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Grasberg mine - Wikipedia

The concentrator's tailings, generated at a rate of 700,000 tonnes per day, are the subject of considerable environmental concern, as they wash into the Aikwa riverine system and Arafura Sea. Some 130 square kilometres (50 sq mi) (eventually 230 square kilometres (89 sq mi)) of lowland areas along the Aikwa River, are covered by braided sedimentary channels indicative of high sediment load (similar to glacial runoff). Native fish have nearly disappeared from now-turbid waters of the Aikwa River which are unsuit

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Grasberg Mine - MINING.COM

Jul 16, 2012  Grasberg Mine Owner: Freeport-McMoRan Type of Mine: Copper, Gold Location: Papua, Indonesia Built: 1990 The largest gold mine and third largest copper []

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Grasberg Mine, Indonesia - NASA

Located in the Sudirman Mountains of the Irian Jaya province of Indonesia, the Grasberg complex (also known as the Freeport Mine) is one of the largest gold and copper mining operations in the world. The Sudirman Mountains form the western portion of the Maoke Range that extends across Irian Jaya from the west to the east-southeast.

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Major Mines Projects Grasberg Mine

PT-FI began open-pit mining of the Grasberg ore body in 1990. The final phase of the Grasberg open pit was mined during 2019, including the removal of the open pit ramps. In aggregate, the Grasberg open pit produced over 27 billion pounds of copper and 46 million ounces of gold in the 30-year period from 1990 through 2019.

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Grasberg Mine – Tembagapura, Indonesia - Atlas Obscura

Jul 01, 2019  Grasberg is now transitioning to underground block carving, with underground mines replacing the work in the pit. Unsurprisingly, such a massive mining project has not gone without its

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Freeport reduces workforce at Grasberg ... - Mining Technology

As of 17 May, coronavirus infections in the Mimika Regency, where Grasberg mine is located, reached 150 cases, including 102 cases in Tambagapura, where the living quarters were built for Grasberg’s workers and their families. Last week, Freeport Indonesia said it has around 50,000 rapid and polymerase chain reaction test kits on site.

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Freeport’s Grasberg go-go days back as gold ... - MINING.COM

Sep 11, 2020  “The high grades of copper combined with this gold component make Grasberg one of the mining industry’s truly most valuable fabulous assets in its history.

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Grasberg Open Pit Copper Mine ... - Mining Technology

Mining at Grasberg Open Pit The workings comprise an open-pit mine, an underground mine and four concentrators. The open-pit mine, which forms a mile-wide crater at the surface, is a high-volume low-cost operation, producing more than 67 million tonnes of

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Grasberg Mine – Tembagapura, Indonesia - Atlas Obscura

Grasberg is now transitioning to underground block carving, with underground mines replacing the work in the pit. Unsurprisingly, such a massive mining project has not gone without its share of ...

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Freeport reduces workforce at Grasberg ... - Mining Technology

As of 17 May, coronavirus infections in the Mimika Regency, where Grasberg mine is located, reached 150 cases, including 102 cases in Tambagapura, where the living quarters were built for Grasberg’s workers and their families. Last week, Freeport

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PT Freeport Indonesia (Grasberg) gold mine Report Wood ...

Jun 14, 2019  Operated by PT Freeport Indonesia and located in Papua, Grasberg and is one of the world's largest copper-gold porphyry mining operations. The mine utilises both open pit and underground mining methods and has the capability to process up to 85 million tonnes of ore per annum.

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Workers bar access to Freeport Indonesia's Grasberg mine ...

Aug 24, 2020  Grasberg, the world’s largest gold mine and second largest copper mine, is currently transitioning from its open pit operation to all-underground mining. The mine is expected to

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Indonesia's grand plan to sink world's richest mine - Asia ...

Jun 10, 2020  JAKARTA - When Indonesia’s government took majority control of the legendary Grasberg mine from American mining giant Freeport McMoRan Copper Gold (FCX) two years ago, visions of an onrushing gravy train obscured the cost realities of operating one of the world’s richest copper and gold complexes in Papua’s mist-shrouded central highlands.

