Understanding Copper: The Author


Bernd E. Langner, The Author

The author has been worked nearly 30 years with Aurubis AG (formerly Norddeutsche Affinerie see Aurubis ) - one of the biggest primary Copper Producers and the biggest Copper Recycling Company in the World.

In different stages of his Career, he was active in Research&Development, Smelting and Refining, Sampling and Analytical Chemistry, and Metal Products - the last years of his career as a Member of the Executive Board of Aurubis AG. He was also a Board Member of the "European Copper Institute" and the German "Deutsche Kupferinstitut". After his Retirement he was Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the "European Metallurgical Congresses (EMC)" from 2013 to 2017 (organized by GdMB, see GdMB )

After bis PhD in Chemical Engineering, he has made his "Habilitation" at the University of Essen (Germany), giving Lectures and has learned to explain difficult Issues in an understandable Way.

The book was written at the End of 2011 but is still the reference Book for the Copper Industry. The big success of this book has encouraged him to write another book in 2022 Non-Ferrous Metals , about all Non-Ferrous Metals from Actinium to Zirconium and their Roles for a Sustainable Future .

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