Vietnam’s Cavico Corporation has signed a US$4.3M agreement with general contractor Southern Hydro Joint Stock Company to provide construction services and supply equipment for tunnel works, power waterways, intakes, tunnel access, surge tanks and other works for the Dasiat hydro power project.

The 13.5MW project is located on the main flow of Dasiat stream, downstream from Dong Nai 3 and Dong Nai 4 hydro power plants in Vietnam’s Lam Dong province.

Cavico Vietnam Hydropower Construction Company is the only sub-contractor for the project. The scope of work includes total tunnel access of 2,307m length with a diameter of approximately 3m. Work is due to commence on 1 July 2006.