Major Projects Executed around the World
A.I.A. Clermont Ferrand
Laminés Marchands Européens
Pechiney Aluminium Engineering
Rest of Europe
Projects in India
Indian Aluminium Company, Hirakud
Ordnance Factory, Ambajhari
Rest of World
Maghreb Tubes, Morocco
COVIL INDIA is an upcoming Indo-French Private Sector Joint Venture between COVIL Ingénierie, Lissieu, France and Synchronous Project Engineering Consultancy, Kolkata ( formerly Calcutta ), India.
COVIL is a multi-disciplinary Project Engineering company executing a wide variety of jobs for Projects all over the world with adequate expertise. SPEC has worked with COVIL for partial execution of various jobs, as its Indian contractor, for the last couple of years.
Some details about the experience of the founders of COVIL & SPEC - M. Jean Pierre Colombo & Mr. Swarup Dutta.
M. Jean-Pierre Colombo , founder of COVIL Ingénierie, Lissieu, France, is a Degree holder in both Mechanical Engineering and Automation and has a variety of Project experience. Major Projects executed by M. Jean-Pierre Colombo prior to the formation of the company are as follows :
Main projects :
Overall supervision of assembly & erection / installation of Mechanical, Refractory, Piping, Electrical, Instrumentation & Process Control equipment and accessories at Ordnance Factory Ambajhari, Nagpur. Site & Fabrication Contractor workshops. Responsibilities also included the modification / up-gradation of Electrical Control Panels, PLC , SCADA and OP.
trouble shooting of equipment & procedure during the commissioning period
and rectification of the same.
on job training to OFAJ personnel for various aspects of the Furnaces and
in commissioning of the system.
at Head Office of KPPL as Project
Preparation of Erection Schemes and Schedules, Tender Negotiation, Marketing
Site Visits for Detailed Mechanical, Civil, Electrical & Instrumentation Installation Planning , Scheduling & Overall Supervision of fabrication & erection for various projects of Kurchi Projects Pvt. Ltd (KPPL). Some of such important projects include Erection of new Caster & Furnaces of PECHINEY, France & ERMAT, France at Indian Aluminium Company ( INDAL - HINDALCO ) - Hirakud , Shut Down Project of Indian Oil Corporation Limited Refinery at Haldia and multiple projects of Stewarts & Lloyds of India Ltd (a Tata Subsidiary at that time), Kolkata.
responsibilities at Sites of KPPL as Site
to Sep. 2002.
Factory Ambajhari ,
MT Aluminium Melting-cum-Holding Furnace Project of OFAJ with
KURCHI as Indian contractor of ERMAT, France.
included all the Estimation and Documentation , assistance in Negotiation in the
Tendering Stage. During Design and Manufacturing - Detailing of Structural,
Piping & Electrical Drawings along with necessary adaptations of Indian
Standard Materials & Practices for ERMAT-France and its suppliers
including PECHINEY- France and STAS - Canada. At site the additional
responsibility was to oversee the jobs by the civil contractors to ensure
perfection. The Manufacturing,
Assembling, Erection, Installation , commissioning and all other related jobs were completed as per
the requirement of ERMAT.
2000 to May 2001
Videocon Narmada Glass - Bharuch, Gujrat, India.
Panel Press Installation Project.
erection was basically a combination of high precision erection and extensive
assembling type. Apart from others common jobs, in this project the job included
design and modifications required to match components of LYNCH, USA with
those of the CORNING, USA. All the modifications were fully accepted by
the Client and American Consultants from LYNCH, USA & TECHNEGLAS, USA..
This was only the 2nd Color Picture Tube Panel Press to be installed in India.
The Base Pads required very high precision alignment. The Piping (incl. Pickling
& Passivation) was also done.
1999 to Jun. 1999
Indian Aluminium Company Limited - Belur
, West Bengal, India.
, West Bengal, India.
Aluminium Coil Slitting Line Installation Project.
responsibility of Estimation, Tendering, Negotiation, Design, Planning,
Execution and Quality Control of a new Aluminium Coil Slitting Line of MECESA,
Spain. Apart from the part assembly & Mechanical installation, this job
also included detailing & installation of Electricals and Piping
(incl. Pickling & Passivation). Several Technological structures were
designed, fabricated and installed at site.
1998 to Dec.1998
NICCO Corporation Limited - Cables Division - Shyamnagar, W.B., India.
Bobbin Stranding-cum-Armoring Machine Overhauling Project.
job comprised of total dismantling of all components, assessment and execution
of necessary repair & modification works and assembling of all components.
The job in this project included precision machining, assembling and alignment
of heavy rotary components as per assessment at site.
1997 to Oct.1997
Tata Ryerson Limited - Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India.
Line Shut-Down Project.
included total responsibility of Estimation, Negotiation, Planning, Execution
& Quality Control of the Overhauling (incl. Total dismantling and
assembling) of a Steel Coil Slitting Line as per the direction of Tata
Technodyne Limited and Consultant of Ryerson, USA.
1996 to Jan.1997
NICCO Corporation Limited - Steel Division - Shyamnagar, WB, India.
Machine - I Shut-Down Project.
included total responsibility of Estimation, Tendering, Negotiation, Design,
Planning, Execution and Quality Control of the Modification and Revamping of an
old German make Closer Machine.
1995 to May 1996
Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) - Panipat Refinery Project, near Karnal, Haryana,
Area-in-Charge of Piping in the New Refinery Project.
included Planning, Execution, Quality Control and Documentation of 150000"M
of A/G and U/G Piping of Ø1" to Ø60" ERW, Seamless and SS Pipes of
Service Lines with Radiography quality joints. The job was executed under the
Inspection of Engineers India Limited (EIL).
Mr. Swarup Dutta, as founder and Propreitor of Synchronous Project Engineering Consultancy ( SPEC ), is also the Indian representative of two reputed Spanish companies - INDECO. Ingenieria de Control S.L. and CIMISA Mecanizados ( formerly known as MECESA ), Spain, co-operating together to supply in India world class Slitting Lines, Cut-to-length Lines, Tension Leveler and several other products mainly used for processing rolled Aluminium, Steel and other ferrous and non-ferrous products.
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Major Projects Executed in India
Indian Aluminium Company, Belur, West Bengal
Indian Aluminium Company, Hirakud, Orissa
Indian Oil Refinery, Haldia, West Bengal
Indian Oil Refinery, Panipat, Haryana
NICCO , Cables Division, Shyamnagar, West Bengal
NICCO , Steel Division, Shyamnagar, West Bengal
Ordnance Factory, Ambajhari, Maharashtra
Tata Technodyne Limited, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand
Videocon International Limited, Bharuch, Gujrat
Some Consultants worked with
Engineers India Limited (EIL)
Military Engineering Services (MES)
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