Buffalo scrap metal prices
January 19, 2021
Buffalo is a broker buying market that is driven nearly exclusively by Nucor Steel Auburn, Inc., a mill that according to its website specializes in carbon steel angles, channels, flats, reinforcing bars, rounds and squares. Scrap Price Bulletin’s coverage of the Buffalo market includes pricing for a wide range of scrap grades—including prime, cut, frag and foundry material.
Scrap Price Bulletin produces steel and iron scrap prices for no. 1 heavy melting, no. 1 busheling, shredded scrap, machine shop turnings, plate and structural scrap (2 ft. and under and 5 ft. and under)
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Prices as of November 18, 2019
Ferrous scrap prices surge in Dec on supply shortage
By Sean Barry - December 6, 2019
North American ferrous scrap prices continued to build traction in December and booked mostly $30 per gross ton gains in the north and Midwest, while prices in southern regions like Birmingham were up $40 on last month amid a lack of nearby material on the ground.