Metal Prices USA – Mostly Lower in June 2013

June 12 2013  – scrap metals have mostly gone down this month so far.  Here are some latest scrap metal prices across the country:

Mazza Scrap Metal – Neptune NJ

Prices per pound:
#1 Copper $2.75
#2 Copper $2.60
Light Copper $2.00
ACR Clean $1.10
ACR Dirty $0.90
ACR Ends $0.20
Brass $1.70
Dirty Brass $0.75
Faucets $0.65
Brass Car Rads $0.75


YIEH reports that Japan’s H2 scrap average prices remained flat – average prices of Japanese H2 scrap in Kanto, Central and Kansai region were at ¥30,978/ton in the first week of June, remaining flat from a week ago.  Average price of H2 scrap in Kanto region was at ¥32,250/ton; that in Central region was at 28,120/ton and that in Kansai regions was at ¥33,563/ton, all keeping unchanged from a week ago.

Fair Salvage Company – Clare Division 2731 E. Grass Lake Rd, Clare, MI 48617 reports Aluminum radiators, stainless, clean wheels, unc extruded, batteries and steel case batteries are down while die cast is up. Some of their current scrap metal prices:

COPPER Per Pound:

NO. 1 $2.80
NO. 2 $2.65
NO. 3 $2.50
INS. #1 $1.85
INS. #2 $1.00
INS. #3 $0.65
Christmas Lights $0.35

BRASS Per Pound:
RED $1.85
YELLOW $1.75
IRONY $0.40

All prices above are subject to change.