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El Abra, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Increases Use of Renewable Energy

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El Abra operations is working to increase its percentage of renewable energy to reach the goal of 100% use of renewables by 2021.

El Abra recently extended an energy supply contract that increases its use of renewable energy sources. The agreement with Engie Energía Chile is part of an energy transition process being developed in Chile to gradually replace coal-fueled power generation with renewable sources, achieving the objectives subscribed by Chile in the United Nations Paris Agreement and established in the country's national energy priorities.

Freeport-McMoRan’s PT Freeport Indonesia Partnership Fund Supports Education for Indigenous Schoolchildren in Papua

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August 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ - PT Freeport-Indonesia’s Partnership Fund for Community Development (LPMAK) provides educational facilities and support for local community members.

Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Supports Women-Owned Flower Farming Business Development

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July 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde promotes the creation, improvement and development of micro and small enterprises through its various programs in Arequipa, Peru. These development programs provides financial support and technical assistance to entrepreneurs. Business owners in the districts of Uchumayo, Tiabaya, Yarabamba and La Joya are able to participate.

Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Supports Early Childhood Education in Arequipa

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Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan company, is constructing a new school building for early childhood education. Children who live in the neighborhood of Congata, in the Uchumayo district of Arequipa, Peru, will attend the new school buildings in the fall of 2018.

The new building complex for the school will include classrooms for three-year-olds, as well as a multipurpose lounge, administrative offices and a cafeteria.

The new learning areas for the young children will enable the school to increase school enrollment.

Freeport-McMoRan Invests in Skills Development for Indigenous Entrepreneurs

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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.

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.
 

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