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Copper case poised to blow lid off SA’s sordid scrap industry

As cable theft continues to paralyse water and power networks, a picture is emerging of metals dealers with an appetite for dirty tricks.

‘Stop copper thieves’, City Power tells govt

Power supplier urges government to increase the penalties given to cable thieves to 20 years in prison to help curb copper theft.

Paramedics nabbed for copper theft

The Mpumalanga department of health is shocked and disappointed at the arrest of two of its paramedics over the theft of copper cable.

Global copper theft may herald new world order

Taking discarded copper pipes was once the preserve of the petty thief, but now there's big money in copper theft, reports Aida Edemariam from London.

Newly developed tiger wire changes when melted down

The increasing rate of the amount of copper cables being stolen has put pressure on affected companies to implement interventions.

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