2023 Press Releases
August 2CDA Applauds U.S. Department of Energy for Copper’s Inclusion on Critical Materials List
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) this week officially added copper to its Critical Materials list. This act marks the first time a U.S. government agency has included copper on one of its official “critical” lists, following the example of other countries including the European Union, Japan, India, Canada, and China.
June 26Architects and Contractors Win Awards for Copper in Architecture
The Copper Development Association is pleased to celebrate excellence in copper architectural design and construction by recognizing 19 outstanding projects in the United States and Canada as part of its annual North American Copper in Architecture (NACIA) awards program.
June 2CDA Commends the DOE for Inclusion of Copper on the Draft Critical Materials Assessment
The Copper Development Association is pleased to see that for the first time a U.S. federal agency is following the lead of the EU, Canada, Japan, India, China and others by characterizing copper as critical through its inclusion on the official DOE Critical Materials List. In particular, DOE is recommending a designation for copper of near-critical in the medium term (2025-2035).
May 22USGS Response to Bipartisan Congressional Requests to Immediately Add Copper to the Critical Minerals List Ignores Established Methodology
USGS Response to Bipartisan Congressional Requests to Immediately Add Copper to the Critical Minerals List Ignores Established Methodology
February 2Copper Meets Inclusion Criteria for U.S. Geological Survey’s Critical Minerals List
Updated data shows that copper now meets the USGS benchmark Supply Risk score of 0.40 for automatic inclusion on the U.S. Critical Minerals List.
January 6Call for Entries: North American Copper in Architecture Awards 2023
Submissions for the North American Copper in Architecture Awards (NACIA) 2023 are now open. Now, in its 16th year, the awards presented by the Copper Development Association (CDA) celebrate distinctive copper building projects across the United States and Canada. Architects and contractors are invited to add their work to this distinguished portfolio of copper craftsmanship and innovation by March 31, 2023.