Latest News from Calbag Metals

Sep
7

Scrap Metal Prices, the Silver Lining

Scrap metal prices SOAR, with nickel leading the charge. Since June 5th, London Metal Exchange (LME) nickel prices have increased 37.4%, copper prices increased 23.7%, and aluminum prices increased 8.5% (See our 'Metals Prices' charts for additional metal pricing trends). After years of suppressed scrap metal prices we're seeing a silver (and copper, and gold, and aluminum...) lining to the dark…
Jun
27
stop oregon litter

Stop Oregon Litter & Vandalism

Stop Oregon Litter and Vandalism, also known as Solve.  SOLVE Oregon brings community together to clean up the environment and protect it for the future. Gathering early Saturday morning, Calbag employees and their families picked up and collected…
May
12
Electronic Drop Off

Where Electronic Drop Off – Pays Off

Do you know where to find an electronic drop off for recycling?  Understanding how and where electronics can be recycled is important as these devices often contain dangerous chemicals and metals. When electronics end up in landfills, those chemicals and metals can leach, or enter the soil, moving down through the bedrock with the rains, and enter our waterways, poisoning…
May
3

Copper Value 11-Week Roller Coaster

Copper Value 11-Week Roller Coaster - Since February 1st, copper value has undulated violently, with 15 moves of 5 cents/lb or more. Weekly changes have averaged 12.8 cents/lb, more than 3 cents/lb higher than the average change of the prior 11 weeks was…
Apr
28

China Tightening Restrictions on Scrap Import

Calbag Metals is well-positioned to meet the challenge of tighter scrap import restrictions as China prepares to expand its ban of scrap material. The People’s Republic of China is the largest consumer of scrap copper products, purchasing more than half of the world’s scrap copper supply in 2015, but is poised to prohibit certain scrap metals, including insulated copper wire (ICW), radiators,…

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Dang that's the only day I'll had off for awhile! Oh well I guess my pile of scrap can wait a few more months 😂

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