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2009 Archive

December 2009

November 2009

  • Charging on the Run
    Sometimes the only thing that stands between you and an endless supply of technology is battery power. Now, with the power of copper, you can charge your high-tech gadgets on the run.

October 2009

  • Go Solar with Copper
    Solar thermal technology has been on the rise in recent years. Copper lends itself perfectly for these renewable systems and plays a key role in heating your home's water.

September 2009

  • Copper Technology: The Link to Cyber Space
    Surfing the Internet, checking e-mails or setting your fantasy sports lineup can now be done from the convenience of a laptop computer, cell phone or iPod Touch hand-held device. One of the elements behind what many believe to be the greatest technological advancement of our time lies in the copper that makes all this conductivity and connectivity possible.

August 2009

July 2009

  • Copper-the Reel Deal in Fishing Lures
    While copper is known to be widely used in architecture, building and construction, it is also a key metal when it comes to catching the biggest fish in the pond.

June 2009

May 2009

  • Copper in the Garden
    Some of the same attributes that attract architects and builders to copper-durability, easy installation and low maintenance-also attracts gardeners to a proliferation of handcrafted copper outdoor ornaments and garden d├ęcor. Each year, homeowners spend as much sprucing up their yards as they do decorating their home's interiors.

April 2009

  • Modern Dance In Copper Country
    A glimpse into the history of copper and copper mining in Michigan's Upper Peninsula is expressed by dance, narration and music in Peter Sparling's performance, Peninsula.

March 2009

  • Bronze Age Discovery Mirrors Modern Era
    A shipwreck found in the Mediterranean Sea off Uluburun on the coast of Turkey contains artifacts, dating back to the late 13th century B.C., and 10 tons of copper and tin.

February 2009

January 2009