The Largest Gold And Copper Deposit In The World | Super Structures | Spark

2019 ж. 1 Қаз.
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Mine- At 14,000 feet, in the remote jungles of New Guinea is the largest gold and copper deposit in the world. Getting to that deposit and building a profitable mine was one of the biggest engineering challenges ever. In 1975 an American mining company took up the challenge and using the most sophisticated technology available, conquered the jungle and built the Grasberg Mine!

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  • Ilyas hamid has some balls of steel to build that road.

    E ManE Man3 сағат бұрын
  • f them , ruined mother earth..shame

    emre kaptanemre kaptan20 сағат бұрын
  • And just think they did this at the same time they stole the land and killed the owners of the land all with the OK of the Indonesian government.

    John ArnoldJohn ArnoldКүн бұрын
  • They should have gave him more the under 2 million to make the road making 400billion worth smh big companies always working people for little gains

    Real Life ProductionsReal Life ProductionsКүн бұрын
  • when the gold is gone what are going to do with that big hole 🤔

    Barron IngramBarron Ingram2 күн бұрын
  • This is Indonesia

    Eddy SuwitoEddy Suwito2 күн бұрын
  • It ia in indonesia

    Eddy SuwitoEddy Suwito2 күн бұрын
    • Papua bukan Indonesia

      indung indungindung indung22 сағат бұрын

    Lankeleisi BikeLankeleisi Bike2 күн бұрын
  • america and it's imperialism at it's best, besides afghanistan of course

    Yunian IrfantoYunian Irfanto2 күн бұрын
  • Man is both good and evil. Yet evil always trumps Man. The destruction of a planet that we all must protect at its finest.

    MajorEasleyMajorEasley3 күн бұрын
  • This mine originally belonged to indonesia goverment!!! Because of our previous president so corrupted and dictated by US goverment US taken all its Gold and other mine deposits for 5 decades!!! In my dictionary, US stole all that gold 🙄 PERIOD!!

    j3fronj3fron4 күн бұрын
    • What good is it to you if you can't retrieve it?

      alal6 сағат бұрын
  • I would love to be a lawyer for those natives. Rich…

    Conrad NelsonConrad Nelson4 күн бұрын
  • But who owns it? And who get benefits from this ?

    Niraj NigamNiraj Nigam4 күн бұрын

    Judith JameroJudith Jamero5 күн бұрын
  • They forgot the most important role that made this mine possible to be opened. Suharto's role. You think this complex and expensive operation could be possible in today's indonesia democracy? Not a chance. Freeport or any investor needs stability, and that what Suharto's regime provided.

    cervaciocervacio5 күн бұрын
  • Greta: HOW DARE YOU!!!!!!!!!!! 😡😡😡😡😡😡👿👿👿👿👿😠😠😠😠😠😠

  • Thay exploatid and people. Idiot.

    Vlada BgdVlada Bgd5 күн бұрын
  • ... the mine may very well be the largest Au & Cu deposit in the known _world_ of man, however, my view is that this is not the largest deposit on the planet _Earth._ - this deposit is yet to be discovered... At ocean bottom.

    SittingMoose ShamanSittingMoose Shaman6 күн бұрын
  • Ooooh so that’s why they killed all the original people from there

    Tanner LaneTanner Lane6 күн бұрын
  • Land of West Papua

    Emautafa AlmidakeEmautafa Almidake6 күн бұрын
  • try to re instate this! when all the precious metals are gone, i reckon humanity will be gone too

    Evening StarEvening Star6 күн бұрын
    • The metals are not destroyed when used, so they will never be "gone".

      alal6 сағат бұрын
  • imagine a glacier spawned by an iceage! commentator issues....

    Evening StarEvening Star6 күн бұрын
  • As per my Boss in Bechtel and his counterpart from FLOUR, the highest deposit of Gold silver and copper is in the Mountain Province in the Philippines....near Sagada and Baguio estimate a 100 billion USD mine but during there study the problem is the Filipinos living their, they will die first before their mountains are destroy...the Banawe Rice terraces was protected and Marcos was sick and start to loose his power....

    Roddison CruzRoddison Cruz7 күн бұрын
  • Destroying the earth for profit. Not so smart humans.

    shortysureshotshortysureshot7 күн бұрын
  • An instruction on how to rape nature.

