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Mining resumes at Freeport Indonesia copper mine: spokesman
October 19, 2016 / 4:45 AM / a year ago

Mining resumes at Freeport Indonesia copper mine: spokesman

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Operations at Freeport-McMoRan Inc’s Grasberg open pit copper mine in Indonesia have resumed after a one-day stoppage following a fatal incident at the mine late on Monday.

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 on September 19, 2015 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. REUTERS/Muhammad Adimaja/Antara Foto/File Photo

“Today operations returned to normal,” Freeport Indonesia spokesman Riza Pratama told Reuters. He said the stoppage had “not yet” impacted production.

Reporting by Agustinus Beo Dacosta; Writing by Fergus Jensen; Editing by Tom Hogue

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