Failure Investigation, Heritage Structures Conservation Consultancy, Reinforcement Testing Services, Earthquake Damage Investigation, Assessment Of Structural Adequacy, Pune, India
Construction Diagnostic Centre ( CDC ) is a consultancy & a construction material testing laboratory offering Non Destructive / Material Testing ( NDT ), Quality Control, & Repair / Rehabilitation Consultancy services.
An offshoot of a parent company viz ‘Ranade Consultants’, a firm established in 1960, CDC draws on its vast and rich experience in Structural / RCC / Project Management & Architectural consultancy. CDC is the ONLY firm offering all civil engineering-related Consultancy & Testing services under one roof. It boasts of cutting edge technology and sound infra-structure.
CDC enjoys ISO – 17025 accreditation from NABL for Non Destructive Testing. CDC has been accredited for maximum numbers of ND tests in India.
CDC’s Head Office is located in the heart of Pune city, and a Brach Office in Surat, Gujrat, covering more than 3000 Sqft. of built-up area at both places.
The laboratory is furnished with NDT and construction material testing equipments, which can support both in-house experimental studies and field evaluation studies while the office is equipped with complete structural analysis and CAD software.
CDC is a dynamic group of highly qualified professional engineers having a vast industry experience. To each project, they bring their specialized expertise in such diversified fields as Concrete Technology, Material Testing, Non-Destructive Testing, Quality Inspection, Construction, Retrofitting as well as Earthquake engineering.
Founder & Director - Ravi Ranade
Mr. Ravi Ranade, a Structural Auditor and a professional Consultant practicing since 1987, in the field of Structural Design, Structural Audit, Non Destructive Testing, Material testing, Concrete Technology, Earthquake Engineering, Repair & Rehabilitation, Quality Control and Quality Audit. He has designed, tested, audited and rehabilitated more than 20,000 structures all over India and outside India.
He is founder & Managing Director of Construction Diagnostic Centre Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Ranade has organised and acted as Organising Committee Member for various workshops / seminars / lectures on a number of civil engineering subjects. He has addressed various seminars, symposiums on NDT, Structural design, Earthquake engineering, Construction Practices as well as RMC etc. He has published papers at national and international level on these topics. He is an Ex-Organising Committee Member of ‘The Institution of Engineers’ and ‘Indian Society of Structural Engineers’, Pune Local Centre. A Jury / committee member for various awards of Institution of Engineers, Indian Concrete Institute, Architects - Engineers & Surveyors Association, S.B. Joshi Smruti Puraskar etc. Mr. Ranade is, at present, a Member of The Heritage Structure Committee of Satara - Wai – Panchgani – Panchgani - Mahabaleshwar , Member of The Heritage Structure Committee of Matheran & Ex-Heritage Structure Committee of Pune Cantonment Board.
Mr. Ranade has conducted large training programs and has trained more than 2000 Civil engineers, Structural engineers Architects, Contractors, Corporate Executives and Govt. officers.
Mr. Ravi Ranade has been appointed as a consultant by “International Atomic Energy Agency”, Vienna, Austria for “Application of Radiation & other NDT techniques in Civil Engineering and formulation of Training system for NDT”. He is one of the five internationally appointed persons.
He is recipient of the prestigious ‘ Sir Vishwesharaiya Centenary Award – 2000’, and “AESA 2017 Award” for “Conservation & Restoration of Nageshwar Temple, Pune”.
Er. Bhakti Kulkarni ( Sn. Manager Tech. ) - Overall Incharge of Pune Office, with an experience of more than 16 years in the field of Non – Destructive Testing, Structural Audit, Repair & Rehabilitation and a hard core Concrete Technologist, expert in Concrete Mix Designs.
Er. Dwijendra Kane ( Principle Consultants ) He has worked on variety of projects ranging from multi storeyed residential, commercial building to various industrial structures. Industrial structures includes design and supervision of Pharmaceutical Plants, Bulk- drug plants, Sterile building, Large Engineering sheds, Petrochemical plants and Effluent treatment plants, also designed structures in refinery plants. Expert in -
• Analysis, design using softwares like STAAD, E-Tabs .
• Well conversed with Indian and British Codes of Practices for design and detailing of RCC structures as well as Steel structures.
• Preparation of documents of detailed calculations pertaining to ISO or similar systems.
• Carrying out detailed estimation works for proposals including preliminary analysis.
• Preparation of Architectural working drawings.
• Overall Project Co-ordination and Management on site as well as in office.
Er. Aditya Contractor ( Principle Consultant) – With a background of Geotech and Structural engineering is heading – CDC Surat Office. Handling part of western India for Non – Destructive Testing, Structural Audit, Repair & Rehabilitation and Quality Control.
CDC Pune Team
CDC’s Fully Equipped Vehicles
‘Ranade Consultants’, the parent organisation in the group of organisations, was founded by Er. Arvind Ranade in 1960. It offers services in the field of Architectural, Structural and Project Management Consultancy. ‘Ranade Consultants’ is presently headed by Ar. Rajendra Ranade.