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Freeport-McMoRan Copper Gold Inc. (Freeport-McMoRan) is a leading international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona.
Freeport-McMoRan operates large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold and molybdenum. Freeport-McMoRan has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry and is the worlds largest producer of molybdenum.
Freeport-McMoRans portfolio of assets includes the Grasberg minerals district in Indonesia, the worlds largest copper and gold mine in terms of recoverable reserves; significant mining operations in the Americas, including the large-scale Morenci minerals district in North America and the Cerro Verde and El Abra operations in South America; and the Tenke Fungurume minerals district in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Freeport-McMoRan Copper Golds global workforce includes over 30,000 employees. The company has a strong commitment to safety performance, environmental management and to the local communities where it operates. Freeport-McMoRan is a founding member of the International Council on Mining and Metals and committed to implementation of the ICMM Sustainable Development Framework.
PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold company, has success with its Biodiesel Project
February 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ - PT Freeport Indonesia inaugurated their biodiesel fueling station, which processes used cooking oil from the mess halls, cafeterias and homes in and near the mining operations in Papua, Indonesia. The fueling station currently serves light vehicles and the target is that heavy equipment will also utilize the biodiesel fuel.
Biodiesel production at PT Freeport Indonesia has reached 500 to 900 liters per month and production is increasing. Low emissions from biodiesel fuels will help to support a healthy working environment.
For further information about the Freeport-McMoRan Greenhouse Gas Task Force and how they are working to reduce emissions, please visit their website at http://www.fcx.com/envir/envir_energy.htm
Please see the 2011 Working Toward Sustainable Development Report for more information on all of their social, economic and environmental efforts. http://www.fcx.com/envir/wtsd/pdf-wtsd/2011/WTSD_Bk_2011.pdf