Scrap Chat With The Scrap Metal Dealer's Association

Posted 15th September, 2019

Gillian Temple is the President of the Scrap Metal Dealer's Association. Who else better to ask for an opinion of the state of the scrap metal industry in the UK. We put ten questions to the industry veteran to get an understanding of what is happening out there and what is on the mind of the scrap dealers that are a part of the association.  If you are interested in more information on the Scrap Metal dealers Association then we encourage... read more

A Quick History of Our Industry

Posted 8th September, 2019

A Quick History of Our Industry is a compelling look back across the UK scrap metal industry over the last 100 years. It covers everything from the industry as portrayed in popular culture, the political changes for the industry and how the Scrap Metal Dealers Association was formed to look after the scrap metal dealers of UK. To give them advice and to represent them when they needed it the most.   A Quick History of Our Industry   In the years of flower... read more

Six Month Scrap Price Review

Posted 4th July, 2019

Here we are at the halfway point of 2019 and time to have a look at what everyone will likely say has been one of the toughest periods in the last few years. Before we look at the reasons for the recent spell of industry hardship lets, look at how the prices have fared over the previous six months and compare those with prices of recent years. Aluminium The aluminium price had been on a steep decline for the last eight months... read more