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IHA starts search for next chief executive
The International Hydropower Association has begun the search to identify its next Chief Executive as current CEO, Richard M Taylor, has announced his intention to step down and to...
70 most influential people – send your nominations
As part of International Water Power & Dam Construction's 70th anniversary celebrations, we are compiling a list of the 70 people who have had the biggest influence on the hydropower...
Leadership changes at Nalcor Energy
Nalcor Energy has announced changes to the company’s executive leadership team, with the moves expected to allow the company to work towards completing the Muskrat Falls project...
Nominations open for 2019 Mosonyi award
Do you know someone in the industry who has made an outstanding contribution to the hydropower sector? Then why not nominate them for the International Hydropower...
Take part in IWP&DC’s discussion on mental well-being in the workplace
We can all get stressed out at work but at what point does this become a problem?
Vacancy at Canadian Hydropower Association
The Canadian Hydropower Association (CHA) is currently hiring for the position of Manager, Regulatory & Government Affairs. Reporting to the President of the CHA, the Manager,...
Robert Pike new Chief of Dam Safety at USBR
Robert Pike, P.E., has been named the US Bureau of Reclamation's (USBR) Chief of Dam Safety, overseeing the Dam Safety Program, which evaluates safety deficiencies and...
Pascal Radue named President and CEO of GE Renewable Energy Hydro business
GE Renewable Energy has appointed Pascal Radue as President and Chief Executive Officer of its Hydro business, based in Paris.
Arnaud Bellanger to lead Statkraft's French hydro division
Statkraft has announced the appointment of Arnaud Bellanger as managing director of the hydropower division in France.
Markus Rieck becomes new CSO of Voith Hydro
Markus Rieck has taken up position as CSO responsible for sales, marketing and product management of Voith Hydro Holding GmbH & Co. KG (CSO).
IHA launches fellow membership for hydro professionals
Experienced professionals working in the hydropower community can now apply to become a Fellow of the International Hydropower Association (IHA).
Michael Rogers named new president of ICOLD
Michael Rogers has been elected as the new president of the International Commission of Large Dams (ICOLD), taking over from outgoing president Anton Schleiss.
New applicants sought for Women in Hydropower Mentorship Program
The Women in Hydropower Mentorship Program has announced that it is now accepting applications.
Mass resignations at Manitoba Hydro Board
Several members of the Manitoba Hydro-Electric Board have resigned, claiming that the government of Manitoba has lost confidence in the board.
Panel of experts wanted for Lesotho Highlands Water Project Phase II
The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) is inviting Expressions of Interest from engineering specialists interested in serving on the Panel of Experts for Phase II of...
New director for California DWR in wake of Oroville report
Karla Nemeth has been appointed the director of the California Department of Water Resources following the exit of previous director Grant Davis, shortly after the release of...
IHA Board election results announced
The International Hydropower Association (IHA) has announced the results of the 2017-2019 IHA Board elections.
Ken Hansen receives lifetime achievement award from USSD
Kenneth D. (Ken) Hansen has been selected by the US Society on Dams (USSD) to receive its 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award. Ken Hansen is one of the most widely recognized...
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...