Processing and Materials Handling

Norwest has been providing coal processing and materials handling expertise both domestically and internationally since the company was founded. Norwest’s team of experts can help optimize the operational efficiencies of your existing plant systems, or we can take your new project all the way from conceptual design through engineering, procurement, construction, and successful start-up.

Our services include:

Coal Preparation

  • Coal quality data analysis
  • Coal washability studies
  • Flowsheet design
  • Plant layout and design
  • Complete feasibility studies
  • Plant performance audits
  • Process optimization

Materials Handling

  • Storage, blending, handling, and stockpile systems design
  • Loadout systems design
  • Coal quality analysis and compliance systems design
  • Feasibility studies and project evaluation
  • Power plant coal handling systems

Owner’s Engineer Services

  • Equipment and contract specifications
  • Procurement assistance
  • Construction management
  • Commissioning and start-up services