News

April 05

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.

April 01

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.

March 22

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.

March 09

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.

February 14

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.

February 08

High School Students Can Now Dig Into Mining

The Freeport-McMoRan sponsored online educational program takes center stage this week as it debuts new resources for high school students on the Discovery Education website.

January 11

Forbes Tabs Freeport-McMoRan as one of America's Best 100 Corporate Citizens.

The company ranked 49th and was the second-highest ranking company in the "Basic Resources" category of industry types.

December 22

Freeport-McMoRan Earns International Recognition for Wildlife Conservation.

Each year, WHC recognizes excellence in corporate conservation in honoring programs and projects in wildlife habitat enhancement and restoration, and conservation education.

December 08

Freeport-McMoRan Employees Shatter United Way Campaign Record, Raising $8.3 Million.

More employees than ever raised the most ever for health and human service agencies helping those in need in our communities.

December 05

Grant County Foundation awards $20,000 at a unique one-day workshop sponsored by the United Way of Southwest New Mexico, Freeport-McMoRan and the Southwest New Mexico Council of Governments.

The workshop hosted 102 community members from 55 nonprofits from the four-county region of Grant, Catron, Luna and Hidalgo. The goal was to get each organization to collaborate and think out-of-the-box to develop a proposal that addressed community needs.