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Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Supports Organic Agricultural Business Development

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June 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Cerro Verde has supported the Promotion for Agricultural Development Project in surrounding communities near its operations in Arequipa, Peru. The program benefits the farmers of Tiabaya, Uchumayo, Yarabamba, La Joya and Hunter.

The Promotion for Agricultural Development Project started in 2012 with the aim of improving the quality and quantity of agricultural and animal yields to increase the economic income of local farmers.

Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Supports Micro and Small Enterprise Development

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May 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde (SMCV) contracted with Cáritas Arequipa to educate and train a group of Uchumayan women in Arequipa, Peru, in Cosmetology.

The program required 300 hours of coursework and practical training. In December 2017, 26 Uchumayinas graduated from the program, and were supplied with cosmetology and salon supplies in order to be able to start their own businesses with the necessary tools.

Cerro Verde promotes the creation, improvement and development of micro and small enterprises through its various programs.

Freeport-McMoRan Invests in Skills Development for Indigenous Fish Industry Workers

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May 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ - PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI), a Freeport-McMoRan company, has an extensive Community Economic Development program in the region where it operates in Papua, Indonesia.

Mangrove crabs (Scylla serrata) commonly called ‘Karaka’ by locals in the coastal Mimika Regency of Papua, Indonesia, is a coastal fishery commodity. Karaka are large and meaty crabs, and are an economically important species of crab that are found in estuaries and mangroves.

Freeport-McMoRan’s Bisbee Copper Queen Mine Wins National Reclamation Award

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April 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Freeport-McMoRan’s Bisbee Copper Queen Mine in Arizona was selected to receive the Interstate Mining Compact Commission’s (IMCC) 2018 National Reclamation Awards in the Noncoal Category.

Initiated in 1964, the IMCC’s primary purpose has been to encourage programs which will protect, conserve and improve the usefulness of natural resources. The Copper Queen Mine in Bisbee has been on care and maintenance status since activities ceased in 1975.

Freeport-McMoRan Invests in Women’s Economic Empowerment Programs

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PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan company, has an extensive Community Economic Development program. In cooperation with Bank BRI, the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises program supports income-generating activities for indigenous Papuan entrepreneurs.

Lina Mart recently opened its doors in Timika, Papua, Indonesia. Paulina Murib, the owner of Lina Mart, has received financial management training from PTFI along with a bank loan in order to establish her business.

Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, and Dreambuilder Program Featured in Mining With Principles Campaign Video

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América Cristina Paz Tito lives in Arequipa and is a small business owner. She has been taking monthly classes from the DreamBuilder program, a partnership between Freeport-McMoRan and its affiliate Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde, and Thunderbird School of Global Management.

From the ICMM: America had the drive and the dream, then an ICMM member company helped her get the skills to make that vision a reality. She has now gone from selling potatoes at a roadside stand to owning three small businesses. You should hear that story from her:

Freeport-McMoRan Named Best Corporate Citizen by Forbes

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Congratulations to Freeport-McMoRan for being named to the Just 100: America's Best Corporate Citizens by Forbes! Freeport-McMoRan was ranked 49 on the 2018 Forbes Just 100 list, and was the second-highest ranking company in the Basic Resources category.

Freeport-McMoRan’s Greenlee County Community Investment Fund Grants $250,000 to Arizona Communities

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March 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Greenlee County Community Investment Fund (CIF) awarded grants totaling $250,000 to the Greenlee County community in Arizona.

Recipients were selected by the Greenlee County CIF, which is overseen by a committee of community leaders assembled by the Freeport-McMoRan Community Partnership Panel, to identify and address community needs in health care, education, environment, economic development and transportation with positive, sustainable solutions.

PT Freeport Indonesia Supplies Power to Remote Villages

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PT Freeport Indonesia started a program in 2013 in the remote Papuan highlands called LIMAR, which is an acronym for People’s Independent Electricity as written in the Indonesian language.

LIMAR was initially a battery-based power supply program but was recently upgraded to an electricity grid system in November 2017. Over 350 homes and public facilities in the three villages of Omawita, Fanamo and Otakwa have been connected to the grid.

National Mining Association Independently Certifies Freeport-McMoRan to CORESafety System

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November 17, 2017 - The CORESafety certification demonstrates Freeport-McMoRan’s commitement to their philosophy of Safe Production, which is demonstrated by the integration of health and safety practices in all aspects of their operational activities.

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