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

02/27/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a US$9.5 million contract to a Jacobs/Stantec joint venture for a range of military and civil works projects in its Great Lakes and Ohio River Division.

Isabella Dam

U.S. seeks stone processing, testing for Isabella Dam

02/26/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to perform stone processing and aggregate testing at the site of Isabella Dam on California's Kern River.

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Corps issues contract for monolith repairs at John Day hydropower plant

02/26/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract worth US$564,000 to Emagineered Solutions Inc. for drilling and grouting services at the 2,160-MW John Day hydropower plant in Oregon.

French water utility seeks dam safety improvements to Graon Dam

02/25/2014

A French municipal water supplier seeks bids to perform dam safety improvements to Graon Dam on the Graon River in France's Vendee Department.

Chief Joseph Dam

U.S. seeks drilling for inclinometers in landslide area of 2,620-MW Chief Joseph Dam

02/21/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to perform drilling to replace inclinometers monitoring what the Corps called a "massive landslide" on the left bank of 2,620-MW Chief Joseph Dam on the Columbia River in Washington.

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Corps seeks firms for work on hydro, dams, other sites in Southeast

02/20/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to perform construction, rehabilitation and other work at hydroelectric projects, dams, and other facilities in its Savannah District.

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Macedonia extends pre-qualification to construct Konsko Dam, hydro project

02/19/2014

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

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Construction of 100-MW Gotsatlinskaya hydropower project 75% complete, RusHydro says

02/18/2014

Work on the 100-MW Gotsatlinskaya hydropower plant is now 75% complete, Russian utility and project developer JSC RusHydro said.

Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic begins work on 18-MW Monte Grande hydropower project

02/14/2014

Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina inaugurated construction of the 18-MW Monte Grande hydropower plant earlier this week.

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Malawi seeks dam safety review panel for Kamuzu Barrage, Diamphwe Dam

02/12/2014

The government of Malawi invites expressions of interest from consultants to serve on a dam safety design expert panel for Kamuzu Barrage and Diamphwe Multi-purpose Dam in Malawi's Shire River Basin.

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Corps seeks information on classroom instruction in dam seismic stability

02/12/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information from firms interested in providing classroom instruction on seismic stability of earthen dams for Corps employees.

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Burundi seeks dam design review for 31.5-MW Jiji hydroelectric project

02/11/2014

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

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Costa Rica seeks study, design of dam for 200-MW Savegre hydro project

02/11/2014

Costa Rica utility Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) seeks bids for evaluation, analysis and design of a dam for the 200-MW Savegre hydroelectric project proposed for Costa Rica's Savegre River.

Lewiston Dam

U.S. seeks firms to replace stoplogs at 2.2-MW Lewiston Dam hydro project

02/07/2014

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks information on firms capable of replacing stoplogs at the 2.2-MW Lewiston Dam hydroelectric project on the Trinity River in California.

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Thousands evacuated downstream of Tokwe-Mukorsi Dam

02/07/2014

Thousands are evacuating from areas downstream of Zimbabwe's Tokwe-Mukorsi Dam as it threatens to collapse under the duress of heavy rains.

Swan Lake Pumped Storage Hydropower Project

Swan Lake pumped-storage project still in development

02/06/2014

Development of the proposed 1,000-MW Swan Lake North pumped-storage hydropower project is moving forward and still on target for a 2020 completion date.

Information overload or a wealth of opportunity?

02/05/2014

The hydro group editors recently met with some personnel here at PennWell to discuss our search engine optimization (SEO) efforts. For those of you who may not know what this odd term means, it essentially involves making sure a company’s “message” comes to the attention of the billion-plus people who use the Internet.

Delhi Dam

Reconstruction of Iowa's Delhi Dam could begin soon

02/04/2014

A unanimous decision by the Lake Delhi Combined Recreational Facility & Water Quality Board could mean the process of rebuilding Iowa's Delhi Dam is on its way to beginning.

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Omnibus appropriations bill could change U.S. participation in international hydropower project development

02/03/2014

Buried deep within the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014 is a clause that could potentially affect the United States' role in large-scale international hydroelectric power development.

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Corps seeks firms to perform hydraulic, hydrologic work in Great Lakes, Ohio River Division

01/29/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms capable of providing hydraulic studies for dam break analysis, hydrologic data, drainage system design, flood planning, water quality monitoring and navigation studies.

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