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Waimea Water gives update on dam construction project
29 November, 2022
Construction work on the Waimea Community Dam in New Zealand is...
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Diamer Basha dam is a ‘significant project for economy’ says Federal minister
Friday, November 11, 2022 by The Diamer Basha Dam being built by the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) on the River Indus is a significant project for the national economy, said Federal...

TBM launched on hydropower and irrigation scheme
Wednesday, November 09, 2022 by Construction has begun on the 13.1km headrace tunnel which forms a key part of the Sunkoshi Marin Diversion Multipurpose Project (SMDMP) in Nepal.

Milestone for Snowy 2.0 as first tunnel completed
Wednesday, October 19, 2022 by Snowy Hydro is celebrating the completion of excavation for its first tunnel for Snowy 2.0, with the Lady Eileen Hudson tunnel boring machine (TBM) reaching the location of the...

Efforts underway to complete Dasu hydro project diversion system by April 2023
Monday, September 26, 2022 by Concerted efforts are being made to complete the diversion system of the 4320MW Dasu Hydropower Project in Pakistan by April 2023 following recent floods in the area, with...

Construction starts on Toddbrook reservoir restoration project
Friday, September 23, 2022 by Major construction work has now started to restore Toddbrook Reservoir in Whaley Bridge, after the project’s 1970s-built spillway was damaged following torrential rain in summer 2019....

Bridge contract awarded as part of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project phase II
Thursday, September 08, 2022 by The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) has awarded WRES Senqu Bridge Joint Venture the contract for the construction of the Senqu Bridge - the largest of the three...

Mosul dam rehab wins outstanding project award
Tuesday, August 02, 2022 by The Mosul Dam Rehabilitation Project in Iraq has been named the winner of the Deep Foundation Institute’s (DFI) 2022 Outstanding Project Award.

Carpi Tech completes waterproofing works on Santa Maria dam
Wednesday, July 27, 2022 by Carpi Tech has finalized the waterproofing works on the upstream face of Santa Maria cofferdam in Sinaloa state, Mexico, the company said on its LinkedIn.

Concrete pour starts at Rogun dam, Tajikistan
Monday, July 25, 2022 by Concrete pour has commenced for construction of the core dam at the Rogun hydropower project in Tajikistan, civil works contractor WeBuild has announced, marking a major milestone...

Nenggiri project breaks ground in Malaysia
Monday, July 04, 2022 by Construction work has begun on the 300MW Nenggiri hydroelectric project in Malaysia, with the official groundbreaking ceremony having taken place in mid June.

Strabag selected for Coire Glas exploratory works
Friday, May 13, 2022 by After a rigorous tendering process, SSE Renewables has selected Strabag UK to undertake the exploratory works for the 150MW Coire Glas project in Scotland, the first large-scale...

Baihetan crane passes load test
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 by The dam gantry crane at the Baihetan Hydropower Station this month passed the load test, China Three Gorges Corporation has announced. The main hook of the dam crest gantry crane can...

Diamer-Bhasha Dam to be lifeline for Pakistan’s economy, says PM, amid calls for early completion
Monday, April 25, 2022 by Pakistan Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has said that completion of the 4500MW Diamer-Bhasha dam project will serve as future lifeline for country’s economy, augmenting...

Third TBM commissioned for Snowy 2.0
Monday, April 04, 2022 by The third and final tunnel boring machine (TBM) has been commissioned for Snowy 2.0, the pumped-hydro expansion of the iconic Snowy Mountains scheme in Australia

Work underway on Upper Trishuli 1 project, Nepal
Friday, March 11, 2022 by Preparatory works for construction of the 216MW Upper Trishuli 1 run-of-river hydropower project in Nepal have begun, Tractebel has announced.

El Chaparral works enter final stage
Thursday, February 03, 2022 by Work on the El Chaparral hydroelectric project in northeastern El Salvado is almost finished, contractor Rodio Swissboring has announced.

Underground construction starts on Kidston pumped storage project, Australia
Monday, January 24, 2022 by Underground excavation works have begun at the 250MW Kidston pumped storage project in Queensland, Australia, Genex Power has announced.

Karot generator ready for commissioning
Tuesday, January 11, 2022 by The first generator at the Karot hydropower plant in Pakistan is ready for commissioning, paving the way for the project’s full operation this year.

TBM breaks through at Chile’s Los Condores project
Friday, January 07, 2022 by A major milestone has been reached at the 150MW Los Condores Hydroelectric Power Project in Chile, with a Robbins 4.6m diameter Crossover machine having bored a 3.3km long tunnel...

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