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Strabag Oman awarded new dam contracts
21 December, 2020
Strabag Oman LLC, a subsidiary of Strabag International GmbH, has been awarded contracts for two new flood protection dams in the Muscat Governorate.
Andritz to supply turbines to Hatta pumped storage plant, Dubai
03 October, 2019
Andritz has announced it has signed a contract – as part of a consortium with the European construction group Strabag – with Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) to supply and commission the entire electro and hydro-mechanical equipment for the Hatta pumped storage plant in Dubai.
Further tunneling work for Strabag on Chile’s Alto Maipo project
14 June, 2018
Construction group Strabag has been awarded an additional contract valued at €800 million for a further construction section at the 530MW Alto Maipo hydropower complex in Chile. The deal means Strabag has been contracted for €1.5 billion worth of work on the scheme.
Pipeline installation underway at Alto Maipo, Chile
07 June, 2017
Work is currently underway on the installation of a 1600mm pipeline at the Alto Maipo hydropower complex in Chile, with completion expected in September 2017.
Pöyry to work on Alto Maipo hydropower plant, Chile
06 February, 2017
Pöyry has won an engineering services assignment for the Alto Maipo hydropower project located in the Maipo river basin, Chile.
New pumped storage planned for Ireland
13 January, 2016
Plans have been announced for a new 360MW pumped storage plant at the former Silvermines mining site in north Tipperary, Ireland.
Consortium to build Vranduk plant, Bosnia-Herzegovina
11 January, 2016
A consortium led by Austrian group Strabag and including Croation company Končar is to build the 20MW Vranduk power plant on the river Bosna in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Pumped storage: underground challenges
02 July, 2014
As Europe’s push for wind and solar drives pumped storage, part of the design and maintenance challenge for hydro lies underground. Report by Patrick Reynolds
Pumped storage: the future in Germany
26 June, 2014
A recent study shows that pumped storage could reduce the need for new gas power plants in Germany and help with the integration of renewable energies from 2030.
North American Project of the Year – Niagara tunnel project
17 July, 2013
The Niagara tunnel project officially came into operation in March 2013, to provide renewable power to Ontario for the next 100 years. The project has been selected by International Water Power & Dam Construction as the North American project of the year for 2013. Michael Stewart, Ontario’s Senior Economic Officer in the UK, provides details on this impressive undertaking.
Niagara tunnel project complete
08 April, 2013
The Niagara Tunnel project has been successfully completed in Ontario – the largest hydroelectric project to come into service in the Canadian province for the past 50 years the government has announced.
Boring issues at Vianden
05 March, 2013
The capacity of the Vianden pumped storage plant in Luxembourg has been increased. A newly developed raise boring rig was used to build a vertical pressure shaft at the project.
26 December, 2012
Strabag International, Bereich Tiefbau
26 December, 2012
TBMs take center stage
27 September, 2011
Here we take a look at some of the latest hydro schemes under development where a tunnel boring machine (TBM) is playing a starring role
‘Big Becky’ breaks through at Niagara Tunnel project
16 May, 2011
The world’s largest hard rock boring machine – named Big Becky – has successfully achieved breakthrough at the Niagara Tunnel Project, Ontario Power Generation has announced.
Nearing breakthrough at Niagara
21 February, 2011
Richard Everdell is the project director for Ontario Power Generation’s Niagara tunnel project. He gives IWP&DC an update on how work is progressing
10 August, 2010
Progress is pushing ahead on OPG’s Niagara power tunnel after earlier geological difficulties. By Patrick Reynolds
Focus on refurbishment
08 July, 2010
Over the past few years there have been some impressive refurbishment projects undertaken in the hydro power and dams industry. Here, IWP&DC presents details on 10 of the most interesting and innovative projects underway or recently completed in North America
02 March, 2010
IWP&DC presents details on the latest equipment available on the market for tunnelling work at hydro power projects