7/19/17 Scrap Price Report: Great News For Copper

Wuzzzzzz Uppppppp Scrappers!!! (Old school 90’s frog throwbacks, haha). We hope that you are all staying cool and enjoying these nice overall price jumps in the scrap market. This is going to be one of those updates where almost, if not, all of the news ins positive and we are super pumped about that. We […]

7/12/17 Scrap Price Report: Steel Is Still Climbing

Good Day iScrappers! We hope that many of you are braving the heat and staying hydrated whether you are working outside or scrapping outside, we know that it gets hot. With this hot weather you really have to watch out for a lot of different types of scrap metals. Once thing you should really look […]

7/5/17 Scrap Price Update: Steel & Copper Prices On The Rise

Hey iScrappers! We want to first and foremost with American a very Happy 241st Birthday! Looking better then ever, we hope to see so many people continue to have so many chances to do great things. We hope that you were able to take a day or two off and enjoy the nice weather that […]

6/28/17 Scrap Price Report: Copper On The Rise

Hey Scrappers! Virginia, filling in for Tom again this week. After a steady week last week with the copper market, we are seeing some big jumps this week. See below for further details and some reported prices. But to fill some of you in we have some exciting news to share with you about the […]

Factors That Determine Scrap Prices

Scrap metal price changes

People in the scrap metal industry are constantly watching TV and on the computer, not to entertain themselves or check to Facebook but constantly checking the industry trends and prices. There are many factors that go into determining the prices that are seen at the scales of scrap yards across the world. Many of these […]

How Do Scrap Metal Prices Work

The Big Question: How Do Scrap Metal Prices Work? One of the most common questions that we seem to get asked is, “How Do Scrap Metal Prices Work?” The problem is that it is not always the easiest answer to give. With dozens, if not hundreds, maybe thousands of factors involved let’s try to dig a […]

Factors of Scrap Metal Pricing

Scrap metal Prices change when the stock market prices fluctuate

Whether you are a small-time scrapper or a large scrap yard or refinery, the scrap metal market can be a tricky beast to understand. With the commodity market and stock market always changing hourly during the day, one can never be quite sure how it all works. With some easy to understand explanations and examples […]

One Thing Scrap Yards Won’t Tell You About Scrap Prices

Something scrap yards won't tell you about scrap metal prices

So you think that your local scrap yard has an “in” on where the market is headed…hmmm? Well that is the wrong answer because many scrap yards do not know what is going on the same day…let alone going into the future. Scrap prices follow the commodities markets, and like we have talked about before, […]

6/21/17 Scrap Price Report: Copper Remains Steady

Hey Scrappers! Virginia, filling in for Tom this week. We have not seen too much movement on the market this week. After copper saw a drop over the last couple weeks, seems like everything is calm right now. Check out some local scrap prices reported online below. Non-Ferrous Scrap Metal Report After a couple weeks […]

6/15/17 Scrap Price Report: Copper Drops, Again

Hey iScrappers! With so much going on it is crazy to think that half of June is already in the books, we hope that you have been busy and have been scrapping like crazy. We are on a kick lately trying to find out stories about people scrapping and how hard they have worked and […]