Freeport-McMoRan: Environment & Ecology

Freeport-McMoRan: Environment & Ecology

Sustainable development means meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Freeport-McMoRan's approach to sustainable development combines three essential elements: continued economic success, building local community capacity and societal trust through stakeholder engagement, and improving environmental performance. Environment & Ecology highlights news and stories of the company’s work to be compliant with laws and regulations and to minimize environmental impacts.

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Freeport-McMoRan Helps Discover Two New Crab Species in Papua
Two new species of crab have been discovered in the rich ecosystem of the Ajkwa River estuary by the PT Freeport Indonesia (PT-FI) biodiversity research team. The two new species are Typhlocarcinops raouli and Typhlocarcinops robustus. The two new crabs were discovered by a team of researchers from PT-FI and the Indonesian Institute of Science. Since PTFI's...
Oct 1, 2020 8:35 AM ET
Freeport-McMoRan Reduced GHG Emissions by More Than 17% in 5 Years
Copper plays an essential role in the technologies needed to develop and enable the energy transition. As one of the world’s largest copper producers, Freeport-McMoRan is uniquely positioned to meet stakeholder expectations for both their contribution to, and their alignment with, a 2-degree Celsius climate scenario. This is because emissions related to converting copper cathode that is...
Sep 24, 2020 7:30 AM ET
PT Freeport Indonesia Reduces the Use of Plastic Water Bottles to Almost Zero
At Freeport-McMoRan’s operation in Papua, Indonesia, plastic water bottle use went from almost 5 million bottles a year to zero thanks to the implementation of drinking water stations and a successful awareness campaign. PT Freeport Indonesia (PT-FI) installed water tanks, dispensing stations and even stations for employees to wash the reusable bottles they were issued. Potable water...
Sep 18, 2020 12:30 PM ET
Freeport-McMoRan Helps Discover a New Plant Species in Papua
PT Freeport Indonesia, in partnership with Institut Pertanian Bogor University, Papua University, The West Papua Province Research & Development Center, and British Kew Royal Botanic Gardens, discovered a new plants species. The new plant species has been discovered in the operations area of mining company PT Freeport Indonesia, in Mimika Regency, Papua. This discovery of a plant...
Jul 2, 2020 8:00 AM ET
El Abra, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Receives an Energy Efficiency Award
El Abra operations recently received a Silver Seal Energy Efficiency Award from the Chilean Ministry of Energy and the National Sustainability Agency for its ongoing efforts to improve energy consumption and efficiency in mining operations. The award, presented at a formal ceremony in January 2020, is given by the ministry to private companies that show a high level of commitment to...
Jun 4, 2020 8:25 AM ET

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