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Oil Prices Drop, Are Steel Prices Next? – 9/9/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Scrap World! With the summer quickly ending and fall here, we are happy to see some very strong metal prices recently. Hopefully, the leaves changing in many parts of the country will not affect the prices other than going up, as we go into a very […]

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 […]

Where Are Steel Prices This Week…UP! – 8/26/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Scrap Nation! We hope that you are enjoying this nice uptick in prices that we have seen over the last few months and the leveling off of prices has been welcome to see. With copper prices settling after a little back and forth last week we […]

After Quick Dip, Copper Recovered – 8/12/2020

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Oops! As they once said in the movie Anchorman, “That escalated quickly.” This week we are talking about the pricing of gold going over $2,000 an ounce for the first time and quickly coming back down to Earth as more economic news came out. Because of […]

Is Even Better Than Going Down? – 7/29/2020

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices Jump To Ferrous Prices Wait for it… …There it is, the ability to be completely uncertain of where the markets are going and why they might be moving one way or another. Good day scrappers and we hope that everyone is doing well And staying busy during the summer. Believe it […]

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 […]

5 Common Mistakes To Avoid When Scrapping Metal

With scrap prices always changing and not knowing exactly where they are headed, it’s important for us at the iScrap App to help you make the most from your scrap. We want you to make the most money from your scrap metal and some of the mistakes listed below can help do just that. We’ve […]

Copper Jumps $0.70 Since March – 7/15/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Hot Markets! What we have seen over the last couple of months in the copper world has been unexpected but in a good way. So many times we get let down with the steel prices dropping or aluminum conTinuing to be in the tank but we […]

6 Mistakes To Avoid When At The Scrap Yard

Don't get to the scrap yard at closing

  When you are ready to head to the scrap yard, avoiding common mistakes can make you more money. Scrapping can get complicated especially when you have a lot of different materials. While we always suggest getting organized and preparing your materials is the best option, there are still other mistakes you want to avoid when […]

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.

Potential Problems with China Cause Copper Drops – 6/25/20

Right now one of the biggest causes of concern that we have is with the copper market and the Chinese buyers. While looking at these markets, we have been able to see that they are very difficult to conceptualize and figure out where they will be going and how the Chinese will be changing their buying practices moving forward.

Are Prices Heating Up This Summer? – 6/17/2020

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices GreeTings Scrap World! Scrap prices are up. That’s exactly how we want to start every single weekly report but we can use it this week and we hope that you have been able to cash in on some of the increases. With the market climbing and […]