Some operations resume at PT Freeport mine

May 30, 2013 | 01:00 PM | Shivani Singh

Tags  PT Freeport Indonesia, Grasberg Mine, copper, gold, operations resume, tunnel collapse, fatal accident, Shivani Singh

SINGAPORE — PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI) has restarted some operations at its Grasberg copper-gold mine in Indonesia but has yet to resume underground mining at the site, a company source told AMM sister publication Metal Bulletin.

"We have resumed operations but are ramping up slowly," the source said.

Operations at the open-pit mine and mill, which were halted after a May 14 tunnel collapse killed 28 people (, May 14), restarted May 28, PTFI said.....

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