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ISSUE 02/2019 The FAB and the Development on the International Mining and Minerals Markets The German Federation of International Mining and Mineral Resources (FAB) headquartered in Berlin/Germany is an association of German companies which are active within international mining. Since years FAB promotes the German positions in the global mineral sector and is active in continuous development of German international ...

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Glückauf! 1/2019

ISSUE 01/2019 Underground Farming Mine closure is a topic that is being discussed frequently as illustrated by the closure ceremonies of the last two German deep coal mines in December 2018. Besides the commemoration of the miners, the main question is what is to be done with the underground infrastructure of the abandoned mines? The closure of a mine can ...

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Glückauf! 6/2018

ISSUE 06/2018 Documentation of Technical Developments at RAG on Examples taken from Coal Winning, Development Works and Logistics The special geological conditions prevailing in the German coalfields have ensured that the methods and technologies for mining and conveying coal that were developed by the mining companies and equipment suppliers would gain recognition and today be used the world over. The ...

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Innovation that stands out

The manual assembly press for the belt fasteners in the XP series has been awarded the European Product Design Award (Figure 1). Flexco won over the jury in the Professional Industrial Machines category. The European Product Design Award (ED Award) is awarded every year to European designers for excellent work on product design. Flexco GmbH, Rosenfeld/Germany, impressed in the Professional Industrial ...

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