Freeport-McMoRan: Environment & Ecology

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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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Tenke Fungurume Mining, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Named Mining Company of the Year
Tenke Fungurume Mining (TFM) recently was named Mining Company of the Year and Best Performer in Environmental Management at the 2015 IPAD (Infrastructure Partnerships for African Development) Democratic Republic of Congo Mining & Infrastructure conference. The DRC Mining Industry Awards recognize companies and individuals who have made significant contributions to the...
Jan 12, 2016 8:00 AM ET
Freeport-McMoRan Receives Wildlife Habitat Council Award
The Morenci Mine in Arizona received a Bat Conservation Action Award from the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC), presented in partnership with Bat Conservation International for outstanding bat preservation and education efforts. The WHC partners with organizations dedicated to restoring and...
Dec 17, 2015 4:45 PM ET
Climax Mine, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Recycles Biosolids for Land Reclamation
Since 1997, Climax operations has helped local communities recycle waste by converting the biosolids from their wastewater treatment plants into compost to reclaim and revegetate lands used in past mining activities. Biosolids are trucked in, piled, mixed with wood chips, aerated, turned, blended, tested and rested for about 18 months until the material is nutrient-rich and pathogen-...
Dec 8, 2015 10:40 AM ET
PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan company, provides relief to region battling smoke from forest fires
Since mid-October, the archipelago of Indonesia has been under a haze of smoke from fires in Sumatra and Kalimantan. Mimika Regency in Papua, located east of where the fires rage, has smog thick enough to close the local airport. In response to the smoke and haze damage, PT Freeport Indonesia has provided 6 tons of food as well as supplies for response teams dealing...
Nov 10, 2015 8:15 AM ET
Freeport-McMoRan’s El Paso Operations Receives Environmental Excellence Award
September 8, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Freeport-McMoRan El Paso copper refinery and copper rod plant is located in El Paso, Texas. For the second year in a row, the El Paso operations received a Certificate of Excellence from El Paso Water Utilities for its handling of wastewater. This is the sixth time the operations have received the award since the award program began in 2002....
Sep 8, 2015 9:25 AM ET