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INDONESIA Freeport-McMoRan

Through its subsidiary, PT-FI, FCX mines one of the world’s largest copper and gold deposits in the Grasberg minerals district in Papua, Indonesia. In addition to copper and gold, PT-FI produces silver. FCX has a 48.76 percent interest in PT-FI and manages its mining operations. PT-FI’s results are consolidated in FCX’s financial statements.

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OUR HISTORY Freeport-McMoRan

FCX becomes founding member of International Council on Mining Metals (ICMM), an international organization dedicated to a safe, fair and sustainable mining industry: 2002: PT-FI completed Grasberg Deep Ore Zone underground mine, with further expansion initiated: 2007

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Overview of Indonesia’s Mining Industry - SES Professionals

Freeport-McMoRan Grasberg has begun mining their Block Cave mine and the Deep Mill Level Zone (DMLZ) project. Production commenced in 2015, evolving the mine from an open pit to one of the largest and long term underground mines of the future. ... Presently the mining industry is working with the government to find compromise solutions to keep ...

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Indonesia’s Ore Export Ban and its Impact on Freeport ...

Indonesian Mining Industry (2009-2017): In an attempt to build up Indonesia’s smelting industry and encourage domestic processing of mineral ores, and thereby increase tax revenue and jobs otherwise loss due to the exporting of ores to other countries for refining, the Indonesian government announced in 2009 a raw ore export ban to take effect on January 12 th, 2014.

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Freeport cuts workforce at Grasberg mine as coronavirus ...

Freeport-McMoRan Inc's Indonesian unit said it will operate the giant Grasberg mine with a "skeletal team" after a rise in coronavirus infections in the area, including at the mine workers' living ...

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Freeport McMoRan - Indonesia-Investments

Freeport is planning large capital investments to develop underground mining facilities in the Grasberg mine as open pit resources are reaching depletion. It is estimated that the mine still holds ample reserves; 31 billion pounds of copper and 30.9 million ounces of gold. Freeport's contract to operate the Grasberg mine will end in 2021.

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Freeport Indonesia Gropes Pocket US$1B to Dig Grasberg ...

Jul 29, 2019  The Grasberg open pit operation will be stopped by the end of 2019. The total cost to close the mine worth of $350 million and will be implemented in 2041, he adds. At the same time, Holding Mining Industry (HMI), consisting of PT Indonesia Asahan Alumunium (INALUM), PT Antam Tbk (IDX: ANTM), PT Bukit Asam Tbk (IDX: PTBA), PT Timah Tbk (IDX ...

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A closer look at five of the biggest gold mines around the ...

Nov 25, 2019  Grasberg gold and copper mine is located in the province of Papua in Indonesia. (Credit: Alfindra Primaldhi/Wikimedia Commons) PTFI previously held a 90% share of the Grasberg mining operation, although a deal concluded in late 2018 gave Indonesia’s state-owned PT Indonesia Asahan Aluminium (PT Inalum) a majority 51% stake in its ownership.

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PT Freeport Indonesia (Grasberg) gold mine Report Wood ...

Jun 14, 2019  Operated by PT Freeport Indonesia and located in Papua, Grasberg and is one of the world's largest copper-gold porphyry mining operations. The mine utilises both open pit and underground mining methods and has the capability to process up to 85 million tonnes of ore per annum.

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Freeport cuts workforce at Grasberg mine as coronavirus ...

Freeport-McMoRan Inc's Indonesian unit said it will operate the giant Grasberg mine with a "skeletal team" after a rise in coronavirus infections in the area, including at the mine workers' living ...

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INDONESIA Freeport-McMoRan

Through its subsidiary, PT-FI, FCX mines one of the world’s largest copper and gold deposits in the Grasberg minerals district in Papua, Indonesia. In addition to copper and gold, PT-FI produces silver. FCX has a 48.76 percent interest in PT-FI and manages its mining operations. PT-FI’s results are consolidated in FCX’s financial statements.

