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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...

FAM Stacker-Reclaimers for Wilhelmshaven

22.03.2013 FAM Stacker-Reclaimers for Wilhelmshaven Ordered by Rhenus Midgard, FAM completed the installation of two stacker-reclaimers in the Wilhelmshaven coal-fired power plant. With a net efficiency of more than 50 per cent, the 550 MW coal-fired...

FAM Bucket wheel excavator Donskoy GOK

14.02.2013 FAM Bucket wheel excavator Donskoy GOK JSC TNC Kazchrome confirmed FAM acceptance of the newly developed bucket wheel excavator SR80R1 deployed in the Donskoy GOK chromium ore works. The FAM bucket wheel excavator has been designed for use...

FAM Service Contract Minera Escondida

01.02.2013 FAM Service Contract Minera Escondida The operator of the Escondida copper mine in Chile extended the contract for servicing the copper oxide stacking system in this mine concluded with FAM in 2007 until the end of September 2014. The...

FAM Outlook 2013

05.01.2013 FAM Outlook 2013 Based on the 2012 order intake, which amounted to more than EUR 270 million, the FAM Group commenced the new business year 2013, i.e. 20 years after privatization, with orders on hand for sound utilization of the...

Opening of FAM Auditorium

06.12.2012 Opening of FAM Auditorium After a construction period of only nine months, FAM opened its new auditorium at the company’s headquarters in Magdeburg, Sudenburger Wuhne 47, on Dec. 6, 2012. The modern building is the perfect...

Bucket wheel excavator in Kazakhstan

07.11.2012 Bucket wheel excavator in Kazakhstan Successful commissioning highlighted the general overhaul and upgrading of the bucket wheel excavator SRs(K)-2000 Nr. 4108 performed by FAM in the Vostochny opencast mine near Ekibastus in...

FAM Shiploaders for Isla Riesco

25.10.2012 FAM Shiploaders for Isla Riesco Ordered by Portuaria Otway Ltd., FAM delivered a coal system to Minera Isla Riesco (Mina Invierno) located in Southern Chile. The system consists of two SL3000.45 shiploaders, each with a capacity of...

FAM Stacker-Reclaimers for Hansaport

29.09.2012 FAM Stacker-Reclaimers for Hansaport Ordered by Hansaport Hafenbetriebsgesellschaft mbH, FAM delivered two stacker-reclaimers of type STR3000/2500.40, completed with tripper car, designated for ore and coal handling in Hamburg. The...

Acceptance in the Neurath power plant

14.09.2012 Acceptance in the Neurath power plant Following the successful completion of the disposal system for power plant wastes (ash, FGD gypsum) in the Neurath power plant (Block F/G), FAM received the acceptance certificate from RWE Power AG....

Service contract Sur Andes mine

28.08.2012 Service contract Sur Andes mine The Chile-based mining group ANGLO AMERICAN and FAM signed a service contract. For the handling and conveying system installed by FAM in the Sur Andes mine in 2009, our service personnel will undertake the...

FAM Semi-portal scraper Handan

01.08.2012 FAM Semi-portal scraper Handan In 2010, the Handan Steel & Iron Group ordered for its steel works in Handan City, China, six semi-portal scrapers for iron ore with a discharge capacity of 1,700 t/h each. The FAM stockyard equipment was...

4th Company relay race in Magdeburg

19.07.2012 4th Company relay race in Magdeburg It was clear even before the starting signal was given for the 700 teams participating in the company relay race in Magdeburg’s Rothehorn park on July 19, 2012 at 7 pm that FAM competing in the...

FAM Shiploaders for bagged cargo

11.06.2012 FAM Shiploaders for bagged cargo FAM has completed commissioning of four barge shiploaders for bagged cargo in the fertilizer company of Ca Mau, Vietnam. Ordered by the Chinese customer Wuhuan Engineering, FAM delivered the shiploaders...

