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Peer reviewed paper - Dam Engineering
18 December, 2013
Impact of Near-Fault vs. Far-Field Ground Motions on the Seismic Response of an Arch Dam with Respect to Foundation Type by M A Hariri-Ardebili and V E Saouma

Kemijoki Oy outsources hydro operations and maintenance
18 December, 2013
Kemijoki Oy has signed an agreement to outsource operations and maintenance of 16 hydropower plants in Finland to Caverion.

BHA names new CEO
18 December, 2013
Simon Hamlyn has been named the new Chief Executive Officer of the British Hydropower Association (BHA), taking over from David Williams, who is retiring after eight years in the position on 22 January 2014.

Federal loan guarantee and financing completed for Muskrat Falls project, Canada
17 December, 2013
The Honourable Kathy Dunderdale, Premier of the Canadian Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, has announced the completion of the federal loan guarantee and financing for the 824MW Muskrat Falls Hydroelectric Project.

Call for tender - Ports of Normandy Authority
17 December, 2013
A call for tender has been issued for the production and installation of metal foundations for Marine Renewable Energies in the port of Cherbourg.

600MW pumped storage scheme gets approval from Scottish Govt
16 December, 2013
Plans for development of a 600MW pumped storage scheme in the Great Glen, Scotland, have taken a step forward with news that Scottish Ministers have granted consents for the project.

Voith to equip Indonesian small hydro plants
16 December, 2013
Voith is to supply the complete electromechanical equipment to the Pusaka I and III hydropower plants in the Indonesian province of West Java.

Modeling, mapping and consequences
13 December, 2013
Profiling dam safety work recently undertaken by AMEC for the US Army Corps of Engineers and Pacific Gas and Electric .

Robotic inspections
13 December, 2013
The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) is developing robotic technology for the inspection of vertical structures, including dam walls.

Living with the risk of failure
13 December, 2013
IWP&DC interviews Lori C Spragens, Executive Director of ASDSO, to find out the latest dam safety issues across the US.

On site with Portadam
13 December, 2013
Portadam is a versatile temporary dam solution that can be used for many applications in a variety of aquatic environments.

The tiger’s tale
13 December, 2013
Proven in disasters around the globe, the Tiger Dam system can replace the need for hundreds of sandbags and be deployed within 90 seconds.

IDB helps fund Alto Maipo project, Chile
12 December, 2013
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has agreed a $195M loan as part of a financing package valued at more than $1.2B for development of the 531MW Alto Maipo hydroelectric project in Chile.

Record breaking inspection for Hibbard Inshore
12 December, 2013
Underwater service provider Hibbard Inshore has announced it has recently broken the record for the longest distance tunnel inspection performed by a tethered vehicle during work on the Snowy Hydro Scheme in Cooma, Australia.

Alstom to provide new units to Santo Antonio, Brazil
09 December, 2013
Alstom is to supply additional equipment to the Santo Antonio hydro plant in Brazil in a contract worth around €80M.

ADB to fund refurb of hydro project in Tajikistan
09 December, 2013
The Asian Development Bank is to provide its largest ever grant to Tajikistan to fund refurbishment and increase power capacity at the 240MW Golovnaya hydroelectric project.

Sierra Rutile to buy power from small hydro scheme
09 December, 2013
Sierra Rutile Limited has agreed to acquire power produced from Smol Pawa Sierra Leone Ltd’s planned Moyamba hydro project.

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