News Archive

New senior appointments at KGAL
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With immediate effect Ken Grubb (KGAL proprietor and former MD) becomes KGAL’s Executive Chairman and Russ Digby and Dave Griffiths take on the joint roles of regional MD. 

MIV delivery to Foyers
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KGAL oversees the delivery of two new MIVs at Foyers power station, Loch Ness.

Up to 17 small hydropower schemes in Sabah
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KGAL has secured an international contract worth around £18m to project manage the feasibility and development of a series of small hydropower schemes in the Malaysian State of Sabah.

Remote working for SSE
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SSE plans to modernise a hydro power plant on the Isle of Skye and has asked us to project manage the scheme. The task, the remoteness of which creates its own set of challenges, will require a combination of new, replacement and refurbished components to extend the life of the plant by up to 50 years

Locked in to luxury
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In Malaysia's Puteri Harbour lies Emerald Bay: a luxury marina development of waterside homes and recreational facilities. But with the harbour's tidal range of almost four meters the developers needed a boat lock installed­ to ensure inland water levels were maintained before flooding the man-made marina lagoon.

Tied to tidal energy
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The Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon is an exciting hydro-electric project designed to generate power from the rise and fall in sea levels. We have been asked by Atkins to provide the outline design for the eight sluice gates, stoplogs and the associated hoisting gear

Massive progress at Xayaburi
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After a long process of preparation, the first significant hydraulic steel structures are now being installed by the Whessoe / KGAL team at the Xayaburi dam project on the Lower Mekong in Laos.

KGAL joins PIANC and ADA
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KGAL has joined the UK division of the PIANC global network (Permanent International Association of Navigation Congresses) and The Association of Drainage Authorities.

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