May 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ - PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold company, has agreed to provide the Mimika district in Papua, Indonesia, with $10 million in funding for clean water facilities.
Construction of the water treatment facility began in 2012 and is expected to be completed by 2014.
Clean water from the new water treatment facility will be available to people in the towns surrounding PT Freeport Indonesia’s operations.
For further information about how Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. partners with NGOs, foundations, and other community and government institutions globally to support community development initiatives, please visit their website at http://www.fcx.com/envir/envir_water.htm.
Please see the 2011 Working Toward Sustainable Development Report for more information on all of their social, economic and environmental efforts. http://www.fcx.com/envir/wtsd/pdf-wtsd/2011/WTSD_Bk_2011.pdf
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