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Future Sustainability Trends in Copper Demand

  • Article
Colin Bennett

The copper industry is working to ensure environmentally responsible practices and clean-energy technologies are at the heart of the copper value chain. This idea drew industry experts, ICA members and partners to ICA’s Copper Demand and Sustainability Workshop on the eve of London Metal Exchange (LME) Week.

Carbon Footprint of Copper Production:
Best Practice Guidance for Greenhouse Gas Measurements

  • Guidance Document
Copper Alliance

Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are the major driver for climate change. According to ICA’s analysis based on 2018 data, copper production represents approximately 0.2 percent of global GHG emissions. Copper miners and producers recognize that they have a responsibility to mitigate GHG emissions, and many companies have made commitments to and are engaged in reducing their GHG emissions.

Industrial Symbiosis: Copper Byproduct Iron Silicate Reduces Carbon Emissions in Construction Industry

  • Infographic
Copper Alliance

Copper byproduct iron silicate reduces carbon emissions in the construction industry through industrial symbiosis.

Copper byproduct iron silicate reduces carbon emissions in the construction industry through industrial symbiosis....

The International Copper Association Aids Implementation of China’s Dual Carbon Targets

  • Article
Copper Alliance

In 2020, the Chinese government announced its “dual carbon” goals, which involve reaching peak carbon…

New study confirming potential of wastewater heat recovery

  • Article
Robert Pintér

Wastewater Heat Recovery (WWHR) technology was identified as the most promising emerging technology for unlocking…

BHP, Rio Tinto and Vale Launch Global “Charge On Innovation” Challenge to Electrify Transport in the Mining Sector

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  • Case Study
Copper Alliance

Three International Copper Association (ICA) members launched the Charge on Innovation Challenge as a global…

Infrastructure Reimagined: Industry and the Grid Fact Sheet

  • Factsheet
Copper Alliance

Industry and electricity generation are responsible for almost 40 percent of total global greenhouse gas…

Infrastructure Reimagined: Transportation Fact Sheet

  • Factsheet
Copper Alliance

In both the U.S. and EU, the transportation sector contributes to approximately 30 percent of…

Teck Recognizes the Sustainable Power of Copper

  • Article
  • Case Study
Copper Alliance

Copper producer Teck released a Climate Change Outlook Report outlining its commitment to reach net-zero…

In Euractiv, Anna-Maria Karjalainen, Director for Clean Energy Transition, Europe, discusses ‘Fit for 55’ climate policies and the industry’s ability to invest in decarbonisation

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Anna-Maria Karjalainen