Tshwane Scrap Metal Prices - South Africa

Selling Scrap in Tshwane

Tshwane is a large city in the Gauteng region of South Africa that has population of over three million people. It has many great cultural landmarks and museums. And for those that are looking to get into the scrap metal industry in or around Tshwane it has much to offer.

We help those that are new to the scrap metal industry all the time, and after working with thousands of people there are some mistakes that are made more than any others. Follow our tips on avoiding them and getting ahead of the competition. Firstly, learn about scrap metals. So often we meet people who know nothing about different materials and how to tell them apart. Focusing too much time on the wrong materials and not making much money. Second, make sure you know the laws that govern the buying and selling scrap metal in South Africa. Below you will find more detail but make sure to know the laws before heading to the scrap yard to sell for the first time. Finally, make sure to gain as much experience in different aspects of the scrap metal industry as possible. Having many ways of acquiring materials is the one real way of making consistent profit when selling scrap metals. Follow these three tips and you will be ahead of half the people from the beginning.

The laws that govern how scrap metal can and cannot be sold around South Africa have changed over the past 10 years to reduce scrap metal theft. As mentioned above, understanding the laws is hugely important for being successful in this industry. First thing is to take ID as it is often need to sell or register with a scrap yard. New laws require documentation for some materials to be sold to scrap yards to prove that it is not stolen. This is not always the case, so the best thing to do is to speak to your local scrap yard in Tshwane to find out when you will need to bring documentation to sell them scrap metals. Make sure to visit a variety of scrap yards in Tshwane. Each will be different and it is important to find the one that best suits your needs. Our recommendation is to get know the owner. They will often provide local insider knowledge once you have been there many times.

An important thing to consider is you method for getting your hands on scrap metal. Most importantly it needs to be legal, so never take anything without direct permission from its owner. Offering a removal service is an amazing way of making money from scrap. When people get new household appliance they will be happy to give you their old one if you can take it from them. The same goes for scrap cars as they can be hard to get rid of. So if you can get cars scrapped, often owners will let you take their car for free. Building a removal business in your local area is a great way to get started and not only will it make you money, it will also help out your community. Scroll down to see the latest updated scrap metal prices for Tshwane.

Scrap Metal Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
Aluminium AlloyR34.76

Last Updated On 2024-04-24

Scrap Aluminium Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
Aluminium 1100R34.23
Aluminium 3003R34.23
Aluminium 356 Wheels (clean)R34.23
Aluminium 356 Wheels (dirty)R24.31
Aluminium 5052 ScrapR46.13
Aluminium 6061 ExtrusionsR30.26
Aluminium 6063 ExtrusionsR40.18
Aluminium 6063 Extrusions/FeR29.27
Aluminium/Cu RadiatorsR80.36
Aluminium/Cu/Fe RadiatorsR74.40
Aluminium RadiatorsR19.35
Aluminium/Fe RadiatorsR14.38
Breakage 50% RecoveryR10.91
Chrome WheelsR32.24
E.C. WireR53.07
Litho SheetsR34.23
Mixed Turnings R19.84
MLC ClipsR33.73
Aluminium Old CastR32.74
Aluminium Old SheetR32.24
Painted SidingR31.75
Zorba 90% NFR32.24
Aluminium Cans (clean)R24.80
Aluminium Cans (dirty)R12.40

Scrap Brass Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
Red BrassR94.94
Yellow BrassR89.35
Brass RodR87.23
Brass Hair WireR93.61
Brass PipeR85.10
Brass RadiatorsR72.33
Brass ShellsR80.42
Brass TurningsR82.12
Bronze TurningsR51.05
Dirty BrassR42.55
Dirty Brass RadiatorsR42.55
Plumbers BrassR85.10
Semi-Red BrassR86.38

Scrap Copper Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
#1 Bare Bright Copper WireR161.49
#1 Copper TubingR150.71
#1 Flashing CopperR150.72
#2 Copper TubingR142.11
#2/3 Mix CopperR137.81
#3 Copper with TarR129.19
#3 Roofing CopperR133.50
Dirty Roofing CopperR124.89
Electric Motors - CopperR111.97
Enameled CopperR127.04
Insulated Copper WireR129.19
Lead Coated CopperR108.95
Silver Plated CopperR137.81
Tin Coated CopperR120.58
Tin Insulated Copper WireR120.58

Scrap Lead Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
Lead BatteriesR8.41
Lead ShotR19.11
Lead Wheel WeightsR12.23
Solid LeadR25.61
Soft LeadR26.38

Scrap Zinc Prices per Kilogram

MetalPrice Per Kilo
New Zinc Die CastR32.70
Old Zinc Die CastR28.14

Scrap Gold Prices

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct GoldR520.52R16,190.05
14ct GoldR812.02R25,256.77
18ct GoldR1,041.07R32,380.83
22ct GoldR1,271.49R39,547.80
24ct GoldR1,387.94R43,169.76

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 BundleR3.89
#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