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FAM becomes a member of the Saxony-Anhalt Environmental Alliance

21.07.2021 FAM becomes a member of the Saxony-Anhalt Environmental Alliance  FAM, a an international equipment manufacturer from Magdeburg, has been appointed as a member of the Saxony-Anhalt Environmental Alliance. After an extensive...

FAM GmbH and Metso Outotec sign global partnership agreement

28.06.2021 FAM GmbH and Metso Outotec sign global partnership agreement for providing IPCC and tailings management plant projects FAM GmbH and Metso Outotec have signed a global non-exclusive cooperation agreement on the delivery of integrated...

FAM New Office in Peru

27.06.2021 FAM – New Office in Peru FAM has opened a new office in Peru, as part of its commodity diversification and organic growth strategy. With this important strategic step, FAM is able to further support the key customers located in...

FAM now in Russia and CIS

10.06.2021 FAM now in Russia and CIS FAM made a strategic decision towards an investment into the CIS market, including Russia, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. The process to open a new office in Moscow, Russia, is part of the internal organic growth...

Successful Completion of the Project NavoiyAzot

11.05.2021 On behalf of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., FAM successfully supplied and commissioned a portal scraper of type KP 210.40 for handling of urea in the fertilizer plant NavoiyAzot, Uzbekistan.  NavoiyAzot is the largest manufacturer...

FAM India is now ISO 9001 certified

08.04.2021 FAM India (FAM IN) is the wholly owned subsidiary of FAM GmbH and is one of the most recent and important strategic expansion of FAM’s ever developing global presence. We are proud to inform that FAM India has implemented a Quality...

25th Anniversary of FAM Anlagen-Service GmbH

In October of last year, the company FAM Anlagen-Service GmbH headquartered in Cottbus could proudly look back on their 25-year track record of success. Since the very beginning in October 1995, the company´s staff has grown from the original 32...

FAM opens New Office in Brazil

11.01.2021 FAM Opens New Office in Brazil FAM has opened a new office in Brazil, as part of its commodity diversification and organic growth strategy. With this important strategic step, FAM is able to further support the key customers located in...

Successful Completion of the Project Domsen Mass Distributor

28.12.2020 On commission by MIBRAG (Mitteldeutsche Braunkohlengesellschaft mbH, Germany), the FAM Group in cooperation with our consortium partner ACTEMIUM began in spring of 2018 a gradual relocation of individual conveyor lines from the mining site of...

Successful Completion of the Project SKW Side Scraper

11.12.2020 FAM provided for SKW Stickstoffwerke Piesteritz GmbH, Germany's largest ammonia and urea producer, a side scraper of type KS 25.5 for reclaiming of urea fertilizers at a conveying rate of 25 t/h. The side scraper was installed as part of...

Torsten Gerlach joins FAM as the new CEO

Effective November 1, 2020, Torsten Gerlach is appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of FAM GmbH. Through his extensive management experience in machinery engineering and construction, Torsten Gerlach has acquired a broad range of in-depth skills...

Steel Lining System for Shaft Neurode

05.10.2020 On behalf of the company ARGE Vorbausäule Schacht Neurode, FAM and REDPATH DEILMANN GmbH successfully completed the challenging project of the shaft reconstruction and turned the upgraded facility over to the customer. The project of K+S...

Upgrade Berri Gas Plant

21.06.2020 The FAM Group supplied stockyard systems on behalf of M.R.Al Khathlan Co., Saudi Arabia for handling sulphur granulates at the Saudi Arabian Oil Company’s (Saudi Aramco) plant. The chemical industry is one of the most important...

New FAM Conveyor Bridge for Minera Spence

15.06.2020 The first expansion stage of the handling equipment of the leach pad system in the SPENCE copper mine in northern Chile was completed in 2006. This impressive turnkey facility consisting of 21 highly efficient machines (bucket wheel...

A small change with a great symbolic meaning!

01.06.2020 Magdeburger Förderanlagen und Baumaschinen GmbH, a global player, is gearing up for the future and has therefore been renamed into FAM GmbH, wich was anyway widely in use. Our company has been in existence for over 100 years and uses...

