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Boston scrap metal prices

April 16, 2018
Boston has a strong presence in the metals and scrap industry and can, at times, effect pricing trends for the Northeast region, depending on export activity.
 
Boston, Massachusetts is a delivered to export yard market displaying 20 steel and iron scrap grades and 2 grades of stainless steel with historical prices online dating back to 1995. Scrap Price Bulletin offers pricing and trends on the following metals in the Boston market: no. 1 heavy melting, no. 2 heavy melting, no. 1 dealer bundles, no. 2 bundles, no. 1 busheling, shredded scrap, machine shop turnings, shoveling turnings, no. 1 machinery cast, cupola cast and heavy breakable cast.
 
In this market, export transactions typically occur with Turkey, Taiwan, China, India, Russia, Korea and Mexico and other foreign countries. Boston is part of the Northeast region in the United States along with Buffalo, Philadelphia, New York, and Pittsburgh

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Boston
Prices as of February 13, 2017
Prices delivered to export yards per gross ton on cars Low High
No. 1 hvy. melting 173.00 175.00
No. 2 hvy. melting 163.00 165.00
No. 1 dealer bundles 248.00 250.00
No. 2 bundles 98.00 100.00
No. 1 busheling 248.00 250.00
Shredded scrap 233.00 235.00
Machine shop turnings 123.00 125.00
Shoveling turnings 123.00 125.00
No. 1 machinery cast 163.00 165.00
Cupola cast 163.00 165.00
Heavy breakable cast 153.00 155.00

Market Reports

Scrap prices rise higher in April on robust demand and tight supply

By Sean Barry - April 11, 2018

Due to some technical issues, some of our market reports have been condensed into one market roundup this month. We apologize for any inconvenience.