2003 Press Releases

  • October 22
    CDA Gives Remodelers Ten Reasons for "Rewiring When Remodeling"
    According to the Copper Development Association Inc., remodelers can offer a higher level of safety and satisfaction to their customers by ensuring that residential wiring systems are inspected and upgraded when remodeling.
  • August 28
    CDA Supports ISH North America Trade Show
    The Copper Development Association joins 22 other groups and associations in endorsing and supporting the ISH North America trade show, October 1-3, 2003, at the new Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino Convention Center in Las Vegas.
  • June 30
    U.S. Copper Usage Down in 2002
    U.S. copper usage dropped for the second year in a row. The 2002 level of 7,313 million pounds is a 6.0% decrease from the revised 2001 level of 7,780 million pounds. Exports of mill products in 2002 fell also, down 7.1% to 735 million pounds. Imports, at 909 million pounds, decreased 8.3% from the previous year.
  • May 15
    New Study Shows Copper Could Control Listeria Contamination
    A new study conducted in the U.K. holds promise for stemming Listeria contamination using copper alloys for food processing surfaces. Doctors C. William Keevil and Sandra A. Wilks of the University of Southampton, U.K., reported the study here today at a meeting of the American Society for Microbiology.
  • January 15
    Homeowner-Friendly Information Added to CDA's the Copper Page Web Site
    An all-new, home- and shelter-oriented Internet feature section designed to provide information in a lively, entertaining format for homeowners, home builders and consumers has been added to the Copper Development Association's existing Web site, The Copper Page.
  • January 15
    CDA Celebrates the 75th Anniversary of Copper Plumbing
    The Copper Development Association (CDA) is conducting a nationwide search to determine the oldest residential copper plumbing installation in the United States. The search is part of the industry's celebration of the 75thanniversary of copper plumbing.
  • January 15
    Copper Development Association Newsbriefs
    The Copper Development Association is conducting a yearlong, nationwide search to find the oldest copper plumbing installations in America, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of this home-improvement milestone.
  • January 15
    CD-ROM From CDA Explains Residential Communications Wiring to Homebuilders
    An all-new CD-ROM created to inform and educate homebuilders on the growing importance of residential communications wiring was distributed at the 2003 International Builders Show in Las Vegas, January 21-24.
  • January 15
    CDA Market Trends Forum Looks at Major Copper Uses
    More than 120 executives of leading U.S. copper producers and fabricators heard guardedly optimistic reports at a market trends forum hosted here in December by the Copper Development Association.
  • January 15
    Copper Shines In homeDestinations Showcase - CDA Contributes Plumbing Tube, Sheet Material
    With its copper roofs gleaming in the desert sun, a "wellness center," indoor sport court, and billiards and wine rooms, the ultra-upscale homeDestinations showcase project is expected to draw the attention of not only thousands of professionals attending this year's International Building Show, but also the trade and consumer media from across the nation.