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Hold On To Your Cables and Keep An Eye On Your Copper Wire

Posted by Wade Buehler on Wed,May 08,2013 @ 08:22 AM

In the past decade, incidents of copper wire theft have risen dramatically.

Driven by the demand for building materials in burgeoning overseas markets like China and India, copper prices have risen more than 400% in the past five years and shows no signs of stopping.

Record high prices, availability, low level of risk and until recently, light legal penalties if caught, have caused what some would say is an epidemic of crime in major centres throughout North America.

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Topics: Electric cables, switchgear, copper wire theft


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