Continuing Iron Age's Century-Long Tradition

Recycling Industry

Recyclers of ferrous scrap have been turning to Fastmarkets SPB (formerly known as Iron Age) for trusted benchmark prices in ferrous scrap. Scrap yards, recycling companies and municipalities use Fastmarkets SPB prices in contracts or market forecasts as a benchmark in the ferrous scrap industry.  With more than 52 various grades of prime, obsolete, frag and industrial grades of steel and iron scrap, the prices you reference most in your preferred region are likely below.   


Regions we cover:

Boston  •  Birmingham  •  Buffalo  •  Chicago  •  Cincinnati  • 


About our prices

Fastmarkets SPB, often referred to as Iron Age, has been covering the steel and iron scrap markets for more than 160 years and is the weekly source of ferrous scrap metal pricing. Covering 18 markets in the US and Canada, Fastmarkets SPB provides a credible benchmark for use in negotiating contracts, price modeling, analyzing market conditions and developing strategies for any business reliant on the ferrous scrap markets. In addition to our regionally assessed prices for steel and iron scrap, Fastmarkets SPB provides alternative iron pricing, regional production data for the steel industry and monthly outlook information on the availability and future price trends of ferrous scrap.