Edmond O’Donovan PE, RPEQ

Edmond O’Donovan is a mechanical engineer with more than 25 years experience in the mining industry. For almost all of that time he has specialised in the design of large, high capacity and complicated conveyor systems. He graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Sydney in 1983 and obtained a Master of Science Degree from the University of Minnesota in 1985. Upon returning to Australia he worked for a number of consulting firms before returning to the USA in 1990 to work for Conveyor Dynamics Inc. He spent three years there before returning to Australia in 1994 and starting practice on his own. He has extensive experience in complete conveyor design, trouble shooting and optimisation both underground and surface in Australia and in many overseas locations.

He also has special interests in Coal/Ore Clearance Optimisation and the application of Discrete Element Modelling for solving materials handling problems.

Tom O’Donovan
Senior Design Engineer

Tom O’Donovan graduated with honours from Mechanical Engineering at the University of Queensland in 2009. He was employed by ASPEC Engineering in Newcastle for five years, working on machine design projects in both mining and port facilities. Since 2014 he has worked as a conveyor design engineer for E.J. O’Donovan and Associates. He has experience in conveyor system design, machine component design, discrete element modelling, and finite element analysis.