Northern Cape Scrap Metal Prices - South Africa

Selling Scrap in Northern Cape

The province of Northern Cape is the largest and least densely populated of all the provinces in South Africa. There is still plenty of opportunity for buying and selling scrap metal in Northern Cape.

The first thing to consider when starting in the scrap metal industry are the laws that control the trade of scrap metal in South Africa and the local rules and customs. While it depends on the value of your metal, ID and a receipt is often needed to sell scrap metal in South Africa. To get the most relevant info on laws in Northern Cape we recommend that you visit a scrap yard and ask about the laws that you will need follow so that you do not get in trouble.

Speaking of scrap yards, there are many great scrap yards in Northern Cape but make sure to visit as many as possible to find the best one for you. Each will have a particular area that they specialize in. The staff are the best people to speak to for inside local information since they have the most experience in the scrap metal industry in your area. They will have some great tips for find good quality scrap metal as well as their price per kilo for each metal.

If you don't already have a steady stream of scrap metal you will need to find a method to acquire it. We recommend taking anything available at first to get a good idea of what is available in your area. However, you will want to pay special attention to high value metals such as scrap copper, scrap aluminium and scrap gold. The price per kilo of aluminium isn't as high as scrap copper but it is much more readily available. It can be found in cars, consumer goods and cans. Wiring is the best place to search for scrap copper and it will get a high price.

Making money from scrap gold will take some knowledge. If you are able to identify the quality you will be able buy it some less then scrap price and sell for a small profit. Whenever looking for scrap make sure that you have the correct permissions to take it, even ask for a receipt. For the most up to date scrap prices per kilo in Northern Cape look below as we have the daily updated prices for all scrap metals (including the most valuable ones like copper,aluminium and gold).

Scrap Metal Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
Aluminium AlloyR34.97

Last Updated On 2024-02-27

Scrap Aluminium Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
Aluminium 1100R28.53
Aluminium 3003R28.53
Aluminium 356 Wheels (clean)R28.53
Aluminium 356 Wheels (dirty)R20.26
Aluminium 5052 ScrapR38.45
Aluminium 6061 ExtrusionsR25.22
Aluminium 6063 ExtrusionsR33.49
Aluminium 6063 Extrusions/FeR24.40
Aluminium/Cu RadiatorsR66.99
Aluminium/Cu/Fe RadiatorsR62.02
Aluminium RadiatorsR16.13
Aluminium/Fe RadiatorsR11.99
Breakage 50% RecoveryR9.10
Chrome WheelsR26.88
E.C. WireR44.24
Litho SheetsR28.53
Mixed Turnings R16.54
MLC ClipsR28.12
Aluminium Old CastR27.29
Aluminium Old SheetR26.88
Painted SidingR26.46
Zorba 90% NFR26.88
Aluminium Cans (clean)R20.67
Aluminium Cans (dirty)R10.34

Scrap Brass Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
Red BrassR83.25
Yellow BrassR78.36
Brass RodR76.49
Brass Hair WireR82.08
Brass PipeR74.63
Brass RadiatorsR63.43
Brass ShellsR70.52
Brass TurningsR72.01
Bronze TurningsR44.77
Dirty BrassR37.31
Dirty Brass RadiatorsR37.31
Plumbers BrassR74.63
Semi-Red BrassR75.75

Scrap Copper Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
#1 Bare Bright Copper WireR141.73
#1 Copper TubingR132.27
#1 Flashing CopperR132.28
#2 Copper TubingR124.72
#2/3 Mix CopperR120.94
#3 Copper with TarR113.38
#3 Roofing CopperR117.16
Dirty Roofing CopperR109.61
Electric Motors - CopperR98.27
Enameled CopperR111.50
Insulated Copper WireR113.39
Lead Coated CopperR95.62
Silver Plated CopperR120.94
Tin Coated CopperR105.83
Tin Insulated Copper WireR105.83

Scrap Lead Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
Lead BatteriesR8.46
Lead ShotR19.22
Lead Wheel WeightsR12.30
Solid LeadR25.76
Soft LeadR26.53

Scrap Zinc Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
New Zinc Die CastR28.51
Old Zinc Die CastR24.54

Scrap Gold Prices

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct GoldR458.18R14,250.99
14ct GoldR714.76R22,231.63
18ct GoldR916.36R28,501.98
22ct GoldR1,119.18R34,810.43
24ct GoldR1,221.71R37,999.33

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

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

Scrap Prices for Steel per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
#1 BundleR3.88
#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 SSR11.72
301 SSR17.53
304 SS SolidR25.09
304 SS TurningR21.65
309 SSR32.65
310 SSR49.49
316 SS SolidR32.65
330 SSR80.76

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 IronR4.12
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