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The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved loans totalling US$ 106 for Bolivia's Misicuni hydroelectric power (HEP) project
Chinese contractor Sinohydro has won the contract to build the 1.5 GW Coca-Codo-Sinclair hydroelectric power (HEP) scheme in Ecuador.
A fire in the north bank power station of the Kariba dam in Siavonga, Zambia has claimed the lives of two workers.
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's Ministry of Environmental Protection has suspended construction of two dams on the Upper Yangtze River in the southwest of the country.
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.
Queensland Dam Consortium has been appointed to build the AU$ 348 million (US$ 266 million) Wyaralong Dam by Queensland Water Infrastructure (QWI).
Non-governmental organisations, lobby groups and environmentalists are calling on the Ethiopian government to halt construction of the Gilgel Gibe III (Gibe III) hydroelectric dam claiming it threatens the survival of Africa's Lake Turkana, the largest permanent desert lake in the world.
Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) and Halcrow have won a joint venture contract to construct the 330 MW Kishanganga hydro-electric project (HEP) in India.
Construction of Turkey's Ilisu dam has been halted following the withdrawal of export credit guarantees from a consortium of German, Austrian and Swiss insurers.
The Zambian Government has announced a US$ 2.2 billion boost to its hydroelectric power sector.
The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has signed a number of loan agreements totalling US$ 2.3 billion for expansion of the Panama Canal, the biggest ongoing infrastructure project in Latin America.
The Turkish branch of Birdlife International, Doğa Derneği, has staged a protest against the country's Ilısu hydro-electric power (HEP) project.
Amid protests over its environmental impact on the Bui National Park, Ghana's President John Agyekum Kufuor led a ceremony yesterday to divert the flow of the Black Volta River as construction of the 400 MW Bui Dam hydroelectric power (HEP) project started.
The Chinese government has announced its intention to construct over 750 hydro-electric power stations across Tibet in an effort to boost the region's electricity supply, according to state news agencies.
Iran's Energy Ministry has announced plans to construct dams and power plants in 10 countries, according to state news agency Islamic Republic of Iran News Network (IRINN).
The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) has signed a new loan agreement with the Sudanese Government to help finance construction of the controversial Merowe Dam, according to the state-funded Kuwait News Agency (KUNA).