News

May 12

PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, builds a new school for early childhood education in Papua.

The school building houses a new library in addition to classrooms for early childhood development.

May 08

Silver City Museum receives grant from the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation Community Investment Fund for Museum repairs.

The repairs will allow the Museum to continue to create opportunities for residents and visitors to explore, understand, and celebrate the rich and diverse cultural heritage of southwestern New Mexico by collecting, preserving, researching and interpreting the region's unique history.

May 08

Freeport-McMoRan supports 4th Annual Give Grandly event in downtown Silver City.

Silver Citians raised nearly $100,000 for Grant County nonprofits. Donations large and small came into nonprofits of all sizes - 55 in all - that were set up at the entrance to the Silver City Farmers’ Market.

April 09

Freeport-McMoRan sponsors 13th annual Engineering Day at Eastern Arizona College

Several volunteers from Freeport, the EAC Engineering Club and the community spent the day mentoring students and running the competitions

April 05

Freeport-McMoRan Foundation supports the SHiM (Safety and Health in Motion) Fall Prevention Program, a collaborative partnership with Valley Assistance Services, Green Valley Fire District and the Green Valley Council.

The grant allows individuals to receive a free visit by professionals and the tools they made need to eliminate falls.

March 08

Pima County recently honored Green Valley resident Bill Adamson for his volunteer efforts in the community with the Chuck Catino Community Leadership Award.

Adamson played a major role in obtaining a nearly $40,000 grant from the Freeport McMoran Foundation to develop a biking bridge on the Abrego Trailhead to Canoa Preserve Park.

March 08

The Town of Sahuarita is kicking off its BizEDGE program, which invites businesses owners to attend workshops and participate in an expansion pitch competition.

The winner will receive a $2,000 prize thanks to a grant from the Freeport McMoRan Foundation.

February 05

Eastern Arizona College's Discovery Park Campus received a $5,000 grant from Freeport-McMoRan to support and enhance its popular STEM field trips in astronomy and native habitat.

In addition to STEM field trips, the funds will be used to purchase FLIR thermal vision monoculars and night vison binoculars.

January 24

The Fort Madison Climax Molybdenum Company marks 40th Anniversary.

The Fort Madison Climax Molybdenum Company is the world's largest chemical molybdenum conversion facility. It produces lubricant-grade molysulfide, metallurgical tech oxide and six different kinds of chemical-grade moly products.

January 23

Eastern Arizona College's Discovery Park Campus hosted 250 fifth-grade students from Morenci, Duncan, Solomon and Fort Thomas to participate in Conservation Day, a sister event to Earth Day

Students learned about different aspects of nature and the environment as they rotated through nine hands-on, 20-minute lessons with activities led by Freeport-McMoRan’s wildlife partnership organizations.