PT Freeport’s Grasberg restarts underground mining

Jul 10, 2013 | 10:55 AM | Shivani Singh

Tags  PT Freeport Indonesia, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold, copper mine, Grasberg mine, underground mining, Daisy Primayanti, Shivani Singh

SINGAPORE — PT Freeport Indonesia Tbk has restarted underground mining operations at its Grasberg Mine in the West Papua province of Indonesia, two months after a tunnel collapse led to a suspension of operations.

"Yesterday we received an official letter from the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources approving the production start at the underground mine," Daisy Primayanti, vice president of corporate communications, told AMM sister publication Metal Bulletin July 10.....

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