Indonesia Mining News

PT Freeport Indonesia to build Papua's first cement plant

Freeport-McMoRan plans to build a cement plant to meet both the needs of the Grasberg mine and the infrastructure demands for the province of Papua.

Komatsu, Adaro and United Tractors go green

Komatsu, Adaro Energy and United Tractors (UT) have executed a basic agreement to jointly advance the Bio Diesel Fuel Pilot Project in Indonesia.

Komatsu bags US$224 million order

Komatsu has recently won a contract worth US$224 million to provide coal-extraction equipment to an Indonesian mining company.

New helicopter supports Freeport Indonesia operations up and down the mountain

Air traffic at PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI) Jobsite has increased for the next six months due to the addition to the air fleet at Jobsite of a new helicopter operated by Nyaman Air. Among other tasks, this helicopter will transport employees and their families to Tembagapura, the mine town, which is the subject of International [...]

Seven Indonesian tin smelters restart production

According to a industry official, the smelters shut temporarily after a crackdown on illegal mining resulted in a shortage of ore

Rockslide forces closure of Newmont's Indonesian gold and copper mine

The Indonesian gold and copper mine of U.S. company Newmont remained closed Wednesday after a rockslide last week, a spokesman said.

Worldclass medical care sets Freeport Indonesia apart from many of its contemporaries

A healthy population is at the heart of sustainable development is a philosophy wholeheartedly embraced by Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold and Freeport Indonesia. On a typical day in Tembagapura, the town near the great Grasberg mine that is currently the subject of a series of articles in International Mining, the 100-bed employee hospital is abuzz with activity. [...]

2nd worker killed at Freeport mine

A contract security employee at Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.'s Grasberg mine in Indonesia was shot and killed Sunday, the second deadly act of violence to occur near the Phoenix-based company's massive foreign complex in two days.

WESTPORT, CT, June 20, 2008 — Terex Corporation (NYSE: TEX) today announced that it will host an Investment Analyst Meeting on September 4, 2008, at the Terex Corporation headquarters in Westport, Connecticut.  The event is […]

BHP to mine coal in Indonesia in 2009

Bloomberg reported that BHP Billiton Ltd, the world's largest mining company, may begin producing coking coal from a mine in Indonesia's part of Borneo next year after securing a forest use permit.

BHP to mine coal in Indonesia in 2009

Bloomberg reported that BHP Billiton Ltd, the world's largest mining company, may begin producing coking coal from a mine in Indonesia's part of Borneo next year after securing a forest use permit.

Rio Tinto Files Suit In Indonesia Contract Dispute

JAKARTA -(Dow Jones)- Rio Tinto Indonesia said Monday it has filed a lawsuit in Central Sulawesi administrative court to combat rival claims over what would be one of only two nickel assets owned by the […]

Siemens Equips New Processing Line for BlueScope Indonesia

Siemens Metals Technologies has received an order from PT BlueScope Steel, Indonesia, to equip a new integrated zinc-coating and painting line. The processing line will be installed at the Cilegon site and is designed for […]

Industry boom sparks demand for drills

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN It's not just the unprecedented boom in the mining industry that has fueled the sale of Terex rock drills. The company is also benefiting from the demand for drills from pipeline construction […]

Rio Tinto $2 Billion Indonesia Nickel Mine Production May Double Estimate

Topix reports that Rio Tinto Group , the world's third- biggest mining company, said a $2 billion Indonesian nickel project may produce twice as much metal as estimated and a contract may be signed by […]