Welcome to the August edition of our monthly e-newsletter, The Copper Wire, bringing you our news and thoughts from the past month.

This month we share exciting news about Copper’s new research, with the report due to be launched this autumn; take a look at an innovative cycling scheme; provide thoughts on how a digital strategy is essential for major projects; and take a glimpse at the world’s first solar-powered passenger hot air balloon.

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