Copper plays an essential role in the technologies needed to develop and enable the energy transition. As one of the world’s largest copper producers, Freeport-McMoRan is uniquely positioned to meet stakeholder expectations for both their contribution to, and their alignment with, a 2-degree Celsius climate scenario. This is because emissions related to converting copper cathode that is produced into usable products like wire are minimal, and copper plays a significant role in electrification, renewables and energy efficient technologies.
Seeking ways to recruit and foster career development for women is important to Freeport-McMoRan, as women historically have been underrepresented in the mining sector. Women serve in key management roles within Freeport-McMoRan, including the Chief Financial Officer and two members of the Board of Directors, while an additional 280 women hold manager-level or higher positions.
June 22, 2018 - PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI), a Freeport-McMoRan company, has an extensive Community Economic Development program in the region where it operates in Papua, Indonesia.
PTFI’s Social Local Development department worked in partnership with the local government and the Timika Catholic Church to host boat operation and safety training and fishing skills for local entrepreneurs.
There were 40 attendees from the villages of Omawita, Fanamo, Otakwa, Ayuka, Tipuka, Nayaro, Koperapoka, and Nawaripi, in Papua, Indonesia.
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.
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.
PT Freeport Indonesia works to reduce incidences of malaria through a comprehensive public health program in Papua, Indonesia
March 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - In its continued efforts to wipe out malaria and prevent the spread of the malaria disease by anopheles mosquitoes in the Mimika Regency in Papua, Indonesia, PT Freeport Indonesia, in conjunction with local institutions, conducts comprehensive treatment, early detection and preventive measures.
The Malaria Control Center is a parternship of the Department of Health, PT Freeport-Indonesia’s Partnership Fund for Community Development (LPMAK) and Community Health Development.
Alion Belau, the first pilot from the Moni people, graduated from the Genesah Flight Academy in Jakarta with the highest academic rank. Mr. Belau’s education was funded by PT Freeport-Indonesia’s Partnership Fund for Community Development (LPMAK).
PT Freeport-Indonesia’s Partnership Fund for Community Development (LPMAK) funds a floating healthcare clinic boat. The boat most recently arrived in the Timika Regency of Papua, Indonesia, on September 25 to provide health services in the coastal villages of Mimika.
The floating clinic provides medical services for remote and isolated regions of the Mimika coast in Papua, Indonesia.
September 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ - A hail storm and freezing temperatures from July 5-7 destroyed crops in Agandugume District and surrounding regions in Papua, Indonesia.
The damage to the vegetation crops caused a food crisis for 26 villages in three central highland regencies. In response to this situation, PT Freeport Indonesia provided logistical support and supplies as part of the relief mission.
A total of 4.4 tons of food as well as supplies were provided to deal with the natural disaster.
December 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ - PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan company, commissions the University of Indonesia’s Institute of Economics and Social Research to conduct economic impact assessment of PT Freeport Indonesia’s operations. The most recent study, conducted in 2012, measured PT Freeport Indonesia’s economic impact on a local, regional, and national level from 2006 to 2011. The study revealed that PT Freeport Indonesia contributed to up to 94.7 percent of the gross domestic product of the Mimika Regency, 45.4 percent of Papua Province, and 0.8 percent of Indonesia.