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Augest Scrap Prices Review

Posted 3rd September, 2019

Summer is coming to an end, and the leaves have started to turn. This marks the sign of the end of the year fastly approaching and what can be for the scrap metal industry the slowest time of year. Before we talk about the final four months of 2019, let's have a look back across August to see what has been happening, why it has been happening and what is in store for the remainder of the year. Copper The copper market started... 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

Visiting LCM Scrap Company

Posted 2nd June, 2019

We were recently invited to visit LCM Scrap Company at their Edmonton branch, to have a look at their new frag machine, which was up and running and working hard. For those who don't know, a frag or fragmentiser is a kind of shredder or grinder. It grinds up the scrap metal into a product that would have been transported to a British foundry in the past. These days most of the frag is exported out to countries such as China... read more