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Construction progressing on Little Long Dam Safety project, Canada
07 April, 2021
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Access tunnel complete at Mohmand Dam, work continues across different sites
Wednesday, April 07, 2021 by The access tunnel to allow swift excavation of diversion tunnels at Mohmand Dam in Pakistan has been completed, with construction work progressing simultaneously on nine different...

MHWirth pile top drill rigs utilised at Boone Dam repair project
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 by MHWirth has announced that its pile top drill rigs have recently finished drilling works for the new underground cut-off wall at the Boone Dam repair project in Tennessee, US.

Repair plan unveiled for Toddbrook Reservoir
Tuesday, March 23, 2021 by The Canal & River Trust charity has unveiled a permanent repair plan for restoring Toddbrook Reservoir in Whaley Bridge, England, UK.

First TBM commissioned for Snowy 2.0
Friday, March 19, 2021 by The first of three technologically advanced tunnel-boring machines (TBMs) assigned to Snowy 2.0 has been commissioned, marking a major milestone for the Australian renewable energy project.

Flood repair works completed at Fred Haigh Dam
Friday, February 19, 2021 by Works to repair scour damage downstream of the Fred Haigh Dam spillway near Gin Gin in Queensland, Australia, have recently been completed, SunWater has announced.

Nam Theun 1 breaks RCC placement record
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 by At the end of January 2021, the Nam Theun 1 Hydropower Project in Laos PDR broke the World Record for RCC Placement in a single month.

Early works programme starts at Kidston pumped storage
Wednesday, December 23, 2020 by Following the news yesterday on the final investment decision for the 250MW Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro Project (K2-Hydro) in Australia, developer Genex Power has announced that it...

Strabag Oman awarded new dam contracts
Monday, December 21, 2020 by Strabag Oman LLC, a subsidiary of Strabag International GmbH, has been awarded contracts for two new flood protection dams in the Muscat Governorate.

Plans move forward for the Atta Abad Lake project, Pakistan
Friday, September 25, 2020 by Construction work on the 50MW Atta Abad Lake hydropower project in Gilgit Baltistan (GB) is likely to begin next year upon completion of feasibility studies, the Pakistan Water and...

Bauer completes cut-off wall construction at Monte Grande Dam
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 by A cut-off wall to seal off the dam base at the Monte Grande Dam in the southwestern province of Barahona in the Dominican Republic has been successfully completed, Bauer has announced.

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.

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