Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources (RDM) Sudirman Said said CEO of Freeport McMoRan Jim Bob Moffett represents a liability to the president Joko Widodo (Jokowi) to continue to invest in Indonesia.
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"So the president took the pack presence of PT Freeport Indonesia President, Mr. Jim Moffet. In fact, Mr. Jim expressed his willingness to continue to invest in Indonesia. Prepared an investment of $ 18 billion, of which $ 2.5 billion is for the plant and the rest for construction deep mining (underground mining work), "he told the state palace, Jakarta, Thursday (02/07/2015).
The President said that underground mining will be carried Seger Freeport Papua has become the largest in the world, and a historic achievement for the Eagles above. Since more than 95% of workers in Papua is the Indonesian workers.
"Thus, he expressed his willingness to continue to invest in the Moffet said securing and respecting the rule of law in Indonesia. So, some regulated by the state, The Freeport will follow," said Sudirman.
Meanwhile, Freeport Indonesia President Director and Maroef Sjamsoeddin showing results of deep mine is designed Freeport will be produced as a concentrate in its own factory in Gresik, East Java.
"In order to support any mining project results after the production of the concentrate produced will be brought to Gresik plant and is committed to building an aluminum plant worth USD2,3 billion," said the former head of the bin