9 out of 10 companies in the construction industry have been stripped of tools, according to survey conducted by Construction company of Norway. According to the association, the number of theft has increased.
Entreprenørforeningen Bygg og Anlegg carried out the survey in Hordaland and Sogn og Fjordane, but believes the figures apply to the whole country, NRK reports.
– The increase in the number of theft and actually the extent of the thefts is increasing, so for the construction industry it has become a problem, says Gard Kvalheim, member of the Construction and Construction, to the channel.
According to NRK, only every fifth craftsman company reports theft of tools.