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Bridge-type Bucket Wheel Reclaimer Dillingen

15.08.2017 Bridge-type bucket wheel reclaimer serviced in Dillingen FAM supported the German customer SHS Services GmbH in modernization of a bridge-type bucket wheel reclaimer erected at the Dillingen plant in 2001. FAM provided engineering services...

Assembly BWE Radomiro Tomic completed

27.06.2017 Assembly BWE Radomiro Tomic completed FAM delivered one of the largest bucket wheel reclaimers in the compact class for the Chilean copper manufacturer Codelco to be operated in the Radomiro Tomic mine.  The bucket wheel reclaimer...

Leach-Pad Encuentro, Chile

25.05.2017 Leach-Pad Encuentro, Chile Ordered by the client Antofagasta Minerals S.A. in Chile FAM delivered and mounted a conveying and stacking system to handle leached copper ore for the project "Óxidos Encuentro (OXE)" of...

Mining Equipment for El Halassa Mine

08.05.2017 Mining equipment for El Halassa Mine On behalf of Office Cherifien des Phosphates (OCP S.A.), the world's largest supplier of phosphates, FAM supplied the equipment for the new "El Halassa Mine" project in...

Maintenance Contract Minera Antucoya

25.04.2017 Maintenance Contract Minera Antucoya FAM América Latina Ltda. received the maintenance contract for the Chilean copper mine Antucoya until 2019. FAMs’ service-team will implement mechanical maintenance of the processing...

Wanbao Leach Pad System

12.04.2017 Wanbao leach pad system FAM successfully installed and put into operation the first line of a leach pad system in Wanbao opencast copper mine in Myanmar under the contract with Mining Copper Ltd., Hong Kong. The machines are designed to...

Stacker-Reclaimer Burns Harbor, USA

31.03.2017 Stacker-Reclaimer Burns Harbor, USA On the order of ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor, FAM installed the stacker-reclaimer STR 6000/4000.67S in Burns Harbor, USA. The giant stacker-reclaimer with a capacity of 6,000 t/h is designed for stacking...

Dismantling Schöningen

15.03.2017 Dismantling Schöningen The Helmstedter Revier GmbH (HSR), operator of the Buschhaus power plant in Germany, charged FAM with the carefully and professionally disassembling of the existing opencast mining technology (bucket wheel...

Machining upgrade

05.02.2017 Machining upgrade After modernization of the steel construction and the fabrication site in Magdeburg, further investments at 6.2 million Euro followed in 2016 in FAM’s machining division. The last of the three new turning and...

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...