PT Freeport Gold garbage Generate Money U.S. $ 70 million (630 billion rupiah)
May 7, 2012 8:34pm CST
Residue or ore processing residue (seed) PT Freeport Indonesia gold in Papua in the year is expected to make money of U.S. $ 60 million - U.S. $ 70 million. The residue remaining in the form of processed ore sand is removed from the United States mining company into Otomona River. This residue he said the company discharged into the River Otomona. According to him, there are about 3000-4000 people in the lowlands and about 1500-2000 people in the highlands of Papua are trying to earn a fortune by panning for gold from these residues. He said, the estimate of Freeport, from gold panning activities, the total money that is raised to U.S. $ 60 million-70 million per year. Estimates of the work of the said gold sales in the fence-fence in the town of Timika. "The eyes of the sales chain we are studying," he said. Freeport management activities of citizens could call this the gold miners as the illegal mining activities. Indeed, he said, the activity of washing gold from gold slag, said he did not reduce gold production of PT Freeport Indonesia. However, he said that interfere with the activity of thousands of miners, the company's operations. Because they were many, said he was quite disturbing the smooth activities trucks Freeport mining. "We have a lot to educate them, because their first mine in a dangerous area at any time of the flash floods and the risk of disease and other social impact," he said. record, such as never was released earlier this year Freeport gold target sales in 2012 amounted to 1.1 million ounces or less of the sale until December 31, 2011 is 1.3 million ounces. While copper copper sales in 2012 is estimated at 930 million pounds, an increase of the actual sales in 2011 reached 846 million pounds.