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Scrap Prices React To Vaccine News – 11/18/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices Jump To Ferrous Prices Good Day to All!  We hope that you, your friends and your families are continuing to be busy, healthy, and safe. With so many things going on right now we know that it’s fun to just talk about scrap sometimes that’s what we intend to do today. […]

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Aluminum Heats Up This Week – 11/4/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices We Voted… …and the result was 100% approval for copper prices to go up. Unfortunately, that has not happened as there has been much back and forth movement in the metal and commodity prices this week due to the Presidential Election. Hopefully, by the end of […]

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Copper Hits 2.5 Year Highs – 10/21/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Good News!!! This is one of those times where reading the phrase good news is not just to catch someone’s eye but is actually good news. We have now seen copper prices rise to 2.5-year highs. Let’s repeat that, copper is now at 2.5-year high. That […]

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Where Are Scrap Prices Before Election? – 10/7/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Good Day, Scrap Metal Community! Hopefully, everyone has been able to tune in and receive the price alerts that we send out through both our iOS and Android app on your smartphones. If you don’t have the iScrap App please download it today so you can […]

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There are some different types of air conditioners that can be taken apart for scrap

How Do You Scrap An Air Conditioner?

One of the more common scrap items during the warmer months, air conditioners are very easy items to take apart for scrap metal inside but require some work. With a wide variety of materials like, copper, electric motors, aluminum, and wire inside, any scrappers from beginner to advanced ones can benefit by taking apart an […]

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Copper’s Rollercoaster, Aluminum Going Up More? – 9/23/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Scrap-Time!!! Hopefully, everyone is enjoying these prices which have conTinued to remain steady over the last seven days. But more importantly, many of you might be celebrating the beginning of the fall season by going apple picking and pumpkin picking this weekend and we look forward […]

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Aluminum Sees Higher Demand – 9/16/2020

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Hey Scrappers! With so much going on at one time, from the beginning of football to the Presidential Election it sure seems like a long time ago since everyone was sitting around wondering when things were going to start to pick up. At the same time, […]

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Aluminum Prices Are Up?? – 9/2/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Hello Scrap World! We hope that everyone is staying busy and enjoying some of these higher copper and iron prices. With the prices increasing over the last few weeks, not only has it been nice to see it happening on the trading side of things but […]

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Knowing to difference between copper and steel

Difference Between Non-Ferrous & Ferrous Metals

If you have never heard of scrap metal recycling before or you think of Sanford & Son’s when you hear “scrap yard”, we have some good information to help you learn more about scrap metals. One of the first and most important things to know about scrap metals is if they are ferrous or non-ferrous […]

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Copper Scrap Prices Heating Up? – 7/22/2020

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Good Day! We hope that everyone has been staying out of this extreme heat. If you’ve been working in it we hope that you have at least been cutTing up a lot of scrap and loading your trucks with it while drinking plenty of water. We […]

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Do Stable Copper Prices Mean Increase Is Coming? – 7/8/2020

Copper prices are UP. Mic drop. We wish that we had the ability to say that every single week but let’s enjoy it as it comes. With the copper markets continuing to stay strong and increase to 2020 highs and nearing highs that we haven’t seen in the last year…it’s been a very positive sign for the recovery stages.

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Copper Heats Up, Steel Cools Down – 7/1/2020

Believe it or not, we are already halfway through 2020. It seems like this is a year that many people want to be able to get past for more reasons than we could list and more reasons than we can count. At the end of the day, we hope that everyone is enjoying some of these higher copper prices, as well as a relatively stable iron market.

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