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Foundation stone for the new FAM Headquarters

22.12.2014 Laying the foundation stone for the new FAM Headquarters On December 22, 2014, the FAM Managing Directors laid the foundation stone marking the construction of the new FAM Headquarters in Magdeburg. Until the end of 2016, a modern office...

FAM Bucket wheel excavator for Beočin

17.11.2014 FAM Bucket wheel excavator for Beočin Ordered by Helios d.o.o., FAM delivered a type SR300R2 bucket wheel excavator intended for the Beočin opencast mine in the north of Serbia. The machine has been designed and built for...

FAM Portal scraper for Shah

29.10.2014 FAM Portal scraper for Shah Ordered by Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC), FAM installed two portal scrapers as stacker-reclaimers KP720/4000.71 for stacking and reclaiming granulated sulphur at the Shah Sulphur Station Project...

FAM Transport crawler for Fernas

02.10.2014 FAM Transport crawler for Fernas Ordered by Fernas Insaat A.S., FAM delivered a transport crawler for the Tufanbeyli opencast mine. The crawler will be used in the scope of building a 450 MW coal-fired power plant commenced by the Turkish...

2nd FAM soccer tournament

18.09.2014 2nd FAM soccer tournament After last year’s tremendous success and the great interest in organizing an FAM soccer tournament this year again, September 18 was the big day. After work, with the weather at its best, the employees went...

FAM Stacker-Reclaimers for Habshan

28.08.2014 FAM Stacker-Reclaimers for Habshan Ordered by Dodsal Engineering, FAM has erected two portal scrapers as stacker-reclaimers KP 720/4000.71 for the Habshan Sulphur Granulation Plant (HSGP) of Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Ltd. (Gasco). The...

7th service contract in Chile

01.08.2014 7th service contract in Chile  KGHM International Ltd. awarded FAM América Latina Ltda. the 7th contract for servicing the plant and equipment in the Chilean copper mine of Sierra Gorda Sociedad Contractual Minera. The...

6th Magdeburg Company Relay

17.07.2014 6th Magdeburg Company Relay This year Magdeburg’s 6th company relay race took place at the Elbauenpark – a new location for the race –at midsummer-like temperatures on July 17, 2014. FAM participated with an all-time high...

FAM New bucket wheel for SR 301 R

29.06.2014 Modernization/Upgrading: New bucket wheel for SR 301 R Ordered by Holcim AG, FAM has performed the upgrading of bucket wheel excavator SR 301 R in the Lägerdorf opencast mine. The customer accepted the work. In order to further...

ZSMK wagon unloading

15.05.2014 ZSMK wagon unloading Ordered by OJSC ZSMK, FAM has delivered a fully automatic wagon unloading station designed for unloading hard coal in the steel works in Novokuznetsk, Russia. Besides the wagon tippler, FAM’s scope of supplies...

FAM Second bucket wheel excavator for Spence

30.04.2014 Second bucket wheel excavator for Spence Ordered by the customer Pampa Norte BHP Billiton, FAM has designed, manufactured assembled and commissioned the second bucket wheel excavator SR500R4 (RC-002) for the Spence copper mine in Chile....

Apron Feeder Reconstruction

15.03.2014 Apron Feeder Reconstruction Ordered by HeidelbergCement AG, FAM has completed the reconstruction of the apron feeder deployed for transporting limestone with a capacity of 900 t/h in the company’s Hanover-based cement plant and...

FAM receives 6th maintenance contract

01.03.2014 FAM receives 6th maintenance contract FAM América Latina Ltda. has been awarded another maintenance contract for the Chilean copper mine Cerro Colorado (Iquique) from BHP Billiton. The maintenance contract covers the following:...

Compact-type bucket wheel excavator

26.02.2014 Compact-type bucket wheel excavator Ordered by MIBRAG (Mitteldeutsche Braunkohlengesellschaft mbH), FAM has performed the maintenance, repair and major overhaul of the bucket wheel excavator SR 702-1554 at the opencast mine Vereinigtes...