Minera Spence: Performance Improvement in the Ripios Section

25.05.2020  FAM completed extensive reconstruction activities aimed at increasing the performance of the MH014 rail-bound tripper car with a slewing boom in the Ripios section of Minera Spence. Installation of a new, reinforced discharge boom...

Information of the FAM Management Board on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Dear Partners and Customers, The developments around the SARS-CoV-2 virus have created a lot of uncertainty world-wide. Germany is of course no different. Many companies have already started feeling the effects of the virus. Like you and everyone...

Kearl Oil Sands Project, Canada

12.02.2020 FAM designed and supplied two hopper and conveyor facilities for the Kearl oil sands mine. The project, called Kearl Supplemental Crusher, is located in the Athabasca oil sands region in the province of Alberta in western Canada. The...

Handover of the Tamnava West

23.01.2020 FAM supplied extensive equipment on behalf of the Elektro Power Industry of Serbia (EPS) for the newly built Tamnava coal stockyard. This stockyard is from the mining field "Tamnava West" / "Zapadno polje", which is the...

Handover of the IVth Expansion Stage in Peres

27.12.2019 Under the lead management of FAM, on December 18th, 2019, the FAM-Actemium Consortium transfered to MIBRAG (Mitteldeutsche Braunkohlengesellschaft mbH) the fourth expansion stage (construction complex B) including the distributor/drive...

New Stacker-Reclaimer for Martinswerk

25.10.2019 On behalf of Martinswerk GmbH, FAM designed, manufactured, assembled and commissioned a bucket wheel stacker-reclaimer with a tripper car STR 500/300.26 SVHK for stockyard operations at Bergheim facility, Germany. Martinswerk, a company of...

Reconstruction completed

23.09.2019 On behalf of Louis Hagel GmbH & Co. KG, FAM Magdeburg completed the reconstruction of a semi-portal scraper KP500.36.S.V featuring a conveying capacity of 500 t/h for stockpiling and 700 t/h for reclaiming of various bulk materials in the...

Transport crawler of KEK

29.08.2019 On behalf of the state-owned power plant and opencast mining operator KEK (Korporata Energjetike e Kosoves, Kosovo), FAM supplied a turnkey TR 350 transport crawler with a payload of 350 tons. The company KEK continuously optimizes the...

Progress in Domsen

20.08.2019 On behalf of MIBRAG (Mitteldeutsche Braunkohlengesellschaft mbH, Germany), FAM in cooperation with our consortium partner ACTEMIUM continues the gradual relocation of individual conveyor lines from the opencast mining site of Schwerzau to the...

We expand to be nearer!

15.06.2019 FAM remains on the expansion course and increases its capacities by opening a new office in India, the seventh largest country in the world in terms of surface area. The newly established subsidiary operating under the name of "FAM...

All good things come in threes!

15.05.2019 The global volume of handling activities is rapidly growing, as does the demand for appropriate modern port facilities. Currently, FAM is involved in numerous projects which aim to make the port handling processes all over the world even...

FAM Stacker-Reclaimer for ROGESA

26.04.2019 On behalf of SHS Services GmbH, Germany, FAM supplied a new stacker-reclaimer of the type STR 500/500.28 for the ROGESA (Roheisengesellschaft Saar mbH) iron and steel plant in Dillingen. The new combined machine is deployed in coke and...

One More Scraper, Please!

10.03.2019 On behalf of Agropolychim AD, Bulgaria, the leading manufacturer of nitrogen fertilizers in Southeastern Europe and the top producer of phosphate fertilizers in the Balkan Peninsula, FAM supplied a portal scraper of the type KP100.37,5 for...

4 Semi-Portal Scrapers for Potash Plant Gremyachinskiy

20.02.2019 On behalf of EuroChem-Volgakaliy LLC, a subsidiary of EuroChem Group AG, the biggest manufacturer of nitrogen and potassium mineral fertilizers in Russia, FAM supplied 4 semi-portal scrapers of the type KH 1000.33 for the new potash plant...

Spreader secures the potash production / Relocation at the Zielitz plant

05.02.2019 On behalf of K+S GmbH, the company FAM Magdeburg realized the relocation of the A2Rs-B 600.70 spreader at the Zielitz plant, one of the largest and most modern potash factories worldwide. The spreader with a boom length of 70m is part of the...