FAM Förderanlagen und Baumaschinen Magdeburg is an independent Group, based in Germany, which looks back on a history up to the 19th century with a long tradition as a manufacturer of bulk material handling and crushing systems.
Today, the FAM Group is composed by 14 companies, with operations in more than 80 countries and over 1.700 professionals worldwide. FAM has the leading know-how for mining systems, bulk material handling, stockyard and conveying systems, mineral processing and port technology. FAM is the world-wide leading company for the design, supply and maintenance of equipment like Bucket Wheel Reclaimers, Movable Bridges, Stackers, Conveyors, Feeders, Mills, Crushers, Shiploaders and Unloaders.
FAM América Latina Ltd., with more than 600 employees and long-term maintenance contracts, is the strategic partner for the regional mining industry not only for supply and erection of new equipment but also for maintenance, revamping and spare part management of existing equipment.
The FAM team can refer to reference plants in more than 80 countries. With its range of large equipment and individual machines, such as bucket wheel excavators, spreaders and stackers, scraper reclaimers, bridge-type reclaimers, bucket wheel reclaimers and stacker-reclaimers, shiploaders and ship unloaders as well as crushers and mills, FAM delivers the vital “hearts” for bulk handling plants in mining industry, power plants, metallurgical industry, cement industry, building material industry, chemicals industry, fertilizer industry and for port handling.
Turn-key plants for mining, conveying, storing, crushing, homogenizing, loading and unloading of minerals, raw materials and goods are first priority in the range of products of the FAM Group. The scope of services includes engineering, design, fabrication, erection, commissioning, repair, refurbishing and after sales service. In 1998, FAM opened an office in Santiago de Chile and today has more than 600 professionals.
Codelco, Division Radomiro Tomic, Chile
1x Bucket Wheerl Reclaimer SR800P9
Exvation Height 9,5 m, Exavation Depth 0,5 m
Bucket Wheel Drive 1000 kW
Number of buckets 16
Leached Copper Ore 9666 m³/h, 14500 t/h
Carbones del Cerrejon Ltd., Puerto Bolivar, Colombia, 2013
2x Shiploader SLRQ6600.56/27 OX
Radial cuadrant, with telescopic chute
Coal 6600 t/h