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 a New Frog Species in Papua
PT Freeport Indonesia (PT-FI), in partnership with The Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) and the South Australian Museum, discovered a new frog species in Mimika Regency, Papua, Indonesia. The species, named Litoria lubisi, is a type of large green tree frog that is a member of the Litoria infratrenata family. The discovery of the new species was officially...
Jul 23, 2021 12:40 AM ET
Energy Supplied to Minera El Abra As of January 1, 2021, Is Emission-Free
Since January 1 of this year, all of the energy used by Minera El Abra, a subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan, is from clean and renewable sources. This milestone is part of the energy transition being developed in Chile, marked by the transformation of the power matrix towards renewable sources, which is part of achieving the objectives signed by Chile in the Paris Agreement. Minera...
May 6, 2021 8:05 AM ET
Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Lauded for Commitment to Guanaco Conservation
Cerro Verde, in partnership with the International Union for Conservation of Nature, hosted an international group of scientists, biologists and researchers in a virtual event to evaluate the site’s guanaco conservation program and discuss research and recommendations moving forward to protect the population.  Guanacos are listed as...
Jan 14, 2021 10:45 AM ET
Freeport-McMoRan Helps Bring Renewable Water Resources to Arizona Communities Through Joint Pipeline Project
Freeport-McMoRan's Sierrita operations and Farmers Investment Co are celebrating the completion of a pipeline that will deliver Central Arizona Project water for agricultural purposes and help restore the local aquifer in the Sahuarita/Green Valley area. Freeport-McMoRan contributed $11.2 million of the $17.1 million privately funded pipeline that is instrumental in improving regional...
Dec 4, 2020 12:30 PM ET
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

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