Copper is viewed as the global standard for electrical conductivity in the utility sector. It’s high current carrying capacity coupled with its resistance to scratches and breakage, and its resilience to corrosion makes it a universal metal for many applications.
As international construction booms and copper demand rises with it, we’re faced with a startling reality: copper theft costs U.S. businesses nearly $1 billion in losses annually.
There’s no sign of slowing in the global construction sector, and that means the threat of copper theft is greater than ever before. Read on to learn the issues surrounding copper theft and how to prevent it from happening to your business.