SCRAP NEWS | Copper Wire

The Only Metal Going Up Is Gold, For Now – 6/12/19

  Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Copper! It seems like everyone is wondering about what’s going on with the copper market and instead of talking about it more (we will).  First, we wanted to talk about some of the other factors that are really contributing. The entire world seems to be […]

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 […]

Prices Are Dropping, What Does It Mean For You? – 5/8/19

 Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices iScrappers! We hope that everyone has been staying busy and we first want to wish all of the families of the most recent and tragic Colorado shooting our thoughts and prayers, as these things should never happen let alone be happening to children. We hope […]

Copper Is Dropping…Fast – 5/2/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Good Day iScrappers! Sorry, we’re a bit late… Every year when we do this report there are always 2 to 3 weeks that are not fun to report on and this is one of those weeks. With the market in a bit of disarray and in […]

Oil Prices Surge, What’s It Mean For Scrap? – 4/24/19

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Welcome!!! We hope that many of you Enjoyed a nice Easter or Passover and had some quality time with your families. We have been aggressively tracking the market as best as possible and it seems that the economy is really doing well which is helping a […]

After High Prices, Copper Slips This Week – 2/13/19

Hey iScrappers!!! With a lot of the cold out of the picture and halfway through February, we have started to see more and more positive stories coming out of the market. We have seen many parts of the country getting hammered with snow and that certainly will slow things down while on the road looking […]

Prices Are Increasing…Yes You Heard Right! – 2/6/19

Happy Trails iScrappers! We hope that everyone enjoyed the big game this past weekend, even though it was a little boring it’s still impressive to see a team like the Patriots continuing there domination after 18 seasons.  We’ve been watching the commodity markets and we started to see what seems to be positive market moves. […]

Damn, It’s Cold: Are Prices Heating Up? – 1/30/19

iScrappers!!! With freezing temperatures in the negative degrees throughout the midwestern part of the United States and with wind chills and then temperatures into the -50 to -60° range, we hope that everyone in those areas stays warm and keeps safe. We can’t believe that one month of 2019 is already in the books and […]

Determining Types of Copper Wires

There are different grades of copper wire

When you are looking to collect up your copper wire for the scrap yard, it is important to know how to determine the different types of copper wires before bringing it in. Almost everyone in the scrap industry knows that bare bright copper wire is the hot commodity and the highest priced common item when […]

Dropping Copper Prices Slowed, But How Much? – 1/16/19

Hey iScrappers!  How is this New Year treating you so far? Enjoying some of the new aspirations that you may have or are you still looking for scrap wherever it may be? We have been watching the markets very closely and we have seen some very tough things going on and there is a lot […]

Scrappy New Year with Steel Dropping – 1/3/19

Happy New Year iScrappers! We hope that everyone is doing well, staying busy, kicking butt, and selling scrap (or holding if you have been watching the copper markets). With 2019 upon us we have not been able to start the year the way that we would have liked to- but it is what it is.  […]

New Year’s Resolutions for Scrapping

get started scrapping this new year

This New Year is a perfect time to get back on track with your scrapping. Whether you are a part-time or full-time scrapper, it can always pay off to get your priorities back in order to make more money. When you are scrapping, the ultimate goal is to make more money. Collect More Scrap. Separate […]