Copper and the Home is a competition that challenges the minds of young designers, architects, engineers and students from all over the world to explore and harness the properties of copper, highlighting the beauty and versatility of a fascinating, multifaceted material, which can add both aesthetic and technical value to the most daring projects.
The Maersk Tower research complex in Copenhagen, designed by C.F. Møller Architects and characterised by its grid of copper fins, was the outright winner by a unanimous judges’ decision.
Is it feasible to power European industry fully with renewable energy? From the perspective of the copper industry, we present some of the challenges to be faced, and opportunities to be seized, for this scenario to come to fruition.
CDA will make an invited presentation—Metals in Marine Environments: Corrosion Behaviour and How to Spot It—to the International Institute of Marine Surveying at this year’s Seawork International Show and Conference, with a focus on the strong contribution copper alloys can make to marine engineering.
The development of copper alloys—from traditional applications to state-of-the-art engineering—will be described in a symposium at NACE International’s Corrosion 2017.
A free-to-access Copper Conductivity Materials database covering copper alloys for electrical conductivity applications is now available online to help specifiers and designers with material selection, addressing a current knowledge gap.
The 2018 Uncover Copper competition has launched, inviting UK students aged 11–16 to explore copper’s essential role in our present and future to win great prizes for themselves and their schools.
The President of the International Copper Association has addressed global climate leaders on the use of copper for a greener, healthier and more sustainable future.
A list of copper and copper alloy British Standards reissued so far in 2016, following the five-year review, with changes noted.