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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 23, 2020

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Freeport-McMoRan Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware
001-11307-01
74-2480931
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission
File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
333 North Central Avenue
 
Phoenix
AZ
85004
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (602) 366-8100

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Trading Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.10 per share
FCX
The New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2).

Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.





Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. ("FCX") issued a press release dated July 23, 2020, announcing its second-quarter and six-month 2020 financial and operating results. A copy of the press release is furnished hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.

The slides to be presented in connection with FCX’s previously announced second-quarter 2020 earnings conference call being webcast on the internet at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on July 23, 2020, are furnished hereto as Exhibit 99.2.

The information furnished pursuant to Item 2.02 and Item 7.01 shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.
Exhibit Number
Exhibit Title
Press release dated July 23, 2020, titled “Freeport-McMoRan Reports Second-Quarter and Six-Month 2020 Results."
 
 
Slides presented in connection with FCX’s second-quarter 2020 earnings conference call conducted via the internet on July 23, 2020.
 
 
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The cover page from this Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted in Inline XBRL.
 
 



                                







SIGNATURE


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Freeport-McMoRan Inc.


By: /s/ C. Donald Whitmire, Jr.
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C. Donald Whitmire, Jr.
Vice President and Controller -
Financial Reporting    
(authorized signatory and
Principal Accounting Officer)

Date: July 23, 2020