.

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Corps Cold Regions lab seeks bids to provide support services

04/01/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to provide a broad range of support services to its Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory.

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USSD annual conference begins next week

03/31/2014

The United States Society of Dams will convene in San Francisco this coming week for its 34th Annual Meeting and Conference.

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Bosnia pre-qualifies firms to build 20-MW Vranduk hydropower project

03/28/2014

Utility Elektroprivreda of Bosnia and Herzegovina invites applications for pre-qualification to construct the 20-MW Vranduk hydroelectric project in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Triad Engineering seeks two senior geotechnical engineers

03/28/2014

Engineering consulting firm Triad Engineering Inc. seeks senior geotechnical engineers to work in its St. Albans, W.Va., and Athens, Ohio, offices.

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NHA seeks nominations for 2014 Henwood Award

03/26/2014

The National Hydropower Association is currently seeking nominations for the 2014 Dr. Kenneth Henwood Award.

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Burundi seeks geotechnical design review of 31.5-MW Jiji Dam

03/26/2014

Burundi's water and electric utility invites expressions of interest from consultants to perform a geotechnical design review of the proposed dam for the 31.5-MW Jiji hydroelectric project on Burundi's Jiji River.

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Ontario Waterpower Association, Parks Canada announce canal management collaboration

03/26/2014

The Ontario Waterpower Association and Parks Canada have announced a collaboration to manage and develop the hydroelectric power potential of Ontario's national historic canal system.

Keeyask Hydroelectric Plant

Manitoba Hydro selects consortium to construct 695-MW Keeyask hydropower plant

03/25/2014

A team led by engineering firm Bechtel has been awarded a US$1.25 billion contract from Manitoba Hydro to construct the 695-MW Keeyask hydroelectric plant.

Dogancay Hydropower Project

Turkey firm seeks bids to complete construction of 62-MW Dogancay hydro project

03/24/2014

Turkish hydropower developer EnerjiSA Enerji Uretim A.S. seeks bids to complete construction and hydro-mechanical works of the 62-MW Dogancay hydroelectric project on Turkey's Dogancay Stream.

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ASI-Marine unveils new tool for hydropower project tunnel inspections

03/24/2014

A new remotely operated vehicle (ROV) from Canadian manufacturer ASI-Marine Technology is capable of giving a comprehensive view of partially-flooded waterways.

India state seeks firms to build 300-MW Lakhwar hydroelectric project

03/21/2014

State utility Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd. (UJVNL) invites applications for pre-qualification to construct the 300-MW Lakhwar multi-purpose hydroelectric project on the Yamuna River in India's Uttarakhand State.

Grand Renaissance Hydropower Project

Officials give update on Ethiopia's 6,000-MW Grand Renaissance hydroelectric project

03/20/2014

Ethiopian officials said they expect to be producing at least 750 MW of power from the Grand Renaissance hydropower plant within the next 18 months.

Dealing with Excessive Leakage through a Dam

03/20/2014

Excessive leakage through the Vojmsjon Dam on the Angermanalven River in Sweden led owner Vattenreglerings-foretagen to consider a renovation.

ICOLD 82nd Annual Meeting: Dams in Global Environmental Challenges

03/20/2014

Professionals in dam design, construction, maintenance and hydroelectric generation will be offered a series of educational seminars, tours of Indonesian hydro facilities and a trade exhibition during the International Commission on Large Dams' 82nd Annual Meeting, to be held June 2-6 in Bali, Indonesia.

Inga 3 Hydropower Project

DRC's controversial Inga 3 hydropower project receives IDA technical assistance grant

03/20/2014

The World Bank Group's Board of Directors approved a US$73.1 million International Development Association (IDA) grant to the Democratic Republic of Congo for the Inga 3 Basse Chute and Mid-size Hydropower Development Technical Assistance Project earlier today.

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