Twists and turns in tortuous dispute

US mining giant Freeport McMoRan has shut production, fired workers and threatened international arbitration in a high stakes spat with the government

Jakarta, March 1, 2017 2:49 PM (UTC+8)
Trucks operate in the open-pit mine of PT Freeport's Grasberg copper and gold mine complex near Timika, in the eastern region of Papua, Indonesia Photo: Reuters / Muhammad Adimaja /Antara Foto
Trucks operate in the open-pit mine of PT Freeport's Grasberg copper and gold mine complex near Timika, in the eastern region of Papua, Indonesia Photo: Reuters / Muhammad Adimaja /Antara Foto