Mining News – Indonesia

Indonesia and the US miner have made progress in behind-the-scenes negotiations to end an impasse over the future of the world’s most profitable mine By John McBeth After painting themselves into a corner, the Indonesian government and American mining giant Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold are finally taking tentative steps in quiet negotiations to end … Continue reading Mining News – Indonesia

Mining – Gold – Indonesia – Specter of unrest in Indonesian mine mire

US miner Freeport McMoran's dispute with the government could intensify as workers lose jobs and top US politicians take special interest in the case By John McBeth During a recent presentation to Australian academics, a respected Jakarta-based analyst made the bold prediction that if the current stand-off between the Indonesian government and US mining giant … Continue reading Mining – Gold – Indonesia – Specter of unrest in Indonesian mine mire