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Freeport-McMoRan Named Most Community-Minded by the Civic 50

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PHOENIX, November 3, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Congratulations to Freeport-McMoRan for being recognized as the most community-minded company in the materials sector!

For the fifth consecutive year, Freeport-McMoRan has been named as a Civic 50 winner. Freeport-McMoRan is the top company in the materials sector, largely due to their community and stakeholder engagement programs, and their mining education initiatives.

The International Copper Association Sponsors Climate Week NYC

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The International Copper Association (ICA) is participating as a gold sponsor in Climate Week NYC beginning Monday, 18 September.

To read more about this sponsorship, please see sustainablecopper.org.

Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Featured in Mining With Principles Campaign for Water Treatment Program

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January 26, 2018 - Cerro Verde is located in an arid region of southwestern Peru, close to the city of Arequipa. Population growth, industrialization, and sewage contamination of the river Chili were increasing pressures on an already limited water supply. Recognizing this, Freeport-McMoRan worked with local stakeholders to co-finance a water treatment plant that takes contaminated water from the local river and makes it drinkable.

Climax Molybdenum Stowmarket, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Wins International Award for Health and Safety

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The Climax Stowmarket plant in the United Kingdom is one of the world’s premier production and conversion facilities for ferromolybdenum. Climax Molybdenum Stowmarket has been awarded its fourth consecutive RoSPA Gold Achievement Award for excellence in safety performance, management systems and culture.

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, or RoSPA, grants internationally recognized safety awards based on the organization’s individual occupational health and safety performance assessed against the RoSPA judging criteria.

Freeport-McMoRan Releases 2016 Working Toward Sustainable Development Report “Driven by Value”

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Freeport-McMoRan is a leading international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. The company’s mineral resources are the building blocks of infrastructure and critical elements of progress for the modern world. Freeport-McMoRan believes responsible management and strong partnerships create value and contribute to sustainable development.

Freeport-McMoRan Awards Grant for Tech Park in Sahuarita, Arizona

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The Town of Sahuarita, Arizona, is in the planning stages of building the Sahuarita Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center (SAMTEC).

Freeport-McMoRan’s Sierrita copper mine is located near Sahuarita, AZ and has granted $165,000 to aid in constructing the 32,000 square foot building that will host the Technology Center. SAMTEC has also received a federal grant through the U.S. Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration. The new tech park is expected to create new jobs and retain jobs for the community.

PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Invests in Fishery Program to Empower Local Communities

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August 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- PT Freeport Indonesia’s fishery program, in partnership with local governments and community leaders, supports Kamoro businesses near its area of operations in the Mimika Regency in the Papua Province.

The program includes technical training, small business loans, and the provision of refrigeration, storage, and transportation. The program reaches 38 villages on the Mimika coast and 7 village centers for buying and selling fish catches.

PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Completes Construction of Papua Airstrip

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July 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ - PT Freeport Indonesia built an airstrip in Aroanop in Papua, Indonesia, in partnership with the local Mimika Regency's Transportation, Communications and Information Office in Papua Regency.

The airstrip and passenger terminal will ultimately be handed over to the Mimika Regency government for community use and access.

Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center Receives Healthcare Grant from Freeport-McMoRan Investment Fund

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The Freeport-McMoRan Climax Area Community Investment Fund granted $41,500 to the Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center Foundation for diabetes prevention.

Lake County and St. Vincent Hospital in Chaffee County, Colorado, have partnered with the Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center to implement the National Diabetes Prevention Program, which is a community-based program created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Supports Women-Owned Businesses

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Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde’s Emprende program supports small and medium enterprises in the geographical regions surrounding the mining operations, which are located near Arequipa, Peru.

The Emprende program provides financial support and technical assistance to entrepreneurs. The Emprende project supports businesses in the districts of Uchumayo, Tiabaya, Yarabamba and La Joya.

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