Posted: June 14th, 2012 | Author: peeladmin | Filed under: Company News, Recycling History, Urban Mining | Tags: Brazil, China, economic growth, global demand, India, Korea, metal economy, metal prices, Russia, scrap metal prices, Turkey | No Comments »
All of us at Peel Scrap Metal like to take the time to talk with our customers. Some of us, because of the nature of our work, are less able to do this but our buyers and managers certainly always try to make a point of it.
Not only do we enjoy it, but these conversations help us to get a handle on what our customers think about our service, which helps us do a better job. We also enjoy it because it helps us get to get to know our customers, and this is the key to helping provide them with useful information and sometimes to put them in touch with others.
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Posted: May 6th, 2010 | Author: peeladmin | Filed under: Scrap Copper Recycling | Tags: chopping line, copper prices, copper the new gold, insulated wire, metal prices, price of copper, scrap copper recycling | No Comments »
#1 Bright Coppper
If you look through some of the literature on copper, you might be surprised to learn that copper is often referred to as the metal with a PHD in economics. A bellweather for the base metals, it is highly sensitive to economic trends and therefore closely tied to the business cycle.
As a vital raw material in construction, electronics and power transmission, the theory is that the price of copper is the canary in the coal mine – a harbinger of what is going to come next. Rising copper prices signal a growing economy and falling copper prices signal an impending slowdown.