Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc


  • *Copper down close to 10 pct so far in Q2. LONDON, June 13- Copper recovered on Friday, as buying picked up a day after prices hit their lowest in 1-1/ 2 months, but the metal was still headed for its third straight week of falls due to concerns over demand and a probe into metals financing in China.

  • SYDNEY, June 13- London copper edged up on Friday but was still set for its third-straight weekly loss as seasonally strong demand from China passes its peak and on concerns about the pace of growth in the world's No.2 economy. *The most-traded August copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange slipped 0.3 percent to 47,510 yuan a tonne.

  • JAKARTA, June 12- The chief executives of Freeport McMoRan Copper& Gold Inc and Newmont Mining Corp are both in Indonesia's capital, marking what might be a last-ditch effort to resolve a dispute over a mineral export tax before a new administration takes over in October.

  • JAKARTA, June 12- The head of Freeport McMoRan Copper& Gold Inc has returned to Indonesia's capital, marking what might be a last-ditch effort to resolve a dispute over a mineral export tax before a new administration takes over in October.

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  • BATAM, Indonesia, June 5- Indonesia's chief economics minister on Thursday questioned Newmont Corp's commitment to resolve a five-month long mineral export tax dispute, after executives from the U.S. firm did not attend meetings in Jakarta this week.

  • JAKARTA, June 5- Newmont Mining Corp said on Thursday it has notified the Indonesian government that it is invoking force majeure at its Batu Hijau copper mine and plans to put most of the mine's employees on leave with reduced pay.

  • JAKARTA, June 4- Foreign copper miners in Indonesia have agreed in principle to pay a controversial export tax, the country's deputy finance minister said, following a series of talks aimed at restarting concentrate exports after a near-five-month halt.

  • JAKARTA, June 3- Newmont Mining Corp said it has halted copper concentrate production at its Batu Hijau mine in Indonesia as a deadlock continues over controversial mining rules that have halted concentrate exports since mid-January. Newmont and fellow U.S. miner Freeport McMoRan Copper& Gold Inc account for 97 percent of Indonesia's copper output.

  • METALS-Copper up on Chinese factory data Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 6:39 AM ET

    LONDON June 2- Copper rose more than 1 percent on Monday, after its biggest monthly gain this year in May, helped by dwindling stocks, seasonal buying interest in top consumer China, and positive Chinese factory data.

  • JAKARTA, May 30- Freeport-McMoRan Copper& Gold Inc's CEO will be in Indonesia next week for talks to resolve the U.S. miner's impasse with the government over exports from its giant Grasberg copper and gold mine that have halted since January.

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  • May 8- Freeport-McMoRan Copper& Gold Inc said on Thursday it would buy Apache Corp's deepwater oil and gas projects in the Gulf of Mexico for $1.4 billion, a day after saying it would shed $3.1 billion in Eagle Ford shale assets in Texas.

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