Tenke Fungurume Mining, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Named Mining Company of the Year

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Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 8:00am

CAMPAIGN: Freeport-McMoRan: Environment & Ecology

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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 mining sector.

This is the first year TFM has been named Mining Company of the Year and the second year in a row it has been recognized as Best Performer in Environmental Management.

TFM received the 2015 Mining Company of the Year award for contributing to economic growth and sustainable development in the region and throughout the DRC. Since 2006, TFM has invested more than $3 billion in its copper and cobalt operations, and financed a total of $114.7 million in community projects as of the third quarter 2015.

The site was recognized as Best Performer in Environmental Management for its commitment to sustainable environmental practices and integration of environmental management into its business practices. From the outset, TFM has worked to preserve and enhance biodiversity and continually improve environmental performance.  

To learn about some of the Freeport-McMoRan’s social investment commitments in the communities near Tenke Fungurume Mining, please see: http://www.fcx.com/sd/community/comm_invest.htm

For information about TFM’s environmental management programs, please see http://www.fcx.com/sd/env/reclam.htm

Please see the 2014 Working Toward Sustainable Development Report for more information on all of their social, economic and environmental efforts.

 

Keywords: Awards, Ratings & Rankings | Democratic Republic of Congo | Environment | Freeport-McMoRan | Mining | Tenke Fungurume Mining | environmental responsibility | iPad

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