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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.

French engineer seeks turbine renovation at 4-MW Bazacle hydro project

09/05/2014

Hydropower engineer Hydrostadium seeks bids to renovate turbines and ancillary equipment of the 4-MW Bazacle hydroelectric project on France's Garonne River.

Canada utility seeks wicket gates refurbishment at 133-MW Great Falls hydro project

09/04/2014

Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro seeks bids to refurbish turbine wicket gates at the 133-MW Great Falls hydroelectric project in Manitoba.

Gate installation begins at Laos' 1,285-MW Xayaburi hydropower plant

09/02/2014

The first "significant" hydraulic steel structures are now being installed at the 1,285-MW Xayaburi hydroelectric plant in Laos, consulting engineers KGAL and Whesseo report.

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

08/29/2014

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

Porse takes new position with Mavel Americas

08/28/2014

N. Christian Porse is now project manager with Mavel Americas Inc.

Slovenia utility seeks debris removal, outlet repairs at 21-MW Moste hydro project

08/27/2014

Slovenia hydropower utility Savske Elektrarne Ljubljana d.o.o. seeks bids for the second phase of rehabilitation of the 21-MW Moste hydroelectric project on Slovenia's Sava River.

U.S. awards turbine runner, gate replacement contracts at 80-MW Denison Dam

08/21/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded contracts for turbine runner replacement and flood gate replacement at the 80-MW Denison Dam hydroelectric project in Texas.

HydroVision International 2015 announces call for abstracts, panelists

08/20/2014

HydroVision International is now accepting abstract submissions for the Technical Papers track of the 2015 conference program, Hydro Review and HRW-Hydro Review Worldwide magazines Managing Editor Elizabeth Ingram announces. In addition, for the second year, the organizers have issued a call for panelists for the Panel Presentation track.

Voith wins hydro equipment orders for 111-MW Rasuwaghadi in Nepal, 690-MW Salal in India

08/19/2014

Hydropower equipment manufacturer Voith has received orders to equip the 111-MW Rasuwaghadi hydroelectric project in Nepal and to supply six new turbine runners for the 690-MW Salal hydroelectric project in India.

Pakistan extends consultant call for 1,300-MW Tarbela Dam 5th Extension

08/19/2014

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has extended the deadline for expressions of interest for project preparation and design of the 1,300-MW Tarbela Dam 5th Extension hydroelectric project.


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