Copper’s Benefits Supported by Scientific Research – Part II

October 20th, 2014 No comments

Roof Runoff Study Shows Progress in Mitigating Copper’s Effects on the Environment

By Joe Gorsuch, Copper Development Association (CDA) Manager, Health, Environment and Sustainable Development and Kevin Rader, Project Manager at Mutch Associates, LLC.


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Copper’s Benefits Supported by Scientific Research – Part I

October 18th, 2014 No comments

By Joe Gorsuch, Copper Development Association (CDA) Manager, Health Environment and Sustainable Development

Editor’s Note:   The Copper Development Association consistently studies and evaluates copper’s many uses for the benefit of all humanity and the environment around us.  The CDA makes significant contributions to many different fields of study that deeply impact and improve human life, from health and medicine to transportation, from energy to emissions, and from groundwater to space exploration.  The list is lengthy and all-encompassing because copper is part of our daily lives.   Read more…

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Curious About Copper? The Copper Learning Center has the Answers

September 4th, 2014 No comments

By Kyle Sexton, Project Coordinator – Communications, Copper Development Center (CDA)

Did you know that copper was first used about 10,000 years ago? That it’s the primary electrical conductor for appliances and electronics? Or that there are more than 800 industry-recognized copper alloy compositions registered in the U.S.?
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Captain Bradley in Butte

September 3rd, 2014 No comments

Captain Bradley in Butte:  A story about Captain Bradley whose battalion defended America’s copper interests during the Great War.

This year marks the 100th anniversary of World War I.  In honor of those who fought and gave their lives for our freedom, we are recounting a story about Captain Omar N. Bradley, a U.S. Army Infantry Officer who graduated from West Point in 1915 and began several years of service, on behalf of his country, in America’s western frontier.  Read more…

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Copper: The Everywhere Metal Part II

September 3rd, 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.  This is a continuation of a blog posting about copper in Dublin earlier this month. Read more…

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UA Instructor Training Program and the CDA Return to Ann Arbor, Michigan

August 12th, 2014 No comments

By Kyle Sexton, Coppertalk Editor; CDA Communications

The United Association of Plumbers, Pipefitters, Sprinkler Fitters, Welders and HVACR Technicians return to the Washtenaw Community College (WCC) campus in Ann Arbor, Michigan on August 11th for their annual week-long Instructor Training Program. Read more…

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