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Cavico completes construction at Dong Nai 3 hydropower plant

Vietnam-based infrastructure development company Cavico Corp. announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Cavico Hydropower, has 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 (EVN), wire services reported.

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 meter-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. Dong Nai 3 has a twin unit with a capacity of 180 MW, reports indicate.

In other news, Cavico Corp. recently announced that its subsidiary, Cavico Bridge and Tunnel, has broken through the sub-tunnel at the A Luoi hydro project. Cavico excavated approximately 1,950 meters, or 6,400 feet, of tunnel from the sub-tunnel No. 1 to sub-tunnel No. 2.

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