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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.

The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation grants $200,000 to Colorado Communities

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January 12, 2018 - A total of $200,000 will be awarded to four organizations serving Clear Creek and Grand counties in Colorado. The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation has pledged to invest $1,000,000 in the two counties from 2017-2021. $200,000 will be invested per year in alignment with priorities identified by the communities through their work with the U.S. Economic Development Administration.

Freeport-McMoRan Invests in Indigenous Communities by Supporting Organic Coffee Cooperative

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December 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ - PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan company, has sponsored a coffee farmer collective in Papua, Indonesia since 2000. For 17 years Amungme Gold coffee has been farmed and processed by indigenous Amungme farmers under the guidance of Freeport’s entrepreneur business program to meet growing demand from consumers.

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.

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.

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