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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 13 February 2015

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

Summary

PRN prices are stable.

The prices of high value metals are generally lower.

Secondary copper prices continue to decline.

Ferrous scrap metal,white metals and aluminium ingot prices are unchanged.

PRNs

Grade:£/tonnechange
Paper0-30-0.40-
Aluminium7-9-
Steel4.70-5.10-
Plastics2-5↓1
Glass:Aggregate9-10↓1
Glass: Remelt7-8↓1
Wood0.50-1.50-
Mixed Energy0.50-0.70-

 

High Value Metals

Grade:£/grammechange
Platinum25.19↓0.95
Platinum scrap18.37↓0.69
Palladium16.15↓0.37
Fine gold25.59↓1.55
9ct gold9.31↓0.56
Fine silver0.318↓0.012
925 silver0.294↓0.012

Non Ferrous Metals

White metals£/tonnechange
Mixed pewter6510-
43% tinman’s solder4850-
39% tinman’s solder4290-
29% plumber’s solder3020-
Solder joints1505-
6% mixed type metal1130-

 

Aluminium ingots£/tonnechange
LM21520-
LM41550-
LM61600-
LM241500-
LM251610-
LM271550-
Standard remelt ingots1325-
Mixed remelts1250-

 

Brass£/tonnechange
Cuttings2150-2190↓10
Clean rod swarf2100-2170-
Unsorted brass scrap2000-2100-
Mixed brass scrap2000-2150-

 

Bronze & gun metals£/tonnechange
Commercial GM scrap2800-2960↓10
GM borings2750-2850↓10
Commercial PB scrap2800-2990↓10
Brass and copper radiators2010-2110-

 

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

 

Lead£/tonnechange
Collected scrap900-940↓10
Batteries400-420-

 

Nickels and alloys£/tonnechange
18/8 stainless steel solids560-640-
18/8 stainless steel turnings200-280-
18/10/3 stainless steel solids860-1020-
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings500-640-
17% chrome iron140-160-
13% chrome iron110-130-
Pure nickel solids6740-
Pure tungsten14000-
Pure molybdenum14240-
Pure cobalt19060-
Wrought clean monel3140-3300-
Monel turnings1400-1700-
70/30 cupronickel3000-3260-
90/10 cupronickel2720-3020-
Clean tungsten carbide13280-13540-
18/4/1 high-speed solids800-1000-
18/4/1 high-speed turnings200-300-
6/5/2 high-speed solids700-800-
6/5/2 high-speed turnings140-240-

 

Copper£/tonnechange
Dry Bright Wire3500-3500↓20
Greasy Bright Wire3390-3470↓20
Clean flat bus bar3350-3550↓10
No1 Burnt wire3300-3360↓10
No 2 burnt wire3250-3300-
Cylinders3050-3110-
Clean and Painted3300-3450-
New copper tube3500-3540-
Heavy copper3200-3340↓20
Braziery copper2800-2860-
Clean pyro cable1750-2030↓10
PVC pyro cable1350-1470-

 

Cables£/tonnechange
Household1200-1300-
Low grade750-850-
Aluminium low grade300-320-

 

Aluminium£-tonnechange
Pure cuttings850-990-
Mixed alloy cuttings700-870↓10
Clean cast700-840↓10
Old rolled650-800-
Irony Aluminium350-470-
Turnings550-640↓10
Loose litho850-980-
Clean aluminium wheels930-1000-
Alu/copper radiators1550-1620-
Extrusion: clean850-990-
Extrusion: painted820-930-

 

Ferrous Metals

Ferrous£/tonnechange
Broken foundry cast iron70-75-
Foundry short steel80-90-
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate80-90-
Grade 1 5ft old steel90-100-
Grade 2 2ft old steel90-95-
Grade 4C new production steel bales80-100-
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron)55-60-
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings50-60-
Grade 8B mixed cuttings80-90-
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size)55-65-
Grade 10 light cast iron60-70-
Grade 11 cast iron borings70-80-
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap80-95-
Car engines120-135-

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