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Freeport-McMoRan Reduced GHG Emissions by More Than 17% in 5 Years

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Copper plays an essential role in the technologies needed to develop and enable the energy transition. As one of the world’s largest copper producers, Freeport-McMoRan is uniquely positioned to meet stakeholder expectations for both their contribution to, and their alignment with, a 2-degree Celsius climate scenario. This is because emissions related to converting copper cathode that is produced into usable products like wire are minimal, and copper plays a significant role in electrification, renewables and energy efficient technologies.

PT Freeport Indonesia's Malaria Control Center is Working to Eradicate Malaria in Papua by 2026

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PT Freeport Indonesia’s malaria eradication mission is part of its commitment to community health care and social services.

The program, coordinated with the government’s Mimika Regency Malaria Case Mapping as part of the roadmap to eradicate malaria by 2026, includes providing communities with insecticide spraying service in homes and businesses and blood testing to check malaria status.

The PTFI outreach team contacts approximately six households per day for malaria blood sampling, or 30-50 people in total. The blood sampling aims to ensure the spraying’s effectiveness.

Freeport-McMoRan Helps Discover Two New Crab Species in Papua

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Two new species of crab have been discovered in the rich ecosystem of the Ajkwa River estuary by the PT Freeport Indonesia (PT-FI) biodiversity research team.

The two new species are Typhlocarcinops raouli and Typhlocarcinops robustus. The two new crabs were discovered by a team of researchers from PT-FI and the Indonesian Institute of Science.

Since PTFI's research began in 2001 as part of its environmental commitment to track the biodiversity of the estuary, more than 100 species of crabs have been found in these areas, 21 of which are new discoveries.

PT Freeport Indonesia Reduces the Use of Plastic Water Bottles to Almost Zero

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At Freeport-McMoRan’s operation in Papua, Indonesia, plastic water bottle use went from almost 5 million bottles a year to zero thanks to the implementation of drinking water stations and a successful awareness campaign.

PT Freeport Indonesia (PT-FI) installed water tanks, dispensing stations and even stations for employees to wash the reusable bottles they were issued. Potable water systems were made available throughout operations and communities.

Minera El Abra, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Earns Gender Equality Certification

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El Abra obtained a government-issued Gender Certification known as Norm 3262 for gender equality and conciliation of work and family life, becoming the first private mining company in Chile to obtain such certification.

Freeport-McMoRan's El Abra Operation in Chile Awards 62 Scholarships Through the Indigenous Scholarship Program

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Minera El Abra recently awarded 62 scholarships to indigenous students from the nearby communities of Alto El Loa Province and Calama to further their university or technical school studies. 

The site's Indigenous Scholarship program provides financial assistance to recipients and encourages them to use what they learn to make a meaningful difference in their communities. El Abra presented the awards during a special WebEx ceremony with site representatives due to precautions surrounding COVID-19. 

Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Donates Oxygen Generating Plant to Arequipa Hospital

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After a surge in coronavirus cases left Peruvian hospitals struggling to keep pace with increased demand for medical-grade oxygen amid a supply shortage, Cerro Verde donated an oxygen generating plant to Honorio Delgado Regional Hospital in Arequipa, Peru at the end of July.

Freeport-McMoRan's El Abra Operation in Chile Offers Free Training for Indigenous Leaders

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August 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Minera El Abra, in partnership with the Institute of Public Affairs of the University of Chile (UC), have launched a free online training platform for indigenous communities in the Antofagasta Region.

The Comprehensive Knowledge for Community Strengthening program will train 100 leaders and members of indigenous communities in Alto El Loa, Calama and Ollagüe, to strengthen knowledge, skills and competences in various topics.

Freeport-McMoRan Honored as Sector Leader in 2020 Civic 50

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July 16, 2020 Congratulations to Freeport-McMoRan for being recognized as the most community-minded company in the materials sector for the 2020 Civic 50. For the eighth consecutive year, Freeport-McMoRan has been named as a Civic 50 leader in the materials sector. Freeport-McMoRan maintains extensive community and stakeholder engagement programs including mining education initiatives.

Freeport-McMoRan Helps Discover a New Plant Species in Papua

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PT Freeport Indonesia, in partnership with Institut Pertanian Bogor University, Papua University, The West Papua Province Research & Development Center, and British Kew Royal Botanic Gardens, discovered a new plants species.

The new plant species has been discovered in the operations area of mining company PT Freeport Indonesia, in Mimika Regency, Papua. This discovery of a plant endemic to Papua adds to the wealth of biodiversity in Indonesia.

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