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Copper: The Everywhere Metal

August 11th, 2014 No comments

by Kris Palmer

Editor’s Note:  Kris Palmer is a public relations professional who has done extensive work for both the Copper Development Association and International Copper Association.  On a recent trip to Ireland and Scotland, she found herself surrounded by interesting applications that demonstrate the functionality and essentiality of copper and she has agreed to share her experiences with us. 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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Copper Home Innovation Challenge

September 11th, 2013 No comments

Today, more designers and homeowners are getting inspired by copper. Why? Because copper brings unique aesthetic flair to any home interior, whether it be living rooms, foyers, bedroom suites or home offices.  Copper finishes can range from light browns to a rose-like color, and can be polished for a sophisticated look or hammered-out to convey a more hand-crafted style. Read more…

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The 2012 Summer Olympics Feature Gold, Silver Bronze…and Copper

July 27th, 2012 No comments

By Victoria Prather, Manager, Communications CDA

As the 2012 Summer Olympics open tonight in London, athletes from across the globe are coveting the gold, silver and bronze medals, but did you know that each medal is actually created using copper mined in the United States?  Read more…

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Happy 120th Birthday Ellis Island

July 3rd, 2012 No comments

By Victoria Prather, Manager, Communications, CDA

It’s been a gateway to immigrants who were greeted by the Statue of Liberty. Lady Liberty stands tall today thanks to copper.

As we get ready to celebrate July 4, let’s take a moment to remember the 120th anniversary of Ellis Island, the gateway to the new world for more than 12 million immigrants. Read more…

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A few of our favorite things…

December 21st, 2011 No comments

This holiday season, the Copper Development Association staff has researched the hottest consumer goods made from – you guessed it – copper!  Below is a list of copper gifts in every price range, sure to please the pet lover, chef, gardener, or just about anyone on your shopping list.  We love these gifts so much that we’re giving away a stocking full of copper cookie cutters and other surprises on our Facebook page!  Click here to enter the contest for a chance to win some shiny stocking stuffers! Read more…

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