Archive for October, 2013

CDA Presents a Symposium on Antimicrobial Copper and its Role in Killing Bacteria in Clinical Settings

October 18th, 2013 No comments

By Wilton Moran, Copper Development Association (CDA) Project Engineer

The Copper Development Association (CDA) recently hosted a symposium on the efficacy of antimicrobial copper in health care settings in a session preceding IDWeek 2013 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. IDWeek was geared toward health care professionals in infectious diseases and health care epidemiology and prevention, including researchers, clinicians, quality and patient safety practitioners, epidemiologists, and public health officials. Read more…

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Coppertalk Joins in Celebration of National Plug In Day

October 14th, 2013 No comments

By Bob Weed, Copper Development Association (CDA) Vice President OEM

An electrifying event:  98 cities participate along with several international locations Read more…

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Ben Franklin & Copper – a $100 Connection

October 14th, 2013 No comments

By Bob Weed, Copper Development Association (CDA) Vice President OEM

Check out the new $100 bill released this week. Ben Franklin’s face still graces the bill, but there’s something new – colorful copper!

Why so snazzy? It’s all about security, say government officials. These new features are designed to protect against counterfeit bills and color is used as an added security measure. Read more…

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United Association of Journeymen & Apprentices Demonstrate Expertise in Using Copper

October 8th, 2013 No comments

By Dale Powell, Copper Development Association, Project Manager and Piping Applications Specialist

North America’s top apprentices showcased their skills and craft at the 26th Annual International Apprenticeship Competition last month at Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor, Mich. Read more…

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Chic Copper Home Innovation Challenge

October 4th, 2013 No comments

With its array of finishes and natural patina, copper artwork compliments every style of interior design, from rustic country to streamlined contemporary. In fact, copper pieces are often created as a focal point in a room’s design. Read more…

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A Treasure of Copper at the Smithsonian Institute’s National Museum of Natural History

October 3rd, 2013 No comments


Jeff Larkin is an Emmy award-winning independent creative video editor, who came upon the Smithsonian copper exhibit during a visit to Washington, D.C. last month. Jeff creates videos for the Copper Development Association.

Oct. 3, 2013

By Jeff Larkin

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