Eastern Cape Scrap Metal Prices - South Africa

Selling Scrap in Eastern Cape

Eastern Cape is South Africa's second largest province with a population of almost 7 million people. It is home to Port Elizabeth and seen much economic growth over the past few decades. The scrap metal industry has seen a huge amount of growth and it has become a great place for buying and selling scrap metal. Before you start selling scrap metal in Eastern Cape make sure that you know the laws that control the buying and selling of scrap metal in the area. South Africa has seen changes in the law to combat the growing threat of scrap metal theft. Make sure to always take ID with you to the scrap yard otherwise you will not be able to sell anything. Also, when possible take a receipt for you to sell scrap metal, even if it a hand written one. All sale must have a receipt.

The best way to learn the laws in your area is to speak to local scrap yards they will know the best insider information and all the thing you will need to bring for a successful sale. The next important factor is having knowledge of scrap metal prices before you go to sell. This will help you understand if you are getting a fair price. No matter whether you are selling titanium, steel or gold make sure you have a good understanding of the price per kilogram of your scrap metal. Eastern Cape is how too many great scrap yards. While some are better than others, we recommend that you try each of them and find the scrap yard that best fits your needs. Some scrap yards are better for raw materials, other are more specialized dealing mainly in one type of scrap. Car scrap yards are an example of specialist dealers. If you are not sure how to find valuable scrap then the following tips will help. Go for higher valued material. The price of scrap copper is higher than the price of scrap steel for example. However, finding large amounts of scrap steel is much easier than scrap copper. Copper is most commonly found in wiring and old industrial equipment. As you can imagine scrap gold has one the highest prices of all materials but isn't found easily. Scrap gold can be use make consistent money by buying old jewelry at below the scrap value and once you have collected it scrap it for a small profit. Whatever scrap you are going for make sure that you are 100% sure that you can legally take it. Scrap theft is a serious offence and can get you in a lot of trouble. Below you will find guide prices for all things scrap metal in Eastern Cape, South Africa. For more tips and prices list all around the cities and provinces of South Africa click here.

Scrap Metal Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
AluminiumR33.15
Aluminium AlloyR27.03
CopperR133.91
BrassR102.04
LeadR28.80
NickelR229.62
TinR403.95
ZincR40.18
Steel ScrapR6.09
Steel RebarR9.07