Acceptance CITIC

02.02.2014 Acceptance CITIC Based on an order by CITIC International Co., China, FAM delivered eight double roller crushers for the cement plants OJSC "Belarusian cement plant", OJSC "Krasnoselskstroy materialy", and OJSC...

FAM Belt conveyor system Vostochny

24.01.2014 Belt conveyor system Vostochny Ordered by Eurasian Energy Corporation (EEC, the Energy Division of ENRC), one of the largest producers of electricity and coal in Kazakhstan, FAM has sta ted modernizing the belt conveyor systems for coal as...

FAM Outlook 2014

05.01.2014 Outlook 2014 Based on the 2013 order intake of more than EUR 400 million and orders on hand exceeding EUR 500 million, the FAM Group started into the new year with a solid base for capacity utilization. The FAM Management would like to...

FAM Mobile conveying equipment Angren

18.12.2013 FAM Mobile conveying equipment Angren O`zbekko`mir OAJ, an Uzbek public limited company, has launched a comprehensive program aiming to modernize and improve the output of Uzbekistan‘s most important opencast mine at Angren....

FAM Donations

19.11.2013 FAM Donations On the occasion of FAM’s 20th anniversary of privatization, we received a number of donations from our business partners. Presented in the form of a symbolic cheque, these moneys were donated to the Magdeburg school...

Acceptance Circular Stockyard Piesteritz

29.10.2013 Acceptance of the circular stockyard in Piesteritz Ordered by SKW Stickstoffwerke Piesteritz GmbH, Germany’s largest producer of ammonia and urea, FAM erected a circular stockyard for PIAZUR (urea fertilizer) which was officially...

Acceptance in Schwerzau

15.10.2013 Acceptance in Schwerzau Commissioned by MIBRAG (Mitteldeutsche Braunkohlengesellschaft mbH), FAM modernized the collecting and distributing system for overburden and coal (mass distributor) at the Schwerzau field of Profen opencast mine....

FAM Shiploader Gujarat, India

28.09.2013 FAM Shiploader Gujarat, India Ordered by Gujarat Cement Works, India, FAM replaced the ball-bearing slewing ring of the shiploader SL 1650/600.26. The shiploader serves to load clinker and cement into ships up to 45,000 DWT. Delivered by...

New FAM Apron Feeder Strands

23.08.2013 New FAM Apron Feeder Strands On behalf of Suncor Energy Inc., FAM reconstructed two heavy apron feeders for oil sands, which were not supplied by FAM, at Steepbank Mine in Fort Mc Murray and installed new apron strands. Using original...

FAM First Football Tournament

04.07.2013 FAM First Football Tournament On 04 July 2013, FAM employees organised their first football tournament. More than 100 participants competed in 11 teams for the FAM Football Cup in their free time. In a gripping final, the team of the...

FAM Shiploader for Port Cartier

03.07.2013 FAM Shiploader for Port Cartier FAM has delivered the SL 11000.34/21 shiploader on behalf of customer Arcelor Mittal Mines Canada (AMMC) for use in the Port of Port Cartier, Province of Québec, Canada. The FAM scope of work...

FAM Company Anniversary 1993 - 2013

15.06.2013 FAM Company Anniversary 1993 - 2013 As an independent, medium-sized company, FAM Förderanlagen Magdeburg celebrates the 20th year of its successful development since privatisation in the circle of customers, business partners and its...

Second extension of service contract Minera Spence

01.06.2013 Second extension of service contract Minera Spence For the second time BHP Billiton extended the service contract concluded with FAM América Latina Ltda. for the Minera Spence copper mine in Chile. The newly extended contract will...

Moorburg power plant

15.05.2013 Moorburg power plant  Commissioned by Vattenfall Europe Generation AG, FAM delivered the complete materials handling and conveying systems required between the ship unloading facilities and the coal bunkers in the new coal-fired power...

FAM at BAUMA

23.04.2013 FAM at BAUMA 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 dedicated to Mining. Machinery and equipment from the...

Extension of service contracts Vattenfall Europe Generation

02.04.2013 Extension of service contracts Vattenfall Europe Generation Vattenfall Europe Generation AG extended the service contracts concluded with FAM by two more years, i.e. until 2015. Based on an annual repair program, the service contracts...