Going on the attack Imagine a crocodile viciously attacking a cage: not a scene from a horror movie, but a daily reality for the Mozambezi Tilapia Farm in Mozambique. How can they protect the fish in their cages from predators? Somewhat surprisingly, with copper! Going
Since electricity was first discovered in the 17th century, copper has been recognized for its unique and beneficial qualities in electrical applications. As an electrical conductor for building wire systems, copper is the most efficient and reliable as well as the strongest metal available today.
By Irina Dumitrescu Europe has a small, but efficient, copper mining industry, plus a world-class smelting and refining (copper producing) sector. In total, the European copper industry employs some 50,000 people directly and sustains the jobs of millions of others by delivering key products into a vast range
By Larry Peters, Copper Development Association Project Manager & Architectural Applications Specialist Walking around Munich, between the Neues Rathaus (New Town Hall) and the Hofgarten (Court Garden), I came across the perforated bronze clad entrance of the Fünf Höfe, a shopping, dining, theatre, gallery and retail
The Large Hadron Collider at CERN, the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator – Geneva, Switzerland Going to explore the nature of matter Unlocking the unsolved mysteries of the universe… That’s what the CERN particle accelerators aim to achieve. By recreating the conditions right
By Larry Peters, Copper Development Association Project Manager & Architectural Applications Specialist The massive singular bronze star provides a rather obvious clue to exactly where you are: Texas, of course! In particular Austin, the state capitol and in this case the Bullock Texas State History Museum.
By Larry Peters, Copper Development Association Project Manager & Architectural Applications Specialist Someone remind me to plan a trip to Washington, D.C. every spring/summer! There is great weather for walking, all the plants either sprouting or in bloom, and of course there are lots of interesting
By Naima Zen A recent study at the Berkeley Lab found that copper is key to burning fat. Using mice with a genetic mutation that causes an accumulation of copper in the liver, researchers found the connection between copper and fat breakdown. In fact, copper
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The Capanna Osservatorio Regina Margherita – Monte Rosa, Italy Going to the peak Copper has literally reached new heights – 4,554 metres to be exact! That’s the altitude of the Capanna Osservatorio Regina Margherita, or Queen Margherita Observatory and Hut, making it officially the highest