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ARS1 and ARS2 of Angul Smelter Projects – ECL and NALCO

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Location Angul, Orissa, India
Year of realization 2010 – 2011
Project value USD 50 Million


ECL contracted PROGESYS for project management, construction management, and commissioning services of two projects in India. The projects consisted of the expansion of two anode rodding shops at the Angul smelter of Nalco in Orissa, India. Progesys mobilized a team of engineers and technicians to the project site and successfully set the projects on course, achieving full delivery of both projects to the client in the first quarter of 2011. 


  • Provided construction management services, hired local contractors, and implemented the best practices for construction and HSE for the plant ARS1 and ARS2 
  • Conducted training courses for ECL’s employees to implement the required safety procedures 
  • Directly supervised the manpower and training of welders and tradesmen 
  • Provided onsite engineering and fabrication at local fabrication shops 
  • Installed and operated electrical substations for both plants 
  • Provided heavy lifts for chimneys in difficult plant areas (brownfield) 
  • Provided engineering during plant construction as well as engineering for heavy lifts and final equipment installation 
  • Commissioned all the equipment and prepared the work for the performance tests and for the handover to the client.
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