Tag Archives: ferrous

How sharp is your scrap metal knowledge? Even the most seasoned scrappers can be stumped! In the spirit of school starting back up, we thought it would be fun to test your scrap know-how. Maybe you already know it all, … Continue reading

Honoring Our Troops Today, Every Day Memorial Day is a day to remember those who have given their lives in the pursuit of freedom. It’s a difficult day to celebrate for many, but an honor to call America our home … Continue reading

Children & recycling—what’s the connection? The world is growing at an exponential rate, leaving our young children and future generations with less and less space for living and growing. This is one of the most critical reasons why recycling needs … Continue reading

Commonly referred to as ‘Doctor Copper,’ this metal is the best indicator of global economic health. And the doc isn’t feeling so hot lately. Using current weekly copper charts, there’s an indication of a downward projection for copper prices. According … Continue reading

What’s Going On In the Market? We’re going to be straight with you—the metal industry is a little ‘sick’ right now. Rather than brushing it under the rug, let’s talk about it and explore what’s happening in the industry right … Continue reading

TT&E Iron and Metal is here for your recycling needs. Here are our guidelines when you come to visit us: Walk-ins are always welcome! For customers driving through the scales, safety requires that all customers and passengers must stay in … Continue reading

This month in January 1933, the Golden Gate Bridge is born. Construction began on the bridge as workers begin excavating 3.25 million cubic feet of dirt for the structure’s huge anchorages. Things You May Not Know About the Golden Gate … Continue reading

Iron & steel scrap, also referred to as ferrous material, can come to a scrapyard from end of life products or as waste from the manufacturing process. Ferrous metals and alloys contain iron; non-ferrous materials do not. But it’s not so … Continue reading

January 19, 2015, is the day that the world will celebrate the birthday of the greatest activist, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. As a country currently in its second term with its first black president, it is definitely a testament … Continue reading

Nonferrous metals, including aluminum, copper, lead, nickel, tin, zinc and others, are among the few materials that do not degrade or lose their chemical or physical properties in the recycling process.