SCRAP NEWS | Steel

Copper Prices Are Uncertain While Other Metals Thrive – 9/22/21

JUMP TO NON-FERROUS JUMP TO FERROUS JUMP TO NEWS We Have A Head-Scratcher 🥴 If I told you that within five days, copper prices moved between $0.60 and $0.70, do you think that you would be happy or upset? Well, that’s precisely what happened over the last few days, and somehow we almost ended the […]

4 Common Types of Steel Scrap

Identifying Types of Steel Where To Start Many people have asked us about the different types and prices for steel scrap grades, and we have a few to go over. While you may want to learn about as many as possible, there are a couple of places where you should begin, that is, understanding the […]

Aluminum Scrap Hitting 13-Year Highs – 9/15/21

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JUMP TO NON-FERROUS JUMP TO FERROUS JUMP TO NEWS How ‘Bout Them Apples 🍎 Do you like apples? Well, how about aluminum prices hitting 13-year highs (and in our opinion, that will not last long as prices climb more)! The markets have been tested over the last month, and that should be no surprise considering […]

Copper, Steel All Seeing Red This Week – 9/8/21

JUMP TO NON-FERROUS JUMP TO FERROUS September Weather Makes Us Smile…what about you? The markets have not skipped a beat over the Labor Day Weekend (goodbye to all of you white pants lovers, that season has passed until MDW 2022), and we have seen prices relatively strong. One of the biggest things that we saw […]

The Price of Copper Is Always Surprising Us – 9/1/21

  JUMP TO NON-FERROUS JUMP TO FERROUS JUMP TO NEWS   Prayers for Ida Victims 🙏 First things first: if you are reading this down in the Louisiana or Mississippi area, we hope and pray you’re doing okay.  Can you believe that you just reported scrap prices before reading this? Neither can we, thanks! Now […]

Difference Between Carbide & High-Speed Steel

It can be hard to distinguish between scrap carbide and high-speed steel [HSS] by simply looking at the two, but the differences between the two alloys (and if you don’t know what an alloy is, take a listen here) are significant and could mean more money in you pocket depending on which one you have. […]

iScrap 2.0 is Here & Copper Pricing Is Everywhere – 8/25/21

JUMP TO NON-FERROUS JUMP TO FERROUS JUMP TO NEWS   iScrap 2.0 is HERE 📲 🎉 We know, we know. YOU ARE JUST AS EXCITED AS WE ARE FOR 2.0 TO BE RELEASED TODAY! We have been working on this for years and are excited to be sharing it with you. With updated prices, easier […]

Copper Falling From Fears of COVID Resurgence – 8/18/21

Spooked investors and other outside forces are contributing to copper’s recent fall while aluminum remains an ol’ reliable metal. Find more market news and scrap prices inside.

How Will The Infrastructure Bill Affect Scrap – 8/11/21

The scrap market is nothing like anything we have seen, as it takes regular hard-working people to be able to grind it out, and with the markets in great shape, we hope you are out there hustling like always.

No Reason To Complain About Scrap Prices – 8/4/21

SUBSCRIBE ON YOUTUBE JUMP TO NON-FERROUS JUMP TO FERROUS Quit Complaining 🥴 So you want to complain because the market is slightly down? Come onnnnnn. Let’s talk about what a ride 2021 has been in the commodities world, and you may even change your short-term thinking. With the new 2.0 version of the app coming […]

The Effects Electric Vehicles Will Have on Copper Scrap

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SUBSCRIBE ON YOUTUBE   While it’s hard to tell what the future will bring, some scenarios are a bit easier to predict than others. The electric vehicle revolution is in full force, and auto manufacturers are scrambling to plan how they’ll fit in. One thing is for sure in all this: the EV market will […]

Strange Markets Persist – 7/14/21

  JUMP TO NON-FERROUS JUMP TO FERROUS Markets Are Weird… 😵‍💫 With the market seeming to screw around with investors back-and-forth right now, it seems to be no different than for scrappers. We have heard that the markets should remain strong as commodities continue to be part of a worldwide supply chain, but the market […]