Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend on Common Stock

  Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend on
  Common Stock

Business Wire

PHOENIX -- December 26, 2012

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE: FCX) today declared a cash dividend
of $0.3125 per share payable on February 1, 2013 to holders of record as of
January 15, 2013 for its common stock.

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 minerals district, the
world’s largest copper and gold mine in terms of recoverable reserves;
significant mining operations in the Americas, including the large scale
Morenci and Safford minerals districts in North America and the Cerro Verde
and El Abra operations in South America; and the Tenke Fungurume minerals
district in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Additional information about FCX
is available on FCX’s website at www.fcx.com.

Contact:

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.
David P. Joint, 504-582-4203
 
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