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Bosnia names seven pre-qualifiers for construction of 20-MW Vranduk hydropower project

09/30/2014

Utility Elektroprivreda of Bosnia and Herzegovina has pre-qualified seven groups to bid for construction of the 20-MW Vranduk hydroelectric project in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

U.S. seeks impeller replacements, stator rewinds at 314-MW Keys Pump-Generating hydro plant

09/30/2014

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids to supply impeller replacements and stator rewinds at the 314-MW John W. Keys III Pump-Generating plant at Grand Coulee Dam.

U.S. awards mechanical component machining contract at 115-MW Ozark hydro project

09/30/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $1.16 million contract to Highway Machine Co. to perform final machining of mechanical components for the 115-MW Ozark hydroelectric project on the Arkansas River in Arkansas.

Gilkes completes work on 700-kW Neaty micro hydro plant

09/29/2014

The 700-kW Neaty micro hydroelectric project is now in operation, according to equipment supplier Gilkes Energy.

Welsh capital seeks 400-kW Radyr Weir hydro project for 19th century weir

09/29/2014

The City of Cardiff Council invites expressions of interest to construct the 400-kW Radyr Weir hydropower project utilizing a 19th century weir owned by the Welsh capital city.

Brazil authorizes operation of 373.3-MW Santo Antonio do Jari hydro project

09/26/2014

Brazil's energy regulator has authorized commercial operation of the first unit of the 373.3-MW Santo Antonio do Jari hydro project on Brazil's Jari River.

U.S. begins spillway gate rehabilitation at 80-MW Green Peter Dam

09/25/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has begun rehabilitation of one of two spillway gates at the 80-MW Green Peter hydroelectric project on Oregon's South Santiam River.

ArcelorMittal supplies steel to 11,200-MW Belo Monte hydro project

09/25/2014

Global steel and mining firm ArcelorMittal says it is supplying 50,000 tons of steel for the 11,200-MW Belo Monte hydroelectric project in Brazil.

Reserve a spot in the HydroVision Brasil 2014 VibroSystM Machine Condition Monitoring Course today

09/22/2014

VibroSystM's Machine Condition Monitoring Course being offered in conjunction with HydroVision Brasil 2014 is a must-attend event for all those working with hydro generators and machinery.

U.S. awards tainter gate repair contract for Nebraska's Harlan County Dam

09/22/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $25.7 million contract to OCCI Inc. to repair tainter gates at Harlan County Dam in Nebraska.

Kyrgyzstan seeks consultants for refurbishment of 1,200-MW Toktogul hydro project

09/19/2014

Kyrgyzstan utility Electric Power Plants (EPP) seeks expressions of interest from consultants to assist in Phases 2 and 3 of the rehabilitation of the 1,200-MW Toktogul hydroelectric project on Kyrgyzstan's Naryn River.

U.S. seeks turbine, generator bearings for hydro projects in Northwest

09/19/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids for babbitted bearing refurbishment and replacement at Corps hydroelectric projects in the Pacific Northwest.

Voith wins award for Lam Ta Khong pumped-storage plant expansion

09/19/2014

The Electricity Generation Authority of Thailand has awarded a contract worth US$64.3 million to Voith Hydro to supply electro-mechanical equipment for an expansion of the 500-MW Lam Ta Khong pumped-storage hydropower plant.

U.S. seeks gate roller chains for three hydro projects in Northwest

09/17/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to fabricate and supply intake gate roller chains for three major hydroelectric projects on the Snake and Columbia rivers.

U.S. extends calls for penstock valves, wicket gate seals for 49-MW Lost Creek Dam

09/16/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadlines for bids to supply replacement penstock butterfly valves and wicket gate seals at 49-MW Lost Creek Dam on Oregon's Rogue River.

Voith Hydro wins contract for Priest Rapids hydro turbine rehabilitations

09/16/2014

Voith Hydro has been awarded a contract to rehabilitate and upgrade 10 Kaplan turbine units at Washington's 912-MW Priest Rapids hydropower plant.

Latin lender funds Colombia's 19.9-MW El Molino, 19.9-MW San Matias hydro projects

09/12/2014

The Inter-American Investment Corp. (IIC) has approved a US$12 million loan for development, construction and operation of the 19.9-MW El Molino and 19.9-MW San Matias hydroelectric projects on Colombia's San Matias River.

U.S. seeks firms to supply turbine maintenance platform for 2,160-MW John Day Dam

09/11/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms able to fabricate and supply a turbine maintenance platform for main unit turbines at 2,160-MW John Day Dam on the Columbia River in Oregon.

Endesa Chile names Voith to equip 150-MW Los Condores hydro project

09/09/2014

Utility Endesa Chile has awarded a contract to Voith Hydro to supply electro-mechanical equipment to the 150-MW Los Condores hydroelectric project being built on Laguna del Maule reservoir in Chile's Region VII.

U.S. awards gate repair contract for Raystown Dam in Pennsylvania

09/05/2014

R. Zoppo Corp. has received a $1.4 million contract to repair tainter gates at Raystown Lake Dam on the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River at Hesston.


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