JAKARTA Feb 8 Freeport-McMoRan Inc said
it will scale back activities at its Indonesian copper mine, an
official at Indonesia's main copper smelter, PT Smelting, said
on Wednesday, amid a worker strike and other issues.
"Freeport has just issued a notice this morning that they
will reduce (mining) activities in stages," Smelting director
Prihadi Santoso told reporters.
"We are trying to meet our commitments to our clients," he
said, declining to comment on what had sparked the strike.
PT Smelting is 60.5 percent owned by Mitsubishi Materials
Corporation. Freeport Indonesia holds 25 percent.
(Reporting by Wilda Asmarini; Writing by Fergus Jensen; Editing
by Tom Hogue)