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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The Environmental Fund of Minera El Abra, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Inaugurates Three Recycling Stations
Together for a Sustainable Calama is the name of the recycling project that will benefit more than 4,000 people in the towns of Tocopilla, Calama, María Elena and Alto Loa in the Calama region of Chile. The stations will recycle paper and plastics and feature murals that celebrate local history and heritage. The project also involves recycling training and workshops for...
Mar 19, 2020 11:15 AM ET
El Abra, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Installs Solar Panels for Clean Water System in Rural Chile
Minera El Abra recently helped nearby residents of Lasana receive cheaper clean water by donating a photovoltaic system that will help reduce residential electric bills. The plant uses 20 solar panels, which is projected to reduce the electric bills of the residents of the rural town in the northern Antofagasta region of Chile by more than 50 percent. To learn more about...
Jan 30, 2020 8:30 AM ET
Freeport-McMoRan Manages Water Responsibly
Freeport-McMoRan operates mines, smelters, processing facilities and reclamation projects around the world that require water for metal production or for site rehabilitation. The company’s mining operations are in areas where competition for water supplies is significant. Freeport-McMoRan recognizes that access to safe and clean water and sanitation is a fundamental human right and understands...
Nov 21, 2019 9:15 AM ET
Freeport-McMoRan Manages Positive Contributions to Climate Solutions Through Consumption of Renewable Power
October 31, 2019, /3BL Media/ - Freeport-McMoRan recognizes that climate change poses significant near-term, medium-term and longer-term challenges for society. The company aims to manage and mitigate, to the extent possible, associated risks to their business with the ambition of being a net positive contributor to climate solutions through delivery of copper to global markets. In...
Oct 31, 2019 7:35 AM ET
Minera El Abra, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, is Recognized for Lowering Carbon Footprint With Tire Recovery Program
October 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Thanks to a new tire renewal program, Minera El Abra, a subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan, was recognized for reducing its CO2 emission by 53 tons – or 35 percent. The program, developed by KalTire Chile, helped El Abra reuse 31 mining equipment tires in 2018, which eliminated the need to produce 26 new tires. El Abra was one of four companies in Chile...
Oct 17, 2019 8:00 AM ET

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