ShawCor declares Quarterly and Special Recognition Dividend



    (TSX: SCL.A, SCL.B)

    TORONTO, May 11 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors today declared a Quarterly
Dividend of seven cents (7.00 cents) per Class A Subordinate Voting Share and
six and three hundred and sixty-four one thousandths cents (6.364 cents) per
Class B Multiple Voting Share payable on the 29th day of May 2009, to
shareholders of record at the close of business on the 21st day of May 2009,
representing an increase in the Quarterly Dividend of 7.7%.
    The Board of Directors also declared a Special Recognition Dividend of
twenty six cents (26.00 cents) per Class A Subordinate Voting Share and twenty
three and six hundred and thirty-six one thousandths cents (23.636 cents) per
Class B Multiple Voting Share payable on the 29th day of May 2009, to
shareholders of record at the close of business on the 21st day of May 2009.
This Special Recognition Dividend recognizes the occurrence of three
significant events in the history of ShawCor Ltd., namely:

    
    1.  The 40th anniversary of ShawCor becoming a public company.
    2.  To recognize ShawCor's record earnings reported for 2008.
    3.  To recognize the Company's strong cash position and return some cash
        to shareholders that is deemed to be in excess of the Company's
        growth needs.
    

    The Special Recognition Dividend provides a tangible reward to ShawCor's
shareholders and enables them to share in the success of the Company.
    For Canadian resident shareholders, these dividends are designated as
"eligible dividends" for purposes of the enhanced dividend tax credit rules
contained in the Income Tax Act (Canada) and any corresponding provincial and
territorial tax legislation.
    ShawCor will be hosting a Shareholder and Analyst Conference Call and
Webcast on Tuesday May 12th, at 10:00 AM EDT, which, will discuss the
company's first quarter 2009 financial results. Please visit our website at
www.shawcor.com for further details.




For further information:

For further information: Gary S. Love, Vice President, Finance and CFO,
Telephone: (416) 744-5818, e-mail: glove@shawcor.com, website:
www.shawcor.com

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