The first major Russian-language project Iscra participated in was linked to the”turnkey” order for the construction of the Volzhskij Seamless Pipe Plant, in the former Soviet Union.

For the “Volzhskij” contract, Iscra carried out the following activities continuously for many years:

  • Project management and coordination
  • Translation of business, technical and contractual documentation
  • Translation of SNIP, GOST, PUE, etc. standards
  • Interpreting
  • Organization of visits to the General Contractor and subcontractors
  • Planning and organization of training
  • Translation of presentations and didactic material for training courses
  • Interpreting for training courses and on-the-job training
  • Support with local authorities to implement bureaucratic procedures and paperwork

The “Volzhskij ”Project was followed by the management of numerous other Russian translation and interpretation projects, including, but not limited to: power plants, gas and steam turbines for Ansaldo Energia, nuclear plants for Ansaldo Nucleare, railway wagon washing systems for Ansaldo Acque (today Termomeccanica Ecologia), superconductors for Ansaldo T&D (today Toshiba T&D Europe), agri-food systems for Tecnal, rolling and coil production lines for Dalmine, industrial automation systems for Ansaldo Sistemi Industriali (today Nidec), solar panels for Ansaldo Tecnitalia, domestic appliance production lines for Merloni Progetti and Candy, heating ovens, pickling lines, GOST/SNIP standards for Tenova, postal automation systems for Leonardo, measurement
instruments for Endress+Hauser, battery recovery systems for Engitec Technologies, geodetic surveys for Iren, corporate documentation (financial statements, articles of association, memorandum of association, etc.) for various companies