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Kenneth D. (Ken) Hansen has been selected by the US Society on Dams (USSD)...
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Gessesse to lead MWH’s hydropower operations in East Africa
MWH, now part of Stantec, a global engineering, consulting and construction firm, has appointed Aklile Gessesse to lead the company’s waterpower and dams group in Ethiopia. Gessesse...
MWH names David Rupay as new leader of Canadian hydropower operations
MWH, now part of Stantec, has announced it has hired David Rupay to lead the company’s Canadian hydropower and dam operations. Rupay will serve as the client service manager – Canada...
New president for Brüel & Kjær Vibro
Brüel & Kjær Vibro, supplier of machine protection and condition monitoring systems and solutions for rotating machinery, has named Roderik Wiedemeier as President and Managing Director.
Rick Miller receives Dr. Kenneth Henwood Award
One of the hydropower industry’s most prestigious awards has been given to Rick Miller, in recognition of his dedication to hydropower throughout his career, which has spanned nearly...
Dam honours in hall of fame
The National Inventors Hall of Fame, in partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), has announced that the 2016 inductees include Harriet Strong.
US hydro industry mourns death of Julie Keil
Julie A Keil, a prominent figure in the US hydro industry for many years, sadly died on 24 November. Her most recent posts were held at GEI consultants and as chair of the Low...
Dambuster medal auction will help build lifesaving sand dam
The Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) and Bar awarded to Flight Lieutenant John Vere, who subsequently became one of the central figures of the legendary Dambusters raid in 1943, is to...
HR Wallingford scientist receives US government award for heroism
HR Wallingford’s Professor Andrew Manning has been awarded the Exemplary Act Award by the US Department of the Interior’s US Geological Survey (USGS), in recognition of a heroic act...
IHA Board results announced
The International Hydropower Association has announced the results of the recent election of the association Board, with members to serve for the period to October 2017.
John Briscoe dies at 66
John Briscoe, a leading authority on water resources and great friend to many in the industry, has sadly died aged 66 following a long illness.
IHA introduces Mosonyi Award 2015, calls for proposals
The International Hydropower Association has launched the Mosonyi Award for excellence in hydropower to recognise outstanding contributions to the sector, and is now accepting...
Take the next step on your career ladder via our LinkedIn group
Are you looking to move up in your career, or want to take on a new challenge in your working life? Then why not take a look at the jobs section on International Water Power &...
Winternitz joins GEI Consultants
GEI Consultants has announced that Leo H Winternitz has joined the firm in its Rancho Cordova, California office to provide expert advisory services on waterways restoration,...
Pacific Hydro appoints new CEO
The Board of energy company Pacific Hydro has appointed Michael Fuge as CEO, effective early July 2014.
Magnus Hall named new President and CEO of Vattenfall
Vattenfall's Board of Directors has appointed Magnus Hall as the new President and CEO of the Swedish utility, succeeding Øystein Løseth.
Hydro Tasmania looking for hydro families
Hydro Tasmania is seeking help as part of a project to celebrate its Centenary later this year.
Hydro Tasmania manager appointed to IHA Board
Andrew Scanlon, a senior manager with Hydro Tasmania, has been appointed to the Board of the International Hydropower Association (IHA).
New head of west hydropower operations at Parsons Brinckerhoff
Consulting firm Parsons Brinckerhoff has named Matthew Chan as Assistant Vice President and West Hydropower Operations Manager in its Portland, Oregon office.
Call for referees – Dam Engineering
Would you be interesting in reviewing papers from your peers for publication in our sister title, Dam Engineering?
Young engineers making their mark
In the March 2014 issue, International Water Power & Dam Construction will be profiling engineers under 36 who are making a big impact on the industry.