News

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.

January 09

Freeport-McMoRan installs 25,000 gallon tank and shares water conservation culture with Clifton community.

A particularly unique aspect of the project is that grass on the soccer field will remain green throughout spring and summer via recycled water that will come from drainage at the Clifton splash pad located adjacent to the field.

January 03

Freeport-McMoRan Named Best Corporate Citizen by Forbes

Nearly 900 companies were evaluated and ranked and Freeport-McMoRan was the top-rated company in the Materials industry.

December 15

Freeport-McMoRan Announces 2016 Greenlee County Community Investment Fund Grant Recipients

Four local projects will be recognized and receive a total of $260,000 in grants at an awards ceremony held as part of the Greenlee County Chamber of Commerce Mixer on Wednesday, December 14 at 5:30 p.m. at the Morenci Club.