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    25 | 09 | 17
    Guidance on Copper and Copper Alloys for Food Contact Applications
    alloys, contact surface, drinking water, EU, manufacturer, products, regulation, regulator
    A new fact sheet from ECI offers guidance for manufacturers and regulators on the use of copper and copper alloys to manufacture articles intended to come into contact with food.
    07 | 10 | 15
    ECI Inputs into the Public Consultation on a New Energy Market Design
    Energy and renewables
    EU, policy, public, regulation
    The consultation on a new market design represents an opportunity for the EU to embark on a course to increase the weight of demand in the power system.
    23 | 07 | 15
    Call for A New Energy Market Design for an Energy Union that Delivers on Demand Side Flexibility and Efficiency First
    Economy, energy efficiency, EU, policy, regulation
    Actors from Europe’s energy sector from green NGOs, cities, industries - including ECI -and consumer groups, led by E3G, addressed Vice President Šefčovič and Commissioner Cañete on the Market Design Initiative.
    02 | 06 | 15
    No Human Health Hazards for Copper Oxide, Powder and Massives
    policy, regulator, regulation, EU
    The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has published the Screening Initial Assessment Profile (SIAP) for copper in its online Existing Chemicals Database.
    01 | 06 | 15
    EU Adopts Regulation on REACH Restrictions on Lead in Consumer Items
    alloys, brass, EU, policy, public, regulation
    The European Commission has adopted and published in its Official Journal the REACH Restriction on lead in consumer items that may “during normal or reasonably foreseeable conditions of use, be placed in the mouth by children”.
    05 | 05 | 15
    Eurometaux Releases Video on Metals Environmental Quality Standards
    environment, EU, policy, regulation, science, standards
    The video demonstrates the principles of metals bioavailability and how this can be used to calculate site-specific environmental quality standards,
    04 | 02 | 15
    [Infographic] Copper's contribution to the EU's Circular Economy
    climate change, Economy, emission of greenhouse gases, environment, EU, recycling, reduce emissions, regulation
    New infographic explains how copper contributes to the EU's circular economy.
    15 | 12 | 14
    ECI publishes Position Paper on Ecodesign for Power Cables in Indoor Electrical Installations
    Energy and renewables, Electrical systems, Design and manufacture
    cables, durability, EU, initiative, policy, reduce emissions, regulation
    ECI advocates for a cable-sizing regulation and supports the European Commission’s efforts to formulate the best regulatory approach.
    19 | 09 | 14
    ECI Members Embrace the Implementation of WEEE End-­Processing Standard
    Design and manufacture
    policy, regulation, recyclability, recycling, EU, electronic, Economy, environment
    ECI member companies have worked with the European Electronics Recyclers Association (EERA) to define normative requirements and governing principles for WEEE end-processing.
    27 | 02 | 14
    The Role of Primary Energy Factors in Future EU Policy
    Electrical systems
    regulator, regulation, policy, electric conductivity, electrical, efficacy, energy efficiency, EU
    A group of energy stakeholders representing more than 2.800.000 jobs ranging from power generation, electrical contracting to appliance manufacturing - including ECI - shared concerns regarding the use of conversion factors for electricity, in EU energy and climate policy.
    20 | 01 | 14
    EU Industry Hails Energy Efficiency’s Growth Potential
    competitiveness, efficacy, energy efficiency, EU, Industry, policy, regulation
    European industry leaders are clear about the strong economic benefits of energy efficiency for the European economy.
    20 | 11 | 13
    Driving the EU Economy through Copper Innovation
    competitiveness, Industry, recyclability, regulation, EU
    Copper’s inherent properties make it the material of choice for a wide range of products and industries. These include telecommunications, architecture, heating and cooling, transport, healthcare, plus virtually all aspects of electricity and renewable energies.
    29 | 05 | 13
    ECI Publishes its 2012 Annual Report
    communications, Economy, EU, partnerships, public, regulation, regulator, society
    Throughout 2012, ECI and its network of eleven national associations continued activities across Europe to promote and publicise the many benefits of copper to society. Read it online here.
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