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Bulk Material Handling Solutions for the Mining Sector

FAM GmbH plans, designs and manufactures turnkey equipment for the mining, construction and chemicals industries.

Sudenburger Wuhne 47,
39112 Magdeburg,

FAM GmbH plans, designs and manufactures turnkey equipment for the mining, construction and chemicals industries.

Our solutions are developed to extract, produce, load and store bulk materials across a wide range of applications.

Bulk materials handling solution for the mining sector

FAM delivers core systems for bulk handling plants in an array of industrial sectors, including mining, power generation, metallurgy, construction and port handling.

Our personnel references plants in more than 80 countries worldwide.

FAM’s portfolio comprises large equipment and individual machines such as:

  • Bucket wheel excavators
  • Spreaders and stackers
  • Conveyor bridges on crawlers
  • Full-portal and semi-portal scrapers
  • Reclaimers: bridge-type, bucket wheel or stacker
  • Ship loaders / unloaders
  • Crushers and mills

Material processing equipment and machines

FAM Group develops bespoke plants for mining, conveying, processing and handling of minerals, raw materials and goods.

The scope of our solutions includes consultancy, project management, engineering, design, fabrication, commissioning, quality management and assurance, repair, refurbishment and aftersales services.

Plant service consulting solutions

FAM successfully plans, designs and manufactures turnkey equipment for extracting, producing, loading and storing raw materials and minerals.

We combine our experience in series and customised production processes, as well as offer a complete range of manufacturing, engineering and aftersales support services, including:

  • Consulting
  • Erection
  • Maintenance and repair
  • Modernisation
  • Training
  • Spare parts

Our skilled engineers provide customer-oriented consulting services for any materials handling system worldwide.

We provide recommendations for efficient operation and optimisation of machines and plants to reduce energy, spare parts, consumables and personnel costs.

Consulting services are also available to increase the availability of preventive maintenance solutions and improved materials and processes.

About FAM

FAM is an independent manufacturer of material handling systems.

Our team is skilled in mineral processing and bulk materials handling solutions, mining and stockyard systems, and innovative port technologies.

For more than 100 years, we have incorporated professional experience, engineering knowledge and high-performance project management capabilities in its global solutions.

Headquartered in Magdeburg, Germany, the FAM Group has a total of 11 subsidiaries in Germany, Bulgaria, Morocco, Chile, China, Canada, India, Brazil, Hungary and Australia as well as representations, among others, in South Africa and in the United States. Approximately 1,500 employees work for the FAM Group worldwide.

Our portfolio of planning, project development, designing, manufacturing, assembly and start-up services, as well as bulk material conveyor system maintenance, generates an annual company turnover of €300m.

FAM in Russia and CIS

FAM is to invest in the CIS market, including Russia, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.

Successful Completion of the Project NavoiyAzot

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

FAM Open 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 Brazil.

Steel Lining System for Shaft Neurode

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.

Kearl Oil Sands Project, Canada

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.

Handover of the Tamnava West

FAM supplied extensive equipment on behalf of the Elektro Power Industry of Serbia (EPS) for the newly built Tamnava coal stockyard.

Handover of the Fourth Expansion Stage in Peres

Under the lead management of FAM, on 18 December 2019, the FAM-Actemium Consortium transferred to MIBRAG (Mitteldeutsche Braunkohlengesellschaft mbH) the fourth expansion stage (construction complex B) including the distributor/drive station No. 521 and the second expansion No. 521 for power operation of the Peres mass distributor.

FAM New Stacker-Reclaimer for Martinswerk

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.

Progress in Domsen and Relocation of Mass Distributor

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 opencast mining site of Domsen.

FAM Stacker-Reclaimer for ROGESA Stockyard Systems

On behalf of SHS Services GmbH, 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, Germany.

FAM Supplies KP100.37.5 Scraper for New Agropolychim Stockyard

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 the new stockyard.

FAM Achieves New Success in Turkmenistan

On behalf of GAP Insaat Dubai FZE, FAM supplied an entire conveying system embracing several belt conveyors, a tripper car and a ship loader type SL1200.28 for loading urea into vessels of up to 7,000 DWT at a rate of 1,200tph.

FAM Portal Scrapers at the Heart of Potash Production

On behalf of EuroChem-Usolsky Potash Complex LLC, a subsidiary of EuroChem Group AG, the biggest manufacturer of nitrogen and potassium mineral fertilizers in Russia, FAM supplied seven portal scrapers of the type KP 1100.55,7 for the new potash plant Usolye.

Stacker-Reclaimers by FAM Magdeburg

Storage and homogenisation of various bulk materials form a significant integral part of the bulk handling processes within the overall logistics network.


Sudenburger Wuhne 47

39112 Magdeburg