    TearstankTearstank8 күн бұрын
  • I know damned well mother Earth never said come get this gold jaja

    Boogy ManBoogy Man8 күн бұрын
  • Mountain made of gold and they got me here scratching a lottery ticket

    Boogy ManBoogy Man8 күн бұрын
  • When is your company ripping off th earth what is percentages local people getting

    Ali BalciAli Balci9 күн бұрын
  • who will hold them accountable for all thees pillage?? SMH

    Chad LindoChad Lindo9 күн бұрын
  • Stole all those resources, under paid all the workers and the people native to the land still have no clothes on their backs. Disgusting how greed drives men.

    BarTabzBarTabz9 күн бұрын
  • Incredible achievement and incredible deposit.

    P DavisonP Davison9 күн бұрын
  • Be careful with bitcoin. It's the biggest ponzi scam in history. George sorsos only cares about himself and banks around the world are sounding the alarm. Do you think sorsos will give you money when system is hacked and crashes

    Randy BrownRandy Brown9 күн бұрын
  • one of the coolest documentarys ive seen in a while. its good to see the older way of doing things. its how i grew up, and i keep those values dear to my heart. Its good to see that they still exist, through those who watch it, feels part of something greater..

    B TB T10 күн бұрын
  • KZworld nazi fascists now censoring all anti vaccine content . Boycott their advertisers and tell them why.

    Tiger LilyTiger Lily10 күн бұрын
  • The narration for this was so enjoyable and a story I knew nothing about . I hate computerized narration and I'm glad none was used .

    Joseph BohanJoseph Bohan10 күн бұрын
  • That's how the empire was built. How the West is rich: killed indigenous people looted their wealth & enslaved them. However, the Western economists attribute their wealth to Capitalism, Private Enterprises. Why you are poor? because you are the communists.

    B LB L11 күн бұрын
  • “Some of the last true wilderness..” nice, yea thanks to strip mining.

    Moose OverlordMoose Overlord11 күн бұрын
    • @cchavezjr7 1000% this. So many people bitching about all of the things that make it possible for them to sit around and bitch. I say thank baby Jesus for all of these bastards doing impossible shit so that I can make money from mental work instead of doing grueling physical labor just to survive. It's all far from perfect but it gets better every day in many ways.

      Sug MadickSug Madick6 күн бұрын
    • "comment made possible by strip mining"

      cchavezjr7cchavezjr710 күн бұрын
  • Less than 4% of the Sierras was mined! The Fremont Claim

    Michael Woods MccauslandMichael Woods Mccausland11 күн бұрын
  • None E of this BOTHERS any of You? We REAP WHAT we SOW !

    Granny ReynoldsGranny Reynolds12 күн бұрын
  • Awesome video too many fucking ads

    Bob BrownBob Brown12 күн бұрын
  • West Papua: the genocide that is being ignored by the world - now you know why

    TheNobullmanTheNobullman12 күн бұрын
    • Correct the documentary skipped that crucial piece of information Lol

      UKBlackmanUKBlackman9 күн бұрын
  • Man's greed knows no bounds and men will go to any lengths for money!!! Sadly they will even sell their souls!

    Glenn MooreGlenn Moore12 күн бұрын
  • I own a part of this

    Yorkee ShinkureaYorkee Shinkurea12 күн бұрын
  • When you invest, you're buying a day you don't have to work

    Investors motivationInvestors motivation12 күн бұрын
    • And when you work your buying a day you don't have to invest

      BorisBoris5 күн бұрын
    • Build your future, small steps everyday, success is a will be successful!!

      Jenkinz BrownJenkinz Brown12 күн бұрын
    • Some people are so poor and been that way for so long that they lose their self confidence and belief

      wilson Adamswilson Adams12 күн бұрын
    • @Isa Cardoso noted

      Dora GaryDora Gary12 күн бұрын
    • This is not the first time I'm hearing about Catherine woods and her trading exploits but I have no idea how to reach her

      Isa CardosoIsa Cardoso12 күн бұрын

    Rudy MoodyRudy Moody13 күн бұрын
  • These are the people that ruined the environment lmao

    Phuck YouTubePhuck YouTube13 күн бұрын
  • Environmental destruction sickens me. It didn't say "come get me". It placed every obstacle in the way to say "keep out".

