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Capabilities and services

Many innovative and diversified projects in the field of bulk material handling, including construction, have been supplied worldwide by the Matrix PDM Engineering - EDC Division (EDC). These projects have included many of the world’s largest handling systems for ocean-going, self-unloading vessels, port terminals, overland conveying systems, stacking, reclaiming and blending systems, aggregate plants, environmental processing plants, power and mining facilities.

Capabilities and services include:

  • Feasibility studies
  • Preliminary engineering
  • Conceptual systems design
  • Capital project economic analysis
  • Mechanical/structural engineering
  • Turnkey engineering, procurement and construction (EPC)

EDC has demonstrated, throughout their existence, an excellence in management, engineering and versatility, and provides expertise that separates us from the pack.

This includes as a minimum:

  • Conceptual design
  • Consulting services
  • Preparation of preliminary design drawings
  • Bid specifications
  • Final mechanical, structural and electrical drawings

By utilizing highly experienced engineering talent under close supervision, projects are performed on schedule at reasonable costs, resulting in meeting or exceeding our clients expectations. We utilize the best available domestic and foreign equipment sources, based on project geographic location with freedom of choice to satisfy our client's needs.

EDC welcomes difficult handling problems including: alumina, aragonite, bauxite, cap stone, coal, dredged materials, kaolin, logs and wood products, petroleum coke, sulfur, salt, or any material seldom handled before.

The Matrix PDM Engineering - EDC Division has achieved prominence in designing specialized bulk material handling systems throughout the world. Our dedication to satisfying the needs of clients with imagination, innovation and determination is the motivating force.

EDC offers complete mechanical and structural engineering services utilizing computerization, with a variety of in-house computer design software. EDC also offers design services in a technically competitive and cost effective manner.

Erection services/supervision
When coupled with our merit group, Matrix Service, or our union group, Matrix NAC, we can provide installation of our systems. EDC also performs erection supervision as a standalone service.