East Papua Minerals and Mining

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East Papua Minerals and Mining

Minerals, Mining, Nature Reserves, Plantations, East Papua

The province is rich with mining resources,mineral and natural gas. It is bilieved that the province has the biggest cooper deposit in the world with approximately 2 billions ton. Other mining potentials with huge deposit are gold,silver, iron, coal, nickel, limestone, platina and etc. Some big companies has operated in the province. Among other is PT. Freeport
PT Freeport Indonesia Co. (Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. of the United States, 81.28%; Government, 9.36%; others, 9.36%)

Papua New Guinea is geologically highly prospective for minerals. There are three world class, open pit mines located at Ok Tedi, Porgera and Lihir, and two medium-scale underground operations at Tolukuma and Kainantu. Two other mining projects – Ramu and Simberi are fully licensed and will be mined in the next 6-12 months. The mining sector is the major contributor to the export income and taxation revenue of the country

Mine Companies

Big Gossan Mine, Gunung Bijih District (Grasberg District), Carstensz Mts
Dom skarn, Ertsberg Complex, Gunung Bijih District (Grasberg District)
DOZ Mine, Ertsberg Complex, Gunung Bijih District (Grasberg District), Carstensz Mts
Ertsberg Complex, Gunung Bijih District (Grasberg District), Carstensz Mts
Ertsberg East Complex (GBT), Ertsberg Complex, Gunung Bijih District (Grasberg District), Carstensz Mts
Ertsberg pit, Ertsberg Complex, Gunung Bijih District (Grasberg District), Carstensz Mts
Grasberg Mine, Gunung Bijih District (Grasberg District), Carstensz Mts
Gunung Bijih District (Grasberg District), Carstensz Mts
Kusing Liar, Gunung Bijih District (Grasberg District), Carstensz Mts
Lembah Tembaga, Gunung Bijih District (Grasberg District), Carstensz Mts
Solo Skarn, Ertsberg Complex, Gunung Bijih District (Grasberg District), Carstensz Mts
Wanagon deposit, Gunung Bijih District (Grasberg District), Carstensz Mts

PT Freeport Mine

 

 

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