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Markets - Weekly Prices Update 19 September 2014

MRW’s regular reporting of movements in the markets for secondary materials

Summary

PRN prices are unchanged, while there was a mix of increases and falls in high value metal prices.

White metal secondary grades remain unchanged and there were some decreases in nickels and alloys prices.

Secondary grades of copper saw notable price increases, especially in no. 2 burnt wire and heavy copper. and cables increased in price this week whereas all other non-ferrous grades were stable.

Ferrous scrap metal prices were unchanged.

PRNs

Grade:£/tonnechange
Paper0.85-1-
Aluminium9-10-
Steel8-10-
Plastics25-27-
Glass:Aggregate19-20-
Glass: Remelt25-26-
Wood1.50-2-
Mixed Energy0.35-0.45-

 

High Value Metals

Grade:£/grammechange
Platinum26.41↓0.9
Platinum scrap19.26↓0.79
Palladium16.17↓0.84
Fine gold23.97↓1.97
9ct gold9.05↑0.02
Fine silver0.324↑0.13
925 silver0.316↑0.004

Non Ferrous Metals

White metals£/tonnechange
Mixed pewter6510-
43% tinman’s solder4860-
39% tinman’s solder4447-
29% plumber’s solder3080-
Solder joints1505-
6% mixed type metal1150-

 

Aluminium ingots£/tonnechange
LM21500-
LM41520-
LM61600-
LM241490-
LM251590-
LM271540-
Standard remelt ingots1300-
Mixed remelts1260-

 

Brass£/tonnechange
Cuttings2200-2450↑50
Clean rod swarf2100-2200-
Unsorted brass scrap2000-2200-
Mixed brass scrap2150-2200-

 

Bronze & gun metals£/tonnechange
Commercial GM scrap2800-3050↑50
GM borings2750-2900-
Commercial PB scrap2850-3000-
Brass and copper radiators1900-2150-

 

Zinc£/tonnechange
Zinc base scrap580-600-
New cuttings500-600-

 

Lead£/tonnechange
Collected scrap950-1000-
Batteries400-450-

 

Nickels and alloys£/tonnechange
18/8 stainless steel solids700-800↓40
18/8 stainless steel turnings300-400↓20
18/10/3 stainless steel solids1000-1220↓40
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings680-800↓40
17% chrome iron200-220-
13% chrome iron160-180-
Pure nickel solids7140↓200
Pure tungsten14420↑100
Pure molybdenum15460↑300
Pure cobalt19930↑300
Wrought clean monel4000-4260↓20
Monel turnings1800-1960↓20
70/30 cupronickel3500-3700↑80
90/10 cupronickel3000-3200↓20
Clean tungsten carbide13380-13780↑100
18/4/1 high-speed solids960-1060-
18/4/1 high-speed turnings270-360-
6/5/2 high-speed solids770-880-
6/5/2 high-speed turnings190-290-

 

Copper£/tonnechange
Dry Bright Wire3600-3700↑50
Greasy Bright Wire3500-3650↑50
Clean flat bus bar3550-3600↑50
No1 Burnt wire3400-3500↑50
No 2 burnt wire3350-3500↑100
Cylinders3100-3200-
Clean and Painted3350-3550↑50
New copper tube3550-3700↑100
Heavy copper3350-3500↑100
Braziery copper2850-3000-
Clean pyro cable1750-2100-
PVC pyro cable1400-1550↓50

 

Cables£/tonnechange
Household1200-1350↑50
Low grade770-800-
Aluminium low grade250-300-

 

Aluminium£-tonnechange
Pure cuttings700-800↓10
Mixed alloy cuttings700-800-
Clean cast750-900↑50
Old rolled650-750↑30
Irony aluminium250-360↑10
Turnings510-550↑10
Loose litho850-1000↑100
Clean aluminium wheels950-1000-
alu/copper radiators1550-1700↑100
Extrusion: clean850-900-
Extrusion: painted800-900-

 

Ferrous Metals

Ferrous£/tonnechange
Broken foundry cast iron102-115-
Foundry short steel112-150-
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate120-135-
Grade 1 5ft old steel102-140-
Grade 2 2ft old steel95-125-
Grade 4C new production steel bales130-150-
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron)70-95-
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings72-95-
Grade 8B mixed cuttings105-135-
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size)90-115-
Grade 10 light cast iron102-120-
Grade 11 cast iron borings90-115-
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap130-145-
Car engines160-185-

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