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Markets - Weekly Prices Update 12 December 2014

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

Summary

PRN prices are stable this week but plastic and glass remain at very low levels compared to the same period last year.

High Value metal prices are stable.

The prices of copper secondary grades have risen. All other non-ferrous metals prices are stable.

Ferrous prices are unchanged.

PRNs

Grade:£/tonnechange
Paper0.50-1-
Aluminium7-11↑1
Steel5-9↑1
Plastics5-10-
Glass:Aggregate10-15↓1
Glass: Remelt9-14↓1
Wood1-1.50-
Mixed Energy0.50-1-

 

High Value Metals

Grade:£/grammechange
Platinum25.06↑0.02
Platinum scrap18.28↑0.02
Palladium16.50-
Fine gold24.55↓0.01
9ct gold8.92↓0.01
Fine silver0.297-
925 silver0.275-

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
LM21490-
LM41530-
LM61600-
LM241485-
LM251580-
LM271550-
Standard remelt ingots1305-
Mixed remelts1250-

 

Brass£/tonnechange
Cuttings2150-2230-
Clean rod swarf2100-2200-
Unsorted brass scrap2000-2100-
Mixed brass scrap2000-2190-

 

Bronze & gun metals£/tonnechange
Commercial GM scrap2800-3000-
GM borings2750-2880-
Commercial PB scrap2800-3000-
Brass and copper radiators2010-2130-

 

Zinc£/tonnechange
Zinc base scrap550-600↓10
New cuttings500-590↓10

 

Lead£/tonnechange
Collected scrap950-1000-
Batteries450-460-

 

Nickels and alloys£/tonnechange
18/8 stainless steel solids540-680↑20
18/8 stainless steel turnings200-280-
18/10/3 stainless steel solids780-1060-
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings500-640-
17% chrome iron160-170↓10
13% chrome iron120-140↓10
Pure nickel solids6,780↑20
Pure tungsten14,320-
Pure molybdenum14,250-
Pure cobalt19,060-
Wrought clean monel3,480-3,640↑40
Monel turnings1,600-1,700-
70/30 cupronickel3,100-3,300-
90/10 cupronickel2,780-3,020-
Clean tungsten carbide13,280-13,540-
18/4/1 high-speed solids860-1,000-
18/4/1 high-speed turnings240-300-
6/5/2 high-speed solids700-800-
6/5/2 high-speed turnings160-240-

 

Copper£/tonnechange
Dry Bright Wire3550-3590-
Greasy Bright Wire3500-3540↑10
Clean flat bus bar3350-3580-
No1 Burnt wire3370-3400↑10
No 2 burnt wire3300-3320-
Cylinders3100-3140↓10
Clean and Painted3300-3510↑10
New copper tube3500-3590↑10
Heavy copper3350-3390-
Braziery copper2800-2900-
Clean pyro cable1750-2060-
PVC pyro cable1350-1500-

 

Cables£/tonnechange
Household1200-1330-
Low grade750-850-
Aluminium low grade300-310-

 

Aluminium£-tonnechange
Pure cuttings920-1030-
Mixed alloy cuttings800-930↑10
Clean cast750-870-
Old rolled650-820↑10
Irony Aluminium350-460-
Turnings550-620↑10
Loose litho850-990-
Clean aluminium wheels950-1020-
Alu/copper radiators1550-1640↓10
Extrusion: clean850-980-
Extrusion: painted810-920-

 

Ferrous Metals

Ferrous£/tonnechange
Broken foundry cast iron80-90-
Foundry short steel90-100-
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate95-105-
Grade 1 5ft old steel90-110-
Grade 2 2ft old steel90-110-
Grade 4C new production steel bales90-100-
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron)60-75-
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings60-70-
Grade 8B mixed cuttings90-105-
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size)65-85-
Grade 10 light cast iron60-80-
Grade 11 cast iron borings80-90-
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap100-110-
Car engines120-150-

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