News

January 23rd, 2020

Office relocation of our Dresden business unit

As of December 1, 2019, our Dresden division has moved to new offices on Mendelssohnallee 8 in 01309 Dresden. After 20 years at the previous location in Dresden's Ludwig-Hartmann-Straße, the move was required due to the cancellation by the landlord.more


January 23rd, 2020

Successful quality audit according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2015

A quality management system has been implemented throughout Tractebel Hydroprojekt GmbH since 1994. This has always been promptly adapted to the various further developments of the standard, most recently in 2017 to the currently valid DIN EN ISO 9001:2015.more


January 23rd, 2020

Expansion of the Gogo hydropower plant in Kenya

The existing Gogo hydropower plant is located in the Migori district of southwestern Kenya at the Kuja River near Lake Victoria. The Gogo hydro power station, which was comissioned in 1958, has a gross head of about 20 m and a current design discharge of 11 m3/s. The current installed capacity of the powerplant is 2 MW.more


January 15th, 2020

Four construction phases realized at the "Erfurter Kreuz"

Seven years have passed since the contribution in report No. 52 to the 2nd construction phase of the industrial area "Erfurter Kreuz". In the meantime, two further construction phases have been completed at the site of The largest industrial area in Thuringia. The construction work for the 3rd and 4th construction phases was tendered and awarded in nine procurement procedures throughout Europe.more


January 5th, 2020

Groundbreaking ceremony 2nd construction phase Flood protection Trier

Since November 2019, the Structural and Approval Directorate (SGD) Nord, Regional Office for Water Management, Waste Management and Soil Protection Trier has been continuing the construction work to upgrade the approximately 1.5 km long flood protection facility in Trier between the youth hostel and the access to the RATIO shopping centre. The groundbreaking ceremony took place on 11 November in the presence of Ulrike Höfken, Minister for the Environment, Energy, Food and Forestry of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate.more


December 15th, 2019

Dike restoration on the island of Borkum

In October 2019, the city of Borkum acquired the flood protection system in the area of the former Borkum naval facility from the Bundesanstalt für Immobilienaufgaben (BImA). The entire flood protection system consists of a 1,100 m long flood defence wall, five dike swells and 1,400 m dike, the so-called "black dike". more


December 1st, 2019

Planning of a conveyor plant in Ottmarsheim (France)

The project with the sonic name "Long-term securing of the allowance in Iffezheim", or LSG for short, was already started in March 2014. Tractebel Hydroprojekt GmbH was commissioned by the then Waterways and Shipping Office Freiburg to design a conveyor system that would be able to supply approximately 8,600 tons of gravel per day from a storage area on German territory via the rest of the Rhine. a berth on French territory in about 1 km.more


August 15th, 2019

Flood protection "Schnauder - Meuselwitz"

In 2014, the city of Meuselwitz commissioned Tractebel Hydroprojekt GmbH (THP) with planning services for flood protection in the Zipsendorf and Geschwister-Scholl-Straße area. In April 2018, the construction implementation of the flood protection measures planned by THP began. In July 2019, the main work of the project was successfully completed.more


June 20th, 2019

COLD Annual Meeting 2019 in Ottawa

The 87th ICOLD Annual Meeting took place in Ottawa, Canada, from 9 to 14 June 2019. About 1,400 participants from 75 countries attended the conference on "Sustainable and safe Dams around the World". more


June 15th, 2019

New construction of the 5th lock chamber Brunsbüttel

Construction work on the new building of the 5th Brunsbüttel Lock Chamber has been underway since 2014. The lock chamber walls are constructed in sheet metal construction with a reinforced concrete superstructure based on boring piles. The new lock chamber will have a length of about 340 m and a width of 45 m.more


March 18th, 2019

Planning of the PSW Forbach goes into the next phase

Since 2007, Tractebel Hydroprojekt GmbH has been planning the renewal of the traditional power plant site in Forbach for EnBW. With the preparation of the tender documents for the new lower stage, the planning services are now entering a new phase. more


March 18th, 2019

TS Malter - Valve replacement in the diversion tunnel

At the listed Malter Dam, an Intze gravity dam made of quarry stones (construction period 1908-1913, height 36 m, total volume 8. 78 million m³) at the Rote Weißeritz in Saxony, the extreme flooding of 2002 caused a significant hydraulic overload of the operating facilities due to the exceeding of the then valid BHQ 2. more


