TITLE

Metal theft rises again as prices soar

PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Utility Week;3/18/2011, Vol. 34 Issue 10, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the continued increase in metal theft across Great Britain amid rising demand and prices for copper.
ACCESSION #
59659406

 

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