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Freeport-McMoRan Foundation hosts Rural Economic Development Convening in Wickenburg, Arizona The convening served as an opportunity for collective learning and development with a cross-sector of 40+ community leaders across Freeport-McMoRan communities in Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico.


The Morenci Recreation Department held a grand opening for the Clifton Gym and invited the community to celebrate. The effort was funded by Freeport-McMoRan to benefit the children in Clifton and Morenci.


Freeport-McMoRan - A Commitment to Conservation, from One Side of the World to the Other. A member of Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) since 2006, Freeport-McMoRan engages in 15 WHC Conservation Certification programs in the U.S., Chile, Peru and Indonesia. Eleven of these programs have achieved Gold-Certified status, signifying excellence in on-the-ground conservation activities.


"The Sensational Story of Copper", a book written by Freeport-McMoRan, helps teach Chilean students about copper. Students in Chile can now hear the story of copper straight from those who experience it every day - employees of the company's Cerro Verde operations.


The National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum has announced the class of 2018 National Mining Hall of Fame inductees. Inductees elected for being mavericks, thought leaders, researchers, educators, mentors, wealth builders, and philanthropists. The Prazen Living Legend of Mining Award will be presented to the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation for its significant and sustained commitment to educating the public about the importance of mining to our everyday lives.


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