In the News view all


Freeport-McMoRan had something for everybody at the recent 5th Annual Mining Day the Arizona State Capitol. Sponsored by the Arizona Mining Association and Arizona Rock Products Association, the goal of the event is to highlight mining's positive impact on the state in terms of employment opportunities, economic impacts and improved quality of life that the varied uses of minerals provide.


Freeport-McMoRan's 16th Annual Global Volunteer Month Taking place now through the end of April, Global Volunteer Month is an opportunity for employees at company sites to give back through volunteer service.


The Copper Queen Library in Bisbee, Arizona received a $40,000 grant from Freeport-McMoran. The library will be a smaller version of the Copper Queen Library with children's, youth, teens and adult sections. There also will be computers available for patrons.


The Greenlee County Community Investment Fund (CIF) awarded grants totaling $250,000 to the Greenlee County community in Arizona. The CIF was established in 2011, as part of Freeport-McMoRan's objectives to empower communities to develop and identify projects that would help ensure their self-sufficiency beyond the presence of Freeport-McMoRan operations.


A Greener Way To Make Plastics Depends On Copper Already seen as one of the most important materials in everything from electric cars to renewable energy systems, new research points to a doubly green use for copper.


  • Mini-Grants
    for Education


    Deadline: October 1 

    Apply Now

  • Native American 
    College Scholarships


    Deadline: June 1

    Apply Now!

  • Green Valley/Sahuarita
    Investment Fund 


    Deadline: June 1

    Apply Now!

Featured Partnerships


A FREE, online business training program helping women to start or grow their own business.

As of February 2018:
- 26,000+ women enrolled
- 60+ countries engaged
- 80+ global p

Freeport-McMoRan partners with Discovery Education

FREE student, teacher and family resources.