was incorporated as a private limited company in August 1958 and is
celebrating its Golden Jubilee during 2007-2008. It is a pioneer of
the drilling industry in Pakistan.
Starting from its first modest drilling contract, IVCC established
an enviable reputation in the drilling industry of Pakistan in short
span of five years. The early sixties saw the execution of the
Indus Basin Replacement Projects in Pakistan. It had drilling
assignments in every one of its major components. At Mangla and
Tarbela Dams, IVCC carried out large volumes of drilling, site
investigation, soil mechanics tests, grouting and other specialist
works. The seventies were years of consolidation and saw the
induction of a new generation of the founding family into the
business. The first international contract was obtained. At home
the company was firmly established as an innovative organisation
committed to providing the very latest in equipment and know how to
its continuously expanding list of clients.
The eighties and nineties have seen IVCC moving into other
specialised fields and transforming its-self from a drilling company
itno a specialist civil engineering company. Heavy investments in
equipment and logistic resources coupled with computerisation and
adoption of modern mangement concepts has placed IVCC in the ranks
of international specialist companies of repute. The family's third
generation, educated and trained in the USA, is with IVCC and the
company has entered the twenty first century with enthusiasm and
To acquire a firm technical base and
technology, IVCC was associated in its formative years with Messrs
Geostrazivanja of Yugoslavia and Messrs Craelius A.B. of Sweden.
Later, it entered into a long association of about ten years with
the Cementation Company Ltd., of U.K. In 1974 Cementation Company
wound up business in Pakistan and transferred most of its equipment
and staff to IVCC.
IVCC's experience of working with American, Australian, British,
Bulgarian, Canadian, Chinese, Czechoslovakian, French, German,
Italian, Iraqi, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Yugoslavian,
and Pakistani consultants and contractors has given it professional
insight into the latest international technology and familiarity
with the various international standards, codes of practice and
In Pakistan IVCC is registered as a Class "A" (No Limit) contractor
with the Pakistan Engineering Council and all the important
government agencies for all types of civil engineering works.
Internationally, IVCC has executed contracts in Nigeria and Iraq.
Management & Personnel
management team at IVCC consists of top flight engineers and
managers with vast technical and administrative experience. Its
senior staff is well versed in modern business mangement techniques,
holding diplomas in advanced management.
Due to the specialised nature of its work, IVCC runs inhouse
training programmes for its lower and middle level technicians.
On-the-job-training is imparted to apprentices who on successful
completion of training are absorbed in the regular cadre. Rarely do
trained apprentices leave the company's service and the vast
majority of technicians have been with IVCC for ten years or more.