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Keeyask Hydroelectric Plant

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


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


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.


ASI-Marine unveils new tool for hydropower project tunnel inspections


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


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


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


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


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


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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Papua New Guinea seeks EPC contractor for 3-MW Divune hydro project


Papua New Guinea utility PNG Power Ltd. seeks bids for engineering procurement and construction of the 3-MW Divune hydroelectric project at Popendetta in Oro Province.

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Upgrade Improves Usefulness of FERC Notices on


Subscribers to the premium content portion of the website now can access email addresses for contacts at hydroelectric projects licensed or permitted by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

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U.S. land agency seeks reconstruction of Montana's Judy Dam


The Bureau of Land Management seeks bids for reconstruction of Judy Dam in Valley County, Montana.

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Burundi seeks dam engineer, hydrologist, geologist to review 31.5-MW Jiji hydro project


Burundi's water and electric utility invites expressions of interest from dam engineers, hydrologists and geologists to perform independent review of the proposed dam for the 31.5-MW Jiji hydroelectric project on Burundi's Jiji River.

Ice Harbor Dam

U.S. seeks draft tube, scroll case hoist systems at 603-MW Ice Harbor, 810-MW Lower Monumental dams


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply new draft tube and scroll case personnel hoist systems at 603-MW Ice Harbor Dam and 810-MW Lower Monumental Dam on the Snake River in Washington.

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Vietnam utility seeks bids to equip 7.5-MW Nam Pay hydro project


Vietnam's Northern Power Corp. seeks bids to supply turbine-generators and other equipment for the 7.5-MW Nam Pay hydroelectric project in Vietnam.

Hydro Hall of Fame who's who of industry history


For those who have never traveled to America's heartland or might otherwise be unfamiliar with it, there's an old honky-tonk located on the corner of Easton and Main in Tulsa called Cain's Ballroom.

Wanapum Dam

Evaluations continue at Grant PUD's Wanapum Dam


The Grant County Public Utilities District will work with contractor Kuney-Goebel JV and subcontractors to begin investigative drilling after a crack was discovered in Wanapum Dam's pier monolith No. 4 in February.

Malawi extends call for gates, civil construction, weed collector at Kamuzu Barrage


The government of Malawi has extended the deadlines for bids for gates, civil construction and a jib crane/weed collector for the upgrade of Kamuzu Barrage at Liwonde on Malawi's Shire River.

Enguri Hydropower Project

Georgia renews call to refurbish waterways of 1,250-MW Enguri, 245-Vardnili cascade


Georgia project operator Engurhesi Ltd. seeks bids for civil works construction to refurbish waterways and to construct a new discharge channel for the 1,250-MW Enguri hydroelectric project and the 245-MW Vardnili hydropower cascade on Georgia's Enguri River.

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Canadian Dam Association accepting abstracts for 2014 conference


The Canadian Dam Association is now inviting abstracts for papers and presentations for the 2014 CDA Conference.

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Senior hydro engineer sought for consultant's California office


Environmental and natural resources management consultant Cardno ENTRIX seeks applications for a senior hydropower engineer to work in the firm's Concord office.

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