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New Technologies Make Commercial Scale Copper Rotor Die-Casting Viable

Copper is an excellent material to use for rotors due to its high conductivity. Copper’s conductivity is rated at 57 Ms/m, which is significantly higher than that of aluminium (37 Ms/m). This makes copper the material of choice for a number of induction motor applications worldwide.

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Only 40% binding energy savings target for 2030 can deliver EU objectives for competitiveness, energy and climate

The Coalition for ENERGY SAVINGS, October 2013

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opper Wire Newsletter Autumn 2010: Competitiveness

Striking the balance betweenRegulation and Competitiveness

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opper Wire Newsletter Spring 2013: Copper industry and EU Regulation

ECI, a “go to source” of scientific information for EU policy makers

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Metals for Buildings - essential & fully recyclable

Due to their intrinsic properties, metals are widely used in the building and construction sector. They are a first choice material for structures, reinforcements, cladding, roofing, window frames, plumbing, heating equipment and many other applications. Metals can be found in old and historic buildings as well as in new, modern architecture.

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Position on Regulation small, medium and large distribution and power transformers

ECI / Leonardo ENERGY, December 2012

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Mineral resources in life cycle impact assessment - defining the path forward

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”. Co-authored by the ECI, this new paper, supports the LCA practitioners to build mutual understanding with the mineral industry, and recommends tools for use in life cycle sustainability assessment.

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“Energy Efficiency First”: How to make it happen

The Coalition for ENERGY SAVINGS, May 2015

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