Scrap Metal Prices and Copper Per Kilo | South Africa

Scrap Metal Prices Per Kilo

Scrap metal prices per kilogram in South Africa are consistently changing and it is a challenge for us here at Scrap Metal Pricer to keep up with all of those changes. Ultimately however, we have been around for many years now and are continually updating all of our prices for locations all over South Africa. Currently we provide provide scrap metal prices for Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg, Soweto, Pretoria, Port Elizabeth, Pietermaritzburg, Benoni, Tembisa and East London too. As you can see, we essentially cover all over the country and all regions from the Western Cape right through to the Eastern Cape, Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal too. We are always making sure that we cover all of the different metals and we are pleased to announce that we now have updated prices for aluminium, copper, lead, iron, steel, silver and gold

Price of Scrap Metal

It is fairly common knowledge that there is a lot of scrap metal up for grabs throughout South Africa, particularly in the following cities; Cape Town, Johannesburg, Pretoria and Durban. This is not the sole extent of locations where you can find scrap metal, it’s fairly common all over the place, however these are towns that have a lot of mining going on. Scrap metal yards will accept a lot of different types of materials and will generally reward you with a fairly large sum of money for recycling it. Some forms of scrap metal will sell for a lot more than others, the most valuable forms are copper, lead and aluminium. Some of the rarer types of metal, such as precious metals like gold and silver sell for a lot, but as you already know these are substantially more difficult to have simply lying around in your home. If you are keen on making a significant amount of money for recycling your scrap copper or scrap aluminium then you should plan ahead and have a price in mind before you go to a dealer. The table situated on the right hand side of this website provides some detailed information about this and should be used when you plan on selling your metal.

Scrap Metal Recycling Prices

Below you will find an update list of the most recent scrap metal prices for South Africa. This is a list comprised of the average prices across the entire of South Africa and so it is designed to provide you all with some sort of an idea of what you will receive for your scrap metal. If you would like some more specific and accurate prices then please navigation to the regional sections of our website:

MaterialScrap Metal Prices – South Africa
Copper25 R to 35 R per Kilo
Mixed Copper20 R to 60 R per Kilo
Copper Wire20 R to 65 R per Kilo
Stainless Steel15 R to 35 R per Kilo
Mixed Steel15 R to 30 R per Kilo
Aluminium7.50 R to 20 R per Kilo
Aluminium Cans1 R to 2 R per can
Iron3 R to 5 R per Kilo
Cast Iron3 R to 5 R per Kilo
Brass15 R to 30 R per Kilo
Mixed Brass30 R to 45 R per Kilo
Lead7.50 R to 20 R per Kilo
Battery15 R to 60 R per battery

We also provide updated scrap metal prices for other countries across the world here:

United States
New Zealand
United Kingdom

6 thoughts on “Scrap Metal Prices and Copper Per Kilo | South Africa”

  1. Hi

    I’m very pleased with your price on aluminium cans in Cape town.

    Is there a way that I can sell mine
    directly to you?

    Kind regards

  2. Good day I decided to start recycling ♻️ as much as possible and would like to get the necessary information from you guys would like to know with who can I talk to find out more about how it works .. I’m currently living in benoni and would like to know who can I contact to get more information on this matter ..

  3. How much for mild steel that you get in your different colours and casings. Scrap price per kg in eastern cape

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