Multi-disciplinary, full-service engineering company
Long history of successfully completing design projects
"We Deliver More Than We Promise"
To satisfy our customers' needs by providing the highest quality, true value-added engineering, on time every time, at a reasonable cost, through our team of dedicated professionals demonstrating an honest team approach to excellence in all our endeavors.
Concept to Completion
Covering the complete project: civil/structural, architectural, mechanical, electrical, and project management
Experienced engineers are registered in multiple states. CV Engineering also has an international office in India.
Caissons, piling, shoring, retaining walls
Water retaining structures
Platforms, equipment supports
Space planning, utilization
ADA, UFAS, building code compliance
Layout, sizing, specification, supports
Pipe stress analysis
Condition assessments & energy audits
Heat load analysis
Building ventilation design
Heating and cooling systems
Equipment design & specification
Industrial Water Systems
Plant Power Distribution
Overhead Distribution Lines
Underground Duct Banks
Raceway, Cable and Termination Schedules
Grounding and Lightning Protection
Smoke Alarms and Safety Systems
Short Circuit, Relay Coordination and Harmonic Analysis
Arc Flash Studies
Deliver solid design experience
Provide proactive involvement throughout the project
Maintain client-centered quality assurance process
Develop strong relationships with clients
Big River Steel
Flat Rolling Facility, Osceola, Arkansas
This new Flat Rolling Facility situated on a 1300-acre greenfield site producing high quality steels. CV Engineering is providing comprehensive design and engineering services across all disciplines for the entire facility including associated infrastructure and ancillary facilities. The Hot Mill Complex contains electric arc furnace, ladle metallurgical furnace, RH degasser, thin slab caster, tunnel furnace, and hot rolling mill. The Cold Mill Complex houses continuous pickle line, tandem cold mill, continuous galvanizing line, annealing furnaces, and skin pass mill. During this phase, Big River Steel will produce 1.5 MM tons of steel.
Silicon Metals Plant, Burnsville, Mississippi
CV Engineering provided construction engineering services for the installation of a silicon metals manufacturing facility on a 100-acre greenfield site. The plant is equipped with two 24MW submerged arc furnaces and associated raw material handling, dust collection, casting, product handling, and auxiliary facilities. CV Engineering was involved in all design aspects of the new facility including site work, civil/structural, mechanical , piping and electrical. One unique aspect of this project involved integrated platform and building structures. Mississippi Silicon will produce 30,000 tons of purified silicon.
E-Waste Recycling Facility, Osceola, Arkansas
First of its kind E-Waste Recycling facility to extract precious metals. CV Engineering provided total engineering services for the installation on a greenfield site.The plant is equipped with a plasma arc furnace and associated granulation and auxiliary facilities. It is designed to process electrical and electronics wastes for recovery of copper and precious metals.
SEVERSTAL (Steel Dynamics)
Flat Rolling Facility, Columbus, MS
CV Engineering was the prime engineering company for this Flat Rolling Facility situated on a 1400-acre greenfield site. Project included all aspects of the mill across all disciplines. The Hot Mill Complex included electric arc furnaces, ladle metallurgical furnaces, vacuum tank degassers, thin slab casters, tunnel furnaces, and hot rolling mill. Cold Mill Complex included continuous pickle line, tandem cold mill, continuous galvanizing line, annealing furnaces, and temper mill. Particular features included extensive site work and railroad track work along with design of the water system. The designed capacity of the plant is over 3.0 MM tons per year.
INDUSTRIAL AND PORT COMPLEX OF PECEM
State of Ceara, Brazil
Infrastructure Study for 60,000-acre Pecem Industrial Complex. This master plan for major tenants like Steel Mills, Gasification Plants and Ancillary Industries included planning and use of property with roads, railroads, intermodal transportation, small airstrip, sanitary sewer system, solid waste, water systems, electricity requirements, township development, and undisturbed green lands.
NUCOR STEEL GALLATIN
Design and construction services for site development, roadways, pile foundation, complete electrical design, and nitrogen piping for purge systems. This project featured a DRI unloading and storage system which included a floating barge with unloading crane and a belt conveyor system of one mile of conveyors, storage silos, and furnace day bins.
