Turbines & Mechanical Components

Hydropower turbines are the workhorses of the facility and may need rehabilitation, replacement or cavitation repair. In addition, fish-friendly hydro turbines are being developed and installed.

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Latest Turbines & Mechanical Components News

U.S. seeks machining of mechanical components for 115-MW Ozark hydro project

10/02/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to perform final machining of mechanical components for the 115-MW Ozark hydroelectric project on the Arkansas River in Arkansas.

Mexico seeks comments on tender to build 244-MW Chicoasen 2 hydro project

10/02/2013

Mexican utility Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE) seeks comments from prospective bidders on a proposed solicitation to construct the 244-MW Chicoasen 2 hydroelectric project on Mexico's Grijalva River.

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Knight Construction wins award for Fall Creek Dam gate rehabilitation

10/02/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a US$2.1 million contract to Knight Construction & Supply Co. for tainter gate rehabilitation at the Fall Creek Dam in Oregon.

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Abide International wins award for New Hogan Dam gate retrofitting

10/01/2013

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.

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TransAlta selects Lignum Vitae for Horseshoe hydropower plant bearings

09/27/2013

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

09/27/2013

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.

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

09/27/2013

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.

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Faulty bolts shut down Canada's Wuskwatim hydroelectric project

09/26/2013

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.

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Moltz Construction wins gate refurbishment contract for Parker hydropower project

09/26/2013

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

09/26/2013

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

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Knight Construction wins contract for Prosser Creek Dam gate rehabilitations

09/24/2013

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.

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

09/24/2013

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.

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Litostroj Hydro gets go-ahead for small hydro equipment

09/24/2013

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

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

09/23/2013

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.

Fontenelle Hydropower Project

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

09/23/2013

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

09/23/2013

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.

Turkey utility seeks civil works, electro-mechanical equipment for 409.4-MW Pervari Dam hydro project

09/20/2013

A unit of Turkish hydro developer Enerjisa seeks bids to provide civil works and hydro-mechanical works as well as electro-mechanical equipment for the 409.4-MW Pervari Dam hydroelectric project on Turkey's Botan River.

Albania seeks dam safety studies, gates, stoplogs for Drin River hydroelectric projects

09/18/2013

Albania's Korporata Elektroenergjetike Shqiptare (KESH) seeks dam safety studies for the Drin River cascade of hydroelectric projects as well as spillway gates and stoplogs rehabilitation for the 500-MW Fierza, 600-MW Komani, and the 250-MW Vau i Dejes projects on the Drin.

U.S. calls conference on turbine wicket gate seals work at 49-MW Lost Creek Dam

09/16/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has scheduled a pre-solicitation conference to obtain contractor information about plans to replace turbine wicket gate seals at 49-MW Lost Creek Dam on Oregon's Rogue River.

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Hydrohrom wins small hydro upgrade contract for 132-kW Bruree project

09/16/2013

Hydrohrom s.r.o. of Czech Republic has been awarded a US$241,660 contract by small hydro operator Bruree Hydro to replace turbine generators at the 132-kW Bruree hydropower plant on the Limerick River.

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