North West Scrap Metal Prices - South Africa

Selling Scrap in North West

North West is a province in South Africa with the capital city of Mahikeng. It is heavily influenced by the mining that takes place in the region. This makes it a great place for the trade of scrap metal.

If you are new to trading scrap metal the we have some tips to get you started. First, make sure to learn about the laws that govern the buying and selling of scrap metal within South Africa and the local customs in North West. Two important documents that you may need will be ID and a receipt. Often both of these will be needed to sell large amounts of material. If you are unsure the best way to educate yourself is by speaking to your local scrap yard owner. They will know all the local laws and local information. Also, don't be afraid to visit many different scrap yards. They will all have different prices and it is best to shop around to find the one that suits you.

Finding scrap metal can be difficult when you first get started. There are many methods for acquiring scrap metal. We will give you a few tips to get you started. First thing to remember is that the price per kilo of different material is massively different. Scrap copper is worth a lot more than scrap steel for example. The scrap metals, that are easiest to make a profit on, are copper, gold and aluminium. Copper can be found in wiring and has a great price. Gold can often be bought for below the scrap price and sold in bulk for a profit. Aluminium is used in household goods and car parts. It is not as valuable but much easier to get hold of. For the latest prices in North West look at the lists below.

Scrap Metal Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
AluminiumR44.05
Aluminium AlloyR40.87
CopperR171.77
BrassR130.38
LeadR38.51
NickelR304.13
TinR586.07
ZincR50.04

Last Updated On 2024-06-23

Scrap Aluminium Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
Aluminium 1100R30.39
Aluminium 3003R30.39
Aluminium 356 Wheels (clean)R30.39
Aluminium 356 Wheels (dirty)R21.58
Aluminium 5052 ScrapR40.96
Aluminium 6061 ExtrusionsR26.87
Aluminium 6063 ExtrusionsR35.68
Aluminium 6063 Extrusions/FeR25.99
Aluminium/Cu RadiatorsR71.36
Aluminium/Cu/Fe RadiatorsR66.07
Aluminium RadiatorsR17.18
Aluminium/Fe RadiatorsR12.77
TransformersR7.49
Breakage 50% RecoveryR9.69
Chrome WheelsR28.63
E.C. WireR47.13
Litho SheetsR30.39
Mixed Turnings R17.62
MLC ClipsR29.95
Aluminium Old CastR29.07
Aluminium Old SheetR28.63
Painted SidingR28.19
UBCR29.95
Zorba 90% NFR28.63
Aluminium Cans (clean)R22.02
Aluminium Cans (dirty)R11.01

Scrap Brass Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
Red BrassR88.69
Yellow BrassR83.48
Brass RodR81.49
Brass Hair WireR87.45
Brass PipeR79.50
Brass RadiatorsR67.58
Brass ShellsR75.13
Brass TurningsR76.72
BronzeR91.42
Bronze TurningsR47.69
Dirty BrassR39.75
Dirty Brass RadiatorsR39.75
Plumbers BrassR79.50
Semi-Red BrassR80.69

Scrap Copper Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
#1 Bare Bright Copper WireR150.50
#1 Copper TubingR140.46
#1 Flashing CopperR140.47
#2 Copper TubingR132.44
#2/3 Mix CopperR128.43
#3 Copper with TarR120.39
#3 Roofing CopperR124.41
Dirty Roofing CopperR116.39
Electric Motors - CopperR104.35
Enameled CopperR118.39
Insulated Copper WireR120.40
Lead Coated CopperR101.54
Silver Plated CopperR128.43
Tin Coated CopperR112.37
Tin Insulated Copper WireR112.37

Scrap Lead Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
Lead BatteriesR7.99
Lead ShotR18.17
Lead Wheel WeightsR11.63
Solid LeadR24.35
Soft LeadR25.07

Scrap Zinc Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
New Zinc Die CastR31.05
Old Zinc Die CastR26.73

Scrap Gold Prices

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct GoldR491.34R15,282.40
14ct GoldR766.49R23,840.40
18ct GoldR982.68R30,564.79
22ct GoldR1,200.17R37,329.48
24ct GoldR1,310.10R40,748.58

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
PalladiumR417.68R12,991.45
PlatinumR420.64R13,083.34
SilverR14.49R450.71

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

Scrap Prices for Steel per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
#1 BundleR3.89
#1 BushelingR4.03
#1 HMSR2.90
HMS 80/20R2.40
Sheet MetalR2.26
Shredded Auto ScrapR3.04
Structural SteelR2.86

Scrap Prices for Stainless Steel per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
201 SSR11.73
301 SSR17.53
304 SS SolidR25.10
304 SS TurningR21.66
309 SSR32.66
310 SSR49.51
316 SS SolidR32.66
330 SSR80.79

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 PreparedR3.09
Scrap #2 PreparedR3.43
Scrap #1 UnpreparedR2.40
Scrap #2 UnpreparedR2.58
Scrap Auto Slabs WholeR2.75
Scrap Cast IronR4.13
Scrap DishwashersR2.75
Scrap DryersR2.75
Scrap Oversize TorchR3.78
Scrap RebarR8.25
Scrap Washing MachinesR2.75
Scrap Water HeatersR2.75

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