Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of MRW, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 12 August 2016

 

 

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

Summary

Steel PRN prices fell by £5 per tonne to £14 per tonne and plastic PRNs fell £3 to £31 per tonne.

All the high value metals grades rose in price for a second week in a row. Palladium prices continues on an upward trend since July, rising this week by £0.83 per gramme to £17.96 per gramme. Gold rose by £0.09 per gramme to £33.34 per gramme.

Three of the four brass grades fell in price by £50 per tonne. Mixed brass scrap prices did not change.

The price of GM scrap and GM borings both rose by £75 per tonne and £25 per tonne respectively. PB scrap prices fell by £100 per tonne to £2,400 per tonne.

There were various price rises and falls across the aluminium grades of £15 to £50 per tonne. Aluminium pure cuttings rose in price by £25 per tonne to £750 per tonne while loose litho prices fell by £50 per tonne to £800 per tonne.

Copper also had various grades rise and fall in price. No 1 burnt wire prices fell £25 per tonne to £3,100 per tonne while heavy copper prices rose by £50 per tonne to £2,925.

Lead scrap prices fell by £50 per tonne to £975 per tonne.

There were various price rises across the nickel and alloy grades but no price falls.

The price of aluminium ingots also rose across all the grades of £60 to £100 per tonne.

The ferrous metal grades saw small price increases of £5 to £10 per tonne.

 

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 0.75-1 -
Aluminium 17-19 -
Steel 13-15 ↓5
Plastics 30-32 ↓3
Glass aggregate 11-12 -
Glass remelt 11-12 -
Wood 1.5-2 -
Mixed energy  0.70-1 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  29.08 ↑0.76
Platinum scrap   21.20 ↑0.55
Palladium 17.96 ↑0.83
Fine gold 33.34 ↑0.09
9ct gold 12.13 ↑0.04
Fine silver 0.449 ↑0.011
925 silver 0.415 ↑0.010

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 1800-2050 ↓50
Clean rod swarf 1700-1900 ↓50
Unsorted brass scrap 1850-1950 ↓50
Mixed brass scrap 2000-2150 -

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 2400-2500 ↑75
GM borings 2175-2350 ↑25
Commercial PB scrap 2300-2500 ↓100
Brass & copper radiators 1700-1850 -

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 700-800 ↑25
Mixed alloy cuttings 600-715 ↑15
Clean cast 600-750 -
Old rolled 500-650 -
Irony aluminium  150-250 ↑25
Turnings 350-450 ↓25
Loose litho 700-900 ↓50
Clean aluminium wheels 750-900 ↓25
Alu/copper radiators 1250-1450 -
Extrusion: clean 750-950 ↑50
Extrusion: painted 750-900 ↑50

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 3200-3400 -
Greasy bright wire 2850-3100 -
Clean flat bus bar 3000-3250 ↓50
No 1 burnt wire 3000-3200 ↓25
No 2 burnt wire 2700-2900 ↓50
Cylinders 2600-2750 ↓75
Clean and painted 2800-3050 ↑25
New copper tube 3000-3250 -
Heavy copper 2800-3050 ↑50
Braziery copper 2500-2600 -
Clean pyro cable 1500-1600 -
PVC pyro cable 1000-1200 -

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 900-1000 -
Low grade 550-700
Aluminium low grade 150-200 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 900-1050 ↓50
Batteries 400-500 -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc base scrap 400-550 -
New cuttings 400-550 -

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 580-680 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 240-340 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 820-920 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 420-480 -
17% chrome iron 160-200 -
13% chrome iron 140-160 -
Pure nickel solids  5500 -
Pure tungsten  5200 ↑300
Pure molybdenum  11898 ↑275
Pure cobalt  19958 ↑274
Wrought clean monel 2460-2680 -
Monel turnings 1260-1480 -
70/30 cupronickel 3040-3180 ↑100
90/10 cupronickel 2880-2940 -
Clean tungsten carbide 4600-4900 ↑100
18/4/1 high-speed solids 160-220 ↑20
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 120-180 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 170-200 ↑10
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 120-160 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 6271 -
39% tinman’s solder 4369 -
29% plumber’s solder 3056 -
Solder joints 1661
-
6% mixed type metal 1372 -
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1640 ↑80
LM4 1680 ↑80
LM6 1885 ↑60
LM24 1550 ↑80
LM25 1865 ↑65
LM27 1680 ↑100
Standard remelt ingots 1270 -
Mixed remelts 1250 -

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  55-80 ↑10
Foundry short steel 50-95 ↑10
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 40-85 ↑5
Grade 1 5ft old steel 50-80 ↑5
Grade 2 2ft old steel 45-65 ↑5
Grade 4C new production steel bales 55-80 ↑5
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 25-50 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 35-50 ↑5
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 50-75 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 35-50 ↑5
Grade 10 light cast iron 35-55 ↑5
Grade 11 cast iron borings 35-55 ↑5
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  50-85 ↑10
Car engines 70-85 ↑10
     

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions. Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.