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Freeport-McMoRan Foundation Provides $62,000 Grant to the Gila Watershed Partnership in Arizona

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Freeport-McMoRan Foundation recently awarded the Gila Watershed Partnership in Arizona a $62,000 grant to improve and double the size of the Gila Native Plant Nursery in Safford, Arizona.

The Gila Watershed Partnership  was founded in 1992 to improve the Upper Gila Watershed of Arizona and has earned a number of grants from Freeport-McMoRan in addition to a $200,000 grant from Graham County and $150,000 grant from Greenlee County.

Freeport-McMoRan’s Morenci Mine Receives Award for Bat Preservation Program

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Freeport-McMoRan’s Morenci copper mining operations were recently honored by the Arizona Mining Association with the 2018 Sustainability, Preservation and Diversity in Environment award in recognition of environmental excellence.

The award recognized the Morenci operations for its role in protecting and monitoring some 1.5 million bats roosting in two areas – a nearby cave and a historic mine opening – as well as for conservation education outreach in the community.

Freeport-McMoRan Publishes 2017 Working Toward Sustainable Development Report “Powered by Copper”

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Freeport-McMoRan’s 2017 Working Toward Sustainable Development Report now is available online.

Titled "Powered by Copper," the report provides information on the company's sustainability programs – including approach, focus areas and performance targets – and highlights the company's progress made on key issues affecting the company and stakeholders.

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Freeport-McMoRan Publishes 2017 Working Toward Sustainable Development Report “Powered By Copper”

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August 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Freeport-McMoRan’s 2017 Working Toward Sustainable Development Report now is available online.

Titled "Powered by Copper," the report provides information on the company's sustainability programs – including approach, focus areas and performance targets – and highlights the company's progress made on key issues affecting the company and stakeholders.

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The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation in Chile Expands Technical School in Calama

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September 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ The Colegio Don Bosco De Calama recently inaugurated new specialties workshop facilities with the support of Minera El Abra, a Freeport-McMoRan company. The new building provides additional workshop and laboratory space and is disability accessible.

Freeport-McMoRan’s Red Conger Named 2018 Copper Man of the Year

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June 29, 2018 - The Copper Club Inc. has honored Red Conger, Freeport-McMoRan’s President and Chief Operating Officer-Americas, with its 2018 Ankh Award, also known as the Copper Man of the Year, for four-plus decades of leadership and service to the copper industry.

Recipients of the Ankh Award are chosen for their outstanding individual achievements in and contributions to the copper industry.

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.

Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Supports Organic Agricultural Business Development

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June 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Cerro Verde has supported the Promotion for Agricultural Development Project in surrounding communities near its operations in Arequipa, Peru. The program benefits the farmers of Tiabaya, Uchumayo, Yarabamba, La Joya and Hunter.

The Promotion for Agricultural Development Project started in 2012 with the aim of improving the quality and quantity of agricultural and animal yields to increase the economic income of local farmers.

Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Supports Micro and Small Enterprise Development

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May 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde (SMCV) contracted with Cáritas Arequipa to educate and train a group of Uchumayan women in Arequipa, Peru, in Cosmetology.

The program required 300 hours of coursework and practical training. In December 2017, 26 Uchumayinas graduated from the program, and were supplied with cosmetology and salon supplies in order to be able to start their own businesses with the necessary tools.

Cerro Verde promotes the creation, improvement and development of micro and small enterprises through its various programs.

Freeport-McMoRan Invests in Skills Development for Indigenous Fish Industry Workers

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May 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ - PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI), a Freeport-McMoRan company, has an extensive Community Economic Development program in the region where it operates in Papua, Indonesia.

Mangrove crabs (Scylla serrata) commonly called ‘Karaka’ by locals in the coastal Mimika Regency of Papua, Indonesia, is a coastal fishery commodity. Karaka are large and meaty crabs, and are an economically important species of crab that are found in estuaries and mangroves.

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