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Freeport-McMoRan’s Green Valley Community Investment Fund Grants $450,000 to Arizona Communities

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December 1, 2017 - The Green Valley Community Investment Fund (CIF) awarded grants totaling $450,000 to the Green Valley community in Arizona.

Recipients were selected by the Green Valley CIF, which is overseen by a committee of community leaders assembled by the Freeport-McMoRan Community Partnership Panel, to identify and address community needs in health care, education, environment, economic development and transportation with positive, sustainable solutions.

Freeport-McMoRan’s Safford Operations Receives Award for Burrowing Owl Habitat Restoration Program

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October 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Freeport-McMoRan’s Safford copper mining operations were recently honored by the Arizona Mining Association with the 2017 Sustainability, Preservation and Diversity in Environment award in recognition of environmental excellence.

The site received the award for a habitat restoration program to construct artificial burrows, or underground homes, for owls displaced by land development and construction.

PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Supports Research that Leads to Discovery of 16 New Crab Species

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Dr. Dwi Listyo Rahayu is the author of numerous scientific papers on marine hermit crabs and mangrove brachyuran crabs. She is a taxonomer at Research Center for Oceanography - Indonesian Institute of Sciences, and has studied decapod crustaceans for over 25 years. She conducts research in the mangrove forests of Indonesia. She has worked in Papua since 1999, funded by PT Freeport Indonesia as part of their commitment to environmental management and monitoring.

Freeport-McMoRan’s Cerro Verde Mine in Peru Nominated for WHC Award

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Feb. 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Freeport-McMoRan’s Cerro Verde mine recently was one of four nominees for the Wildlife Habitat Council’s prestigious Corporate Habitat of the Year Award.

Nominees for the award represent those companies with outstanding WHC Wildlife at Work programs. These voluntary programs, certified by the WHC, aim to create, conserve and restore wildlife habitat on corporate lands.

While the site didn’t take home the big award, the nomination recognized several of Cerro Verde’s environmental management and education programs.

Preventing and Managing Social Conflict in Peru

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Peru has one of the world’s fastest-growing economies, driven largely by its mineral wealth and the expansion of the mining industry. Today, most major global mining companies have operations in the country, including Barrick, BHP-Billiton, Newmont, Freeport McMoran, Glencore Xstrata and others.
 

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Debuts Online Business Training Program for Women

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Twenty women from the Copiapó Province in Chile inaugurated the test phase of a new online business academy for women in Chile and Peru. The academy was created through a partnership between Freeport-McMoRan and the Thunderbird School of Global Business Management.

The program is called DreamBuilder: The Women’s Business Creator. It is currently being piloted in communities surrounding the Company’s mining operations in South America; Cerro Verde in Peru, and Candelaria/ Ojos del Salado and El Abra in Chile.

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