    Thomas MorgensternThomas Morgenstern13 күн бұрын
  • Way to destroy what God made keep up the bad work

    Jeff CramptonJeff Crampton14 күн бұрын
  • Well done! Riveting story start to finish!

    Randy PoortingaRandy Poortinga14 күн бұрын
  • They sucked other country's resources.

    YAZANYAZAN15 күн бұрын
  • What in the f*k 🤯

    Zé ZéZé Zé15 күн бұрын
  • if that indonesian guy saved them so much money... did they at least give him a million or two for reward?

    Jebi SeJebi Se16 күн бұрын
  • if they would use SI they would say its length is x meters and it rises y meters... when its imperial its length is x miles it rises y feet... fuck how can i calculate in my head when the give me so any different units that are impossible to calculate one to another

    Jebi SeJebi Se16 күн бұрын
  • geologist flint? nice...

    Jebi SeJebi Se16 күн бұрын
  • since sand is actually running out and they essentially make sand out of rock to get that gold... can that sand be used for construction?

    Jebi SeJebi Se16 күн бұрын
  • Style nman ng Tao ? mapaglin- lang s kapwa Tao ? Hoy ? bkit now k lng nagsasabi ng gannyan . .ANO K DEMOCRATIC CRAZY K DIN???

    Dominador DarangDominador Darang16 күн бұрын
  • Let's go plunder the land of indigenous people. Let's pollute, kill and destroy a whole people for our greed for a substance that has no intrinsic value. Now, see the madness. Nothing but ego. Nothing but the base emotion of greed. The ancients whom these idiots disregarded warned humans not to monitize the planet. This shows a lack of spiritual evelution. The true walking dead!

    shekinah33shekinah3316 күн бұрын
  • too bad america keeps selling all their controlling interests in the worlds deposits while china buys them up through shell companies

    TrueHelpTVTrueHelpTV16 күн бұрын
  • Awesome documentary, Amazing Place, great efforts by the people who made it... But none of it can match its "Natural State", It would have been great had it been preserved in its original state...

    fanofyoubulbfanofyoubulb16 күн бұрын
  • That road constructor reminds me of the guide in "Anaconda" who led the team to hunt the blood orchid.

    Mylo XylotoMylo Xyloto17 күн бұрын
    • 😂

      Ryan VeiraRyan Veira13 күн бұрын
  • Mother nature didn't say come and get it you tit

    Nomad CarpenterNomad Carpenter17 күн бұрын
  • Vast improvement to the local areas, all due to Dutch entrepreneurship.

    MichaelMichael17 күн бұрын
  • and did the heat road guy get some of the 10 million or more bucks that he saved that company? no? well, then i guess he's an idiot.

    Jpenney mrcoinJpenney mrcoin18 күн бұрын
  • 12:00 wtf u trying to say? Why you trying too put that out there like that?

    Haylee RatherHaylee Rather18 күн бұрын
  • Making money for others who use that money to control and hurt YOU, is a form of sadomasochism. Not healthy.

    Jeff EpsteinJeff Epstein18 күн бұрын
  • I really enjoy them and would chose them any time

    acost fredacost fred18 күн бұрын
  • This is one who turned ww2 into end, and after massive mining the local still poorer and poorer

    HeDi KHeDi K18 күн бұрын
  • A sad example of how greed in the name of "progress" will turned a pristine and beautiful mountain ridge in to a barren,bleak and desolate landscape...

    • I defy you to come up with a single person other than those involved with the mine who ever saw the place.

      The King in YellowThe King in Yellow17 күн бұрын
  • I love the documentary it's full of motivations and hope for a gold miner like me

    Ally AffanAlly Affan18 күн бұрын
  • Elyas Hamid You are my Roll model Big up Elyas

    Ally AffanAlly Affan18 күн бұрын
  • So this is the bunches of asshole that robbed my country for more than decades

    Ivan HardianIvan Hardian19 күн бұрын
  • The end of fine aggregate cohesion affect distruction Quantum.

