Sustainability


Why the Copper Industry is Uniting Against Climate Change

By Hans De Keulenaer, director of energy and electricity for the European Copper Institute (ECI) As the global community continues to realize the very real and dire consequences of climate change, more and more people are realizing that we as individuals need to make positive...

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Why the Copper Industry is Uniting Against Climate Change

Four Renewable Energy Projections to Celebrate This Earth Day

Earth day is a global environmental movement dedicated to strengthening sustainable practices and combatting climate change. Since its creation in 1970, billions of people have embraced April 22 as a way to project environmental issues onto the world stage. This Earth Day, many people worldwide...

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4 Steps to Avoiding Electrical Disasters

By David Brender Too many businesses lack the proper grounding and bonding systems needed to ensure uptime and reliability, especially emergency response facilities and data centers. For a moment, imagine a world where first responders stopped responding. Frantic phone calls would go unanswered and emergency...

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4 Steps to Avoiding Electrical Disasters

Copper Makes Electric Cars Efficient and Eco-Friendly

By Zolaikha Strong Director of Sustainable Energy for CDA Electric vehicles are not only great for the environment, they are a thrill to drive. As auto manufacturers like Tesla and BMW continue to innovate and improve the electric car experience, one constant continues to make...

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Copper-Heavy Clean Energy Projects Receive State, Corporate Support

By Zolaikha Strong Director of Sustainable Energy for CDA President Trump’s administration promises to drastically alter the nation’s energy strategy, particularly regarding renewable energy initiatives that prominently employ copper. This “green” metal increases the efficiency and reliability of energy systems. It is a key component...

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Copper is Crucial in Climate Change Combat

Climate change has been a widely-discussed topic across fields of study for decades now, as humanity tries to navigate an ever-changing global environment. The world has seen an increased effort in environmentally friendly campaigns, such as the global focus on a circular economy, the United...

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Copper is Crucial in Climate Change Combat

Making the Right Decision When Your Electric Motor Fails

By Zolaikha Strong Director of Sustainable Energy for CDA The time may come when your facility’s motor is failing. This situation calls for a quick decision on whether to replace your motor completely with a Premium Efficient® electric motor, or to repair it. Regardless of...

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Making the Right Decision When Your Electric Motor Fails

Solar-Powered Airports Use Copper to Provide a New Energy Source

By Zolaikha Strong, Director of Sustainable Energy for the Copper Development Association (CDA) Airports provide a unique opportunity to take advantage of the growing solar energy trend. The vast amounts of land surrounding airports and runways cannot be used for other purposes but offer the...

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Solar-Powered Airports Use Copper to Provide a New Energy Source


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