Freeport McMoRan Inc Mining News

Indonesia hopes to finalize Freeport contract talks by June

Although divestment issues are still unresolved, Indonesia hopes to finalize contract talks with Freeport McMoRan Inc over the Grasberg copper mine by June.

Freeport Indonesia’s mining permit extended until June

The permit was issued to allow the miner to continue exporting copper concentrate while company representatives and government officials go on with the discussions around Freeport’s future operations.

Freeport Indonesia targets 1.1 million tonnes copper concentrate exports by end 2017

The company had exported 684,333 tonnes of copper concentrate by end-October, according to government data.

Fire hits Freeport Indonesia port facility in Papua

The fire broke out at Amamapare port facilities, where copper concentrate from giant Grasberg copper mine is processed before being loaded to ship.

Freeport Indonesia reopens main supply route to mine after shooting

The latest violent episode and temporary closure had no impact on production at the world’s second-biggest copper mine.

Freeport at loggerheads with Indonesia over divestment-letter

The world's second-largest publicly traded copper company has issues with the proposed divestment plan, including valuation, timing and structure.

Freeport can seek extension for Grasberg permit talks -minister

Indonesia’s mining minister said on Thursday that Freeport McMoRan Inc could request an extension of six months to renegotiate rights to Grasberg.