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Vertical work - ALH takes the mast climber market's temperature
Lindsey Anderson takes the temperature of the mast climber market across North America
Fraco goes to work on slanted, 220-foot dam
Canadian mast climbing manufacturer Fraco Products faced a difficult challenge installing masts on a tilted dam face.
Bidding on Belo Monte Dam suspended
A Brazilian federal court judge has suspended bidding for the construction and operation of the Belo Monte Dam on the Xingu River in the Amazon.
Bidder pulls out of Belo Monte dam
Only one consortium left in the running for the US$ 10.7 billion hydroelectric power project.
Tender date set for Belo Monte Dam
The tender deadline for the concession contract regarding construction and operation of Brazil’s Belo Monte dam has been confirmed as 20 April 2010 by the Brazilian Mines and Energy Ministry.
Brazil's Belo Monte dam given environmental licence
Controversial Belo Monte dam given environmental licence paving the way for the start of the tendering process.
Columbian HEP for Impregilo
An Impregilo led consortium has won the contract to construct a hydroelectric power (HEP) plant on the river Sogamoso in north-western Columbia, about 40 km from the city of Bucaramanga.
Final Panama Canal contract awarded
A consortium of Spain’s FCC, Mexico’s ICA and Costa Rica’s Meco has won the final Panama Canal dry-excavation contract with a US$ 267.8 million bid.
BSP supplies "heavy weights" for New Orleans' surge barrier
BSP supplies two heavy-duty hydraulic piling for construction of New Orleans' surge barrier
Clean power - Richard High reports from Chile's 158 MW La Confluencia HEP
With low fossil fuel reserves and an increasing reliance on imported natural gas the Chilean government is expanding its hydro-electric power (HEP) generating capabilities. One of the largest projects currently under construction is the US$ 350 million, 158 MW La Confluencia. Richard High reports.
IDB approves loan for Bolivia's Misicuni HEP project
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved loans totalling US$ 106 for Bolivia's Misicuni hydroelectric power (HEP) project
Sinohydro wins US$ 2 billion Ecuadorian HEP project
Chinese contractor Sinohydro has won the contract to build the 1.5 GW Coca-Codo-Sinclair hydroelectric power (HEP) scheme in Ecuador.
Dam fire kills two
A fire in the north bank power station of the Kariba dam in Siavonga, Zambia has claimed the lives of two workers.
Jinsha River Dams
The Jinsha River (River of Golden Sands) is the name of the 2300 km-long section of the Yangtze River from Yushu in Qinghai Province to Yibin in Sichuan.
China stops dam construction
China's Ministry of Environmental Protection has suspended construction of two dams on the Upper Yangtze River in the southwest of the country.
China to finance Mpanda Nkuwa Hydro-electric dam
The Export-Import Bank of China (China Exim Bank) is to finance construction of the US$ 2 billion Mpanda Nkuwa Hydro-electric dam in the northern Tete province of Mozambique.
Wyaralong Dam Project: Environmental Assessment
Wyaralong Dam Project: Environmental Assessment
Wyaralong Dam Project: Timeline
Wyaralong Dam Project: Timeline
Wyaralong Dam Project: Key Facts
Wyaralong Dam Project: Key Facts
Wyaralong Dam consortium announced
Queensland Dam Consortium has been appointed to build the AU$ 348 million (US$ 266 million) Wyaralong Dam by Queensland Water Infrastructure (QWI).
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