News

October 28

Freeport-McMoRan Announces 2017 Green Valley/Sahuarita Community Investment Fund Grant Awards

Six local programs and projects will receive a total of $450,000 in grant funding

October 16

Freeport-McMoRan sponsors TENWEST Festival supporting Tucson and Southern Arizona.

The long-term goal of the TENWEST Festival is to explore the diverse attributes of Tucson to attract and retain talent in Southern Arizona. As we move forward, we strive to be identified with Tucson and Southern Arizona, internationally.

October 01

The Town of Jerome celebrated the completion of its horseshoe pits project at a grand opening ceremony Tuesday afternoon.

A copper horseshoe plaque was unveiled as a thank you for the financial assistance from the Yavapai-Apache Nation and the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation.

September 25

Brandon Little, Norman Bibeault and Paula Lindsey receive Freeport-McMoRan's 2017 Volunteer Excellence Award.

The Volunteer Excellence Awards honor outstanding North America site employees who have demonstrated exceptional dedication and commitment to building stronger communities through their volunteer efforts.

September 16

The Town of Jerome celebrates completion of its Horseshoe Pits project.

After 13 years, the recreation spot is back open to the public thanks to financial support from the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation and the Yavapai-Apache Nation, as well as many hours of volunteer labor.

September 15

The Grand Enterprise Initiative in Grand County, CO has served more than 300 entrepreneurs and supported 66 new businesses in the past five years.

The GEI provides counseling and consultation to facilitate business development and receives funding from the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation.

August 23

Freeport-McMoRan and the Globe-Miami Education Cohort sponsor GUSD School Year kick off.

The kick off was held as a "thank you" for all the hard work employees do throughout the year and to remind them they are appreciated.

August 15

Cochise County residents now have access to intercity transit services with the launch of the new Cochise Connection route.

The new route was made possible through various entities including Freeport-McMoRan.

August 04

PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, supports research that leads to discovery of 16 new crab species

Dr. Dwi Listyo Rahayu, author of numerous scientific papers on marine hermit crabs and mangrove brachyuran crabs, discovered the crab species in the mangrove forests of Mimika, Papua, since 1999.

July 13

The Sahuarita Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center (SAMTEC) received $3 million from the Economic Development Administration.

The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation awarded a $165,000 grant to SAMTEC, which will house several businesses with the intent of establishing a small business innovation, research, and technology cluster.