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    Abide International wins award for New Hogan Dam gate retrofitting


    Abide International has won a US$6.7 million contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to retrofit spillway gates at New Hogan Dam on the Calaveras River in central California.

    Alstom, GDF Suez teaming up for tidal energy proposal


    Engineering company Alstom and French utility GDF Suez will work together in developing a proposal for a tidal energy research project in France, per an agreement signed in Paris earlier this week.

    TransAlta selects Lignum Vitae for Horseshoe hydropower plant bearings


    Lignum Vitae North America has been awarded a contract to provide a water-lubricated thrust bearing for the 14-MW Horseshoe hydropower plant in Alberta.

    U.S. to seek gantry crane refurbishment at 1,780-MW Dalles Dam


    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to seek bids to refurbish a 35-ton tailrace gantry crane at 1,780-MW Dalles Dam on the Columbia River.

    Switzerland's SBB AG awards contract for small hydropower plant overhaul


    Gebruder Meier of Switzerland has won a contract worth US$1.61 million to overhaul two generator units at the 7.6-MW Massaboden small hydropower plant.

    Faulty bolts shut down Canada's Wuskwatim hydroelectric project


    Faulty bolts discovered during a routine inspection of Manitoba Hydro's 200-MW Wuskwatim hydropower project have forced the operator to temporarily shut down three turbine units.

    Moltz Construction wins gate refurbishment contract for Parker hydropower project


    The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has awarded a US$2.2 million contract to Moltz Constructors Inc. to pain penstock gates and refurbish fixed-wheel gate assemblies at the 120-MW Parker hydroelectric plant on the Colorado River.

    Kingsbury names new managing director for European operation


    Industrial manufacturer Kingsbury Inc. has announced the appointment of Dr. Morched Medhioub as managing director of its European arm, Kingsbury GmbH.

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


    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to seek bids for electrical equipment and for dam repair at 2,160-MW John Day Dam on the Columbia River in Oregon.

    Fortis pursuing new hydropower plant in British Columbia


    Fortis Generation Inc. is moving to the next stage in developing a new 45- to 65 MW hydropower plant along the Similkameen River in British Columbia, the distribution utility said.

    Knight Construction wins contract for Prosser Creek Dam gate rehabilitations


    Knight Construction & Supply Inc. has won a contract worth US$2.1 million from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to refurbish gates at Prosser Creek Dam in California.

    U.S. seeks information on replacement cabling at 340-MW Bull Shoals hydro project


    The Southwestern Power Administration seeks information on a proposal to change the type of cabling used in the powerhouse of 340-MW Bull Shoals Dam on the White River in Arkansas.

    Atlantium Technologies study shows potential for invasive species control


    The use of unique UV technology called "Hydro Optic Disinfection" (HOD) has shown promising results in controlling zebra and quagga mussel populations on dams and hydroelectric power projects, according to a new white paper published by Atlantium Technologies.

    Indonesia bids to refurbish hollow jet valve at 187-MW Juanda Dam


    Indonesia's Directorate General of Water Resources seeks bids to refurbish a hollow jet valve at 187-MW Juanda Dam on the Citarum River in West Java, Indonesia.

    Litostroj Hydro gets go-ahead for small hydro equipment


    Machinery manufacturer Litostroj Hydro Inc. has been given a notice to proceed on its equipment contract for the 19-MW White River hydropower project.

    Voith strengthens place in Asia's hydroelectric power market


    An order for Laos' Nam Hinboun hydropower project and honors received for China's 4,800-MW Jinping 2 plant reflect Voith Hydro Shanghai's success in Asia's growing hydro power market, the company said.

    India firm restarts qualification for turnkey construction of 66-MW Loktak Downstream hydro project


    India hydro developer Loktak Downstream Hydroelectric Corp. Ltd. (LDHC) has restarted its invitation for pre-qualification for turnkey construction of the 66-MW Loktak Downstream hydroelectric project in India's Manipur State.

    Baltimore Hydraulics wins contract for gate hoist rehab work at 10-MW Fontenelle hydropower plant


    The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has awarded a contract to Baltimore Hydraulics Inc. to refurbish radial spillway gate hoists at the 10-MW Fontenelle Dam on the Green River in Wyoming.

    Canada utility seeks turbine-generator overhaul at 88-MW Pine Falls hydro project


    Provincial utility Manitoba Hydro seeks bids for turbine-generator overhaul at the 88-MW Pine Falls hydroelectric project on the Winnipeg River in Canada's Manitoba Province.

    HydroVision International 2014 call for abstracts deadline extended


    The editors of Hydro Review and HRW-Hydro Review Worldwide magazines have extended the HydroVision International 2014 call for abstracts following a surge in interest from those interested in presenting technical papers or participating on panel presentations.

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