More Dams & Civil Structures News

India Flag

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.

France Map

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 Flag Map

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 Flag

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.

Revelstoke Hydropower Plant

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.

Cambodia Map

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

John Day Hydro Project

U.S. seeks firms able to repair dam joints at 2,160-MW John Day hydro project

12/30/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to perform specific drilling and grouting services to repair failed monolith joint waterstops at 2,160-MW John Day Dam on the Columbia River in Oregon.

Ice Harbor Dam

U.S. extends call for fish passage spillway fix at 603-MW Ice Harbor Dam

12/30/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to modify a spillway to improve fish passage at 603-MW Ice Harbor Dam on the Snake River in Washington.

Reclamation employee dies after falling at Pinto Dam construction site

12/27/2013

Holger “Hal” Jensen died Wednesday night as a result of injuries sustained from a fall at a construction site at Pinto Dam in Washington, according to a press release from the U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation.

B&H International to provide bearing heat exchanger plates for 980-MW McNary Dam

12/23/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has granted a contract to B&H Internatinoal to provide bearing heat exchanger replacement plates for the 980-MW McNary Dam on the Columbia River.


U.S. again extends call to replace fire-damaged electrical equipment at 1,125-MW Grand Coulee Right Power Plant

12/23/2013

The Bureau of Reclamation again extended the deadline for bids to replace fire-damaged electrical equipment at the 1,125-MW Grand Coulee Right Power Plant in Washington.

Cambodia seeks collaboration despite criticism of Lower Se San 2 hydro project

12/18/2013

Cambodia is moving forward with development of the Lower Se San 2 hydropower project and is seeking support from surrounding nations.

Guadeloupe Map

Guadeloupe government names contractor for dam safety, monitoring services

12/17/2013

The government of Guadeloupe has awarded a US$352,875 contract to Antea France-Agence Antilles Guyane of Guadeloupe for auscultation dam monitoring of Dumanoir Dam.

Most Read Articles