The market for stolen copper cables is in Gauteng. They are imported from other provinces and neighboring countries, melted at a refinery and then transported worldwide. According to Major-General Ebrahim Kadwa, the Hawks' Gauteng Commander. He was speaking at Johannesburg's inaugural Energy Indaba in Sandton on the second and final day.
https://ewn.co.za/2022/05/23/city-of-joburg-to-host-first-ever-energy-indaba?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter JOHANNESBURG - The City of Joburg is on Monday expected to have its very first Energy Indaba. The social event will unite energy specialists to talk about the city's craving to diminish its reliance on Eskom and plans to collaborate with autonomous power makers.