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Mass distributor Peres

20.12.2016 Mass distributor Peres Managed by FAM, the consortium FAM-Actemium transferred the 1st development stage and drive station A721 for active operation of the mass distributor Peres to MIBRAG on 20 December 2016. Thus, the first coal from the...

Conveyor bridge on crawlers Kwinana

23.11.2016 Conveyor bridge on crawlers Kwinana On the order of customer Alcoa of Australia Ltd., FAM delivered and commissioned a transport and dumping system of red sludge resulting from the production of aluminum. The FAM mining system was built in...

Opening of the FAM headquarters

21.10.2016 Opening of the FAM headquarters The new FAM headquarters were inaugurated on 21 October 2016. The new office building offers approx. 200 state-of-the-art workplaces for the areas of engineering, sales, site management, administration and...

8th Magdeburg Company Relay Race

23.06.2016 8th Magdeburg Company Relay Race To the 8th company relay race, more than 5,000 running aficionados from 500 different companies took off through Magdeburg’s Elbauenpark during a bright sunny afternoon on June 23, 2016. FAM was...

Stanari opencast mine

11.05.2016 Stanari opencast mine For our client EFT Rudnik i Termoelektrana Stanari d.o.o., FAM delivered a coaling plant for transporting and processing lignite mined in the “Raskovac” opencast mine for the Stanari power plant. The...

FAM at BAUMA 2016

27.04.2016 FAM at BAUMA 2016 At the international trade fair BAUMA held in Munich in April 2013, FAM gave its customers a complete overview of the group’s current products program in Hall C2/413 dedicated to Mining. Machinery and equipment from...

Extension of El Tesoro, Chile

18.04.2016 Extension of El Tesoro, Chile Commissioned by Minera El Tesoro, Chile, FAM delivered an extension of the leach-pad system for stacking and reclaiming leached copper ore. Following the successful assembly, the system – consisting of a...

Stacker-reclaimer at Schkopau, Germany

24.03.2016 Stacker-reclaimer at Schkopau, Germany Commissioned by Uniper Kraftwerke GmbH, FAM completed the reconstruction of the STR 3000/1800.35 combined system at the Schkopau power plant, which was accepted by the client. FAM was able to revamp...

Sarooj Port Shiploader

13.03.2016 Sarooj Port Shiploader In the port of Sarooj, Iran, we refurbished and refitted the stationary ship loader with telescopic boom from brick loading to cement loading for Asia-ye-Aram (Asia Pacific Inc.). The equipment delivered in 2005...

Portal scraper for EAgrium, Egypt

03.03.2016 Portal scraper for EAgrium, Egypt Commissioned by ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions, FAM was responsible for the final assembly, commissioning and testing of the portal scraper KP 1500.54 as part of the EAgrium project in Egypt. The system...

Inauguration at the Port of Mamonal, Colombia

27.02.2016 Mamonal Seaport: Ceremonial opening and commissioning of FAM technology FAM Förderanlagen Magdeburg successfully commissions a handling system for the terminal of the Port of Mamonal in Colombia. The use of modern conveyor technology...

Hammer crusher Wössingen

15.02.2016 Hammer crusher Wössingen Commissioned by OPTERRA Zement GmbH, FAM exchanged two rotors on the double rotor hammer crusher DRHB 2018 R operated in the Opterra cement plant in Wössingen. The FAM crusher has been used successfully...

Reichwalde mine pre-strip

05.02.2016 Reichwalde mine pre-strip Based on an order by Vattenfall Europe Mining AG, FAM built a new conveyor system to extend the northern perimeter of Reichwalde mine so that the F60 conveyor bridge can be used. The belt system consists of a...

Bohol Shiploader

05.01.2016 Bohol Shiploader Commissioned by Taiheiyo Engineering Corporation (TEC), FAM built a shiploader SL 1200.17/23,5 OL for Philippine Mining Service Corporation (PMSC) with an output of 1,200 t of lime per hour. What made the project special...

2016 at a glance

04.01.2016 2016 at a glance FAM’s management would like to thank all business partners for their cooperation and all employees of the FAM Group for their great commitment and successful work during the past business year. Based on orders worth...

