Tenke Fungurume Mining, a Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold company, established a clinic in Nseke in the Democratic Republic of Congo for employees, contractors and community members.
Tenke Fungurume Mining funds a power plant in Nseke, which is approximately 200 kilometers away from the mine operations located near Lubumbashi.
The clinic serves approximately 60 patients a month and is unique due to its remote location far from an urban center.
For further information about how Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. supports the communities in which they operate, please visit their website at http://www.fcx.com/envir/soc_com.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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