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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 16 December 2016

 

 

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

Summary

PRN prices have been updated.

All the high value metal grades decreased in price except for 925 silver which rose by just £0.01 per gramme.

Two of the brass grades fell by £25 per tonne ,as did GM & PB scrap.

Aluminium divided half and half with price drops of £10 - £50 and increases of £25 - £50.

Copper grades went down by £50 - £200 per tonne after weeks of sharp price increases.

Ferrous metals went up by £10 - £30 per tonne. 

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 0.50-0.75 -
Aluminium 10 ↓4
Steel 0.95 ↓4.05
Plastics 15-20 ↑5
Glass aggregate 9-11 ↓2
Glass remelt 9-11 ↓2
Wood 1.50 -
Mixed energy  0.30 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  23.85 ↓0.23
Platinum scrap   17.39 ↓0.17
Palladium 18.56 ↓0.16
Fine gold 29.42 ↓0.34
9ct gold 10.70 ↓0.12
Fine silver 0.391 -
925 silver 0.362 ↑0.01

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 2300-2400 -
Clean rod swarf 2200-2250 ↓25
Unsorted brass scrap 2300-2350 -
Mixed brass scrap 2425-2525 ↓25

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 2800-3000 -
GM borings 2600-2775 ↓25
Commercial PB scrap 3000-3100 ↓25
Brass & copper radiators 2150-2225 ↓25

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 800-900 ↑25
Mixed alloy cuttings 750-900 ↑25
Clean cast 700-800 ↓20
Old rolled 600-700 ↑50
Irony aluminium  150-250 ↑25
Turnings 400-500 -
Loose litho 950-1050 ↓50
Clean aluminium wheels 900-1000 -
Alu/copper radiators 1550-1650 ↓50
Extrusion: clean 1000-1100 ↓50
Extrusion: painted 900-1015 ↓10

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 3800-4000 ↓100
Greasy bright wire 3600-3800 ↓100
Clean flat bus bar 3800-3950 ↓50
No 1 burnt wire 3800-3900 ↓50
No 2 burnt wire 3400-3600 ↓200
Cylinders 3200-3400 ↓200
Clean and painted 3450-3600 ↓150
New copper tube 3850-3900 ↓100
Heavy copper 3450-3600 ↓150
Braziery copper 3000-3200 ↓100
Clean pyro cable 1800-1900 ↓50
PVC pyro cable 1450-1500 ↓50

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1300-1400 -
Low grade 700-850 -
Aluminium low grade 150-200 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1300-1350 -
Batteries 500-600 -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc base scrap 900-1000 -
New cuttings 900-1000 -

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 660-760 ↑10
18/8 stainless steel turnings 300-380 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 900-1020 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 460-520 -
17% chrome iron 170-200 -
13% chrome iron 160-190 -
Pure nickel solids  6560 ↑60
Pure tungsten  7080 ↑80
Pure molybdenum  11770 ↑146
Pure cobalt  25335 ↑1093
Wrought clean monel 3100-3180 -
Monel turnings 1780-1840 -
70/30 cupronickel 3400-3580 ↑20
90/10 cupronickel 3180-3300 ↑20
Clean tungsten carbide 6060-6180 -
18/4/1 high-speed solids 210-250 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 170-200 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 210-230 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 140-180 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 8596 ↓154
39% tinman’s solder 5946 ↓4
29% plumber’s solder 4328 ↑44
Solder joints 2463 ↑117
6% mixed type metal 1869 ↑165
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1640 -
LM4 1680 -
LM6 1885 -
LM24 1550 -
LM25 1865 -
LM27 1680 -
Standard remelt ingots 1450 ↑30
Mixed remelts 1500 ↑80

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  70-100 ↑10
Foundry short steel 100-120 ↑20
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 70-150 ↑30
Grade 1 5ft old steel 90-115 ↑20
Grade 2 2ft old steel 80-105 ↑20
Grade 4C new production steel bales 105-125 ↑20
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 30-100 ↑30
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 50-70 ↑10
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 80-110 ↑20
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 60-80 ↑20
Grade 10 light cast iron 70-90 ↑20
Grade 11 cast iron borings 50-75 ↑10
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  100-120 ↑20
Car engines 90-110 ↑20
     

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