News

August 31

The Town of Sahuarita has selected three technology startups to participate in its BizLaunch program, which provides a six-month sponsorship to help grow technology companies in the community.

The Town partnered with Freeport-McMoRan and University of Arizona's Center for Innovation incubation program to create the BizLaunch program.

August 25

Freeport-McMoRan's Safford and Morenci operations stepped up in a big way to help meet the needs of the San Carlos Apache Tribe and White Mountain Apache Tribe during summertime water shortages

The sites donated 72,288 bottles of water - more than 3,000 cases - in July and August, including a delivery to the San Carlos Apache Tribal Emergency Response Commission.

August 01

Green Valley Gardeners Desert Meadows Park provides tranquility for many of those battling the effects of isolation during the pandemic.

The group received funding through the Green Valley Community Investment Fund in 2017 and additional support from the Green Valley Foundation, White Elephant, and local Chamber of Commerce, which helped make the 4-acre site a unique and high profile destination.

July 15

Atlantic Copper, a subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan, may be celebrating a golden year with its 50th anniversary, but it's not resting on its past accolades.

For five decades, the company has not only proven itself an industry leader but also a dedicated community partner to residents of Huelva, helping to enhance the Andalusia region's demographic, economic and social development.

June 17

4,296 pieces of furniture have been produced and donated to schools near Cerro Verde operations since 2012 through their upcycling program.

Employees collect wooden packing material used to protect heavy equipment and other items during shipping. A supplier commissioned to manufacture the school furniture from these materials ensures compliance with Peruvian Ministry of Education standards.

June 10

Freeport-McMoRan has made The Civic 50 list for the eighth year in a row, and this year was again selected as the Materials Sector Leader in recognition of the company's significant community engagement.

The Civic 50, an initiative of Points of Light, recognizes the 50 most community-minded companies in the nation each year as determined by an annual survey that exclusively measures corporate involvement in communities.

June 08

Freeport-McMoRan gives back in Southern Arizona.

Freeport-McMoRan has donated much-needed COVID-19 supplies to hospitals, health clinics and organizations in Tucson.

April 29

Freeport-McMoRan donates medical supplies and more to COVID-19 relief efforts.

Building on years of partnering with communities, Freeport-McMoRan is using the strength of its considerable global supply chain to acquire, purchase, donate and deliver much needed supplies.

April 24

Freeport-McMoRan Foundation supported technical school in Calama, Chile graduates first generation of students.

The Colegio Don Bosco De Calama focuses on technical studies in mining and electrical and mechanical skills.

March 21

Freeport-McMoRan supports local efforts in Green Valley/Sahuarita to help those affected by the economic fallout from the coronavirus.

The Greater Green Valley Community Foundation, with the guidance of Better Together Southern Arizona Coalition, is spearheading a fund for non-profits that will, in turn, get resources to the community.