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Freeport's Adkerson does not want to sell Grasberg mine to ...

Freeport McMoRan Inc is not interested in selling its Grasberg copper and gold ... That back and forth from two of the mining industry’s most-powerful executives comes as investors are ...

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Indonesia’s Ore Export Ban and its Impact on Freeport ...

Indonesian Mining Industry (2009-2017): In an attempt to build up Indonesia’s smelting industry and encourage domestic processing of mineral ores, and thereby increase tax revenue and jobs otherwise loss due to the exporting of ores to other countries for refining, the Indonesian government announced in 2009 a raw ore export ban to take effect on January 12 th, 2014.

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A closer look at five of the biggest gold mines around the ...

Nov 25, 2019  Grasberg gold and copper mine is located in the province of Papua in Indonesia. (Credit: Alfindra Primaldhi/Wikimedia Commons) PTFI previously held a 90% share of the Grasberg mining operation, although a deal concluded in late 2018 gave Indonesia’s state-owned PT Indonesia Asahan Aluminium (PT Inalum) a majority 51% stake in its ownership.

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Overview of Indonesia’s Mining Industry - SES Professionals

Freeport-McMoRan Grasberg has begun mining their Block Cave mine and the Deep Mill Level Zone (DMLZ) project. Production commenced in 2015, evolving the mine from an open pit to one of the largest and long term underground mines of the future. ... Presently the mining industry is working with the government to find compromise solutions to keep ...

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Freeport Indonesia Gropes Pocket US$1B to Dig Grasberg ...

Jul 29, 2019  The Grasberg open pit operation will be stopped by the end of 2019. The total cost to close the mine worth of $350 million and will be implemented in 2041, he adds. At the same time, Holding Mining Industry (HMI), consisting of PT Indonesia Asahan Alumunium (INALUM), PT Antam Tbk (IDX: ANTM), PT Bukit Asam Tbk (IDX: PTBA), PT Timah Tbk (IDX ...

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Grasberg - deadly accident in Rio Tinto mine could have ...

Mar 19, 2014  In May 2013 the roof on a non-operational underground tunnel collapsed during a training session at the Freeport-McMoran’s Grasberg copper mine in Indonesia killing 28 miners and injuring ten others. The accident, which can only be described as an industrial homicide, occurred during a

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Indonesia: another four workers killed at Freeport, Rio ...

Oct 02, 2014  Earlier in September another worker was killed in a rockfall at Grasberg mine . These tragedies happened less than two years after 28 mineworkers died at Grasberg mine in what was described as the worst mining accident in the history of Indonesia. Another accident at the Grasberg mine killed 11 mineworkers in 2003.

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Here are 3 mining industry updates you must know

Jul 13, 2018  The mining industry has been creating a lot of headlines lately, and some of the latest news includes a contract extension and negotiations concerning wages. PYBAR’s contract extension According to Australian Mining , PYBAR Mining Services has received a two-year contract extension from Red River Resources, with offices in Queensland and ...

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New milestones in Grasberg underground move - Mining

Last year, Rio Tinto sold its stake in the Grasberg mine in Indonesia to Indonesia state-owned PT Indonesia Asahan Aluminium (Inalum). As a result, PT-FI was granted an extension of mining rights through 2031, with an option to extend the mining rights up to 2041.

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Tensions remain high near Grasberg Mine - CEMI

Nov 10, 2017  Indonesia’s military said that it was prepared to take tough measures against rebels who have threatened to “destroy” mining operations of Freeport-McMoRan.. Police say an armed separatist group linked to the Free Papua Movement (OPM) is preventing about 1,000 people in five villages from leaving an area near the giant Grasberg copper mine.

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The 10 Biggest Gold Mining Stocks The Motley Fool

Kirkland Lake Gold has been a noteworthy stock in the gold mining industry recently because it's boasted some of the most impressive growth of any major player in gold. The company boasts mining ...

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