Indonesian workers block access to giant gold mine over family visits

first_img“They’re staging a peaceful protest and so far everything is under control. Nobody is acting violently,” Tembagapura police chief Eduard Edison told AFPWorkers and management “haven’t yet agreed on things and they are still negotiating”, he added.Freeport spokesman Riza Pratama said the company was “studying” the workers’ demands.”We’ll give them an answer as soon as possible, taking into account health and safety protocols,” he added.In May, Freeport said it was reducing its staff at the mine, which employed about 25,000 people, after virus infections rose in the area. Topics : More than 1,000 Indonesian workers blocked access to the world’s biggest gold mine on Monday in protest at a company move to shut down visits to their families over virus concerns. The miners demonstrated at the main entrance to the Grasberg complex — also a major copper mine — in Indonesia’s easternmost Papua region, as the workers and US-based operator Freeport held talks.The protest, which started early Monday morning, came in response to a company decision to cancel bus services to the city of Timika in response to fears about the spread of coronavirus infections.last_img read more

One-stop gaming platform presentation marks 20th birthday for Betinvest

first_img Share Betinvest boosts Sportradar coverage with table tennis solution May 11, 2020 BetInvest: The benefits of separating esports betting markets August 7, 2020 Related Articles Submit StumbleUpon Share Betinvest has presented a new Online Gaming platform made up of the following core modules – Sportsbook, Marketing, Payment, Third Party, Responsible Gaming and Management.The betting platform provider introduced this “one-stop platform” at this month’s ICE London exhibition, an event which marked its 20th anniversary in the industry.Through this imminent platform launch, Betinvest will offers its clients the tools to manage retail services, as well as those for online/mobile and desktop, all from a single point.Easy and flexible management is the platform’s core message, as highlighted by the odds management tool – labelled by Betinvest as a key feature that distinguishes it from others on the market – which allows clients to manage margins according to their region.The software has been developed and optimised to ensure quick set-up, management and extension of businesses, so that clients can start their businesses immediately.The management module also makes the operator aware of any potential security issues, while delivering a comprehensive set of business reports, including real-time information on individual products, games, sports and vendors.“We are delighted to present our new Online Gaming Platform,” said Betinvest VP of Business Development Valentyn Kyrylenko. “It is one of the few platforms within the iGaming sector that has been created from scratch by a company with such extensive operational experience using in-depth market analysis.“It truly is a one-stop platform because it provides all the necessary tools and solutions to bring about long-term success. We are proud to provide our partners, including those new to the industry, with the right single entry platform to kick start their business.” Confidence, Variety, Creativity: Betinvest’s advice for times of crisis May 7, 2020last_img read more