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Markets - Weekly Prices Update 14 November 2014

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

Summary

Plastic PRN prices are stable this week at about £10.50 per tonne. There is a dramatic year-on-year fall however from £40 per tonne in November 2013.

Low demand was recorded across precious metal prices.

Copper prices show a pickup. A few merchants attributed this to a strike at the Indonesian mine Freeport-MacMoran which stopped production at one of the world’s biggest copper mines.

Nickel and alloy prices changed their downward trend. Aluminium and all other non-ferrous metal prices are stable.

Ferrous metal prices, aluminium ingots and white metal prices are unchanged.

PRNs

Grade:£/tonnechange
Paper0.80-1-
Aluminium9-10-
Steel7-8-
Plastics10-11-
Glass:Aggregate20-21-
Glass: Remelt17-19-
Wood1.40-1.50-
Mixed Energy0.60-0.70-

 

High Value Metals

Grade:£/grammechange
Platinum24.21d0.43
Platinum scrap17.65d0.33
Palladium15.50d0.53
Fine gold23.36d0.13
9ct gold8.06d0.46
Fine silver0.284d0.005
925 silver0.262d0.006

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
Cuttings2100-2250-
Clean rod swarf2100-2200-
Unsorted brass scrap2000-2100-
Mixed brass scrap2000-2200-

 

Bronze & gun metals£/tonnechange
Commercial GM scrap2800-3000-
GM borings2750-2900-
Commercial PB scrap2800-3000-
Brass and copper radiators2000-2150-

 

Zinc£/tonnechange
Zinc base scrap550-610-
New cuttings500-600-

 

Lead£/tonnechange
Collected scrap950-1000-
Batteries400-450-

 

Nickels and alloys£/tonnechange
18/8 stainless steel solids500-620u20
18/8 stainless steel turnings200-260-
18/10/3 stainless steel solids780-1020u20
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings500-620-
17% chrome iron160-180-
13% chrome iron120-150-
Pure nickel solids6,700u100
Pure tungsten14,320-
Pure molybdenum14,150-
Pure cobalt18,960-
Wrought clean monel3,500-3,700-
Monel turnings1,600-1,700-
70/30 cupronickel3,100-3,300-
90/10 cupronickel2,760-3,000-
Clean tungsten carbide13,280-13,540-
18/4/1 high-speed solids900-1,020-
18/4/1 high-speed turnings250-320-
6/5/2 high-speed solids750-840-
6/5/2 high-speed turnings160-270-

 

Copper£/tonnechange
Dry Bright Wire3610-3660u10
Greasy Bright Wire3510-3590u10
Clean flat bus bar3550-3600-
No1 Burnt wire3390-3400-
No 2 burnt wire3300-3340u10
Cylinders3100-3180-
Clean and Painted3300-3500-
New copper tube3550-3610u10
Heavy copper3350-3440-
Braziery copper2800-2990-
Clean pyro cable1750-2090-
PVC pyro cable1350-1550u10

 

Cables£/tonnechange
Household1200-1350-
Low grade770-850-
Aluminium low grade250-300-

 

Aluminium£-tonnechange
Pure cuttings800-1000-
Mixed alloy cuttings700-900-
Clean cast750-860-
Old rolled650-760-
Irony Aluminium300-400-
Turnings510-560-
Loose litho850-980-
Clean aluminium wheels950-1000-
Alu/copper radiators1550-1650-
Extrusion: clean850-950-
Extrusion: painted800-900-

 

Ferrous Metals

Ferrous£/tonnechange
Broken foundry cast iron90-105-
Foundry short steel102-130-
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate110-125-
Grade 1 5ft old steel102-130-
Grade 2 2ft old steel95-115-
Grade 4C new production steel bales120-130-
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron)70-85-
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings70-85-
Grade 8B mixed cuttings105-125-
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size)80-105-
Grade 10 light cast iron102-110-
Grade 11 cast iron borings90-105-
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap115-125-
Car engines140-165-

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