News

February 23

The Main Street parking area in Jerome, Arizona will be enhanced by a $28,000 investment from the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation.

The funds will go towards the installation of a curb and gutter as well as a concrete island along Hull Avenue.

February 19

Freeport-McMoRan Foundation supports the first phase of a long-planned Main Street Plaza project in Silver City, New Mexico.

The Main Street Plaza area is used weekly by the popular Silver City Farmers' Market, during the summer months and the downtown Farmers' Market will begin its 2019 season - with the added luxury of on-site public restrooms - on May 11.

February 14

A new space for informal, fun and interactive learning around science, math and technology opens in historic mining town of Bisbee, Arizona.

Multiple partners and investors, including an investment from Freeport-McMoRan, contributed to getting the Bisbee Science Lab up and running.

February 06

Freeport-McMoRan employees just beat their own United Way record - in a major way.

During the company's recent campaign, employees pledged $3.5 million, which grew to $9.8 million when combined with the company match. This amount - an increase of 18 percent over last year - marks the most money raised by the most employees in the history of the campaign.

February 04

Cochise County junior high and high school students learn first hand about award-winning reclamation work via a tour at Bisbee Discontinued Operations.

The group toured the site as part of the Chief Science Officer program, which is sponsored by Freeport-McMoRan. As officers, the students help promote STEM education and activities at their schools in Cochise County.

January 29

Freeport-McMoRan ranks No. 1 in Community Treatment on the 2019 Just 100: America's Best Corporate Citizens by Forbes!

Freeport-McMoRan is the industry leader in the Basic Resources sector, and is first overall in the Community Treatment category. This is the third consecutive year Freeport-McMoRan has made the list, which is now in its third year.

January 28

Greenlee County, Arizona doubled down on its commitment to cultivating local talent last week at the Women's Career Expo.

Freeport-McMoRan's DreamBuilder program was featured as a free, online resource available to women interested in starting a new business or expanding a current business.

January 23

Freeport-McMoRan recently received the State of Arizona's highest honor for volunteerism as a recipient of the 2018 Governor's Volunteer Service Awards in the Stewardship category.

Presented by the Arizona Governor's Commission on Service and Volunteerism, the annual awards recognize individual and organizational volunteer efforts that strengthen Arizona communities and improve quality of life.

January 09

Freeport-McMoRan's Red Conger Named to American Mining Hall of Fame.

The Hall of Fame, sponsored by the Mining Foundation of the Southwest since 1983, celebrates individuals - past and present- for outstanding contributions to the mining industry. Each year, a living honoree and several inductees from mining history are selected by the foundation's Hall of Fame Committee and Board of Governors.

January 02

Freeport-McMoRan partners with Western New Mexico University.

Western New Mexico University is working with Freeport-McMoRan on a mission to prepare welders for work in Grant County’s Chino and Tyrone mines.