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The International Copper Association India (ICA India) is a member of Copper Alliance and the Indian arm of the International Copper Association Limited (ICA), the leading not for profit organization for the promotion of copper worldwide set up in 1959. ICA has been operating since 1998 in India and has built an active association with the growing number of copper users through its programs. ICA India Programs are committed to improving the quality of life through better Electrical Safety, Energy Efficiency, Clean Energy and Sustainability. ICA India’s efforts have been pivotal to advancing better standards, across various products, applications and industries, by leveraging upon the superior technical performance of Copper.
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India's Copper Story Critically Dependent on the Quality of Scrap Processing

The International Copper Association India (ICA India) recently launched the Copper Stock and Flow Model that emphasizes the pivotal role of quality of scrap processing as 70% of copper is used for electrical applications, urging immediate action for improved responsible recycling practices. The mo... (more)
ICA India Unveils Stock and Flow Model Showcasing India's Copper Demand and Supply Landscape

India has emerged with one of the highest recyclability rates globally for copper due to high collection efficiency and minimal loss during remelting
As of today, 15 million tons of copper is actively in use across various applications in India
In a strategic co... (more)
Government Mandates Adoption of Solar DC Cable Standards

The International Copper Association India (ICA India) and the National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) hosted a roundtable on “Quality Control Order (QCO) mandates for Solar DC Cables”, on January 11, 2024, in New Delhi to discuss and identify challenges related to the adoptio... (more)
International Copper Association India Drives Sustainable Cooling Revolution at Next-gen HVACR Seminar

The International Copper Association India (ICA India) hosted a technical seminar, "Copper Tubes for Next-gen Sustainable and Energy Efficient HVACR", on November 28th in New Delhi. The event marked a significant milestone in the pursuit of sustainable cooling solutions in alignment with ... (more)
International Copper Association India Reports Notable 16 per cent Growth in Copper Demand in 2023

Copper demand in India has surged to 1,522 KT in 2023 from 1,311 KT in 2022. The findings are part of the Copper Demand Study in India (FY23) which was released by the International Copper Association India (ICA India) today. 
The copper demand registered double-digit gr... (more)
India's Copper Demand Bounces Back; Grows 27 per cent in FY22

Propelled by strong policy reforms across sectors, the post-pandemic demand for copper is back on growth track in FY22 (April 2021 to Mar 2022), registering a YoY growth of over 27.5 per cent in India. The demand for red metal stood at 12.5 lakh tonnes in FY22, compared to 9.78 lakh tonnes in FY21 ... (more)
Experts Recommend Strict Adherence to Electrical Standards and Regular Inspection to Avoid Electrical Mishaps

Every day in India, 11 people die due to fatal electrical accidents. As per the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) data, a total of 10,022 electrical accidents were reported in India between 2019 - 2020 and 55% of these electrical accidents can be attributed to low voltage electrical installations... (more)
Launch of Motor Rewinder Certification System to Enhance Industry Competitiveness and Energy Savings

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) recently organized its 15th Competitiveness & Cluster Summit 2022 in Delhi on 21st & 22nd November. The Summit was attended by more than 150 participants from various large, medium and small industries competing with each other sharing their innova... (more)
Regular Inspections and Adherence to Safety Standards Can Mitigate Electrical Accidents

International Copper Association, India (ICA India), in association with Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), hosted the 5th session on ‘Electrical Safety at Residential, Commercial & Public Buildings’ in Kolkata on Saturday. With the support of its product council members such as, Anc... (more)