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24 February 2014 / By: rmmcia

World Plumbing Day. Importance of the professional plumber

March 11, World Plumbing Day. The professional plumber, key in health of citizens.On March 11, the World Plumbing Day is held on the initiative of the World Plumbing Council, an international organization that in Spain is represented by Conaif. The aim is to raise awareness about the critical role plumbing plays today in the protection of public health, protection of the environment and the planet.

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20 December 2013 / By: rmmcia

Materials in contact with drinking water: state of the European legislation

Materials in contact with drinking water: state of the European legislation on water quality for human consumption. Impact on brass alloys and materials with lead. The European regulations concerning the quality of water intended for human consumption, directive 98/83/EC provides that from December 2013 the maximum permissible lead content in European drinking water should be 10 micrograms per litre. We were actually in a transitional regime that allowed up to 25 micrograms per li...

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22 June 2013 / By: rmmcia

Copper antimicrobial

Antimicrobial properties of copper and alloys such as brassWe present a news article reported on press, La Vanguardia, on June 22, 2013. The title of the article is "Antimicrobial Copper", and talks about the visit of the minister of Economy of the Generalitat de Catalunya, Andreu Mas Colell, at  the the facilities of the Museum of Copper in Masies de Voltregà, and during that event was presentation of the results of a module of collaboration between the University of Vic and La F...

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10 April 2012 / By: rmmcia

Rule in favor of copper sector

Madrid, April 10, 2012. The Commercial Court No. 2 in A Coruña has ruled in favor of the Spanish Center for Copper Information (Centro Español de Información del Cobre, CEDIC) in the lawsuit against ABN Pipes Systems, manufacturer of plastic pipes, for publishing false information on their website such as that copper is a highly polluting element, which facilitates the proliferation of pathogens or contributes to the development of Legionella. The ruling determined that...

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