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Copper and the Home 2016 Launched
International Competition for the Design and Creation of Objects made with Copper and Its Alloys
Copper is ...Durable
Find out more about copper's properties here.
The Role of Mineral Resources in Life Cycle Assessment
New, harmonized terminology is discussed and proposed in a paper published recently in the International Journal of Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA), entitled “Mineral resources in life cycle impact assessment—defining the path forward”.
The European Food and Safety Authority Defines Adequate Intakes for Copper
On request by the European Commission, the European Food and Safety Authority (EFSA) provided its scientific opinion on dietary reference values for copper.
European Commission Endorses Use of User-Friendly Biotic Ligand Models
Accounting for the bioavailability of copper, using techniques such as the Biotic Ligand Model (BLM), resolves many of the difficulties.
Copper Architecture Forum 39 Looks into the Potential of Perforated Metals
This latest issue features the results of the European Copper in Architecture Awards 2015.
The International Copper and the Home 2016 Design Competition Launched
The award aims at demonstrating the endless expressive potential of copper in innovative and unconventional ways, aimed at two distinct categories: designers and professional architects and students.
ICA President Speaks at Energy Day about High-Efficiency Products
Energy Efficiency offers one of the best, most realistic opportunities for limiting the effects of man made climate change.
ECI Launches #MY21ACTIONS4CLIMATE to Encourage Opportunities for Individual Action on Climate Change
Individual actions are not limited to turning thermostats down, switching off lights, recycling and leaving the car in the garage. While these are definitely worthwhile, we can go far beyond them. Read here how.
Trollbeads House in Copenhagen Wins the European Copper in Architecture Awards 17
This international award recognises the best architectural designs incorporating copper and copper alloys. This year, over 50 entries were received from 17 countries.
The Use of Electricity in Heating and Cooling Could Facilitate the Penetration of Renewables and Lower Carbon Emissions in Europe
ECI is convinced that very significant opportunities exist, within the heating & cooling sector, to save energy, to increase the use of renewable-based technologies, thus reducing the dependency on imported fuels, and to better connect the EU’s electricity and thermal energy markets.
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ECI at DG GROWTH Conference on exchanges of good practices on metal by-products recovery
With a world class smelting and refining sector, European companies continue to pioneer many of the world’s leading metallurgical processing and environmental protection technologies. See in this video interview the technology and policy challenges of copper by-products recovery. More on copperalliance.eu/policy.
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