ENR Archives Price was a key figure in Australia's Snowy Mountains Scheme, a billion-dollar hydropower construction program that lasted nearly 25 years. PriceDouglas G. Price, whose engineering career began as Australia's massive Snowy Mountains hydroelectric project got under way in 1950 and ended nearly four decades later when he was CEO of the global design firm spawned from what became the country's largest-ever infrastructure program, died on July 10 in Armidale, New South Wales. He was 87.Price was a key project leader on the 23-year, billion-dollar-plus project known as the Snowy Mountains Scheme. Located in Australia's southeast, it was one
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