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Dams are vital to meet power and water challenges says Pakistan PM
The construction of new dams and reservoirs is vital to meet the impending challenges of water shortage and power generation in Pakistan, the country’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has said.
W Resources completes dam at Spanish mine
Mining company W Resources Plc has successfully completed the construction of a new water dam at the La Parrilla mine in Spain to resolve an issue of high water levels and allow...
Tender for Polihali Transfer Tunnel construction, Lesotho
The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) has launched the tender for the construction of the Polihali Transfer Tunnel – a major contract in Phase II of the Lesotho...
Granite wins dam construction contract in Texas, US
Granite Construction has won a $160 million contract from the Upper Trinity Regional Water District for work on the Leon Hurse Dam project in Ladonia, Texas.
Construction progressing on Little Long Dam Safety project, Canada
Ontario Power Generation has announced that work is progressing on the Little Long Dam Safety project in northeast Ontario, Canada, with the project set to improve dam safety on...
Access tunnel complete at Mohmand Dam, work continues across different sites
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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...