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Scrap Prices Growth During a Pandemic

Posted 17th March, 2021

It is almost 12 months to the day that Boris Johnson announced that the 23/3/20 that because of the Covid-19 pandemic all non-essential workers were " To stay at home" and all non-essential shops and businesses were to close. This news which had been on the cards for several weeks previously was not welcome news for anyone with a business to run and the scrap metal industry was no different. Doors were to close and scales were to remain unused for... read more

Scrap Metal Survey 2019

Posted 27th February, 2020

We have been asking as many people as possible from around the UK complete this survey so we can get an understanding as to what the scrap metal sellers and buyers have thought of certain issues affecting the industry in 2019. The survey is broken into three sections; 1: Political Issues2: Selling Scrap Metal3: Buying Scrap Metal  The results are in and are displayed via the following graphs.    Political Issues     Questions to Sellers of Scrap Metal         Questions to Buyers of Scrap Metal   The most common answer we... read more

Scrap Metal Prices January 2020

Posted 16th January, 2020

2019 wasn't a year for the record books (not in a positive way anyway), but for the first two weeks of 2020, we have seen some positive movement in the non-ferrous prices. These movements are mainly down to some progressive negotiations between the US and China, coupled with sterling strengthening against the dollar. Ferrous (steel) prices did have a bit of upward movement, but this has been wiped off of the last day. Let's have a look at the average scrap... read more

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