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PT Freeport Indonesia Wins National Award for Sustainable Business Practices

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PT Freeport Indonesia recently received the nationally recognized Sustainable Business Practices Award in the Highly Commended Category, making it one of the 20 companies and the only one from Papua getting recognition for its sustainable practices in the business sector.

PT Freeport Indonesia Repatriated 167 Turtles to Native Habitat

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PT Freeport Indonesia’s Environmental Department helped return to the wild 167 native pig-snouted turtles from the West Sumatra Natural Resources Conservation Agency (BKSDA).

The pig-snouted turtles, or Carettochelys insculpta, are a protected species and were confiscated by the BKSDA as trafficked wildlife. The turtles were inspected for health conditions and were kept in quarantine by the PT Freeport Indonesia Environmental Department prior to release into their original habitat. Fauna endemic to Papua is continuously and consistently monitored and protected.

PT Freeport Indonesia Continues Oxygen Donations and Other Pandemic Relief to Papuan Hospitals

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As Indonesia faces a surge in COVID-19 cases nationwide, PT Freeport Indonesia (PT-FI) is supporting Mimika Regency hospitals and health centers by providing oxygen cylinders that are necessary for ventilated patients.

PT Freeport Indonesia Gifts Three Health Clinics to Papua Government

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Three health clinics from PT Freeport Indonesia (PT-FI) were given to the Mimika Regency government in Papua in June 2021.

PT-FI will continue to operate the clinics, which provide health services to the local community.

To learn more about how Freeport-McMoRan works in partnership with local stakeholders to support sustainable futures, please visit www.fcx.com/sustainability.

PT Freeport Indonesia Contributes $420K to Mimika Sports Complex Ahead of National Sports Week

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The Mimika Sports Complex (MSC) will be renovated in preparations for the 20th National Sports Week with contributions from PT Freeport Indonesia.

PT Freeport Indonesia Sends Emergency Team to Assist in Recovery and Relief to West Sulawesi

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Two earthquakes rocked the Mamuju and Majene areas in West Sulawesi on January 14 and 15, causing landslides, casualties and property damage.

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.

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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