On 13 December, the FAMUR Group signed an agreement with Polska Grupa Górnicza (PGG) for the supply of 96 sets of new powered roof supports for the Murcki-Staszic Coal Mine (KWK Murcki-Staszic). The agreement is a follow-up to the selection of FAMUR's offer from 30 November 2018 as part of an open tender announced by PGG. The supports are to be delivered to the customer within 18 weeks of signing the agreement. The contract's net value is almost PLN 44.5 million.

The agreement signed by FAMUR SA provides for the production of 96 sets of brand new powered roof supports with a working range of no more than 1.9 m to at least 3.7 m together with complete control hydraulics. They will be delivered and installed at the Murcki-Staszic Coal Mine within 18 weeks of signing the agreement. The contract value is PLN  44 417 886,17 net. - This is yet another task that the FAMUR Group will carry out for Polska Grupa Górnicza this year. It testifies to the quality, comprehensiveness and precise adaptation of our devices to the needs of domestic mining plants while at the same time allowing us to serve as a reliable partner in the process of modernisation and development of the Polish mining industry - remarks Adam Toborek, Vice-President of the Management Board at the FAMUR Group. Powered roof supports are essential to mining solutions based on longwall systems. These devices are adapted to work in all technologies of longwall exploitation used in modern mining (not exclusively coal). They meet appropriate safety requirements and the detailed criteria of European and global mining standards and regulations.