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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 14 October 2016

 

 

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

Summary

There were price rises across the high value metal grades of £0.08 to £1.14 per gramme except for palladium which fell by £0.07 per gramme.

GM scrap rose by £50 per tonne and GM borings rose by £25 per tonne.

Various aluminium grades rose in price by £25 - £50 per tonne.

The copper grades benefitted from the falling pound and most grades saw a £50 - £150 per tonne rise.

The nickel and alloy grades also saw price increases.

All grades of white metals have risen in price.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 0.75-1 -
Aluminium 10 -
Steel 6.50 -
Plastics 16 -
Glass aggregate 11-12 -
Glass remelt 11-12 -
Wood 1.5-2 -
Mixed energy  0.70-1 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  25.00 ↑0.17
Platinum scrap   18.27 ↑0.17
Palladium 17.18 ↓0.07
Fine gold 33.11 ↑1.14
9ct gold 12.05 ↑0.42
Fine silver 0.411 ↑0.009
925 silver 0.380 ↑0.008

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 2000-2135 -
Clean rod swarf 1700-1900 -
Unsorted brass scrap 1850-1950 -
Mixed brass scrap 2100-2200 -

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 2500-2600 ↑50
GM borings 2300-2400 ↑25
Commercial PB scrap 2500-2700 -
Brass & copper radiators 1800-1900 -

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 700-875 -
Mixed alloy cuttings 700-800 ↑25
Clean cast 675-825 -
Old rolled 600-700 -
Irony aluminium  120-200 ↓25
Turnings 350-465 -
Loose litho 850-900 -
Clean aluminium wheels 800-950 -
Alu/copper radiators 1300-1400 ↑50
Extrusion: clean 900-1050 ↑50
Extrusion: painted 850-950 ↑50

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 3300-3500 ↑150
Greasy bright wire 3100-3300 ↑50
Clean flat bus bar 3200-3400 ↑150
No 1 burnt wire 3200-3300 ↑100
No 2 burnt wire 2900-3100 -
Cylinders 2900-3000 ↑100
Clean and painted 3000-3200 ↑100
New copper tube 3200-3300 ↑100
Heavy copper 3000-3200 ↑100
Braziery copper 2600-2800 ↑100
Clean pyro cable 1500-1600 -
PVC pyro cable 1200-1300 ↑50

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1000-1100 -
Low grade 650-700 -
Aluminium low grade 150-200 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1200-1300 -
Batteries 400-500 -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc base scrap 700-800 -
New cuttings 700-800 -

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 560-700 ↑40
18/8 stainless steel turnings 260-360 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 780-940 ↑40
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 420-500 -
17% chrome iron 140-180 -
13% chrome iron 120-160 -
Pure nickel solids  5800 ↑200
Pure tungsten  6600 ↑100
Pure molybdenum  12277 ↑482
Pure cobalt  23189 ↑1290
Wrought clean monel 2600-2900 ↑100
Monel turnings 1460-1680 -
70/30 cupronickel 3040-3280 ↑100
90/10 cupronickel 2720-3000 ↑120
Clean tungsten carbide 5400-5780 ↑100
18/4/1 high-speed solids 180-240 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 130-190 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 190-220 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 130-180 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 8152 ↑1186
39% tinman’s solder 5600 ↑789
29% plumber’s solder 4027 ↑629
Solder joints 2232 ↑382
6% mixed type metal 1683 ↑222
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1640 -
LM4 1680 -
LM6 1885 -
LM24 1550 -
LM25 1865 -
LM27 1680 -
Standard remelt ingots 1270 -
Mixed remelts 1250 -

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  60-85 -
Foundry short steel 55-100 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 60-100 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 60-90 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 50-70 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 60-90 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 30-60 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 40-55 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 50-85 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 40-55 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 40-65 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 40-65 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  60-95 -
Car engines 75-90 -
     

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