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    Corps counts record number of Chinook salmon passing Bonneville Dam

    10/30/2013

    A record number of Chinook salmon passed Bonneville Dam during their fall migration up the Columbia River this year, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

    Voith receives order for Mount Coffee hydropower project rehabilitation

    10/30/2013

    Voith has received an order to modernize Francis turbines and deliver new generators, control technology, and electrical and mechanical power plant equipment for Liberia's Mount Coffee hydropower project.

    Alstom, Daido announce hydro project thrust bearing manufacturing partnership

    10/29/2013

    Alstom has signed an agreement with Daido Metal for the supply of thrust bearing pad coatings, the hydro technology manufacturer announced.

    U.S. sets site visit for turbine repairs at 1,076.6-MW Bonneville Dam

    10/29/2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has scheduled a site visit for a pending solicitation to repair a turbine in the Second Powerhouse of 1,076.6-MW Bonneville Dam in Oregon and Washington.

    Windemuller wins contract for Soo Locks transformer replacement

    10/28/2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract to Windemuller Electric to supply a step-up transformer at Soo Locks.

    U.S. to seek maintenance bulkheads for construction at Olmsted Dam on Ohio River

    10/28/2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to fabricate auxiliary maintenance bulkheads at Olmsted Dam on the Ohio River in Kentucky.

    Ocean energy technologies speeding toward commercialization

    10/28/2013

    What many thought would take decades may only be a few years away - ocean energy technologies are finally turning some heads on their way to large-scale development.

    Hydro turbine manufacturer Turab celebrates expansion

    10/25/2013

    Hydro turbine manufacturer Turab celebrated an expansion to its headquarters with a number of guests from around the globe, the Swedish company reported.

    MWH seeks transmission engineer for dams, hydropower group

    10/25/2013

    International engineer MWH invites applications for a senior transmission line engineer to support the firm's Dams and Hydropower Group.

    GGB bearings pass tests simulating conditions at Brazil's Belo Monte hydropower plant

    10/25/2013

    Materials manufacture by GGB Bearing Technology recently underwent laboratory testing to determine their suitability for extended wicket gate service at Brazil's 11.2-GW Belo Monte hydropower project.

    OPT, Mitsui sign manufacturing and distribution deal for wave energy system

    10/24/2013

    Wave energy developer Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. and Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. have signed an agreement in the development and commercialization of OPT's "PowerBuoy" generating technology.

    Tajikistan renews call for flood warning system for 126-MW Kayrakkum

    10/24/2013

    The government of Tajikistan has renewed a solicitation for a flood early warning system for 126-MW Kayrakkum Dam on Tajikistan's Syr Darya River.

    Bids due to U.S. for electrical equipment, dam repair at 2,160-MW John Day hydro project

    10/24/2013

    In the wake of the U.S. government shutdown, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers restored the bidding schedule for electrical equipment and for dam repair at 2,160-MW John Day Dam on the Columbia River in Oregon.

    RusHydro, China Three Gorges express interest in joint river control project

    10/23/2013

    JSC RusHydro and China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG) have announced their interest in constructing storage-based hydroelectric projects along feeders of the Amur River.

    Canada's BC Hydro seeks diving services throughout British Columbia

    10/22/2013

    Canadian utility BC Hydro invites applications for pre-qualification to provide commercial diving services to the hydropower utility at locations throughout British Columbia.

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    10/22/2013

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    10/22/2013

    Method for Identifying Dynamic Instability of Tainter Gates

    10/22/2013

    By Keiko Anami, Noriaki Ishii, Charles W. Knisely, Takuma Tsuji and Tatsuya Oku
    A method for determining the operational stability of tainter gates has been developed.

    From the Board Room: Wolfgang Semper, Hydro Equipment Association

    10/22/2013

    By David Appleyard
    In this interview, Wolfgang Semper discusses the current status of hydropower in terms of technology, as well as innovative approaches to improve hydropower development worldwide.


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