News

September 20

Gila Native Plant Nursery located on the Discovery Park Campus in Graham County receives support from Freeport-McMoRan Foundation.

Plans for expansion of the nursery will include sales of plants in the future, the GWP has said. The nursery is open Thursday from 8 a.m. to noon or by appointment.

September 04

Morenci Gets Top State Honor for Annual Picnic.

Morenci employees can proudly herald their annual company picnic as not just one of Arizona's top community events, but as the top event for populations under 25,000.

August 30

Freeport-McMoRan grant fosters positive change in Graham and Greenlee County

Freeport-McMoRan Safford Operations funded a workhorse hydraulic lift trailer that was immediately put into action for local cleanups and partnering organizations.

August 29

Educators throughout Graham County, Arizona, received a special delivery of back-to-school supplies, courtesy of employees at Freeport-McMoRan Safford Operations.

Employees donated more than 1,000 items during a recent classroom supply drive.

August 28

Freeport-McMoRan sponsors the 2018 First Things First Early Childhood Summit

The First Things First Early Childhood Summit brings together more than 1,400 professionals, stakeholders and supporters of early childhood education and health to share innovative strategies, research and best practices that help kids be ready for school and set for life.

August 08

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.

August 08

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.

August 07

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.

July 18

"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.

July 03

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.