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Bauer completes cut-off wall construction at Monte Grande Dam
15 July, 2020
A cut-off wall to seal off the dam base at the Monte Grande Dam in...
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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...

Diversion tunnels complete at Site C Dam
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 by Peace River Hydro Partners (PRHP) has reached a major milestone at the Site C dam project in British Columbia, Canada, with completion of the two Peace River diversion tunnels. Work...

Construction set to start on floating solar plant at Albanian hydro facility
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 by Construction is expected to start atthe end of this month on a 2MWp floating solar pilot project at the Banja hydropower plant in Albania.

Opening ceremony held for Yusufeli dam in Turkey
Monday, June 08, 2020 by An official opening ceremony was held for the Yusufeli Dam on the Çoruh River in northeastern Artvin province of Turkey at the weekend, with the country’s president Recep Tayyip...

Tunnel excavation work starts on LHWP Phase II
Thursday, June 04, 2020 by Excavation work has started this week on two diversion tunnels which form an important part of the Lethostho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) Phase II, the Lesotho Highlands...

NHPC exploring hydro, solar projects in Ladakh
Monday, June 01, 2020 by NHPC Ltd in India is looking at ways to move forward with the development of hydropower and solar power projects in the Union Territory of Ladakh

First turbine inaugurated at Ilisu dam
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 by Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan yesterday inaugurated the first turbine of the Ilısu Dam and hydroelectric power plant on the Tigris River.

Sunwater’s Fairbairn Dam upgrade hits milestone
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 by A project that will ensure the long-term viability of one of the biggest dams in Queensland, Australia, has hit an important milestone, Sunwater has announced.

Construction work starts on the Hüscherabach small hydropower plant, Switzerland
Monday, May 11, 2020 by Construction work has begun on the 1.9MW Hüscherabach hydropower plant in the Splügen region in the Swiss canton of Grisons, with the project set to replace an old plant built in the 1930s.

USBR resumes seismic safety project at Boca Dam
Monday, April 20, 2020 by The US Bureau of Reclamation is to resume a seismic safety modification project at Boca Dam near Truckee in California today, following its seasonal closure in November 2019, with...

Stakraft temporarily halts construction of Tidong and Los Lagos projects due to COVID-19
Thursday, April 09, 2020 by Statkraft has announced that construction work on the 100MW Tidong hydropower project in India and the 52MW Los Lagos hydropower project in Chile have been temporarily put on hold due...

Shuakhevi project in Georgia commences commercial production
Friday, April 03, 2020 by Commercial operations have begun at the 178MW Shuakhevi hydropower project in southwest Georgia, Adjaristsqali Georgia LLC (AGL) has announced.

Dasu project set to start generating in 2024 as construction gains momentum
Monday, March 09, 2020 by The 4320MW Dasu hydropower project in Pakistan is on track to start generating electricity in 2024, Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain...

WAPDA chairman confident Mohmand Dam will be completed in 2025
Monday, February 17, 2020 by The Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) should complete work on the 800MW Mohmand Dam by 2025, Chairman Lt Gen. Muzammil Hussain (Retd) has said.

Work underway on cut-off wall for flood protection in Germany
Thursday, November 14, 2019 by Bauer Spezialtiefbau GmbH is well underway with the construction of a mixed-inplace (MIP) cut-off wall, an essential part of the work needed to relocate a dike on the Rhine river...

Bauer wins further work on Herbert Hoover Dike, US
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by Bauer Foundation Corp., the US subsidiary of Bauer Spezialtiefbau GmbH, has been commissioned with the execution of approximately 13.5 km stretch of cut-off wall at the Herbert...

Rosshaupten dam reopens in Germany following remediation project
Thursday, October 10, 2019 by Rosshaupten reservoir dam is fully open and operational in Germany following a 16-month remediation project. The project was successfully completed in July 2019, with the opening...

320MW Nizhne-Bureyskaya hydro plant online in Russia
Wednesday, October 09, 2019 by The 320MW Nizhne-Bureyskaya hydropower in the Amur region of the Far Eastern Federal District is now online, Russian power generator RusHydro has announced.

Groundbreaking for project to improve cutthroat trout passage at Derby Dam
Monday, September 16, 2019 by Construction of the largest horizontal fish screen in the US has started, with the project set to restore watershed connectivity and promote recovery of the federally threatened...

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