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Metal Thieves Find Markets at Illegal Scrap Yards

Posted on August 23rd, 2012 by admin

As new scrap laws are being discussed in an effort of combating scrap theft, it has been wildly popular for those that oppose stricter rules and restrictions being placed on the shoulders of scrap yards to point out the possible outcome of the rise of illegal scrap yards. It appears this very same instance is [...]

Our New Haven Facility – UPGRADED!!

Posted on August 21st, 2012 by admin

If you’ve ever wandered into our New Haven scrap yard out on 26 Mile Road, in the past you quite commonly encountered excessive amounts of mud, the occasional dust storm, and all around tough conditions based on the weather.  Well, we listened to the criticisms of our valued customers, and we’ve just wrapped up an [...]

Say What???

Posted on August 6th, 2012 by admin

Our New T-Shirts Are In! Win Yours TODAY!!

Posted on June 20th, 2012 by admin

Our latest t-shirts have arrived!! Get them while they’re hot!!  Every handful of customers at each location, we will ask a customer one of our scrap trivia questions.  Answer the question correctly, and the t-shirt is yours!! Answer wrong, and better luck next time!!! We’ll be running the promotion as long as supplies last.  And [...]

Detroit Ferrous Scrap Market Tumbles $50 per Ton

Posted on June 6th, 2012 by admin

Ferrous prices have plummeted $50 per gross ton across all grades in Detroit, with one mill leading the way to settle the market late Tuesday. Buying volumes for June have eased from a month ago, sources said, as mills cater to planned outages and softer demand for finished steel products. One major mill first entered [...]

Josh Gracin’s Hoedown Stage – Built by DETROIT!!

Posted on May 30th, 2012 by admin

“WHAT?!?” was my initial reaction when I saw this awesome piece of work that was done by Josh Gracin, BASIC METALS!! and Polansky Designs. Josh said, “They are the ones that brought my dream stage to light!” You can check this sweet Detroit made drum riser out on Friday Night, June 8th, of the Downtown [...]

Always happy to help out the local community – especially with the youth of the area – the owners of Basic Metals were proud to accept an invite to participate in New Haven High School’s version of Shark Tank. If you’re unfamiliar with the show, Shark Tank is a reality show on ABC where inventors, [...]

Driving a Hi-Lo…LIKE A BOSS!

Posted on May 3rd, 2012 by admin

Valued at over $60 billion, the United States ferrous and nonferrous scrap metal recycling industry continues to grow, driven by a recovering U.S. economy, a growing Asian economy, and the growing demand for products manufactured with recycled materials. M&A has continued among the major players, including PSC Metals, Metalico, Nucor, Schnitzer and SIMS Metal Management. [...]

Congratulations as well to our TV Giveaway winner for April at our New Haven location – Jeff Chmielewski!!  Enjoy the TV Jeff!!!