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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 11 December 2015

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

Summary

PRN prices are stable.

Across secondary non-ferrous metals, copper, nickel and aluminium secondary grades prices have been generally stable.

After continous falls in the past months across all high-value metals, platinum and palladium prices rebounded and gold prices are stable.

 

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 5-7 -
Aluminium 65-70 -
Steel 45-50 -
Plastics 50-70 -
Glass aggregate 9-10 -
Glass remelt 9-10 -
Wood 5-7 -
Mixed Energy  5-7 -

 

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  18.73 ↑0.95
Platinum scrap   13.65 ↑0.68
Palladium 11.62 ↑0.11
Fine gold 22.69 -
9ct gold 8.25 -
Fine silver 0.266 ↓0.005
925 silver 0.246 ↓0.005

 

 

White metals            £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 6405 -
43% tinman’s solder 4710 -
39% tinman’s solder 4170 -
29% plumber’s solder 2960 -
Solder joints 1440 -
6% mixed type metal 1020 -

 

Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1480 -
LM4 1550 -
LM6 1600 -
LM24 1500 -
LM25 1600 -
LM27 1500 -
Standard remelt ingots 1290 -
Mixed remelts 1230 -

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 1600-1700 -
Clean rod swarf 1500-1690 ↓10
Unsorted brass scrap 1500-1650 ↓40
Mixed brass scrap 1500-1650 ↓40

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 1990-2000 ↓100
GM borings 2000-2000 ↓100
Commercial PB scrap 2100-2150 ↓20
Brass and copper radiators 1100-1240 ↓100

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc base scrap 300-400 -
New cuttings 300-400 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 700-750 ↓30
Batteries 300-400 -

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 360-400 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 100-160 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 520-600 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 280-340 -
17% chrome iron 40-60 -
13% chrome iron 20-60 -
Pure nickel solids 4000 -
Pure tungsten 4100 -
Pure molybdenum 11000 ↓500
Pure cobalt 15591 ↓409
Wrought clean monel 2000-2200 -
Monel turnings 900-1000 -
70/30 cupronickel 2000-2200 -
90/10 cupronickel 1600-2000 -
Clean tungsten carbide 4200-4400 -
18/4/1 high-speed solids 100-160 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 40-80 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 100-140 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 20-60 -

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry Bright Wire 2500-2600 -
Greasy Bright Wire 2400-2500 -
Clean flat bus bar 2500-2570 -
No1 Burnt wire 2400-2580 -
No 2 burnt wire 2300-2400 ↓100
Cylinders 2340-2520 -
Clean and Painted 2310-2500 -
New copper tube 2500-2590 -
Heavy copper 2290-2380 ↓90
Braziery copper 1700-2000 -
Clean pyro cable 1200-1380 -
PVC pyro cable 400-600 -

 

 Cables £/tonne change
Household 960-1000 -
Low grade 440-500 -
Aluminium low grade 130-200 -

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 430-650 ↓10
Mixed alloy cuttings 580-610 -
Clean cast 570-670 -
Old rolled 350-420 -
Irony aluminium  90-180 -
Turnings 200-390 -
Loose litho 500-690 -
Clean aluminium wheels 600-700 -
 alu/copper radiators 890-930 -
Extrusion: clean 600-750 -
Extrusion: painted 500-690 -

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  30-50 -
Foundry short steel 50-70 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 40-65 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 30-55 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 30-50 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 40-55 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 5-20 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 5-20 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 25-50 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 5-20 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 10-30 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 10-30 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  40-60 -
Car engines 50-65 -

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