September 2019

Copper Pipes

Back to School

Fall usually means tackling those home improvement projects you've been putting off all summer. If soldering some pipe is in your near future, read a quick and thorough guide from the CDA.

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Mining Railroad

Historical Significance

The copper industry in the U.S. has a long and storied history. From the earliest mines in the wild west and upper midwest, to modern production facilities in a number of states today, copper has been an economic engine for America.

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Lightning over Florida

Using Copper for Safety Services

The citizens of Winter Park, Florida has a first-class and reliable emergency response system including police, fire, and 911 emergency lines, all linked by a state-of-the-art communications network and grounded with copper. 

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Winners Crowned in 32nd Annual UA International Apprenticeship Competition

The Copper Development Association (CDA) sponsored prizes recognizing achievement in a piping competition with complex challenges that included nearly every possible joint type in copper piping systems.
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Copper Development Association Successfully Tests Copper Wall Cladding Systems

The Copper Development Association (CDA) recently released a study to simplify the specification process of copper wall cladding systems for architects, building owners and contractors. The study conducted by Intertek provides quantifiable performance and technical data for common copper wall cladding systems, thereby eliminating the need for end users to conduct individual, costly and time intensive tests to comply with the mandatory building code requirements.
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CITA: Issue #114

Discover a 19-ton natural copper mass on view at the A.E. Seaman Museum, view handcrafted copper windchimes and suncatchers by Coastal Chimes, learn about the whimsical copper works of Jackie Stier and more.
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