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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 13 January 2017

 

 

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

Summary

All the high value metal grades increased in price.

Non-ferrous merchants reported they had been busy since returning after Christmas and demand had continued to grow.

The brass, bronze and gun metal grades all rose in price, most by £50 per tonne while brass & copper radiators rose by £100 per tonne to £2,250.

The aluminium grades went up by £25 - £100 per tonne.

All the copper grades increased by £50 - £200 per tonne.

Lead went up by £50 -£100 per tonne.

Most of the nickel grades saw small increases of £10 - £100 and other grades had gains of £100+.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 0.50-0.75 -
Aluminium 10 -
Steel 0.95 -
Plastics 15-20 -
Glass aggregate 9-11 -
Glass remelt 9-11 -
Wood 1.50 -
Mixed energy  0.30 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  25.90 ↑0.59
Platinum scrap   18.88 ↑1.49
Palladium 19.83 ↑0.46
Fine gold 31.65 ↑1.00
9ct gold 11.50 ↑0.51
Fine silver 0.397 ↑0.012
925 silver 0.367 ↑0.010

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 2350-2450 ↑50
Clean rod swarf 2250-2300 ↑50
Unsorted brass scrap 2350-2400 ↑50
Mixed brass scrap 2450-2550 ↑50

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 2850-3050 ↑50
GM borings 2700-2850 ↑50
Commercial PB scrap 3050-3150 ↑50
Brass & copper radiators 2200-2300 ↑100

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 700-925 ↑25
Mixed alloy cuttings 700-925 ↑25
Clean cast 700-825 ↑25
Old rolled 550-700 ↑50
Irony aluminium  150-200 -
Turnings 425-525 ↑25
Loose litho 950-1050 ↑50
Clean aluminium wheels 950-1050 ↑50
Alu/copper radiators 1550-1650 ↑50
Extrusion: clean 1000-1100 ↑100
Extrusion: painted 900-1000 ↑50

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4100-4150 ↑150
Greasy bright wire 3700-3850 ↑150
Clean flat bus bar 3950-4100 ↑200
No 1 burnt wire 3800-3900 ↑100
No 2 burnt wire 3550-3600 ↑100
Cylinders 3300-3350 ↑50
Clean and painted 3500-3650 ↑50
New copper tube 3900-4000 ↑100
Heavy copper 3500-3650 ↑50
Braziery copper 3100-3200 ↑50
Clean pyro cable 1700-1800 ↑100
PVC pyro cable 1400-1500 ↑100

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1300-1400 -
Low grade 700-800 -
Aluminium low grade 150-200 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1200-1300 ↑100
Batteries 450-550 ↑50

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc base scrap 800-900 -
New cuttings 900-900 -

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 680-780 ↑20
18/8 stainless steel turnings 300-380 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 940-1040 ↑20
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 460-520 -
17% chrome iron 200-280 ↑80
13% chrome iron 190-240 ↑50
Pure nickel solids  6660 ↑100
Pure tungsten  7180 ↑100
Pure molybdenum  12010 ↑33
Pure cobalt  27001 ↑614
Wrought clean monel 3140-3180 -
Monel turnings 1780-1840 -
70/30 cupronickel 3440-3580 -
90/10 cupronickel 3180-3340 ↑40
Clean tungsten carbide 6160-6280 ↑100
18/4/1 high-speed solids 220-260 ↑10
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 190-210 ↑10
6/5/2 high-speed solids 230-260 ↑30
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 160-190 ↑10

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 8596 -
39% tinman’s solder 5946 -
29% plumber’s solder 4328 -
Solder joints 2463 -
6% mixed type metal 1869 -
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1640 -
LM4 1680 -
LM6 1885 -
LM24 1550 -
LM25 1865 -
LM27 1680 -
Standard remelt ingots 1450 -
Mixed remelts 1500 -

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  70-100 -
Foundry short steel 100-120 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 70-150 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 90-115 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 80-105 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 105-125 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 30-100 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 50-70 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 80-110 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 60-80 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 70-90 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 50-75 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  100-120 -
Car engines 90-110 -
     

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