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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...

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....