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International Copper Association Aquaculture Applications Manager Langley Gace visits an innovative and environmentally-friendly salmon farm in Chile where copper nets are used to produce an abundance of healthy-market-sized fish.

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The ICA to display copper-alloy mesh samples at the Seafood Expo and Seafood Processing North America Show

The ICA to display copper-alloy mesh samples at the Seafood Expo and Seafood Processing North America Show

March 14, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK, NY/U.S. (13 March 2014) – Key Highlights of the ICA’s Copper-Mesh Exhibit: • International Copper Association will display samples of copper-alloy mesh at the Seafood Processing Show in Boston, Mass., March 16 – 18. • Copper-alloy mesh pens resist biofouling, improving water circulation and reducing maintenance costs for fish farmers, ensuring healthy, sustainable growth cycles of fish • Copper-alloy[...]

Copper-alloy Pens Featured at AquaNor 2013: Aquaculture Experts Available to Discuss Research

Copper-alloy Pens Featured at AquaNor 2013: Aquaculture Experts Available to Discuss Research

August 8, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK, NY/U.S. (6 August 2013) – Key Highlights: International Copper Association displaying samples of copper-alloy mesh at AquaNor in Trondheim, Norway, starting on 13 August. Copper-alloy mesh pens protect fish stock while ensuring safety of local predators such as seals and sea lions. Copper-alloy mesh pens resist biofouling, improve water circulation and reduce maintenance costs. AquaNor opens in Trondheim, Norway, on 13[...]

International Copper Association Launches New Aquaculture Web Library: www.CuAquaculture.org

International Copper Association Launches New Aquaculture Web Library: www.CuAquaculture.org

August 8, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK, NY/U.S. (8 August 2013) – A new Aquaculture Web Library has been launched by the International Copper Association (ICA) under the direction of Langley Gace, Aquaculture Applications Development Manager. The ICA, the leading organization for promoting the use of copper worldwide, has partnered with the aquaculture industry to deploy copper-alloy nets in several regions throughout the world.[...]

Copper-alloy Mesh Pen Resists Sharp Teeth and Storms

Copper-alloy Mesh Pen Resists Sharp Teeth and Storms

June 19, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK, NY/U.S. (19 June 2013) – Sea Bream and Rough Seas Unable to Damage Netting Key Highlights: First copper-alloy pen deployed in Mediterranean Sea near Palairos, Greece, and stocked with Sea Bream. The strength of the copper-alloy mesh resists the constant biting of the Sea Bream and does not require frequent cleaning or antifoulant materials because it resists the growth of[...]

South Australian Aquaculture Company Runs Copper Alloy Net Trials

South Australian Aquaculture Company Runs Copper Alloy Net Trials

March 4, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK, N.Y./U.S. (04 March 2013) — Clean Seas Tuna in Port Lincoln, South Australia, is the first aquaculture farm in mainland Australia to install and test new copper-alloy mesh net technology. The 16 meter copper-alloy net pen will hold approximately 10,000 Kingfish over the next six months. This launch follows successful trials in China, Chile, Japan, Korea, Canada,[...]