Nelson Mandela Bay Scrap Metal Prices - South Africa

Selling Scrap in Nelson Mandela Bay

Nelson Mandela Bay was established in 2001 and is one of eight municipalities within South Africa. Located in the Eastern Cape province, it contains Port Elizabeth as well as other towns and rural areas. Like many areas of South Africa Nelson Mandela Bay has seen a lot of development over the past few decades. This has led to a boom in trade and industries including a huge boost in tourism. These industries have been great for those buying and selling scrap metal.

We know that many people are new to the scrap metal industry and are looking to start their journey into making money selling scrap. We have met with hundreds of people over the years and helped them make some extra cash or even start a business by buying and selling scrap metal in South Africa. Those new to the scrap metal industry always want to rush ahead and know about the best places to find scrap or the best scrap yards in the local area. While this is important we need to start with the laws that surround buying and selling scrap metal. Scrap metal theft has been a real issue in South Africa so new laws make it more difficult to sell scrap now. Firstly, make sure to take ID. Often ID is required to buy or sell scrap. This is dependent on the area and how much of what metal you have but speaking to your local scrap yard is the easiest way to be sure. Next, receipts are often required for large amounts of material. Again, make sure to speak to your local scrap yard to know what you will need a receipt for before getting the scrap yard with a load of scrap.

Once you understand the laws to sell scrap in Nelson Mandela Bay you need to know where you are going to find scrap metal to sell. There are many option for find scrap. We highly recommend that you have a few different types of metal that you go after to keep getting scrap metal consistently. One of the best ways to offer free removal of old household appliances. Many people will not be able to get rid of an old washing machine themselves so will happily give it to you for free if you can collect it.

Another less common method it to buy old gold jewellery. Often you can buy it for less than the scrap price and you can make easy profit. This is a great way to make cash but be careful! Only buy it if you are sure it is real gold. From personal experience I can tell you that there is nothing worse than getting the scrap yard are finding out you have paid for junk.

The final part of selling scrap metal is knowing where to sell you scrap. Nelson Mandela Bay has many great scrap yards. We recommend BT metal recyclers however try the scrap yards that are closest to you and don't be afraid to go as many as you can until you find the one that is best for you. To find up to date scrap metal prices in Nelson Mandela Bay look no further as we've collected today's scrap metal prices below.

Scrap Metal Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
Aluminium AlloyR35.33
Steel ScrapR8.23
Steel RebarR13.12

Last Updated On 2023-03-30

Scrap Aluminium Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
Aluminium 1100R29.62
Aluminium 3003R29.62
Aluminium 356 Wheels (clean)R29.62
Aluminium 356 Wheels (dirty)R21.03
Aluminium 5052 ScrapR39.92
Aluminium 6061 ExtrusionsR26.18
Aluminium 6063 ExtrusionsR34.77
Aluminium 6063 Extrusions/FeR25.32
Aluminium/Cu RadiatorsR69.53
Aluminium/Cu/Fe RadiatorsR64.38
Aluminium RadiatorsR16.74
Aluminium/Fe RadiatorsR12.45
Breakage 50% RecoveryR9.44
Chrome WheelsR27.90
E.C. WireR45.92
Litho SheetsR29.62
Mixed Turnings R17.17
MLC ClipsR29.19
Aluminium Old CastR28.33
Aluminium Old SheetR27.90
Painted SidingR27.47
Zorba 90% NFR27.90
Aluminium Cans (clean)R21.46
Aluminium Cans (dirty)R10.73

Scrap Brass Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
Red BrassR86.43
Yellow BrassR81.35
Brass RodR79.41
Brass Hair WireR85.22
Brass PipeR77.48
Brass RadiatorsR65.85
Brass ShellsR73.21
Brass TurningsR74.76
Bronze TurningsR46.48
Dirty BrassR38.74
Dirty Brass RadiatorsR38.74
Plumbers BrassR77.47
Semi-Red BrassR78.64

Scrap Copper Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
#1 Bare Bright Copper WireR143.82
#1 Copper TubingR134.23
#1 Flashing CopperR134.23
#2 Copper TubingR126.56
#2/3 Mix CopperR122.73
#3 Copper with TarR115.05
#3 Roofing CopperR118.89
Dirty Roofing CopperR111.22
Electric Motors - CopperR99.72
Enameled CopperR113.14
Insulated Copper WireR115.06
Lead Coated CopperR97.03
Silver Plated CopperR122.73
Tin Coated CopperR107.39
Tin Insulated Copper WireR107.39

Scrap Lead Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
Lead BatteriesR8.21
Lead ShotR18.66
Lead Wheel WeightsR11.94
Solid LeadR25.00
Soft LeadR25.75

Scrap Zinc Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
New Zinc Die CastR34.16
Old Zinc Die CastR29.41

Scrap Gold Prices

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct GoldR417.10R12,973.29
14ct GoldR650.68R20,238.39
18ct GoldR834.22R25,947.28
22ct GoldR1,018.87R31,690.29
24ct GoldR1,112.17R34,592.43

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

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

Scrap Prices for Steel per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
#1 BundleR4.53
#1 BushelingR4.69
#1 HMSR3.37
HMS 80/20R2.80
Sheet MetalR2.63
Shredded Auto ScrapR3.54
Structural SteelR3.34

Scrap Prices for Stainless Steel per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
201 SSR13.66
301 SSR20.42
304 SS SolidR29.24
304 SS TurningR25.23
309 SSR38.04
310 SSR57.66
316 SS SolidR38.04
330 SSR94.10

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 PreparedR3.60
Scrap #2 PreparedR4.00
Scrap #1 UnpreparedR2.80
Scrap #2 UnpreparedR3.00
Scrap Auto Slabs WholeR3.20
Scrap Cast IronR4.81
Scrap DishwashersR3.20
Scrap DryersR3.20
Scrap Oversize TorchR4.40
Scrap RebarR9.61
Scrap Washing MachinesR3.20
Scrap Water HeatersR3.20

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