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Major milestone at Dasu hydropower project, Pakistan
22 February, 2023
A major milestone has been reached at the 4320MW Dasu hydropower...
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“Solid construction progress” being made at Snowy 2.0 says developer
Monday, February 13, 2023 by Solid construction progress is occurring at the Snowy 2.0 hydropower project, Snowy Hydro has said, despite the temporary halt of one of the project’s TBMs following the discovery of...

WAPDA to add 10,000MW of hydropower by 2030
Thursday, February 09, 2023 by The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has announced it will add as much as 10,000MW of hydroelectricity to the installed power generation capacity of the country...

Mohmand Dam Project likely to be completed in 2026 says WAPDA
Wednesday, January 25, 2023 by The 800MW Mohmand dam project on the River Swat in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province is likely to be completed in 2026, WAPDA has announced, confirming that construction is...

Work starts on the Sambangalou hydroelectric dam in Senegal
Monday, January 09, 2023 by Vinci has announced that construction work has started on the 128MW Sambangalou hydroelectric dam near Kédougou, in the south of Senegal.

Dasu diversion system to be completed in May 2023
Wednesday, January 04, 2023 by The critical diversion system which forms a key part of development of the 4320MW Dasu hydropower project in Pakistan is to be completed in May this year, with power generation...

Snowy 2.0 monitoring headrace tunnel as surface depression emerges
Monday, December 19, 2022 by A surface depression that has emerged above a headrace tunnel at the Snowy 2.0 hydropower project in Australia.

Aecon consortium wins civil construction contract for John Hart Dam Seismic Upgrade
Monday, December 12, 2022 by Aecon-EBC General Partnership (AEGP), a consortium led by Aecon (60%) and including EBC (40%), has been awarded the first phase of a $245 million two-phase civil construction contract...

Waimea Water gives update on dam construction project
Tuesday, November 29, 2022 by Construction work on the Waimea Community Dam in New Zealand is now approximately 80% complete, with 11 months and $40 million of spend remaining, Waimea Water has reported in...

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...

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