LONDON, Aug 16- Zinc prices surged to their highest level in almost a decade on Wednesday while aluminium and copper prices were at their highest since 2014 as rises across most industrial metals triggered pre-set buy orders and a wave of speculative buying. LME ZINC: Benchmark zinc on the London Metal Exchange was up 5.1 percent at $3,117.50 a tonne at 1455 GMT, on...
LONDON, Aug 16- Zinc prices surged to their highest level in almost a decade on Wednesday while aluminum and copper prices were at their highest since 2014 as rises across most industrial metals triggered pre-set buy orders and a wave of speculative buying. LME ZINC: Benchmark zinc on the London Metal Exchange was up 5.1 percent at $3,117.50 a tonne at 1455 GMT, on...
*Union group says Freeport treated "fired" workers "inhumanely". *Freeport has long-denied breaking Indonesian law. Following export restrictions related to a permit dispute, Freeport furloughed some 3,000 workers in Indonesia earlier this year, which prompted a strike and high levels of absenteeism.
FREEPORT EXPECTS TO HAVE MINING AGREEMENT WITH INDONESIA BY OCTOBER- ADKERSON.
FREEPORT PREPARING FOR ARBITRATION IF NO AGREEMENT REACHED, 120- DAY NOTICE PERIOD RUNS COURSE, BUT NOT DESIRED OUTCOME- ADKERSON.
FREEPORT WOULD STOP INDONESIAN SPENDING PLAN OF $700 MLN IN 2017, $750 MLN IN 2018 ON GRASBERG BLOCK CAVE, IF "UNEXPECTEDLY" UNABLE TO REACH AGREEMENT- ADKERSON.
FREEPORT WOULD REQUIRE OPERATIONAL AND GOVERNANCE CONTROL OF GRASBERG, ANY DIVESTMENT WOULD NEED TO BE FAIR MARKET VALUE- ADKERSON.
FREEPORT- MCMORAN INC CONTRACT TALKS WITH INDONESIA "VERY ACTIVE", "MUTUAL SENSE OF OPTIMISM" AGREEMENT CAN BE REACHED- CEO RICHARD ADKERSON.
FREEPORT CEO PERSONALLY INVOLVED IN TALKS WITH INDONESIA, RESPONSIVE TO GOV'T GOALS ON DIVESTMENT, SMELTER INVESTMENT- ADKERSON.
*Freeport negotiating new mining permit with govt. JAKARTA, June 22- Operations at the world's No.2 copper mine in Indonesia are "running as normal", a spokesman for the local unit of Freeport-McMoRan Inc said, despite thousands of workers extending a strike for another month. Freeport resumed exports of copper concentrate in April after a 15- week outage related...
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