Gauteng Scrap Metal Prices - South Africa

Selling Scrap in Gauteng

This small province 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 need 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 click here. 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
AluminiumR34.46
Aluminium AlloyR30.10
CopperR144.34
BrassR109.31
LeadR30.37
NickelR245.99
TinR440.70
ZincR41.33
Steel ScrapR7.05
Steel RebarR10.95

Last Updated On 2021-05-17

Non Ferrous Scrap Metal Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilogram
Scrap #1 Bare Bright Copper Wire38
Scrap #1 Copper Tubing53
Scrap #1 Flashing Copper49
Scrap #2 Copper Tubing35
Scrap #2/3 Mix Copper60
Scrap #3 Copper with Tar52
Scrap #3 Roofing Copper46
Scrap Aluminium Cans40
Scrap Aluminium Copper Radiators49
Scrap Aluminium Siding43
Scrap Aluminium Extrusion41
Scrap Aluminium Extrusion w/ Attachments50
Scrap Aluminium Thermopane46
Scrap Aluminium Copper Cutoffs58
Scrap Aluminium 606161
Scrap Aluminium 606362
Scrap Aluminium New Cast60
Scrap Aluminium Old Cast35
Scrap Aluminium Old Sheet46
Scrap Aluminium Wheels Clean64
Scrap Aluminium Wheels w/ Attachments50
Scrap Aluminium Turnings62
Scrap Aluminium Breakage34
Scrap Aluminium Shavings31
Scrap Aluminium Boat40
Scrap Aluminium Bumpers36
Scrap Aluminium Clips43
Scrap Aluminium Copper Coil47
Scrap Aluminium Diesel Tank35
Scrap Aluminium Engine Block46
Scrap Aluminium Litho57
Scrap Aluminium Radiators70
Scrap Aluminium Rims57
Scrap Aluminium Wire62
Scrap Aluminium Transformers61
Scrap Ballasts45
Scrap Brass (Red)70
Scrap Brass (Yellow)66
Scrap Brass Rod49
Scrap Brass Hair Wire30
Scrap Brass Pipe47
Scrap Brass Radiators43
Scrap Brass Shells69
Scrap Brass Turnings49
Scrap Bronze63
Scrap Bronze Turnings31
Scrap Car/Truck Batteries38
Scrap Catalytic Converters40
Scrap Christmas Lights31
Scrap Cast Aluminium38
Scrap Carbide68
Scrap CATV Wire54
Scrap Circuit Breakers60
Scrap Cobalt45
Scrap Communications Wire67
Scrap Compressors68
Scrap Clean ACR32
Scrap Clean Aluminium Wire62
Scrap Dirty ACR37
Scrap Dirty Aluminium Extrusion62
Scrap Dirty Aluminium Radiators37
Scrap Dirty Aluminium Turnings60
Scrap Dirty Brass58
Scrap Dirty Brass Radiators69
Scrap Dirty Roofing Copper40
Scrap Double Insulated Cable32
Scrap EC Wire62
Scrap Electric Motors - Aluminium57
Scrap Electric Motors - Copper38
Scrap Elevator Wire54
Scrap Enameled Copper47
Scrap Forktruck Battery62
Scrap F 7545
Scrap Fire Wire54
Scrap Gold63
Scrap Hastelloy Solids67
Scrap Hastelloy Turnings69
Scrap Heliax Wire30
Scrap Inconel63
Scrap Inconel 79243
Scrap Inconel 80032
Scrap Inconel 82538
Scrap Insulated Aluminium Wire61
Scrap Insulated Copper Wire62
Scrap Insulated Steel BX64
Scrap Lead Batteries62
Scrap Lead Coated Copper69
Scrap Lead Shot39
Scrap Lead Wheel Weights53
Scrap MarM24735
Scrap Monel69
Scrap Nickel41
Scrap Non Magnetic Stainless Steel38
Scrap Painted Aluminium34
Scrap Plumbers Brass49
Scrap Prepared Aluminium44
Scrap Pewter67
Scrap Platinum54
Scrap Romex Wire38
Scrap Sealed Units48
Scrap Silver Plated Copper58
Scrap Semi-Red Brass42
Scrap Silver44
Scrap Solid Core Heliax56
Scrap Stainless Steel34
Scrap Stainless Steel Heatsinks69
Scrap Stainless Steel Sinks60
Scrap Stainless Turnings55
Scrap Starters35
Scrap Steel Case Batteries42
Scrap THHN Wire37
Scrap Tin Coated Copper39
Scrap Tin Insulated Copper Wire52
Scrap Titanium 6-4 Clips58
Scrap T-1,4,5,1538
Scrap Tantalum (Air-Vac melt)32
Scrap Tungsten39
Scrap Tungsten Carbide62
Scrap Wiring Harness53

Scrap Gold Prices

In the table below you'll find today's scrap gold price for the different purities of gold.

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct GoldR303.70R9,446.17
14ct GoldR473.76R14,735.51
18ct GoldR607.38R18,891.72
22ct GoldR741.83R23,073.35
24ct GoldR809.76R25,186.48

Scrap Prices for other Precious Metals

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

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
PalladiumR949.29R29,526.18
PlatinumR406.80R12,652.75
SilverR10.21R317.47

Precious metal prices are usually set in troy ounces. One troy ounce (Oz) is equal to around 31.1 grams.

Ferrous Scrap Metal Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilogram
Scrap #1 Prepared35
Scrap #2 Prepared39
Scrap #1 Unprepared65
Scrap #2 Unprepared54
Scrap Auto Slabs Whole70
Scrap Busheling39
Scrap Cast Iron47
Scrap Dishwashers32
Scrap Dryers36
Scrap Oversize Torch53
Scrap Rebar70
Scrap Washing Machines52
Scrap Water Heaters39

Scrap Electronics Prices per Kilogram

ElectronicsPrice Per Kilogram
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