    ประทีบ รักพาณิชย์ประทีบ รักพาณิชย์19 күн бұрын
  • I remember watching this on Hulu and i enjoy it here too

    DregsDregs19 күн бұрын
  • What about Bisbee AZ?

    Mary DavisMary Davis19 күн бұрын
  • Didnt work there, but at OK Tedi, which is just on the border with Irian Jaya. Also a copper and gold mine. Fly in from Cairns

    neil wardneil ward19 күн бұрын
  • wonder if they can make a documentary on how bit coin is mined. better yet, How hedge funds wreck local economies to "create" wealth

    Harry HarryHarry Harry20 күн бұрын
  • Where ever there is a dollar to be made, you'll find greedy bastages doing what ever it takes to get it.

    Joe SmithJoe Smith20 күн бұрын
  • Hii

    C NarasimhaC Narasimha20 күн бұрын
  • The dashing sleet undoubtedly decorate because middle ultimately intend besides a barbarous fowl. godly, domineering boundary

    Eva MakarskiEva Makarski20 күн бұрын
  • Imagine sitting at the top of that mountain when there was no road, and thinking "OK, I will just drive my bulldozer down from here"

    BixbyConsequenceBixbyConsequence21 күн бұрын
  • Worked 4 years for a man who built those earth movers,$5 million each.

    Tomoro JacksionTomoro Jacksion21 күн бұрын
  • It’s sad the white men do black native in their country

    Chancia HayesChancia Hayes21 күн бұрын
  • That man that built that road for under 2 million dollars better be a millionaire from all the billions he made for those people

    SHINE - on -TVSHINE - on -TV21 күн бұрын

    Quar antQuar ant21 күн бұрын
  • Do they give back to the natives as well?

    Toni ButtsToni Butts21 күн бұрын
  • So gold goes to the US and Indonesia.

    Toni ButtsToni Butts21 күн бұрын
  • How exiting to be apart if such a project.

    Brad Keven BlonjeauxBrad Keven Blonjeaux22 күн бұрын
  • I'm in AWE EVERYTIME I watch this. This was when men were men & regulations weren't even thought of. The 3.1K are the UN brainwashed bed wetter's that think everything they have comes from mom & dad & money grows on trees!

    Brad Keven BlonjeauxBrad Keven Blonjeaux22 күн бұрын
  • How will they rehabilitate the site?

    Ubejhane 13Ubejhane 1323 күн бұрын
  • What is the gold grade?

    Ubejhane 13Ubejhane 1323 күн бұрын
  • The Dutch took the natives' country and ceded it to Indonesia.

    dr.robert d. lucasdr.robert d. lucas23 күн бұрын
  • Why did they not use the sub level caving mining system?

    Ubejhane 13Ubejhane 1323 күн бұрын
  • Earlier than New Guinea Mine in 1971 there was a similar mine started 10 years prior was the Savage River mine who transported by and in a slurry 60 miles through a pipe line in through the mountains to the port.

    Captain Kell WalkerCaptain Kell Walker23 күн бұрын
  • Unfortunately, this mine is controlled by the United States, not by Indonesia,But fortunately now 51% of the shares are controlled by Indonesia :).

    Lord_tepalLord_tepal23 күн бұрын
    • Yeah but if it wasn't for the Americans, it would have never even been built. It cost billions to build and upgrade it and that came from American investment. And the geologists, engineers and construction designs all came from Americans as well. So I mean, sure you can be disappointed that it's owned by rich Americans, but those rich Americans are the only reason it exists as a mine.

      Sug MadickSug Madick6 күн бұрын
  • The logistics are mind blowing.

    Nate MofieldNate Mofield23 күн бұрын
  • what a way to kill the planet, just pure greed by the USA.

    Mike DenningtonMike Dennington23 күн бұрын
  • I think that dozer operator knows a lot about physics. He engineered that road on the fly. He may not have graduated from MIT but I would not discount his knowledge.. The fact that he did it on an old school dozer is all the more impressive. I tip my hat to you sir good job.

    cars nguitarscars nguitars24 күн бұрын
  • greedy assholes.

    Hawki66Hawki6624 күн бұрын
  • All I learned here is the greed of some humans has no limit.

    Mechanic MtwMechanic Mtw24 күн бұрын