News

December 01

El Abra Employees Improve Local Communities

Through El Abra in Action, the mine seeks to enhance its relationships with the surrounding communities by providing funding and volunteers for projects that address various community needs.

November 11

Freeport-McMoRan Floats Marina Project $100,000

Fort Madison Mayor Matt Mohrfeld said this will be the donation that he highlights when launching a new community capital campaign to bring more funds to bear on the $11 million overall project.

November 08

Dig Into Mining Highlights Industry Contributions and STEM Careers

The partnership between Freeport and Discovery Education is part of a broader effort by the company to assist schools and educate students about career opportunities in STEM-related fields, including the wide array of jobs in the mining industry.

October 28

Chino Answers Call from Kansas Town in Need

Residents of a little town on the prairie can thank the good memory of the guy who runs the local power plant and the character of a good Samaritan 1,000 miles away for the smooth, reliable flow of electricity to their homes.

October 25

Bagdad Operations Enhances Fire Safety and Quality of Life with Multi-use Trail

A network of trails meandering through the hills in the west central Arizona company town provide all-important fire breaks and access for fire and emergency vehicles while also giving Bagdad residents a jewel of a recreational resource.

October 20

Safford Gifts San Carlos Apache Tribe with Turquoise for Ceremonial Use

The discovery of a rare mineral at the company's Safford operation has presented a unique opportunity to support the traditions of an area tribe.

October 20

Grand Opening: Clear Creek County Health & Wellness Center in Idaho Springs

With funding from the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation, the Center is an all-in approach to collaborative care and could become the new model for rural health care delivery.

October 14

Company Refurbishes Yards Impacted by Historic Mining Activity

Freeport-McMoRan is cleaning up some of the toughest mining towns in the West, one yard at a time.

October 07

Education Forward Arizona and Freeport-McMoRan Foundation Award Scholarships to 38 Arizona Students

More than $200,000 in funding and mentorship to support scholars on their academic journey.

September 09

Freeport-McMoRan Program Helps Student's Dreams Come True

The company's Native American Scholarship Program provides various educational opportunities for tribal neighbors near its operations.