Shareholders want miner Freeport to get tough with Indonesia, and Rio Tinto agrees

Shareholders are pressuring miner Freeport-McMoRan Inc to stand up to the Indonesian government over changes the southeast Asian country wants to make in the U.S. miner’s contract. Rio Tinto Plc, which is a partner in Freeport’s massive Grasberg copper and gold mine, is also supportive of Freeport’s tougher approach towards Jakarta.

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