Hanoi, Vietnam, October 14, 2010 — Cavico Corp. unit Cavico Hydropower successfully completed all construction activities at the Dong Nai 3 Hydropower Plant.
Cavico Hydropower has started the handover process to the project owner, Electricity of Vietnam.
In 2007, Cavico Hydropower began excavating and constructing a headrace tunnel at this project that is 655 meters long and 8 meters wide, a 73 meters long incline tunnel and other supporting needs associated with this tunnel.
The Dong Nai 3 Hydropower plant is located on the Dong Nai River, in the Quang Khe village located in Dac Nong province, which is about 174 miles north of Ho Chi Minh City. Dong Nai 3 has a twin unit with a capacity of 180 MW and is expected to provide about 589 million KW of electricity to the region annually.
Cavico Corp. is focused on large infrastructure projects, which include the construction of hydropower facilities, dams, bridges, tunnels, roads, mines and urban buildings. The company employs more than 3,000 employees on projects worldwide, with offices throughout Vietnam and a satellite office in Australia.