SOURCE: Cavico Corporation

March 21, 2007 10:00 ET

Cavico Mining Signs New US $4.7 Million Contract to Construct a Headrace Tunnel at the Nam Chien 2 Hydropower Project

LOS ANGELES, CA and HANOI, VIETNAM -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 21, 2007 -- Cavico Corporation (PINKSHEETS: CVCP), a Vietnamese company working in the fields of infrastructure development, including the construction of hydropower facilities, dams, bridges, roads, mines and urban buildings throughout Vietnam and the Pacific Rim, announced today that Cavico Mining, a 49.8% owned subsidiary of Cavico Corporation, traded on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (Vietnam) under the symbol MCV, has signed an agreement to begin work on the Nam Chien 2 hydropower project headrace tunnel. The contract is valued at US $4.7 million (approximately 75 billion VND).

Nam Chien 2, which will have a capacity of 36 MW upon completion, is located in Muong La village, Son La province, about 350 kilometers (217 miles) northwest of Hanoi. Nam Chien 2 is owned by Northwest Joint Stock Company, which invested an estimated US $37.5 million in the project. Cavico Mining is responsible for the construction of a headrace tunnel 2,767.52 meters in length and 4.8 meters in diameter; a 57.20 meter in height surge tank; and, a 97.30 meter incline tunnel.

At the present time Cavico Mining is transporting equipment to the location and work is expected to begin in April 2007, with completion by August 2008. "With our experiences gained from past projects and our engineering expertise, I believe we will complete this project within the agreed upon timeline and quickly move on to other projects as planned," stated Hua Thanh Binh, CEO of Cavico Mining.

About Cavico Corporation

Founded in 2000, Cavico is a major infrastructure construction, infrastructure investment and natural resources conglomerate headquartered in Hanoi, Vietnam. Cavico is highly respected for its core competency in the construction of mission-critical infrastructure including hydroelectric plants, highways, bridges, tunnels and urban community developments. One of the company's primary competitive advantages is its ability to nurture a project "from concept through completion" with a vertical portfolio of interrelated investment, permitting, design, construction management and facility maintenance services. Cavico's project partners include top multi-national corporations and government organizations. The company employs more than 3,000 people. For more information about Cavico, please refer to the company's website at

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