Rehabilitation & Repair

Rehabilitation and upgrading of existing hydro plants is vital to ensure the continued reliable operation of these valuable assets, in addition to increasing global hydroelectric generating capacity.

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Snake and Columbia Rivers

U.S. seeks firms for digital governor commissioning at Northwest hydro plants

04/16/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to providing digital governor commissioning and training services at Corps hydroelectric projects in the Portland, Seattle and Walla Walla districts.

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Alstom opens Brazilian training center for hydroelectric power service

04/16/2014

Global manufacturer Alstom has announced the creation of a new Hydro Training Center at its facility in Taubate, Brazil.

Philpott Hydropower Project

U.S. seeks operation and maintenance of 14-MW Philpott hydro project

04/15/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids from small businesses to provide operation and maintenance of the Corps' 14-MW Philpott hydroelectric project in Virginia.

Chief Joseph Dam

U.S. seeks firms for spillway gate maintenance at 2,620-MW Chief Joseph Dam

04/15/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to perform spillway gate lifecycle maintenance at 2,620-MW Chief Joseph Dam on the Columbia River in Washington.

Garrison Dam

U.S. seeks concrete demolition, replacement at 517.8-MW Garrison Dam

04/14/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids for demolition and replacement of spillway chute slab and stilling basin concrete as well as joint and subdrain repairs at 517.8-MW Garrison Dam on the Missouri River in North Dakota.

Dalles Dam

U.S. extends bidding for fall protection upgrade at 1,780-MW Dalles Dam

04/11/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to upgrade the fall protection system at 1,780-MW Dalles Dam on the Columbia River.

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Bulgaria renews call for supervision to refurbish 700-kW Studena Dam

04/10/2014

Bulgaria's Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works (MRDPW) invites expressions of interest from consultants to supervise rehabilitation construction of 700-kW Studena Dam.

Wanapum Dam

Grant PUD narrows causes of Wanapum Dam fracture

04/10/2014

The foundation below Wanapum Dam was not a factor in creating the fracture on the structure's pier monolith No. 4, Grant County Public Utilities District has determined.

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NYPA selects contractors for work at Niagara hydropower project

04/09/2014

The New York Power Authority has awarded a pair of contracts worth US$20 million for work on the company's Niagara hydropower project.

Denison Dam

U.S. seeks design, replacement of gates at 80-MW Denison Dam

04/09/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids for design-build replacement of three flood gates at the 80-MW Denison Dam hydroelectric project in Texas.

Malawi

Malawi seeks design for rehabilitation of Kamuzu Dam, evaluation for Kamuzu Dam 2

04/09/2014

The government of Malawi invites expressions of interest from consultants to perform detailed design and bid preparation for rehabilitation and raising of Kamuzu Dam as well as dam evaluation for Kamuzu Dam 2.

Russia seeks system integrator for hydrometeorological modernization

04/08/2014

The Russian Federation invites expressions of interest from consultants to act as system integrator for the data processing system of its second national Hydromet modernization program.

Kainji Dam

RusHydro completes feasibility studies for Kainji, Jebba hydropower plant rehabs

04/08/2014

RusHydro International AG has completed feasibility studies for reconstruction of Nigeria's 750-MW Kainji and 578-MW Jebba hydropower projects, the JSC RusHydro subsidiary announced.

Ice Harbor Dam

U.S. extends bidding for hoist systems at 603-MW Ice Harbor, 810-MW Lower Monumental dams

04/08/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for 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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Chesterton introduces new split seal with hydropower project applications

04/07/2014

The A.W. Chesterton Company has introduced a new product designed to combine "superior seal performance" with the ease of installation of a cartridge split seal.

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U.S. seeks firms to replace relays, switchgear at 21.5-MW St. Marys Falls hydro project

04/04/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to replace protective relays and switchgear/motor control assemblies at the 21.5-MW St. Marys Falls hydro project on the St. Marys River at Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.

Trimble Dam

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.

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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.

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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