Last Updated On 2021-04-21

Non Ferrous Scrap Metal Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilogram
Scrap #1 Bare Bright Copper Wire33
Scrap #1 Copper Tubing49
Scrap #1 Flashing Copper53
Scrap #2 Copper Tubing59
Scrap #2/3 Mix Copper53
Scrap #3 Copper with Tar64
Scrap #3 Roofing Copper30
Scrap Aluminium Cans54
Scrap Aluminium Copper Radiators47
Scrap Aluminium Siding34
Scrap Aluminium Extrusion57
Scrap Aluminium Extrusion w/ Attachments64
Scrap Aluminium Thermopane61
Scrap Aluminium Copper Cutoffs63
Scrap Aluminium 606159
Scrap Aluminium 606350
Scrap Aluminium New Cast54
Scrap Aluminium Old Cast56
Scrap Aluminium Old Sheet53
Scrap Aluminium Wheels Clean30
Scrap Aluminium Wheels w/ Attachments66
Scrap Aluminium Turnings53
Scrap Aluminium Breakage58
Scrap Aluminium Shavings58
Scrap Aluminium Boat70
Scrap Aluminium Bumpers43
Scrap Aluminium Clips68
Scrap Aluminium Copper Coil53
Scrap Aluminium Diesel Tank61
Scrap Aluminium Engine Block33
Scrap Aluminium Litho39
Scrap Aluminium Radiators67
Scrap Aluminium Rims66
Scrap Aluminium Wire70
Scrap Aluminium Transformers34
Scrap Ballasts40
Scrap Brass (Red)49
Scrap Brass (Yellow)56
Scrap Brass Rod32
Scrap Brass Hair Wire55
Scrap Brass Pipe34
Scrap Brass Radiators48
Scrap Brass Shells63
Scrap Brass Turnings60
Scrap Bronze67
Scrap Bronze Turnings65
Scrap Car/Truck Batteries59
Scrap Catalytic Converters46
Scrap Christmas Lights33
Scrap Cast Aluminium43
Scrap Carbide35
Scrap CATV Wire47
Scrap Circuit Breakers39
Scrap Cobalt30
Scrap Communications Wire30
Scrap Compressors38
Scrap Clean ACR32
Scrap Clean Aluminium Wire65
Scrap Dirty ACR48
Scrap Dirty Aluminium Extrusion60
Scrap Dirty Aluminium Radiators33
Scrap Dirty Aluminium Turnings69
Scrap Dirty Brass36
Scrap Dirty Brass Radiators37
Scrap Dirty Roofing Copper33
Scrap Double Insulated Cable54
Scrap EC Wire42
Scrap Electric Motors - Aluminium37
Scrap Electric Motors - Copper56
Scrap Elevator Wire48
Scrap Enameled Copper58
Scrap Forktruck Battery32
Scrap F 7540
Scrap Fire Wire55
Scrap Gold55
Scrap Hastelloy Solids65
Scrap Hastelloy Turnings68
Scrap Heliax Wire33
Scrap Inconel42
Scrap Inconel 79246
Scrap Inconel 80067
Scrap Inconel 82538
Scrap Insulated Aluminium Wire54
Scrap Insulated Copper Wire34
Scrap Insulated Steel BX49
Scrap Lead Batteries60
Scrap Lead Coated Copper49
Scrap Lead Shot64
Scrap Lead Wheel Weights70
Scrap MarM24768
Scrap Monel40
Scrap Nickel34
Scrap Non Magnetic Stainless Steel59
Scrap Painted Aluminium33
Scrap Plumbers Brass40
Scrap Prepared Aluminium35
Scrap Pewter58
Scrap Platinum38
Scrap Romex Wire49
Scrap Sealed Units43
Scrap Silver Plated Copper31
Scrap Semi-Red Brass64
Scrap Silver64
Scrap Solid Core Heliax57
Scrap Stainless Steel50
Scrap Stainless Steel Heatsinks60
Scrap Stainless Steel Sinks62
Scrap Stainless Turnings44
Scrap Starters61
Scrap Steel Case Batteries54
Scrap THHN Wire65
Scrap Tin Coated Copper48
Scrap Tin Insulated Copper Wire42
Scrap Titanium 6-4 Clips52
Scrap T-1,4,5,1567
Scrap Tantalum (Air-Vac melt)65
Scrap Tungsten58
Scrap Tungsten Carbide53
Scrap Wiring Harness33

Scrap Gold Prices

In the table below you'll find today's scrap gold price for the different purities of gold.

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct GoldR296.49R9,221.76
14ct GoldR462.53R14,386.22
18ct GoldR592.99R18,444.14
22ct GoldR724.23R22,526.19
24ct GoldR790.57R24,589.50

Scrap Prices for other Precious Metals

Below are today's scrap prices for silver, palladium and platinum.

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
PalladiumR928.18R28,869.60
PlatinumR395.93R12,314.86
SilverR9.75R303.36

Precious metal prices are usually set in troy ounces. One troy ounce (Oz) is equal to around 31.1 grams.

Ferrous Scrap Metal Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilogram
Scrap #1 Prepared66
Scrap #2 Prepared62
Scrap #1 Unprepared50
Scrap #2 Unprepared38
Scrap Auto Slabs Whole63
Scrap Busheling65
Scrap Cast Iron56
Scrap Dishwashers55
Scrap Dryers65
Scrap Oversize Torch46
Scrap Rebar47
Scrap Washing Machines54
Scrap Water Heaters68

Scrap Electronics Prices per Kilogram

ElectronicsPrice Per Kilogram
Scrap Back PanelsContact local scrap yard
Scrap Cellphones
Scrap Computer Wire
Scrap CPU Chips
Scrap CRT Monitors
Scrap Empty PC Servers
Scrap Graphics Cards
Scrap Hard DrivesContact local scrap yard
Scrap Hard Drive Boards
Scrap Laptops
Scrap LCD Monitors
Scrap Low Grade Boards
Scrap Mainframes
Scrap Memory
Scrap Mice
Scrap MotherboardsContact local scrap yard
Scrap Non-Green PC Boards
Scrap PC Boards
Scrap PC Tower
Scrap Power Supplies
Scrap Printers/Fax Machines
Scrap Servers
Scrap Speakers
Scrap Telecom EquipmentContact local scrap yard