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May 2023

This issue of The Miner explores 2023 priorities, which include safety, Leach to the Last Drop, maintenance and reliability, and developing and retaining the workforce to meet the needs of the organization. In a wide-ranging interview, Josh Olmsted also discusses his uncompromising focus on safety, the outlook for the year ahead and his advice for those looking at their own career growth.

Issue Highlights

Safety, Operational Opportunities, Development Focus of 2023

Josh Olmsted discusses the relationship between the supporting pillars and the uncompromising focus on safety and offers insight into his own career journey.

Hard Hats Color-coded for Safety

Bagdad employees with less than a year of service are being identified with green hard hats, providing yet another tool to support safety.

Fixing Equipment Failures Before they Occur

Identifying equipment that needs to be replaced and making those repairs quickly is helping the company maximize production.

More Heat, More Copper? Sites Test Theory with Leach Pad Covers and Other Tools

Since 2021, operations throughout the company have been covering sections of active leach pads with clear plastic sheeting, helping retain the heat needed for Leach to the Last Drop.

Supervisors Get Back to Basics of leading Safety Fundamentals Training

As part of continuing efforts to support frontline supervisors through training, the company launched a new safety fundamentals course through its Coaching for Success program.

Enhancing Employee Experience is Focus at Freeport

Being able to attract, hire and retain employees may seem straightforward, but it requires looking at the big picture and what current and potential employees value.

Freeport Named Among Most Responsible Companies in the nation

Freeport-McMoRan has been named one of the most responsible mining companies in the United States in 2023 rankings that recognize good corporate behavior.

miner notes

A spotlight on happenings around the company.

Our Voices

For this month’s edition, we asked some of the site-based general managers what they consider to be their site’s 2023 priorities outside of safety and the supporting pillars.