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13 October 2017

Indonesia: World's largest gold mine not benefitting Papua's indigenous people, say activists

Author: Hans Nicholas Jong, Mongabay

Freeport McMoRan Inc. (FCX) and the Indonesian government are currently hashing out the details of a long-term agreement for an extension of the company’s contract to operate the giant Grasberg gold and copper mine in Papua province, due to expire in...

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7 September 2017

Freeport McMoRan's response to IndustriALL's rejoinder

Author: Freeport McMoRan

Freeport-McMoRan has no additional response and refers stakeholders to the facts presented in our August 28 statement.

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NGO rejoinder
31 August 2017

IndustriALL rejoinder to Freeport McMoRan's response re mass firing at Indonesian mines

Author: IndustriALL

IndustriALL Global Union again urges Freeport to negotiate with CEMWU SPSI rather than continue down its current path of conflict, which is devastating the families and communities of the over 4 thousand workers fired for striking at its Grasberg mine...

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29 August 2017

Indonesia: IndustriALL says mass firings in mines owned by Freeport McMoRan & Mitsubishi have led to workers' families losing access to food, housing, healthcare

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Freeport McMoRan and Mitsubishi to respond to IndustriALL’s statements from its mission concerning the mass firings in PT Freeport and PT Smelting operations in Indonesia. The companies’ responses...

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3 April 2017

Indonesia: Protests escalate in support of govt. move to nationalise Freeport-McMoran mine; company threatens arbitration if regulations are implemented


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26 January 2015

Worker killed in Freeport Indonesia mine accident

Author: Jakarta Globe

A construction worker has died in an accident at Freeport Indonesia’s Grasberg mining complex in Papua…The worker, identified as Suardi Ilyas, 27, died in hospital on Sunday after being hit by a truck in an underground mine a day earlier…Suardi, who...

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16 February 2014

Komnas HAM: Big Gossan tragedy at Freeport is a serious human rights violation [Indonesia]

Author: West Papua Daily

…The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) released its findings on the case of the collapse of Big Gossan tunnel that killed 28 miners of PT Freeport Indonesia…“PT Freeport Indonesia has the ability to prevent this from happening but in...

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12 July 2013

Case profile: Freeport-McMoRan lawsuits (re West Papua)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre case profile for lawsuits against Freeport-McMoRan for alleged complicity in human rights abuses committed by security forces employed by Freeport in West Papua. Plaintiffs also alleged Freeport's...

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2 June 2013

Indonesia orders halt in operations at Freeport mine

Author: AFP

Indonesia has ordered a halt in operations at a giant US-owned mine while inspectors probe a fatal tunnel collapse…in a stoppage that could last two months. On May 14, a tunnel caved in at Freeport-McMoRan's gold and copper Grasberg mine in Indonesia...

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15 May 2013

Four bodies recovered, dozens still trapped in Freeport Grasberg mine tunnel collapse [Indonesia]

Author: AFP

Rescuers have recovered four bodies and rescued 10 of the dozens trapped underground after a tunnel caved in at a giant US-owned gold and copper mine in eastern Indonesia. The search continued for around 27 other workers a day after the cave-in…The...

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