Climax Molybdenum, a subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan, is the largest producer and supplier of Molybdenum with sites right here in Colorado . Named after the Climax Railroad Station at the top of the Continental Divide, we operate the underground Henderson Mine mine near Empire and the Climax mine near Leadville. Our company directly employs almost 800 and indirectly employs 3,600 Coloradans in rural communities. In 2017, we generated an estimated $367.5 million in combined direct and indirect economic impact for the state.