EKT 90 Inc. is a Thunder Bay-based company that has
worked in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Nova Scotia, and
Quebec in Canada; Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, and New
York in the United States, and abroad in Costa Rica and Romania.
It was formed in 1989 as an outgrowth of EKT Group Inc., Tamarron
and Kamtar, and is headed by Jay Sinclair and Denis Magne.
The EKT history of work includes new paper machine installations,
paper machine rebuilds, equipment installations, heavy mechanical
conveyor systems, structural erections, piping installations,
and civil projects. Specializing in installation which
require Mill shutdowns, EKT has established a record of completing
projects on time, on budget, with a high degree of workmanship.
Trades employed are millwrights, ironworkers, operating engineers,
pipefitters, and boilermakers.
- Certified Welding CWB W47.1 and ASME
- Piping fabrication and installation of mild steel, chromoly,
254 SMO, 316, 316L, and 317L stainless and titanium
- Crane rigging with crane capacities to 450 tons
- Jacking to 200 tons
- Welding machines to 1500 amp
- Shaft alignments with computer aided Optalign Laser
- Optical Alignment to 0.002" accuracy
|EKT 90 Inc.
600 Norah Crescent
Thunder Bay ON P7C 5V8
Phone (807) 623-5211
Fax (807) 623-7415
Jay Sinclair, P.Eng.
Projects Controller: Andrew
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Sinclair is a graduate of Michigan Technological University.
As an entrepreneur he enjoys partnerships, joint ventures, turnkey
and fast track projects. The most significant was the 350
million dollar greenfield expansion of the Dryden Mill for Avenor.
The project was a fast track joint venture and included a wood
room, stud mill, continuous digester, and two full kraft pulp
and fine paper machine lines. Associated bleach plant, folio
sheeter and packaging systems were also included. Jay started
his engineering and construction business in 1970 and now has
over 40 years experience in the industry.
Magne, a partner in the firm, is a millwright by trade with
an excellent mechanical background and has developed skills which
enable him to quickly attack a project from a manpower, estimating
and scheduling basis. Denis' history as a project manager
and 30 years of construction experience is a major asset to the
Schincariol, a partner in the firm, is an exceptional millwright.
He is a master at making routine projects out of the most difficult
situations. He has handled and scheduled major paper machine
rebuilds and is comfortable with critical path scheduling.
Walter adds 30 years of rigging and mechanical experience to the
Childs is a C.E.T. and a graduate of Ryerson Polytechnical
Institute. He has been with the group for 15 years and provides
the estimating, contract & specification review functions as
well as coordinating purchasing and subtrades within the field.
Sinclair is an HBComm graduate of Lakehead University.
While articling with BDO Dunwoody, he earned the designation of
Chartered Accountant. Andrew handles purchasing and field
coordination of tools and equipment. He also provides our
customers with next-day costs during shutdowns.
Roffey is a job superintendent and a Millwright by trade.
He has an exceptional ability to solve problems on the most
Spicer has been with the group for 25 years. In addition
to being the office computer whiz, she handles all accounting functions
including tax returns for EKT and other corporations.
Casey will be the first voice you hear when you call EKT.
She is most valuable for her work controlling payroll and job costing
operations. Irene is at home in the office or the field.
Carr is a pipefitter by trade. Jason has been running
EKT's pipe fabrication and spooling shop and has been keeping clients
happy not only with efficient quality work, but with the
maintenance of records and paperwork, especially where TSSA standards
need to be met.