Florida Engineering and Design
Florida Engineering and Design, Inc. (FEDINC) was established in 1987 by Robert A. D’Aiello P.E., and created for the purpose of providing consulting and design engineering services generally to the Phosphate Industry. As the firm grew and matured, other professional staff was added to provide full range Engineering Services in a variety of industries and public sectors.
The core business strength focuses on Civil Engineering Discipline and it’s various sub-disciplines. Working extensively with the mining industry and the local government regulators has created a significant backlog of experience and developed a strong working relationship with various governmental regulators based on trust, mutual respect, and a history of satisfactory performance.
Florida Engineering and Design, Inc. is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business and has been verified as such by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Project scope was to renovate and increase capacity of the boiler feedwater system at the Mosaic Plant in Bartow, Florida. Project required mechanical design, piping, specifications of equipment and instrumentation, general arrangements, cost estimation, power, RF communication of controls, and 3D modeling services.
Project scope was to provide Preliminary Engineering, Design, and a Capital Cost Estimate to replace existing static acid scrubbers in use at the Hardee Phosphate Complex with agitated de-oiling scrubbers to improve the de-oiling process of the phosphate matrix. Deliverable products included 3D models, process flow diagrams (PFD), General Arrangement Drawings, Electrical Single Line Diagrams, Tank Drawings and Specifications, and a Capital Cost Estimate composed of construction costs, detailed engineering costs, equipment lists, and valve and pipe lists.
Dewatering Project scope was to calculate the approximate water infiltration rate in an active quarry based on data obtained during site visits, and use that infiltration rate to establish a mathematical model to determine the dewatering rate in the quarry.
Project required determination of the water infiltration/introduction rate based on water table elevation, rate of water discharge between existing quarries, and existing pump operation determined by calculation of head losses and pump curve, as well as determination of the percolation/evaporation rate in an active quarry based on water and material balance evaluation.