USS FAIRFIELD WORKS
New Melt Shop Facility consisted of Electrical Arc Furnace, Vacuum Tank Degasser, Flux and Alloy Handling System, Gas Cleaning Plant, water system, and associated auxiliaries. CV Engineering designed building and equipment foundations, building and platform structures, process piping, HVAC, and electrical systems including the Main Receiving Substation and Auxiliary Power Distribution.
SEVERSTAL (AK STEEL DEARBORN)
Provided engineering and design services for installation of pickle line and tandem cold mill, including foundation design for HVAC, Mechanical, Piping, 138kV/34.5 Substations, and process electrics.
HEARTLAND STEEL (CSN)
Terre Haute, Indiana
Project consisted of comprehensive engineering and project management for development of new Cold Rolling Complex along with auxiliary support facilities in all disciplines including site development, civil/structural, mechanical, and electrical.
SELECTED ADDITIONAL PROJECTS
Nucor Steel Hickman, AR .. Twin Tank Car Degasser for flat rolled facility
Nucor Steel Hertford, NC .. Vacuum Tank Degasser for the plate mill
Nucor Steel Wallingford, CT .. New Reheat Furnace and Roughing Mill Upgrade
Nucor Steel Memphis, TN .. Off-line and In-line NDT Testing Facilities and Straightener Relocation
North American Stainless, KY.. Annealing and Pickling Line, and Polishing and Grinding Line for the Stainless Steel Facility
Outokumpu, AL(ThyssenKrupp)Water Distribution System, Passive Coil Annealing Furnace, and Slab Temperature Holding Furnace for the Stainless Steel Facility
AM/NS Calvert, AL .. Electrical and Utility Distribution Systems
SGL Carbon Group, AR .. Graphite Electrode Manufacturing Facility Expansion
County and Federal .. Allegheny County, Pittsburgh Housing Authority, Veterans Administration, Pittsburgh International Airport, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
Mr. Sennerikuppam has many years experience in engineering management, plant layouts, construction engineering, construction management, proposals, proposal evaluations, estimates, installation, start-ups and maintenance in the heavy metals industry. He has extensive experience in integrated steel mills, mini-mills, aluminum, cement and textile industries. Mr. Sennerikuppam also has in-depth experience in power receiving substations, primary substations, distribution substations and high voltage power distribution. Mr. Sennerikuppam has a degree in Electrical Engineering and is a member of AIST, NSPE, and NFPA.
Ranjit Panigrahi, PMP
Mr. Panigrahi is a Metallurgical Engineer with many years of experience in business development, strategic planning, preparation and techno-commercial evaluation of proposals, project engineering, project management. He has managed execution of several steel and allied project assignments at diverse international locations covering India, South-East Asia, Middle East, Africa, and the Americas. Mr. Panigrahi has presented several papers at international conferences, and was a contributing author to the Iron and Steel Society publication titled "Direct Reduced Iron - Technology and Economics of Production and Use". He is a long-standing member of the Association for Iron and Steel Technology and its Iron Making Operating Committee.
Narender Akubathini, P.E.
Mr. Akubathini has many years experience in the analysis and design of structural steel, foundations and storage structures. His experience includes the areas of hot and cold mills, flat rolled mills, and public housing. Mr. Akubathini has also performed feasibility studies, prepared estimates, managed projects and supervised teams of designers and engineers. In addition to project engineering and design, he maintains CV Engineering’s human resources, finances, corporate matters, and day-to-day office requirements. Mr. Akubathini has Masters Degrees in Structural Engineering and in Business Administration, and is well versed in computer software such as Excel, Access, STAAD, MS Word, MS Power Point, MS Project, Unix, Oracle, C and Visual Basic. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Ohio, Indiana, West Virginia, Maryland, Kentucky, and Pennsylvania. Mr. Akubathini is a member of AISC, NSPE, and ASHE.
Timothy W. Klus, P.E.
Mr. Klus has extensive experience in civil and structural engineering and project management, and has provided engineering services for clients in a wide range of industries including steel, aluminum, paper, mining, commercial, governmental, and public housing projects. He has a thorough working knowledge of steel mill operations, and has played a lead role in design of projects involving melt shops, continuous casters, and rolling mills. He has prepared building and foundation designs for several steel plant projects, and has played a key role throughout construction of the projects. He also has considerable experience with design and construction of bulk materials storage and handling systems. Mr. Klus is a Registered Professional Engineer in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, Ohio, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, Kentucky, Alabama, and Indiana. He is a member of AISC, ASCE, and AIST.