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Turbine installation starts at Julius Nyerere project, Tanzania
23 August, 2021
A joint venture of The Arab Contractors and Elsewedy Electric has...
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Breakthrough achieved at Polihali diversion tunnels
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 by A significant milestone has been achieved in the construction of Phase II of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) with the double breakthrough of the two diversion tunnels on...

Tarbela 5th Extension project breaks ground
Friday, August 13, 2021 by Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan yesterday performed the ground breaking for the US$807 million Tarbela 5th Extention Hydropower Project (T-5), being developed under the...

Milestone at Mohmand dam as two portions of diversion tunnel connected
Tuesday, August 10, 2021 by The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has announced that two portions of Diversion Tunnel 2 at the Mohmand Dam project have been connected with precision, marking...

Dams are vital to meet power and water challenges says Pakistan PM
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 by The construction of new dams and reservoirs is vital to meet the impending challenges of water shortage and power generation in Pakistan, the country’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has said.

W Resources completes dam at Spanish mine
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 by Mining company W Resources Plc has successfully completed the construction of a new water dam at the La Parrilla mine in Spain to resolve an issue of high water levels and allow...

Tender for Polihali Transfer Tunnel construction, Lesotho
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 by The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) has launched the tender for the construction of the Polihali Transfer Tunnel – a major contract in Phase II of the Lesotho...

Granite wins dam construction contract in Texas, US
Tuesday, May 04, 2021 by Granite Construction has won a $160 million contract from the Upper Trinity Regional Water District for work on the Leon Hurse Dam project in Ladonia, Texas.

Construction progressing on Little Long Dam Safety project, Canada
Wednesday, April 07, 2021 by Ontario Power Generation has announced that work is progressing on the Little Long Dam Safety project in northeast Ontario, Canada, with the project set to improve dam safety on...

Access tunnel complete at Mohmand Dam, work continues across different sites
Wednesday, April 07, 2021 by The access tunnel to allow swift excavation of diversion tunnels at Mohmand Dam in Pakistan has been completed, with construction work progressing simultaneously on nine different...

MHWirth pile top drill rigs utilised at Boone Dam repair project
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 by MHWirth has announced that its pile top drill rigs have recently finished drilling works for the new underground cut-off wall at the Boone Dam repair project in Tennessee, US.

Repair plan unveiled for Toddbrook Reservoir
Tuesday, March 23, 2021 by The Canal & River Trust charity has unveiled a permanent repair plan for restoring Toddbrook Reservoir in Whaley Bridge, England, UK.

First TBM commissioned for Snowy 2.0
Friday, March 19, 2021 by The first of three technologically advanced tunnel-boring machines (TBMs) assigned to Snowy 2.0 has been commissioned, marking a major milestone for the Australian renewable energy project.

Flood repair works completed at Fred Haigh Dam
Friday, February 19, 2021 by Works to repair scour damage downstream of the Fred Haigh Dam spillway near Gin Gin in Queensland, Australia, have recently been completed, SunWater has announced.

Nam Theun 1 breaks RCC placement record
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 by At the end of January 2021, the Nam Theun 1 Hydropower Project in Laos PDR broke the World Record for RCC Placement in a single month.

Early works programme starts at Kidston pumped storage
Wednesday, December 23, 2020 by Following the news yesterday on the final investment decision for the 250MW Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro Project (K2-Hydro) in Australia, developer Genex Power has announced that it...

Strabag Oman awarded new dam contracts
Monday, December 21, 2020 by Strabag Oman LLC, a subsidiary of Strabag International GmbH, has been awarded contracts for two new flood protection dams in the Muscat Governorate.

Plans move forward for the Atta Abad Lake project, Pakistan
Friday, September 25, 2020 by Construction work on the 50MW Atta Abad Lake hydropower project in Gilgit Baltistan (GB) is likely to begin next year upon completion of feasibility studies, the Pakistan Water and...

Bauer completes cut-off wall construction at Monte Grande Dam
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 by A cut-off wall to seal off the dam base at the Monte Grande Dam in the southwestern province of Barahona in the Dominican Republic has been successfully completed, Bauer has announced.

Diamer Basha Dam being pursued ‘vigorously’ says Wapda
Friday, June 26, 2020 by Construction work is expected to start very soon on the main dam at the 4500MW Diamer Basha project, the Pakistan Water & Power Authority (WAPDA) has said, with machinery and...

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