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2008-09-10 09:00:34

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE: FCX) announced today that a small scale failure encompassing approximately 75,000 tonnes of material occurred at the Grasberg open pit operated by its 90.6% owned subsidiary PT Freeport Indonesia (PT-FI). There were no injuries or property damage.

2008-09-10 00:00:19

By Nick Clark The Norwegian government has launched an unprecedented attack on the UK mining giant Rio Tinto, selling a 500m holding in the company after accusing it of "grossly unethical conduct" relating to environmental damage.

2008-08-11 15:01:04

Coro Mining Corporation ("Coro", or the "Company") (TSX: COP) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an Area Wide Option Agreement ("the Agreement") with Freeport-McMoRan Exploration Corp.

2008-08-11 15:00:46

Environmentalists say the refusal of the U.S. Senate to rewrite the nation's mining regulations is putting the Colorado River at risk of pollution. Revisions of the mining laws addressing the pollution risk to rivers passed the U.S.

2008-08-07 15:00:59

By TIFFANY, Martin While the Waikato dries out from the recent torrential rain Hamilton man John Duncan is basking in the sun in Papua New Guinea.

2008-08-06 00:00:34

InterOil Corporation (TSX: IOL)(AMEX: IOC)(POMSoX:IOC), a Canadian company with operations in Papua New Guinea advises that testing has shown an excellent gas flow at the Elk-4 discovery well.

2008-07-22 09:00:55

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE: FCX): HIGHLIGHTS -- Net income applicable to common stock for second-quarter 2008 totaled $947 million, $2.25 per share, compared with $1.1 billion, $2.62 per share, for second-quarter 2007.

2008-07-22 09:00:55

Lundin Mining Corporation (TSX: LUN)(NYSE: LMC)(OMX: LUMI) ("Lundin Mining" or the "Company") is pleased to provide an update on the Tenke Fungurume Copper/Cobalt Project, in Katanga Province, Democratic Republic of Congo. Lundin Mining holds a 24.75% interest in Tenke Fungurume.

2008-07-21 15:00:49

By JOE CARROLL Rising demand from various industries boosts the commodity's price. McMoRan Exploration Co., a major driller in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, may revive a sulfur-mining business abandoned eight years ago in those waters as rising demand boosts prices.

2008-07-18 09:00:53

By Christian Palmer The state's massive copper industry had an estimated total impact of $6.8 billion to Arizona's economy in 2007, including $385 million in revenues for state and local governments, according to a report by the Western Economic Analysis Center.

Latest Western New Guinea Reference Libraries

2007-12-27 10:11:13

Southern Tailed Birdwing (Ornithoptera meridionalis), is the smallest species of butterfly in its genus. It is found in southern Papua New Guinea and in several areas along the south coast of Irian Jaya. It is strictly a lowland species, favouring primary rainforest. A very few specimens have also been collected at altitude in Irian Jaya, however these specimens were reared from immature stages and emerged crippled, suggesting that high altitude forests are not favoured habitats. Males...

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