2017 Press Releases
May 11Copper Keeps the Hits Coming
Broadcast radio stations can encounter power outages, interrupted programming and costly repairs in the event of a lightning strike. In order to prevent these catastrophes, the MARC Radio Group installed a new code-exceeding grounding system, which has helped ensure uptime for its stations.
April 26Architectural Awards Program Highlights Top Copper Projects From This Year and the Past Decade
The North American Copper in Architecture (NACIA) Awards program recognizes the use of copper in building design projects. See who won this year!
March 22Broadcast Radio Stations Turn to Code Exceeding Techniques to Ensure Uptime
Power outages, interrupted programming and costly repairs are just a few of the potential outcomes a broadcast radio station could encounter in the event of a lightning strike. CDA’s David Brender will explore actual cases where lightning strikes caused extensive damage to broadcast and communication facilities and how a lightning protection system helped eliminate them with the attendees of the NAB Show on April 22.
March 17Copper Is Essential to Modern, Sustainable Electric Grids
Microgrids are making the world more efficient and less reliant on huge, ineffective power systems.
March 10Flint Selects Copper Piping to Solve Drinking Water Infrastructure Crisis
Mayor Karen Weaver and FAST Start Coordinator Michael C. McDaniel told hundreds of participants attending the Flint Water Infrastructure Summit that copper pipe will be used to replace the City of Flint’s entire lead and lead-tainted galvanized iron service lines.
February 22Copper Alloys: State-of-the-Art Engineering on the Agenda at Corrosion 2017
The development of copper alloys—from traditional applications to state-of-the-art engineering—will be described in a symposium at NACE International’s Corrosion 2017 in New Orleans.
February 13Copper Grounding System Guarantees 100 Percent Uptime for Boise Data Center
Copper is keeping one data center running efficiently and reliably all day long. Involta, a Cedar Rapids, Iowa based company that designs, builds, and operates data centers, recently opened its newest data center in Boise.
January 30NBM Metals, Inc., a CDA Member, Announces the Appointment of Tom Bobish as Vice President of Operations
NBM Metals, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Bobish as Vice President of Operations. Tom will be responsible for the leadership of the NBM sales team, developing new business and marketing opportunities and creating customized solutions to customer needs.
January 18CDA’s David Brender Provides Insight on How to Avoid Electrical Disasters
To ensure a relatively smooth operation in mission-critical facilities, exceeding the minimal requirements of the National Electrical Code is essential. David Brender’s session at the 2017 Building Operating Management’s NFMT Conference & Exhibition will cover how to make cost-efficient improvements in bonding, grounding and wiring that will prevent catastrophic events from occurring.