Freeport needs to stand up to Indonesia over the CoW issue
Associate professor for the School of Government and Public Policy in Jakarta
PREMIUM Normally, a 50-year mining project like Freeport’s Grassberg mine would deign it high time to turn its operations over to the local government, which would also be expedient politically. However, in this case, Freeport is correct to stand its ground against Indonesia in insisting its contract of work (CoW) be honored, extended and not converted into a licensing agreement that has the pote...
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