March 18th, 2019

Storage space systems in local drainage systems

The responsibility of Kommunalservice Weimar as an independent enterprise of the City of Weimar lies with the public sewage disposal of the Legefeld district and the municipality of Isseroda. On his behalf, Tractebel Hydroprojekt GmbH planned underground reservoir systems on the basis of preliminary investigations for both local networks and accompanied their completion as construction supervisor. more


March 18th, 2019

Flood protection Trier, 2nd construction phase

The Structural and Licensing Directorate North, Regional Office for Water Management, Waste Management and Soil Protection Trier, intends to implement structural measures from 2019 to upgrade the approx. 1. 5 km long flood protection facilities in Trier between the German Youth Hostel and the access road to the RATIO shopping centre. more


March 18th, 2019

Renaturation of the Mühlgraben in Erfurt (Kopie 1)

The Mühlgraben is a 2nd order water body in the urban area of Erfurt and an important main watercourse for the district of Gispersleben. Below the crossing of the Gera by the Road of Nations, at km 16 of the Gera, the millrace is diverted by the Gera to flow back to the Kilianipark at km 15 of the Gera. The lines of the Mühlgraben were predominantly straight lines in the existing structure, the mostly deepened sole was mostly built in, as were the banks. The continuity in several areas was especially for juvenile fish. more


March 18th, 2019

Symbolic ground-breaking ceremony for the new Hadelner canal lock

The new construction of the lock in Otterndorf in the district of Cuxhaven is currently the largest coastal protection project in Lower Saxony with an investment sum of around 30 million euros. The completion of the new Hadelner canal lock is scheduled for 2022.more


March 18th, 2019

Lahmeyer Hydroprojekt is now Tractebel

As announced since the turn of the year, our company will be operating under the Tractebel brand from 15.03.2019. Lahmeyer Hydroprojekt GmbH now operates under the name Tractebel Hydroprojekt GmbH. Our headquarters, as well as your project teams and contact persons will continue to be available to you as usual.more


February 1st, 2019

Lahmeyer becomes Tractebel

Since December 2014, the Lahmeyer Group has been part of Tractebel Engineering and is thus part of the former GDF SUEZ Group - today ENGIE.more


March 22nd, 2017

Award for Ship Lift at the Three Gorges Dam

Group photo Finsterwalder Civil Engineering Award 2017

Within the scope of the awarding of the Ulrich Finsterwalder Civil Engineering Award 2017, the engineering consortium Krebs + Kiefer and Lahmeyer International was also honoured for the planning of the ship lift at the Three Gorges Dam in China.more


November 11th, 2016

Storm surge barrage bestowed with German Civil Engineering award

On June 26 2016 minister of construction, Barbara Hendricks, and president of the association for engineering, Hans-Ullrich Kammeyer, awarded the prize for German Engineering for the first time.more


April 12th, 2016

Lahmeyer Hydroprojekt acquires Spezialbau Engineering GmbH in Magdeburg, Germany

SBE's staff members

Expansion of LHP's expertise in the fields of civil engineering and waterwaysmore


July 30th, 2015

Initial planning for the Öberauer Schleife flood polder, Germany

Kick-off for the flood retention project at the Danube rivermore


September 30th, 2015

Completion of detailed design for the rehabilitation of the Lichtenberg Dam, Germany

Milestone reached within the restoration project in the Ore Mountainsmore


January 5th, 2015

Works commencing at Wippra flood retention basin, Germany

construction site of planned dam structure

The construction works for the basin have begun in June 2014.more


July 26th, 2014

Installation of radial gate at the Greifswald flood barrage, Germany

installation of the radial gate

On July 26th, 2014, the 110 ton core component of the structure has been installed.more


July 1st, 2014

Completion of a construction stage in Penig, Germany

flood protection wall with glass panels

The Lunzenauer Straße section of the flood protection for the city of Penig has been finalized.more


June 2nd, 2014

Start of construction works for the Neuwürschnitz flood retention basin, Germany

The works for the dam and ancillary structures of the Neuwürschnitz flood retention basin have commenced in June 2014.more


May 21st, 2014

New design tool for M/E equipment planning

incoming and exhaust air ducts of the Forbach pumped-storage scheme

The modern software was first used for the Forbach pumped-storage plant.more


May 21st, 2014

Completion of Niedrigwasserschleuse Magdeburg navigation lock, Germany

Niedrigwasserschleuse Magdeburg navigation lock

The structure ensures accessibility of the Magdeburg harbours from the Mittelland canal.more