Copper Helps Curb Pollution in Ports
Copper is playing a key role in helping ship owners avoid adding to air pollution in ports of call. To meet this environmental concern, owners are spending millions to enable their ships to purchase power from local utilities via heavy copper cables and added substations, instead of operating their shipboard generators. These efforts are known as "cold ironing."
- Commemoration in Copper
- Copper Rotors Preferred
- Currents Create Current
- Copper Dies Last Longest, Print Sharpest
- Largest Copper Roof
From Spools to Jewels
Can spools of copper wire be converted into elegant jewelry? “Yes” is the reply from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, the British Museum, London, and the Smithsonian Institution, Washington.
- Model Home Inspires Nation’s Builders
- Brass Is Best for Clocks
- Bells Are Ringing
Currents of Change
Rising energy bills, coupled with a growing awareness of the environmental impact of burning fossil fuels, have made finding alternative, renewable energy sources a critical priority here in the United States and abroad.
- Copper Rotors Save Energy
- Biosphere 2 Depends On Copper
- Computer Chips Built For Speed
An Important New Ally in Fight Against Germs
The spread of infectious and often deadly diseases in our hospitals has been deemed a major threat to patient safety by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), which estimates that infections acquired in healthcare facilities result in nearly 88,000 deaths each year in the USA.
- Marine Metal of Honor
- Royal Navy Fleet First to Use Copper
- A Little Copper Goes a Long Way
A Bright Idea That Tops Them All
From the spires and roofs of the celebrated castles and cathedrals of Europe to the solid copper "Golden Temple" in Kunming, China, or the famous baptistery doors of Italy's Florence Cathedral, copper and its alloys, bronze and brass, have continued to serve as decorative and functional elements on some of the world's oldest and most famous architecture.
- Heady Metal
- Copper in Construction
- Go for the Green