Billions of dollars’ worth of metal is produced at the mighty Grasberg mine, which provides jobs in a province with few other prospects. The problem? The mine is — to the frustration of Indonesians watching their country’s economic growth begin to sputter as commodity prices sag — American... http://usa.swengen.com/foreigners-have-long-mined-indonesia-but-now-theres-an-outcry/
The Grasberg Mine is the largest gold mine and the third largest copper mine in the world. It is located in the province of Papua in Indonesia near Puncak Jaya, the highest mountain in Papua, and it has 19,500 employees. - http://www.theworldgeography.com/2013/06/earth-scars.html
Grasberg Mine, Indonesia. Surrounded by mountains and glaciers in Papua, the U.S.-owned Freeport Grasberg mine is believed to hold one of the world's largest copper reserves and its largest gold reserves, inside its network of both open-put and underground tunnels and mines.
Photo: The Grasberg Mine, located near Puncak Jaya in West Papua, is the largest gold mine and the third largest copper mine in the world (Photo: Kadir Jaelani) Benny Wenda: “West Papuans are living in a prison” | Offiziere.ch