Traditional People and a Modern Mining Company Working Towards Sustainability in Indonesia

by Bruce E. Marsh,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: North American Water and Environment Congress & Destructive Water


Mines often operate in remote areas and usually impact local communities. This paper describes the efforts by PT. Freeport Indonesia (PTFI) to work with traditional people and government to move an economy based primarily on mining activities to one which is sustainable.

Subject Headings: Economic factors | Developing countries | Mines and mining | Sustainable development | Watersheds | Local government | Indonesia | Asia

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