About Copper


The Metal of Civilisation

Copper is of vital importance to society. It provides electricity and water for homes and businesses, enables technological innovations and supports sustainable development. More than that, it is essential for life itself.

The attributes of copper:

  • Electrical conductivity
  • Thermal conductivity
  • Corrosion resistance
  • Alloys easily
  • Antimicrobial
  • Easily joined
  • Ductile
  • Tough
  • Non-magnetic
  • Attractive colour
  • Recyclable
  • Catalytic