SCRAP NEWS | Month: July 2019

Copper Erases Last Week’s Earnings – 7/31/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices The two day meeting in China has begun and we have not heard many positive things so far. With this being one of the most important meetings happening between the US and the Chinese Since the month of May, we are hoping that we get […]

How Do I Sell My Scrap Catalytic Converter?

The catalytic converter in the scrap industry has become a HOT commodity. With the prices of platinum, palladium, and rhodium – the three precious metals found inside catalytic converters – soaring to an all-time high, catalytic converter recycling has become a huge part of the scrap metal industry over the last few years. There are […]

Are Prices Going Up? – 7/24/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices With the summer already half over we have started to hear about how prices are beginning to heat up themselves and we may start to see the markets increasing come August. On top of all that, we have the possibility of trade deals taking shape […]

Setting Your Calendar Up For Scrapping Success

Managing your scrap pickups

If you are a part-time or full-time scrapper, it is always a good idea to have an idea of how the local neighborhoods and monthly schedules can affect your scrapping. We have put together some ideas of how you can schedule your scrapping around different times during the week, month, and year. These are some […]

Steel’s Down, But Is It Staying There? – 7/17/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices   What a day it is. Today is a good day to have a good day – unless of course, you are waiting for steel and iron prices to rise. In that case, it is a bad day because we have not seen any upward […]

Things Aren’t Looking So Good… 7/10/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Well, this doesn’t look like it’s going well. With the market dropping $0.10 over the last week, we have seen a rapid decline in the copper pricing. With the market, being a bit of a flux and the iron market decreasing as well, it’s been […]

No News Is Good News – 7/3/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Well, just like that the meeting that we have waited so long for came and went – and it was uneventful (good and bad). We had a feeling that no deal would be struck but what we do have is the reopening of tariff elimination […]