New milestones in Grasberg underground move

New milestones in Grasberg underground move

PT Freeport Indonesia is now extracting ore from the Grasberg Block Cave underground mine

Development

01 JULY 2019
Further Indonesian delays for Freeport

Further Indonesian delays for Freeport

PT Freeport Indonesia is still seeking approval for the export of its copper concentrates

Logistics

08 FEBRUARY 2017
ABV steel-encased brake product

ABV steel-encased brake product

Brake firm breaks through

Fleet

28 JULY 2016
RUC acquires ThoroughTec simulator

RUC acquires ThoroughTec simulator

RUC Cementation has ordered a Cybermine simulator from ThoroughTec Simulation for its Sandvik DS421-C...

Development

01 FEBRUARY 2016
PT Freeport invests in further Immersive simulators

PT Freeport invests in further Immersive simulators

PT Freeport Indonesia has purchased an additional fleet of Immersive Technologies' simulators to help...

Innovation

07 JANUARY 2016
Staying connected

Staying connected

The barrage of data finding its way through to control centres needs a reliable network now more than...

Innovation

23 NOVEMBER 2015
Freeport to invest in Indonesian copper smelter

Freeport to invest in Indonesian copper smelter

Freeport McMoRan plans to invest about US$2 billion to build a copper smelter in Indonesia

Plant

23 JANUARY 2015

Swick takes on grade control at Grasberg

Swick Mining Services underground diamond-drilling division has been awarded an initial two-rig, 12-month,...

Management

31 MAY 2013

Heading underground

Tim Casten and Mark Johnson explain how PT Freeport Indonesia is transitioning its Grasberg operations...

Management

29 APRIL 2013
Winds of change

Winds of change

Over four decades of strong foreign investment in Indonesia are under threat, report Bob Parsons and...

Reports

28 AUGUST 2012

Mutiny at Grasberg

The past month has seen some shocking events as a result of strike action at the Grasberg operation of...

Editor's comment

01 NOVEMBER 2011