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WaterPower Canada has appointed Carolina Rinfret as its new president...
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Mario Azar named as new Chairman and CEO at Black & Veatch
Mario Azar has been named as the new chairman and CEO of Black & Veatch, taking over from Steve Edwards who retires after 44 years of leading the global infrastructure firm.
Shanna M. Durham named USBR’s Engineer of the Year
Shanna M. Durham, P.E., a senior mechanical engineer in the US Bureau of Reclamation's Technical Service Center in Denver, Colorado, has been named as the Bureau's Engineer of the Year.
Electrical Engineer vacancies at Gilkes
Gilbert Gilkes & Gordon Ltd has opportunities available for a Lead Electrical Engineer and Electrical Engineer to join its well-established engineering organisation, based in the...
Richard Taylor recipient of 2021 IHA Mosonyi Award
The 2021 IHA Mosonyi Award for Excellence in Hydropower has been awarded to Richard Taylor, Director at RMT Renewables Ltd and former CEO of IHA.
IHA announces election results
The International Hydropower Association (IHA) has announced that 18 leaders from across the hydropower sector have been elected to its Board, with the new Board set to begin its...
Nominations open for election to IHA Board
Hydropower leaders from all backgrounds and regions of the world have been encouraged to stand for election to the Board of the International Hydropower Association (IHA).
Community Benefit Sharing Program being rolled out at Tina River hydro project
The Community Benefit Sharing Program (CBSP) developed as part of the Tina River Hydropower Project in the Solomon Islands is gearing up to roll out three significant programs in...
Community gets behind rural electrification program
The Rural Electrification Program, an initiative in the Community Benefit Sharing Program (CBSP) for the 15MW Tina River Hydropower Project in the Solomon Islands, has...
Ashok Khosla named as chair of the hydropower sustainability council
Sustainability pioneer Dr Ashok Khosla has been appointed as independent chair of the global council that governs sustainability guidance for hydropower, the International...
Applications open for women in hydropower mentoring scheme
A mentoring scheme for women in hydropower is now accepting applications for the 2020 - 2021 year.
Hydropower CEOs say sustainable hydro can help Covid-19 recovery efforts
Hydropower needs to be included in economic stimulus packages for renewables to help aid Covid-19 recovery efforts, hydropower CEO’s said in a meeting with the International Energy...
Good practice guidance seeks Indigenous communities’ consent for hydropower development
New sustainability guidance has been developed to give increased confidence to local communities, industry and investors that hydropower projects can be successfully developed...
Nominations now open for Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering
Nominations for the 2021 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering (QEPrize) open around the world today with the winner(s) to be announced in February next year. The QEPrize is awarded to...
Take part in our COVID-19 feature article
Worldwide we are all currently experiencing unsettling times with the emergence of Covid-19. This has had an unprecedented impact on our working and personal lives. At IWP&DC we want...
Hydro Tasmania looking for new CEO as Steve Davy steps down
Hydro Tasmania has announced that its CEO, Steve Davy, is to step down from the business when his contract ends later this year. Executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles has...
Jason Wagner named as USBR’s 2020 Engineer of the Year
Civil Engineer Jason Wagner, P.E., has been named the US Bureau of Reclamation's (USBR) 2020 Engineer of the Year for his work on designing fish passage structures around the West.
New IHA leadership team takes over
A new leadership team has taken the helm of the International Hydropower Association (IHA), with newly elected President Roger Gill joining Chief Executive Eddie Rich.
Industry players support professorship in digitalisation
Aker Solutions, Multiconsult and Digitread have entered into an agreement with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology to support a professorship in digitalization,...
Malcolm Woolf named new CEO and President of NHA
The National Hydropower Association (NHA) has announced that Malcolm Woolf will be its next Chief Executive Officer and President, taking over from Linda Church Ciocci.