The $100bn gold mine and the West Papuans who say they are .
Nov 1, 2016 . Grasberg mine in the Indonesian region has been a source of untold . oppression and environmental degradation since the mine began operations in 1973. . The tailings from the Grasberg mine are so rich with ore that Papuans walk . bars, brothels, gold processing shops and various military personnel.
Freeport to Give Indonesia a Majority Stake in Its Grasberg Mine .
Aug 29, 2017 . Called the Grasberg mine, it represents a vast store of copper and gold ore extracted . Freeport and the Indonesian government said in a news conference on . when a Freeport predecessor began mining operations there under an . helping to create more jobs and more valuable processing work there.Get Price