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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 10 February 2017

 

 

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

Summary

All high value metals rose in price.

Mixed brass scrap went up by £100 per tonne.

The GM grades and PB scrap all went up by £50 per tonne.

The aluminium grades were mainly stable except for a few which all rose by £50 per tonne, reversing the decline the previous week.

Two copper grades went down by £50, while three grades went up, two by £50, one by £100. The rest were stable.

Lead scrap increased £50 this week after falling the same amount the week previous.

Zinc prices rose for the second week in a row.

The nickel and alloys grades were mainly quiet except for a few which rose in price.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 0.50-0.75 -
Aluminium 10 -
Steel 10 -
Plastics 25 -
Glass aggregate 12-13 -
Glass remelt 12-13 -
Wood 1.50 -
Mixed energy  0.30 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  26.15 ↑0.42
Platinum scrap   19.02 ↑0.59
Palladium 19.82 ↑0.25
Fine gold 31.73 ↑0.43
9ct gold 11.56 ↑0.87
Fine silver 0.409 ↑0.006
925 silver 0.378 ↑0.005

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 2400-2500 -
Clean rod swarf 2250-2300 -
Unsorted brass scrap 2400-2450 -
Mixed brass scrap 2550-2700 ↑100

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3050-3150 ↑50
GM borings 2950-3050 ↑50
Commercial PB scrap 3150-3250 ↑50
Brass & copper radiators 2350-2500 ↑100

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 850-900 ↑50
Mixed alloy cuttings 700-850 -
Clean cast 700-850 -
Old rolled 600-750 ↑50
Irony aluminium  200-250 -
Turnings 400-500 -
Loose litho 1050-1100 ↑50
Clean aluminium wheels 900-1000 -
Alu/copper radiators 1500-1600 -
Extrusion: clean 1000-1100 ↑50
Extrusion: painted 950-1050 ↑50

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4100-4300 ↑100
Greasy bright wire 3900-4000 -
Clean flat bus bar 3950-4050 -
No 1 burnt wire 3900-4000 -
No 2 burnt wire 3525-3600 -
Cylinders 3400-3500 -
Clean and painted 3600-3750 ↓50
New copper tube 3800-4000 -
Heavy copper 3600-3750 ↓50
Braziery copper 3200-3400 ↑100
Clean pyro cable 1800-1950 ↑50
PVC pyro cable 1400-1550 ↑50

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1300-1400 -
Low grade 800-850 -
Aluminium low grade 200-300 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1300-1400 ↑50
Batteries 500-560 -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc base scrap 950-1050 ↑50
New cuttings 950-1050 ↑50

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 700-780 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 320-380 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 940-1080 ↑20
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 460-560 -
17% chrome iron 260-340 -
13% chrome iron 220-280 -
Pure nickel solids  6780 ↑20
Pure tungsten  7380 ↑100
Pure molybdenum  11740 ↑96
Pure cobalt  30646 ↑1215
Wrought clean monel 3140-3180 -
Monel turnings 1780-1840 -
70/30 cupronickel 3440-3580 -
90/10 cupronickel 3180-3360 ↑20
Clean tungsten carbide 6160-6280 -
18/4/1 high-speed solids 220-260 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 190-210 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 230-260 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 160-190 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 8939 -
39% tinman’s solder 6118 -
29% plumber’s solder 4438 -
Solder joints 2479 -
6% mixed type metal 1823 -
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1660 -
LM4 1700 -
LM6 1905 -
LM24 1570 -
LM25 1885 -
LM27 1700 -
Standard remelt ingots 1450 -
Mixed remelts 1500 -

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  70-100 -
Foundry short steel 90-110 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 125-130 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 90-100 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 80-100 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 80-95 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 50-70 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 50-70 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 70-100 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 60-80 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 70-85 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 40-65 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  100-110 -
Car engines 80-100 -
     

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