The demand for raw materials is constantly growing!

We do research on intelligent and innovative solutions to meet it!

Graphic representation of the growing demand for raw materials

The need for raw materials is increasing, from both primary and secondary sources, in Germany and worldwide. Our research efforts at the IAM focus on intelligent machines that help satisfy those needs in the future – sustainably as well as energy-efficiently!

“In this field of research, we are supported by young people who have decided to study mechanical engineering at the TU Bergakademie Freiberg, and thus will secure themselves stable, yet also very exciting career prospects. Contact us anytime!”

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Holger Lieberwirth
Director of the Institute


Group Picture
Four students from TU Freiberg took part in a worldwide mining competition in Canada from October 22 to November 6. … weiterlesen
18 Oct 2018 |

IAM Rhineland field trip

Group photo of the participants of the Rhineland field trip
Last week, Prof. Lieberwirth, research assistants Tim Hühnerfürst and Richard Kühnel, as well as a group of students from the Institute of Mineral Processing Machines paid a visit to manufacturers and operators of machines and equipment during a field trip to the Rhineland. … weiterlesen
Elisabeth Köstinger is giving her opening lecture at the EUMICON in Vienna
At the EUMICON 2018 from 26 – 28 September in Vienna, approx. 250 renowned representatives from research, business, politics, as well as the raw materials and processing industry spoke on new solutions for a sustainable and responsible way of supplying raw materials within Europe. … weiterlesen
Moscow Kremlin
From 17 - 21 September, the Institute of Mineral Processing Machines was on-site in Moscow for the 29th International Mineral Processing Congress (IMPC) - with more than 1,000 participants, it is the world's largest conference on current developments in the processing of mineral raw materials! … weiterlesen
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