News

March 08

Pima County recently honored Green Valley resident Bill Adamson for his volunteer efforts in the community with the Chuck Catino Community Leadership Award.

Adamson played a major role in obtaining a nearly $40,000 grant from the Freeport McMoran Foundation to develop a biking bridge on the Abrego Trailhead to Canoa Preserve Park.

March 08

The Town of Sahuarita is kicking off its BizEDGE program, which invites businesses owners to attend workshops and participate in an expansion pitch competition.

The winner will receive a $2,000 prize thanks to a grant from the Freeport McMoRan Foundation.

February 05

Eastern Arizona College's Discovery Park Campus received a $5,000 grant from Freeport-McMoRan to support and enhance its popular STEM field trips in astronomy and native habitat.

In addition to STEM field trips, the funds will be used to purchase FLIR thermal vision monoculars and night vison binoculars.

January 24

The Fort Madison Climax Molybdenum Company marks 40th Anniversary.

The Fort Madison Climax Molybdenum Company is the world's largest chemical molybdenum conversion facility. It produces lubricant-grade molysulfide, metallurgical tech oxide and six different kinds of chemical-grade moly products.

January 23

Eastern Arizona College's Discovery Park Campus hosted 250 fifth-grade students from Morenci, Duncan, Solomon and Fort Thomas to participate in Conservation Day, a sister event to Earth Day

Students learned about different aspects of nature and the environment as they rotated through nine hands-on, 20-minute lessons with activities led by Freeport-McMoRan’s wildlife partnership organizations.

January 09

Freeport-McMoRan installs 25,000 gallon tank and shares water conservation culture with Clifton community.

A particularly unique aspect of the project is that grass on the soccer field will remain green throughout spring and summer via recycled water that will come from drainage at the Clifton splash pad located adjacent to the field.

January 03

Freeport-McMoRan Named Best Corporate Citizen by Forbes

Nearly 900 companies were evaluated and ranked and Freeport-McMoRan was the top-rated company in the Materials industry.

December 15

Freeport-McMoRan Announces 2016 Greenlee County Community Investment Fund Grant Recipients

Four local projects will be recognized and receive a total of $260,000 in grants at an awards ceremony held as part of the Greenlee County Chamber of Commerce Mixer on Wednesday, December 14 at 5:30 p.m. at the Morenci Club.

November 22

Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, sponsors a free health fair for residents of the district of Yarabamba in Peru and surrounding communities.

The Cerro Verde Mining Company partnered with the Municipal District of Yarabamba, the Ministry of Health, the Municipal Children and Adolescent Defenders (DEMUNA) and The Business Service Center (CESEM).

November 16

Freeport-McMoRan Announces 2016 Green Valley and Sahuarita Community Investment Fund Grant Awards

Six local programs and projects will receive a total of $450,000 in grant funding. Since 2010, more than $3.7 million has been granted in locally-identified projects affecting change in the following community priority areas: community and economic development, community health and safety, education, and environment.