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Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold
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Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (FCX) is a leading international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. FCX operates large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold and molybdenum. FCX has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry and is the world's largest producer of molybdenum. The company's portfolio of assets includes the Grasberg mining complex, the world's largest copper and gold mine in terms of recoverable reserves; significant mining operations in the Americas, including the large scale Morenci/Safford minerals district in North America and the Cerro Verde and El Abra operations in South America; and the potential world-class Tenke Fungurume development project in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

As an industry leader, we demonstrate proven expertise in both technology and production methods, which consist of open-pit mining, SX/EW production technology, block cave underground mining, and copper concentrate leaching. With their significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold and molybdenum, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold are pursuing a dynamic portfolio of expansion and growth projects, which they believe positions them well in the current economic environment of strong commodity prices and demand.