SCRAP NEWS | Aluminum

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 […]

It’s Almost Time… – 6/26/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices It’s Here. The long-anticipated meeting in Japan is on the horizon and we are hoping to come out smelling like a new scrap yard- well, that may be over the top because new yards have no metal in them. The meeting between President Trump and […]

Hope On The Horizon? – 6/19/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Hope Could Be Coming!!! Yesterday we heard that there could be extended trade talks next week between President Trump and President Xi. These extended conversations led to a jump in copper pricing and we are looking forward to more potential jumps soon. See What Has […]

Stock Market Went Up, So Did Scrap, Right? – 6/5/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices iScrappers! We hope that everyone is enjoying the nice weather and we hope that all that have been or are being affected by the Tornados or the flooding that you are making through as best as possible. With the metal prices being so volatile right […]

Unfortunate Drop For Scrap, Again – 5/29/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Scrap Nation!!! We hope everyone enjoyed a nice Memorial Day and was able to have a barbecue and maybe a couple of drinks. In the last week, we’ve seen the market decline another 1% but the price is continuing to fall. Unfortunately, with these market […]

Tariffs & Trades: Dropping Prices – 5/22/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices Jump To Ferrous Prices   Ugly. This is certainly getting ugly right now. These markets are becoming extremely volatile and with a lot of questions on what’s going to happen with the trade and tariffs negotiations, we have seen them prices declining. Not only has the aluminum and copper market been […]

It’s One Of Those Week’s Again… 5/15/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Good Day!  With Mother’s Day behind us we hope that many of you took care of the important women in your life and had a nice day. To say the least, these markets have been extremely tumultuous with the tariffs leading most headlines as well as […]

This Earth Day: Importance of Metal Recycling

Be kind to your planet and recycle daily

With Earth Day celebrated on April 22nd, it is a perfect time of year to discuss the importance of metal recycling to the environment. With many people heading out of their winter confinements and cleaning out garages and planting gardens, metal recycling should also be a big part of your Earth Day clean up. A […]

What Are Metal Tariffs & How Do They Affect Scrap?

[UPDATED 7/2/19] A hot topic this year in the scrap metal industry, US President Trump is planning to introduce metal tariffs for imports into the USA. With speculations ranging from a better market to a higher price for consumers, a lot of things that can happen. To try to make sense of all this, we break […]

What To Expect In Trade Talks & Scrap Prices – 4/10/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices Jump To Ferrous Prices   Hey iScrappers!!! We heard that there’s a couple of weird snowstorms getting ready to hit parts of the Midwest and we feel bad for anyone that has to continue dealing with any of these weather problems. We hop you all stay safe and your scrap doesn’t […]

Copper Is Still Being Affected By Trade Talks – 4/3/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices   iScrappers! We hope that many of you have had a very profitable week and have been able to get more scrap in the last few weeks with the weather turning than you had in weeks prior. We always love to hear stories about how you’re […]