Gauteng Scrap Metal Prices - South Africa

Selling Scrap in Gauteng

Gauteng is a small province that has the nickname "the place of gold". This is not a surprise given how great Gauteng is for buying and scrap metal. It has a huge population of 15 million people, the majority of whom live in Johannesburg. One of the best places in all of South Africa, with amazing scrap yards and opportunities to source great material.

The first thing that is important to be aware of is the laws that control the buying and selling of scrap metal with in South Africa. To be safe make sure to take identification and a receipt of you material if possible. These documents are needed to sell scrap metal in South Africa. To best understand the local laws and customs in Gauteng visit your local scrap yard and speak to the staff. This will give you the chance to get to know them and learn from them about the local area.

Also, don't be afraid to visit multiple scrap yards, Gauteng is full of excellent scrap yards and visiting as many as possible will help find the best scrap yard for you. If you are not sure on how to source scrap, our team recommends looking out for metals that are high in price and common. Scrap copper and scrap aluminium fit this criteria. This can be in the form of old wire, kitchen equipment, building supplies or tools. Ask around your local community for old scrap. Often people are happy for you to take things they no longer want. If you are interested in buying and selling scrap metal in other parts of South Africa then browse around our site for the best scrap metal prices. If you want to know the latest scrap metal prices in Gauteng for all types of scrap metal look below!

Scrap Metal Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
AluminiumR44.67
Aluminium AlloyR35.82
CopperR160.76
BrassR126.62
LeadR37.95
NickelR499.92
TinR550.50
ZincR60.35
Steel ScrapR7.12
Steel RebarR11.87

Last Updated On 2023-01-30

Scrap Aluminium Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
Aluminium 1100R30.82
Aluminium 3003R30.82
Aluminium 356 Wheels (clean)R30.82
Aluminium 356 Wheels (dirty)R21.89
Aluminium 5052 ScrapR41.54
Aluminium 6061 ExtrusionsR27.25
Aluminium 6063 ExtrusionsR36.18
Aluminium 6063 Extrusions/FeR26.35
Aluminium/Cu RadiatorsR72.36
Aluminium/Cu/Fe RadiatorsR67.00
Aluminium RadiatorsR17.42
Aluminium/Fe RadiatorsR12.95
TransformersR7.59
Breakage 50% RecoveryR9.83
Chrome WheelsR29.03
E.C. WireR47.79
Litho SheetsR30.82
Mixed Turnings R17.87
MLC ClipsR30.37
Aluminium Old CastR29.48
Aluminium Old SheetR29.03
Painted SidingR28.59
UBCR30.37
Zorba 90% NFR29.03
Aluminium Cans (clean)R22.33
Aluminium Cans (dirty)R11.17

Scrap Brass Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
Red BrassR86.13
Yellow BrassR81.07
Brass RodR79.14
Brass Hair WireR84.93
Brass PipeR77.21
Brass RadiatorsR65.63
Brass ShellsR72.96
Brass TurningsR74.50
BronzeR88.79
Bronze TurningsR46.32
Dirty BrassR38.60
Dirty Brass RadiatorsR38.60
Plumbers BrassR77.21
Semi-Red BrassR78.37

Scrap Copper Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
#1 Bare Bright Copper WireR140.85
#1 Copper TubingR131.46
#1 Flashing CopperR131.46
#2 Copper TubingR123.95
#2/3 Mix CopperR120.20
#3 Copper with TarR112.68
#3 Roofing CopperR116.44
Dirty Roofing CopperR108.93
Electric Motors - CopperR97.66
Enameled CopperR110.81
Insulated Copper WireR112.68
Lead Coated CopperR95.03
Silver Plated CopperR120.20
Tin Coated CopperR105.17
Tin Insulated Copper WireR105.17

Scrap Lead Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
Lead BatteriesR7.87
Lead ShotR17.90
Lead Wheel WeightsR11.46
Solid LeadR23.99
Soft LeadR24.71

Scrap Zinc Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
New Zinc Die CastR37.45
Old Zinc Die CastR32.23

Scrap Gold Prices

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct GoldR386.94R12,035.30
14ct GoldR603.64R18,775.38
18ct GoldR773.89R24,070.59
22ct GoldR945.18R29,398.26
24ct GoldR1,031.76R32,091.25

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
PalladiumR662.77R20,614.43
PlatinumR407.67R12,679.89
SilverR10.81R336.31

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

Scrap Prices for Steel per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
#1 BundleR3.92
#1 BushelingR4.06
#1 HMSR2.92
HMS 80/20R2.42
Sheet MetalR2.28
Shredded Auto ScrapR3.06
Structural SteelR2.89

Scrap Prices for Stainless Steel per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
201 SSR11.82
301 SSR17.68
304 SS SolidR25.30
304 SS TurningR21.84
309 SSR32.93
310 SSR49.91
316 SS SolidR32.93
330 SSR81.45

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 PreparedR3.12
Scrap #2 PreparedR3.46
Scrap #1 UnpreparedR2.42
Scrap #2 UnpreparedR2.60
Scrap Auto Slabs WholeR2.77
Scrap Cast IronR4.16
Scrap DishwashersR2.77
Scrap DryersR2.77
Scrap Oversize TorchR3.81
Scrap RebarR8.32
Scrap Washing MachinesR2.77
Scrap Water HeatersR2.77

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