Profile: PDG Environmental Inc (PDGE.PK)
10 Mar 2014
PDG Environmental, Inc., incorporated on February 9, 1987, is a holding Company, which, through its wholly owned operating subsidiaries, provides environmental and specialty contracting services, including asbestos and lead abatement, microbial remediation, emergency response, loss mitigation and reconstruction, demolition and related services throughout the United States. The Company has three operating subsidiaries; Project Development Group, Inc., PDG, Inc. and Enviro-Tech Abatement Services Co. On March 17, 2008, its announced its new brand image, FlagshipPDG. The Company’s operating subsidiaries provide services on a project contract basis. The majority of contracts undertaken are on a fixed-price basis.
The Company has experience in all types of asbestos abatement, including removal and disposal, enclosure and encapsulation. Asbestos abatement projects have been performed in commercial buildings, government and institutional buildings, schools, hospitals and industrial facilities for both the public and private sector. Asbestos abatement work is completed in accordance with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), state and local regulations governing asbestos abatement operations, disposal and air monitoring requirements.
Disaster Response / Loss Mitigation
Services provided by the Company include emergency response, loss mitigation and structural drying, for both buildings and infrastructure. The Company has experience and has provided services in all areas of the emergency response / restoration industry. During the fiscal year ended January 31, 2009 (fiscal 2009), it responded to hurricane Ike that impacted the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast.
The Company’s services are usually provided after the impact of the event has been assessed by the property owner and their insurance company. While it previously provided a limited amount of reconstruction services, the acquisition of Flagship Services Group, Inc. (Flagship), in August 2005, provided entry to this market on a nationwide basis. Flagship previously provided reconstruction services to commercial and residential clients throughout the United States.
The Company provides mold remediation services in both commercial and residential structures. Such services include decontamination, application of biocides and sealant, removal of building systems (drywall, carpet, etc.), and disposal of building furnishings. It has experience in remediation, detailing methods and performing microbial (mold, fungus, etc.) abatement in commercial, residential, educational, medical and industrial facilities.
The Company has experience in utilizing various methods to remove lead-based paint that is adhered to surfaces and the removal of loose and flaking lead-based paint and dust or lead-contaminated soil. Removal methods include chemical stripping, wet scraping, needle gun, high-pressure water / vacuum and abrasive blasting. High-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) vacuums are utilized for dust and debris clean up.
The Company has limited its services to the performance of select interior and structural demolition. Its experience includes interior and structural demolition in occupied buildings at times utilizing specially equipped air filtration devices to minimize airborne dust emissions in occupied areas. This work has been a natural progression from asbestos abatement work, which often requires significant interior demolition to access asbestos material for removal.
PDG Environmental Inc
1386 Beulah Road
PITTSBURGH PA 15235