Freeport to begin work on new Indonesian copper smelter next year; production expected in 2023

PT Freeport Indonesia (PT-FI) will start work on the construction of a copper smelter in Indonesia in mid-2020, a spokesperson for the company said on Wednesday June 12.

The project forms part of an agreement between Freeport-McMoRan and the Indonesian government signed last December committing PT-FI to build a new smelter in Indonesia within...


Anna Xu

June 12, 2019

11:30 GMT