October 2019

A skeleton sculpture made out of copper

Copper Skeletons

While Halloween’s signature skeletons, pumpkins, and witches haunt neighborhoods around the country this time of year, one copper artist has taken the artistic beauty of the human skeleton to the highest level of structural perfection. 

Photograph courtesy of Cynthia Jimenez

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A healthy building

Using Copper to Achieve A Sustainable Future

Green and Healthy buildings which use less electricity and water, makes copper the top material choice for architectural and interior elements, building system controls, plumbing and HVAC equipment, and much more. 

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A farm field

Copper Uses in Agriculture

Copper sulphate has many agricultural uses including preparation of Bordeaux and Burgundy mixtures on the farm, control of fungus diseases, and correction of copper deficiency in soils.

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Griffin Weathervane - David J. Smith, sculptor

U.S. Needs Electric Vehicles; Our Grid Needs Help to Meet Demand

As electric vehicles (EVs) become more common across America, policymakers must prioritize our electric grid and ensure that it can handle the increasing demand. This op-ed from Zolaikha Strong, Director of Energy Policy and Electrical Markets, Copper Development Association, International Copper Association, highlights the progress and investments that have already been made in EVs by the federal and state governments, and encourages policymakers to further address grid modernization.
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Using Copper to Achieve A Sustainable Future

A more sustainable future relies on the use of copper. The need to build structures that are healthy for their occupants and use less electricity and water, makes copper the top material choice for architectural and interior elements, building system controls, plumbing and HVAC equipment, mechanical systems and appliances, and energy generation, storage, and electrical applications.
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