FAM Semi-mobile crushers for iron ore

29.05.2012 FAM Semi-mobile crushers for iron ore Ordered by African Minerals for the opencast mine projects Tonkolili 1 and 2 in Sierra Leone, FAM has delivered the complex equipment for processing and conveying red iron ore. Major elements of the...

1st FAM Stacker-reclaimer in Wilhelmshaven

02.05.2012 1st FAM Stacker-reclaimer in Wilhelmshaven For the first of two stacker-reclaimers, FAM has completed commissioning in the Wilhelmshaven coal-fired power plant operated by Rhenus Midgard. The 550 MW coal-fired power plant will be...

FAM PLC Support for portal scraper

21.04.2012 FAM PLC Support for portal scraper FAM and S.C. Lukoil Energy & Gas Romania have concluded a contract to provide remote diagnosis services. With this service contract in place, FAM will be able to provide remote support (referred to as...

FAM Portal scraper servicing

17.03.2012 FAM Portal scraper servicing Commissioned by Aluminium Oxide Stade GmbH, FAM completed comprehensive electrotechnical reconstruction of a portal scraper in just a few weeks though the scraper had not been supplied originally by FAM. With a...

FAM Portal scraper for Belarus

15.02.2012 FAM Portal scraper for Belarus FAM successfully completed the sand storage project for the Gomelglass glass works in Belarus. Gomelglass confirmed acceptance of the equipment without any defects. Core of the system is a portal scraper...

Refurbishing of FAM spreader P4M in Kosovo

24.01.2012 Refurbishing of FAM spreader P4M in Kosovo At the turn of the year 2011/2012, FAM received the acceptance certificate from Korporata Energjetike e Kosovës (KEK) for the opencast mining spreader P4M with a capacity of 5200 m³/h....

FAM Outlook 2012

02.01.2012 FAM Outlook 2012 Based on the high order intake in 2011, amounting to more than EUR 300 million, the FAM Group enjoyed a very successful start into the business year 2012 looking forward to a sound utilization of its own...

FAM Coaling Plant for Lukoil Romania

22.10.2011 FAM Coaling Plant for Lukoil Romania FAM has completed the installation and commissioning of a coaling plant for the power company S.C. Lukoil Energy & Gas, Romania. The contract comprises project planning, design, engineering,...

FAM Crushing Plant for Mordovcement

12.09.2011 FAM Crushing Plant for Mordovcement In the recent past FAM has not only supplied the complete opencast mining equipment to OAO Mordovcement, but also two crushing plants on crawlers.  However, in the meantime a third mobile FAM...

3rd Company Relay Race in Magdeburg

07.07.2011 3rd Company Relay Race in Magdeburg On July 7, 2011, the third company relay took place again in Magdeburg’s city park. At summery weather 450 teams with a total of 2250 runners were at the start. As many as 80 FAM employees, grouped...

FAM Gearbox Inspection with Endoscopy

29.06.2011 FAM Gearbox Inspection with Endoscopy The method of non-destructive testing with the help of an endoscopic camera is increasingly applied to inspect gearing parts. This visual inspection of gearbox areas that are difficult to reach can be...

FAM Equipment for Matola Mozambique

03.06.2011 FAM Equipment for Matola, Mozambique In Mozambique, FAM has installed a type STR 2630/3000.26 stacker-reclaimer and a type SL 3000/2750.16 shiploader to handle magnetite and coal in the Terminal de Carvão de Matola (TCM) in Maputo....

FAM Courtyard Party 2011

14.05.2011 FAM Courtyard Party 2011 The traditional FAM courtyard party took place at the FAM Group’s headquarters in Magdeburg on May 14, 2011. All employees and their families were invited to a tour of the manufacturing halls and engineering...

FAM Circular Stockyard and Shiploader TAKREER

30.04.2011 FAM Circular Stockyard and Shiploader TAKREER FAM supplied and commissioned a circular stockyard and a quadrant radial-type shiploader to TAKREER in Abu Dhabi, a firm affiliated to the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC). The 132 m dia....