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CDA Joins National Commission to Slash Transportation Energy Use by Half

The Copper Development Association (CDA) will serve on a national commission launched today by the Alliance to Save Energy that will develop recommendations to reduce energy use in the U.S. transportation sector by 50 percent by 2050 while meeting future mobility needs.
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Call for Entries: 2018 North American Copper in Architecture Awards

Architects, designers and sheet metal contractors are invited to submit their copper building projects for the 2018 North American Copper in Architecture (NACIA) awards program through January 31, 2018. Now in its 11th year, the program recognizes and promotes architectural copper and copper alloys structures in North America.
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Electric Vehicles

Copper is essential for electric vehicles (EV). It is used in the electric motors, batteries, inverters, wiring and in charging stations because of its durability, malleability, reliability and superior electrical conductivity.
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Copper in the Arts: Issue #103

Get an inside look at the work of Will Nevins-Alderfer, Rotax Metals, Ecomaniac Sustainable Jewelry, Gino Miles and More.
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Upgraded Grounding and Bonding Systems Prevent Costly Disasters for Florida Radio Group

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After discovering that their grounding and bonding was inadequate, three FM radio stations located in Trenton, Florida installed new copper grounding rods, some as long as 80 feet, in order to minimize costs and maximize on-air time.
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