Corps awards contract for Isabella Dam stone processing, testing

Isabella Dam

Santos Excavation Inc. has been awarded a US$823,075 contract to perform stone processing and aggregate testing at the site of the Isabella Dam on California's Kern River.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Sacramento District issued a solicitation for the work in February.

Per the award, Santos Excavation will sort weathered and unweathered stone for plant feed stockpiles, process stone into aggregate for use in testing and evaluations for filter and concrete aggregate, provide stone for stone degradation testing, and perform testing of stone, concrete aggregate and filter aggregate. Santos Excavation is to provide an on-site field laboratory.

Built in 1953 as a flood control and water conservation structure, Isabella Dam is being studied for remedial actions to prevent possible failure during earthquakes. Isabella Dam is the site of the 11.95-MW Isabella project (No. 8377). The Corps took bids last year for geophysical surveying and for development of a hydraulic model of Isabella Dam.

For more dam news, visit here.

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...

Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...

Latest PennEnergy Jobs

PennEnergy Oil & Gas Jobs