Accident killed four Freeport Indonesia copper mine ceased production|pipe couplings

 

 

 

Jakarta, September 28: Saturday, Freeport-McMoran Copper and gold company (Freeport-McMoRan Copper &GoldInc.) Indonesia branch terminated Glasberg ore (Grasberg) production, after the mine an ore truck collided with a car, four workers died in the accident. The mine is located in the province of Papua New Guinea.
Company spokesman daixi·pulimayanti (DaisyPrimayanti) says, "work safety is the company's focus in mind, so we stopped Glasberg opencast mining activity were investigated. ”
Pulimayanti said still isn't certain when the company will resume production of the open-pit mine.
A total of nine workers were involved in the accident, the company said, with five of them are receiving treatment in a local hospital.
Glasberg mine copper production last year to 885 million pounds, produced 1.1 million ounces of gold. Now the company planned iron ore production.
This is the second fatal accident in the mine this month. Earlier this month, Boulder falls caused by an underground Miner was killed. When it didn't stop production.
In May 2013, Glasberg mine orbits caused by the collapse of an underground mine killed 28 miners, the Indonesian Government ordered companies to Glasberg ore mining activities must be stopped. Outside the production area of the accident, but Freeport has suspended the mining of all job activities.
Freeport Indonesia before branch of dispute with the Indonesian Government, the company halted exports of copper concentrate for eight months at a time. In August, the company agreed to pay export taxes and higher mining costs and decreased after mine, exports recovered.

Jakarta, September 28: Saturday, Freeport-McMoran Copper and gold company (Freeport-McMoRan Copper &GoldInc.) Indonesia branch terminated Glasberg ore (Grasberg) production, after the mine an ore truck collided with a car, four workers died in the accident. The mine is located in the province of Papua New Guinea.

 

Company spokesman daixi·pulimayanti (DaisyPrimayanti) says, "work safety is the company's focus in mind, so we stopped Glasberg opencast mining activity were investigated. ”

 

 

Pulimayanti said still isn't certain when the company will resume production of the open-pit mine.

 

 

A total of nine workers were involved in the accident, the company said, with five of them are receiving treatment in a local hospital.

 

 

Glasberg mine copper production last year to 885 million pounds, produced 1.1 million ounces of gold. Now the company planned iron ore production.

 

 

This is the second fatal accident in the mine this month. Earlier this month, Boulder falls caused by an underground Miner was killed. When it didn't stop production.

 

 

In May 2013, Glasberg mine orbits caused by the collapse of an underground mine killed 28 miners, the Indonesian Government ordered companies to Glasberg ore mining activities must be stopped. Outside the production area of the accident, but Freeport has suspended the mining of all job activities.

 

 

Freeport Indonesia before branch of dispute with the Indonesian Government, the company halted exports of copper concentrate for eight months at a time. In August, the company agreed to pay export taxes and higher mining costs and decreased after mine, exports recovered.

 

 

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