Ferrous Metal Prices

* For our archived ferrous metal price indicators, click on the Metal Prices Archive link to the left - or you can also see below for 2013 price indicators *

Metal recycling is one of the largest recycling industries within the UK. The prices shown here provide an indication of the sums that may be paid within the metals recycling industry by typically medium and larger sized businesses who are receiving material from merchants and local collectors. Our prices are guide prices and aim to give a good indication of the market price but cannot be guaranteed.

The letsrecycle.com ferrous prices are usually revised mid-month.

Within the trade the quality of material presented, volumes and regularity of supply will influence the prices paid.

Price indicators are in £ per tonne (not dollars).

Ferrous metal prices 2014

Ferrous £ per tonne

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
0A plate & girder 195 - 205 160 - 170 170 - 180
No 1 old steel scrap 185 - 195 145 - 150 155 - 160
No 2 old steel scrap 175 - 185 140 - 145 150 - 160
4A low residual bales 190 - 195 150 - 160 155 - 165
4C new production bales 190 - 200 170 - 175 175 - 180
light iron 130 - 140 80 - 95 92 - 102
7B mixed steel turnings 160 - 165 120 - 125 135 - 140
8B mixed steel cuttings 170 - 180 145 - 155 150 - 155
9 - 10 cast 170 - 180 130 - 150 140 - 150
11 cast iron borings 140 - 145 115 - 125 120 - 127
Cars 130 - 140 95 - 100 100 - 105
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
0A plate & girder
No 1 old steel scrap
No 2 old steel scrap
4A low residual bales
4C new production bales
light iron
7B mixed steel turnings
8B mixed steel cuttings
9 - 10 cast
11 cast iron borings
Cars

Ferrous £ per tonne

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Ferrous £ per tonne

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