Government confirms scrap metal export ban
Research commissioned by the government found that the most effective way to deal with infrastructure theft is to dampen demand for scrap metal
The government will ban the export of scrap metal for a period of six months as it battles to curb metal infrastructure theft, trade, industry and competition minister Ebrahim Patel confirmed on Wednesday.
He said the ban would kick in as soon as the measures were gazetted, most likely this week...
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