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Curious About Copper? The Copper Learning Center has the Answers November 4, 2014

By Kyle Sexton, Project Coordinator – Communications, Copper Development Center (CDA)

Did you know that copper was first used about 10,000 years ago? That it’s the primary electrical conductor for appliances and electronics? Or that there are more than 800 industry-recognized copper alloy compositions registered in the U.S.?

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Mobility of the Future: The Adoption of New Motor Technologies April 18, 2014

By Bob Weed Copper Development Association (CDA) Vice President and OEM

Dr. Peter Phleps of BMW’s Institute for Mobility Research describes himself as an “optimist,” but believes that in industrial countries the period of strong passenger car growth is over.  In addition to economic factors, explanations for this trend point to demographic development or increasing multi-modal mobility patterns of young adults.