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Freeport-McMoRan United Way Campaign Tops $9.8 Million

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Freeport-McMoRan employees continued the tradition of giving back to the community by pledging $3.5 million in 2018, which raised a record-setting $9.8 million with the company match program for United Ways across the U.S.

Funds go to support hundreds of health and human service agencies providing critical programs and services in the areas of education, financial stability and health.

The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation in Chile Helps Renovate the Central Market of Calama, Chile

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January 15, 2019 - The Central Market of Calama recently unveiled a newly painted façade for the popular commercial building thanks to the support of Minera El Abra, a Freeport-McMoRan company.

Improving the appearance of the city’s Latorre Commercial District was an initiative of Calama Plus, which brings together several companies and organizations operating in Calama such as El Abra, a Freeport-McMoRan company, the municipality of Calama, Sercotec, and the Central Market Community.

PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Receives Top Corporate Social Responsibility Awards

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December 14, 2018 - Business News Indonesia magazine recently presented PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI) with three corporate responsibility awards for 2018. The three awards are:

Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Provides Free Healthcare to Peruvian Communities

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January 31, 2019 - Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde developed a health campaign in partnership with the Regional Government of Yarabamba to provide healthcare for citizens in remote areas.

In addition to treatment for gastroenteritis, services also included education for the prevention of acute diarrheal diseases.

Doctors and specialists examined and treated patients needing services in areas such as gynecology, pediatrics, internal medicine and dentistry. Vision and anemia screenings were also provided.

Freeport-McMoRan’s Technical Training Institute Prepares Indigenous Papuans for Careers in Mining

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January 3, 2019 - At PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI), located in the remote province of Papua, Indonesia, Freeport-McMoRan prioritizes the hiring of indigenous Papuans.

To ensure indigenous Papuans have access to the technical training needed to become employees, PTFI created the Nemangkawi Mining Institute in 2003. Since then, the Nemangkawi Mining Institute has graduated 2,100 students who have been placed into permanent employee and contractor positions, of which more than 90 percent are Papuan. This is in addition to providing training to more than 3,800 apprentices.

El Abra, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Sponsors Free Health Care for Community

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December 20, 2018 - Minera El Abra, a Freeport-McMoRan company, financed the services of Fundación Acrux in the Antofogasta Region of Chile where the El Abra operations are located.

The Fundación Acrux is a non-profit organization of volunteer medical specialists who provide medical services to patients from the most remote places in Chile.

Freeport-McMoRan’s El Abra Operation in Chile Offers Career Training for Indigenous Youth

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November 27, 2018 - Twenty young people from indigenous communities in Antofagasta are being trained in Dry Area Maintenance Operations through a course sponsored by Minera El Abra, a subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan.

Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Plants Trees for Afforestation Project

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Minera Sociedad Cerro Verde distributed 3,000 trees in the Uchumayo District of Peru between 2017 and 2018 as part of its afforestation project.

Trees are important, as they absorb carbon dioxide, generate oxygen, and improve the quality of the air along with preventing erosion and degradation of the soil. Trees reduce noise pollution by absorbing the sounds of traffic, sirens and construction – their foliage acts as acoustic insulators.

Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Provides Health Care to Remote Regions

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July 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde has partnered with the Regional Government of Arequipa in Peru to provide free healthcare services to citizens of the region. Cerro Verde is proving training for and remunerating medical personnel who travel on health care buses to provide care for community members. The buses are currently on a thirteen-month tour of the region.

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.

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