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El Abra, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Awards 66 Scholarships Through the Indigenous Scholarship Program

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July 21, 2015 /3BL Media/ - El Abra recently announced the 66 recipients of its annual Indigenous Scholarship Program. Everyone who applied this year was awarded a scholarship.

El Abra increased the number of scholarships available – nearly double the number from last year – to ensure that each of the 66 youth who applied had the opportunity to receive one.

The goal is to strengthen El Abra's commitment to the development, education and training of members of the indigenous communities surrounding mining operations.

Spécial no 3 Pour la Rentrée: Investir dans l’avenir en Amérique du Sud

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Avec ce dernier volet de notre série en trois parties sur l’éducation, nous vous emmenons dans nos régions d’Amérique du Sud et d’Amérique centrale, où notre stratégie est d’engager le dialogue avec les collectivités locales afin de cerner les besoins et d’établir des objectifs précis pour y répondre. En collaborant avec des organismes locaux, nous souhaitons soutenir le développement de compétences locales et contribuer à l’essor socioéconomique de la région.

Candelaria, a Freeport-McMoRan company, Opens Community Center

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October 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Candelaria opened a Community Office in Tierra Amarilla, Chile, for public usage.

Designed as a community center, the building offers multi-purpose rooms where residents can hold meetings, training and workshops. A Community Information Center operates in the building, providing free Internet access to the community.

The Center opened in August.

Lilly: Connecting Caring And Service To Leadership

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Today’s guest blog is by Sergio Leon, human resources manager for Lilly operations in Peru, Chile, and Ecuador. That’s his day job. He’s also an ambassador and advocate for Connecting Hearts Abroad—Lilly’s global service program that sends teams of employees to communities in need across the world, including Peru.
 

Solar Chimneys Can Convert Hot Air to Energy, But Is Funding a Mirage?

Veteran balloonist is among those eyeing solar updraft towers as an alternative to traditional panels.
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Chile's Atacama Desert is as eerily beautiful as it is barren, hot, and dry. Yet this seemingly inhospitable patch of Earth might be the perfect host for a different kind of solar energy, one that has nothing to do with photovoltaic panels.

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