Boxberg Limestone Grinding Plant

03.11.2015 Boxberg Limestone Grinding Plant Vattenfall Europe Generation AG commissioned FAM to equip the Boxberg Power Station in Germany with an additional limestone grinding plant. The new grinding plant serves the continuous feeding of the flue...

Shiploader for Baffinland

09.10.2015 Shiploader for Baffinland As contracted by client, Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation, FAM Group successfully installed two shiploaders. The shiploaders were pre-assembled in Germany and then transported on special vessels to Baffin Island...

20th Anniversary of FAM Anlagen-Service GmbH

01.10.2015 20th Anniversary of FAM Anlagen-Service GmbH On October 1, 2015, FAM Anlagen-Service GmbH celebrated the 20th anniversary of its foundation with personalities from the worlds of business and politics. The Chairman of the Board of...

3rd FAM Soccer Match

17.09.2015 3rd FAM Soccer Match Reflecting the spirit of the FAM philosophy “Quality asserts itself”, the Quality Management Team climbed to the top, displacing last year’s winning team - the TKU Engineering Team - to the 2nd...

FAM Press Release: Power Plant GKM Mannheim

05.09.2015 FAM Press Release: Power Plant GKM Mannheim FAM Förderanlagen Magdeburg has successfully equipped Mannheim’s major power plant with extensive belt conveyor technology and stockyard systems for stacking and reclaiming coal....

Leach-Pad System Minera Escondida

01.09.2015 Leach-pad system Minera Escondida Minera Escondida Limitada successfully commenced operation of a FAM leach-pad system. This concluded FAM’s second delivery of a leach-pad system to Chile within a very short time span. In...

FAM intensifies partnership with RWE

18.08.2015 FAM intensifies partnership with RWE RWE Power AG concluded a service agreement with FAM for the opencast mine in Hambach, RWE Power AG’s largest opencast mine for the handling and conveying of brown coal. In addition to the...

Major power plant in Mannheim

29.07.2015 Major power plant in Mannheim Großkraftwerke Mannheim AG commissioned FAM to equip unit 9 of Mannheim’s major power plant with an unloading and coaling installation. Unit 9 is one of the world’s most state-of-the-art and...

7th Magdeburg Corporate Relay Race

09.07.2015 7th Magdeburg Corporate Relay Race As in the previous year, the fields of the Elbauenpark served as the venue for the Magdeburg Corporate Relay Race that took place on July 9, 2015. 26 FAM teams were ready at the starting line when the...

FAM’s 2015 company party and topping out ceremony

06.06.2015 FAM’s 2015 company party and topping out ceremony On June 6, 2015, FAM’s traditional company party and the topping out ceremony to celebrate the new company head offices took place at FAM Group’s headquarters in...

Ma'aden aluminium smelting plant

11.05.2015 Ma'aden aluminium smelting plant The FAM Group was commissioned by the Saudi Arabian Ma’aden Bauxite and Alumina Company to deliver a state-of-the art stockyard system to their newly built aluminium smelting plant for the...

Modernization ERs710/365 in Reichwalde

20.04.2015 Modernization ERs710/365 in Reichwalde As per order from Vattenfall Europe Mining AG, the FAM Group successfully concluded the transportation and modernization of the ERs 710/365 bucket ladder excavator. Since initial commissioning in...

FAM Shiploaders for Cerrejon

02.03.2015 FAM Shiploaders for Cerrejon Ordered by Carbones del Cerrejon Ltd., FAM installed two shiploaders - type travelling quadrant - intended to increase the coal handling capacity in the Port of Puerto Bolivar, Colombia. The shiploaders have...

FAM coaling system at Hamburg Moorburg

12.02.2015 FAM coaling system at Hamburg Moorburg Ordered by Vattenfall Europe Generation, FAM delivered the coaling system for the Hamburg Moorburg power plant and received the acceptance certificate. All in all, two FAM circular stockyards and...

New Service Contract: Reuter Power Plant

11.01.2015 New Service Contract: Reuter Power Plant Commissioned by Vattenfall Europe Wärme, FAM Anlagen-Service GmbH was requested to perform all service work of the coaling and materials handling and conveying systems of the Reuter combined...