Freeport working to return Grasberg to normal
May 16, 2012 | 12:37 AM
Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold is working to return operations at its strike-hit Grasberg mine back to normal, but violence among workers remain the company’s main concern, ceo Richard Adkerson told delegates at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch conference in Miami.
Milling operations at the Grasberg copper mine in Indonesia were temporarily suspended in the second half of 2011 amid industrial action before resuming in January. Production was halted again in February as violence broke out at the site between the returning workers and the employees who did not strike.
“We are making good progress in restoring normal operations at....
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