Manhole Covers Stolen Due to High Scra Metal Prices

February 17 2012

Here are news summaries showing the rampant theft of manhole covers around the world due to the high prices of scrap metal prices:

Metal thieves steal 900 manhole covers from across Birmingham

Birmingham Mail – by Nick McCarthy, Birmingham Mail METAL thieves have been putting lives at risk by stealing more than 900 manhole covers in just six months from Birmingham

Joliet police recover 200 stolen sewer grates, arrest three men

Joliet Herald News -… three men for allegedly stealing hundreds of grates and manhole covers.

Scrap metal thefts: ‘We’re facing a civil emergency’ warns water

Daily Mail – Thefts have been on the up as the price of scrap metal and raw material in North Somerset Council has revealed that the theft of manhole covers in its