Corps awards contract for work at 810-MW Lower Granite hydropower facility

WALLA WALLA, Wash. 6/27/12 (PennWell) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract to G&W Supply of Washington for work at the 810-MW Lower Granite hydroelectric plant.

The contract, worth US$141,422, calls for the supply of two central non-overflow vertical turbine pumps and two navigation lock vertical turbine pumps.

The Corps most recently solicited bids for the work in April.

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Corps awards contract for surveying and mapping work in northwestern United States

WALLA WALLA, Wash. 5/23/12 (PennWell) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract worth US$5 million to Rogers Surveying Inc. for surveying and mapping services in the Corps’ Northwestern Division.
The contract — last offered in June 2011 — calls for the Washington-based firm to survey and map in Oregon, Washington and Idaho, with possible work in Wyoming, Montana, Utah and Nevada.

Services are to include:
— Conventional land surveying;
— High-order geodetic-type surveys incorporating FGCC modified SRMDS method differential leveling for electronic digital barcode leveling systems in support of project precise leveling tasks and three-dimensional dam deformation analysis;
— Single-beam transect and topographic bathymetric surveys designed for riverbed condition analysis; and
— Global positioning system surveys.

The contract’s duration is a base period of one year, with an option for four additional years. Each additional period will not exceed $1 million.