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Showdown in Indonesia brings world’s biggest gold mine to standstill
By Online Editor
7:02 pm GMT+12, 27/02/2017, Indonesia
Freeport Indonesia abruptly stopped production on February 10 and laid off 10 percent of its foreign workers. It employs 32,000 people in Indonesia, about 12,000 of whom are full-time employees. The freeze was a reaction to a shakeup in Freeport’s 30-year contract with the Indonesian government… Read more

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