Company News

  • Gracon is continuing to work with the Colorado School of Mines this time installing new direct bury steam pipe and retrofit piping for the Lakes Library in Golden, CO.

  • Gracon’s Hydro Division has just been awarded the Runner Hub Rebuild project for City of Idaho Falls at their Lower Plant.  This job will include the removal of the Lower Plant access hatches/covers, disassembly, reassembly, and installation of runner and runner hub.

  • The Gila Gravity Main Canal Headworks Structure was completed in 1938 and placed into operation in 1939. This facility is located at the Imperial Dam, and 18 miles north of Yuma, Arizona. The three existing radial gates have exceeded their useful service life, are in...

  • Gracon is working with the City of Columbus, Department of Public Utilities on replacing in-kind two turbines and refurbishing the associated generators, governors, control systems, cooling systems, and other powerhouse improvements for this project in Columbus Ohio.

  • Gracon has been contracted by Colorado Springs Utilities for Crystal Creek Dam Improvements. We will recoat the entire steel dam face, remove the existing outlet piping and valves and replace them with new pipe and valves, install a hydraulically actuated slide gate in the reservoir...

  • USACE Omaha District has awarded Gracon’s electrical division the Oahe Dam Motor Control Center and Panels Replacement project. This project has a challenging scope of work and schedule for replacing 20 Motor Control Centers (MCCs), consisting of AC and DC voltages in multiple locations around the...

  • The State of California, Department of Water Resources has contracted Gracon to sequentially remove, refurbish to original design, and reinstall Radial gates 1-5 on the Thermalito Afterbay River Outlet structure.

  • Gracon was awarded two projects for the Department of the Army. Both projects include painting two tainter gates with the 5-E-Z system. All gate hoist ropes that are slacked out for painting will be re-tensioned and tested once the work is done. Prior to applying...

  • Gracon was awarded this $10M contract with Denver Water to replace the aging electrical and mechanical infrastructure at the Roberts Tunnel East Portal, near Grant, CO. Project includes upgrading the existing electrical systems with three new switchgear units which will transfer electrical power from the...