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Category Archives: Metal Prices

Tough 1st Quarter to Hopefully Act as Catalyst

As we all know, this past winter did not do much for the manufacturing industry. Particularly, in construction and material recycling. There has been struggle across most industries, however it looks like things have been beginning to come back around. … Continue reading

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Dependence on Rare Earth Metals and Today’s Technical Device Recycling

There has been a lot of discussion regarding China’s hold over the majority of the planet’s rare earth metals. Since China has the majority of these precious metals and they have become more and more unwilling to share them, the … Continue reading

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Commonly Asked Scrap Metal Recycling Questions

For over 30 years, we’ve been providing non-ferrous scrap metal recycling to countless customers. Over the years, we’ve gotten many questions about the process, what can and can’t be recycled, and other considerations. Of course we welcome any and all … Continue reading

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Waiting With Baited Breath – The Challenge of Uncertain Times

A lack of stability always takes a toll on the market. Without a clear idea of what’s going to happen, people lack the confidence to invest. We end up with a situation where everyone is holding onto what they have. … Continue reading

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The Changing World and its Effects on the Scrap Industry: The Dollar

The most challenging aspect of buying and selling scrap metal is keeping up with changing prices. A metal can be worth one amount in the morning and another amount by the afternoon. That’s because the metal market is very volatile. … Continue reading

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