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    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.
    08 | 12 | 14
    The human brain has 100 billion neurons. Copper connects them to 10 thousand other neurons.
    Copper is crucial for the normal function of the brain and nervous system. Did you know that 1 mg of copper per day keeps you healthy. But where to find it ? See this new visual that shows all the copper dietary sources.
    03 | 12 | 14
    Eurometaux releases Call for Action to EU Policy Makers
    communications, EU, policy, sustainability
    The Call for Action recommends four areas where new EU policy makers can take action to strengthen the recovery of Europe’s non-ferrous metals industry, and facilitate our contribution to a sustainable society.
    01 | 12 | 14
    Copper Architecture Forum Magazine 37/2014 Published
    architecture, aesthetic
    The latest issue of our flagship architectural magazine has just been published under the theme 'The Changing Face of Copper'.
    25 | 11 | 14
    Supporting the Global Copper Industry in Meeting its Obligations towards the International Maritime Organization
    environment, health, Industry, policy
    ECI is now managing a Phase II project to support the industry in meeting its obligations under the IMO’s IMSBC requirements regarding Materials Hazardous in Bulk (MHB). These impose additional requirements on the reporting, by shippers, of physico-chemical hazards and the human health hazards for workers during the loading, shipping and unloading of materials classified as MHB. Such a classification will increase the required level of risk management measures to ensure maritime safety.
    10 | 11 | 14
    #gocopper no 3 Features the Use of Copper in the Onyx Concept Car of Peugeot
    cars, beautiful, art
    Paris reveals the copper beauty on Champs-Élysées. Watch how copper charmed Peugeot.
    21 | 10 | 14
    Jean-Sébastien Jacques, Chief Executive of Rio Tinto Copper, Appointed Chairman of the International Copper Association
    corporate, membership
    International Copper Association announces the appointment of Jean-Sébastien Jacques, Chief Executive of Rio Tinto Copper, as its new Chairman. Jacques will replace the outgoing Chairman Peter Beaven, Chief Financial Officer of BHP Billiton.
    21 | 10 | 14
    ECI Calls for a Clear Agreement in Support of the Proposed 2030 Interconnection Target at the European Council this Week
    Electrical systems
    policy, energy efficiency, electricity generation, EU, demand
    ECI signs the letter to the heads of governments asking for a strong framework for developing interconnection at the European Council meeting on 23 and 24 October 2014, including a new electricity interconnection target for 2030.
    20 | 10 | 14
    Get Personal with Copper
    alloys, appealing, beautiful, public, value
    Our new quiz offers you the chance to find your perfect copper match – are you tough and versatile like brass, or creative and indulgent like nickel silver?
    28 | 09 | 14
    Are Binding EU Targets Required to Capture the Benefits Available from Energy Efficiency ?
    Energy and renewables, Electrical systems
    public, policy, energy efficiency, electric conductivity, efficacy, EU
    ECI believes that an ambitious and binding energy efficiency target will support investment, create jobs and help achieve EU CO2 savings goals.
    25 | 09 | 14
    Watch the Video from our Copper Upcycling Press Workshops in Paris.
    Interior design
    artists, colourful, decorators, design, designer, recycling
    ECI invited the French press to a ‘Copper Upcycling’ workshop in Paris directed by the creative blogger Marie Prenat of Watch the video.
    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.
    16 | 09 | 14
    White Paper: Policy Case for Intelligent Controls in Dwellings
    electrical, energy efficiency
    A new study analyses the impact of user behaviour on the overall energy consumption of residential buildings.
    16 | 09 | 14
    ECI Launches the Copper Academy to Promote Copper to Decision Makers
    Energy and renewables, Electrical systems
    conductive, conductivity , electric conductivity, electrical, engineer, public
    The Copper Academy is organising monthly webinars on copper in conductivity applications, targeting end-users (utilities, railway operators, manufacturers, design engineers).
    02 | 09 | 14
    Upsizing Power Cables Could Lead Huge Energy Savings
    Electrical systems
    efficacy, electric conductivity
    Estimated annual electricity savings of cable upsizing could total 20 TWh/year, yet market research indicates that the industry still views initial cost as an obstacle.
    23 | 07 | 14
    Ineffective 2030 Energy Efficiency Goal: Commission Drops the Ball
    Energy and renewables
    electric conductivity, energy efficiency, EU, policy, targets
    In reaction to the Energy Efficiency Communication presented today by the EC Vice-President Oettinger, the Coalition for Energy Savings considers that the weak 30% figure cannot drive policies and investments further and disregards the higher benefits of attaining Europe’s 40% cost-effective potentials.
    27 | 06 | 14
    ECI Launches New Account on Pinterest
    Interior design
    beautiful, corporate, design, EU, public
    Our official account on Pinterest has been launched under the name Copper Mania and it contains already 20 boards featuring a large variety of copper products.
    19 | 06 | 14
    New Infographic 'About ECI' Published
    expert, EU, corporate
    New infographic presents our organisation, its value and services to the copper industry value chain and to the copper users across a broad range of end-use sectors.
    15 | 05 | 14
    ECI Directors Elect New Chairman and Vice-Chairman
    The ECI Board elected Italo Romano, Chief Financial Officer of KME Group, as its new chairman, and Gonzalo Cuadra, General Manager Codelco Services Ltd, as its new vice-chairman for the next two year term.
    07 | 05 | 14
    See Online What Copper Can Do For Your Home
    Pipe systems, Architecture
    architecture, drinking water, gas , heating, home, pipework
    CuBe websites have been upgraded for better consumer interaction, search engine optimisation, a more appealing look & feel and for social features integration like Facebook and Pinterest.
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