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 it's 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 the purchase and sale of 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's a hand written one. All sales 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 things 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 home 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, others 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
AluminiumR42.91
Aluminium AlloyR32.43
CopperR146.22
BrassR114.78
LeadR38.04
NickelR475.51
TinR411.09
ZincR53.74
Steel ScrapR6.79
Steel RebarR11.79

Last Updated On 2022-12-04

Scrap Aluminium Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
Aluminium 1100R29.61
Aluminium 3003R29.61
Aluminium 356 Wheels (clean)R29.61
Aluminium 356 Wheels (dirty)R21.03
Aluminium 5052 ScrapR39.91
Aluminium 6061 ExtrusionsR26.18
Aluminium 6063 ExtrusionsR34.76
Aluminium 6063 Extrusions/FeR25.32
Aluminium/Cu RadiatorsR69.52
Aluminium/Cu/Fe RadiatorsR64.37
Aluminium RadiatorsR16.74
Aluminium/Fe RadiatorsR12.45
TransformersR7.30
Breakage 50% RecoveryR9.44
Chrome WheelsR27.89
E.C. WireR45.92
Litho SheetsR29.61
Mixed Turnings R17.17
MLC ClipsR29.18
Aluminium Old CastR28.32
Aluminium Old SheetR27.89
Painted SidingR27.47
UBCR29.18
Zorba 90% NFR27.89
Aluminium Cans (clean)R21.46
Aluminium Cans (dirty)R10.73

Scrap Brass Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
Red BrassR78.08
Yellow BrassR73.48
Brass RodR71.74
Brass Hair WireR76.98
Brass PipeR69.99
Brass RadiatorsR59.49
Brass ShellsR66.14
Brass TurningsR67.53
BronzeR80.48
Bronze TurningsR41.99
Dirty BrassR34.99
Dirty Brass RadiatorsR34.99
Plumbers BrassR69.99
Semi-Red BrassR71.04

Scrap Copper Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
#1 Bare Bright Copper WireR128.11
#1 Copper TubingR119.56
#1 Flashing CopperR119.57
#2 Copper TubingR112.74
#2/3 Mix CopperR109.32
#3 Copper with TarR102.49
#3 Roofing CopperR105.91
Dirty Roofing CopperR99.07
Electric Motors - CopperR88.82
Enameled CopperR100.78
Insulated Copper WireR102.49
Lead Coated CopperR86.43
Silver Plated CopperR109.32
Tin Coated CopperR95.66
Tin Insulated Copper WireR95.66

Scrap Lead Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
Lead BatteriesR7.89
Lead ShotR17.94
Lead Wheel WeightsR11.48
Solid LeadR24.05
Soft LeadR24.76

Scrap Zinc Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
New Zinc Die CastR33.35
Old Zinc Die CastR28.70

Scrap Gold Prices

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct GoldR368.33R11,456.29
14ct GoldR574.59R17,871.86
18ct GoldR736.66R22,912.57
22ct GoldR899.71R27,984.13
24ct GoldR982.12R30,547.41

In the table above you'll find today's scrap gold price for the different purities of gold. Scrap gold prices (as well as scrap prices for other precious metals) are usually set in troy ounces.
One troy ounce (Oz) is equal to around 31.1 grams.

Scrap Prices for other Precious Metals

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
PalladiumR777.06R24,169.40
PlatinumR417.55R12,987.41
SilverR10.51R326.80

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

Scrap Prices for Steel per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
#1 BundleR3.74
#1 BushelingR3.87
#1 HMSR2.79
HMS 80/20R2.31
Sheet MetalR2.17
Shredded Auto ScrapR2.92
Structural SteelR2.75

Scrap Prices for Stainless Steel per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
201 SSR11.28
301 SSR16.86
304 SS SolidR24.14
304 SS TurningR20.83
309 SSR31.40
310 SSR47.61
316 SS SolidR31.40
330 SSR77.68

Above are today's prices for stainless steel. Stainless steel is very much in demand currently due to it's use in construction.

Scrap Prices for other Ferrous Metals per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
Scrap #1 PreparedR2.98
Scrap #2 PreparedR3.30
Scrap #1 UnpreparedR2.31
Scrap #2 UnpreparedR2.48
Scrap Auto Slabs WholeR2.64
Scrap Cast IronR3.97
Scrap DishwashersR2.64
Scrap DryersR2.64
Scrap Oversize TorchR3.63
Scrap RebarR7.93
Scrap Washing MachinesR2.64
Scrap Water HeatersR2.64

Scrap Electronics Prices per Kilogram

ElectronicsPrice Per Kilo
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