Death Toll Climbs to 14 after Freeport-McMoran’s Tunnel Collapse

Mineweb reported that the death toll has risen to 14 after a tunnel collapsed at Big Gossan underground training facility at the PT Freeport Indonesia Grasberg complex, and 14 more are still missing and feared dead.

As quoted in the Mineweb report:

In a statement, PT Freeport Indonesia said that its joint emergency response team are working all day, trying as quickly and safety as possible to reach the 14 employees and contractors still trapped in a classroom in the Big Gossan underground training tunnel, located about 500 meters from the entrance of the Big Gossan mine. However, rescue work is being hampered by unstable ground surrounding the location.

To view the whole Mineweb report, click here.

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