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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 18 November 2016

 

 

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

Summary

PRNs have been updated.

All high value metal grades fell in price except for palladium which rose by £0.76 to £18.34 per gramme.

The brass, bronze and gun metal grades increased in price by £25 to £150 per tonne.

Aluminium reversed last week’s falls by rising £25 to £150 per tonne this week.

The copper grades were all up by at least £100 per tonne with heavy copper up £250 to £3,600 per tonne.

Household and low grade cables went up by £100-150 per tonne.

Lead also increased in price by £50 for both scrap and batteries.

Nickel and alloys rose by £20 to £240 per tonne.

White metal prices have also been updated, gaining between £21 and £596 per tonne.

All the ferrous grades saw price gains of £10 to £20 per tonne.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 0.55-0.75 ↓0.05
Aluminium 12-14 -
Steel 4-5 ↓2
Plastics 15 ↓1.5
Glass aggregate 10-13 ↓0.50
Glass remelt 10-13 -
Wood 1.5 ↓0.50
Mixed energy  0.30 ↓0.70

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  24.16 ↓2.22
Platinum scrap   17.62 ↓1.61
Palladium 18.34 ↑0.76
Fine gold 31.76 ↓1.49
9ct gold 11.55 ↓0.54
Fine silver 0.396 ↓0.04
925 silver 0.366 ↓0.037

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 2225-2350 ↑25
Clean rod swarf 2100-2225 ↑25
Unsorted brass scrap 2250-2300 -
Mixed brass scrap 2400-2550 ↑50

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 2700-2950 ↑150
GM borings 2500-2600 -
Commercial PB scrap 2800-3000 ↑50
Brass & copper radiators 2000-2200 ↑100

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 800-900 ↑75
Mixed alloy cuttings 700-800 ↑50
Clean cast 750-825 ↑25
Old rolled 600-750 ↑50
Irony aluminium  175-225 ↑25
Turnings 400-575 ↑50
Loose litho 1000-1100 ↑100
Clean aluminium wheels 950-1050 ↑50
Alu/copper radiators 1600-1750 ↑150
Extrusion: clean 1100-1200 ↑150
Extrusion: painted 1000-1100 ↑100

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 3800-4050 ↑150
Greasy bright wire 3600-3800 ↑200
Clean flat bus bar 3600-3800 ↑100
No 1 burnt wire 3700-3900 ↑200
No 2 burnt wire 3400-3550 ↑200
Cylinders 3300-3450 ↑150
Clean and painted 3500-3700 ↑250
New copper tube 3600-3750 ↑150
Heavy copper 3500-3700 ↑250
Braziery copper 3100-3300 ↑150
Clean pyro cable 1700-1900 ↑100
PVC pyro cable 1400-1550 ↑100

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1200-1300 ↑100
Low grade 700-850 ↑150
Aluminium low grade 150-200 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1300-1400 ↑50
Batteries 500-650 ↑50

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc base scrap 800-950 -
New cuttings 800-950 -

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 660-740 ↑40
18/8 stainless steel turnings 280-380 ↑20
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 880-1000 ↑20
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 440-520 ↑20
17% chrome iron 170-200 -
13% chrome iron 160-190 -
Pure nickel solids  6300 ↑200
Pure tungsten  7000 ↑100
Pure molybdenum  11819 ↑89
Pure cobalt  23451 ↑240
Wrought clean monel 2960-3160 ↑100
Monel turnings 1760-1840 ↑100
70/30 cupronickel 3300-3500 ↑100
90/10 cupronickel 3000-3200 ↑20
Clean tungsten carbide 5900-6180 ↑200
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 8750 ↑596
39% tinman’s solder 5950 ↑350
29% plumber’s solder 4284 ↑257
Solder joints 2346 ↑114
6% mixed type metal 1704 ↑21
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1640 -
LM4 1680 -
LM6 1885 -
LM24 1550 -
LM25 1865 -
LM27 1680 -
Standard remelt ingots 1420 xx
Mixed remelts 1420 -

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  60-90 ↑10
Foundry short steel 55-100 ↑10
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 70-120 ↑20
Grade 1 5ft old steel 65-95 ↑10
Grade 2 2ft old steel 60-85 ↑20
Grade 4C new production steel bales 80-105 ↑20
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 40-70 ↑20
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 40-60 ↑10
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 70-90 ↑10
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 45-60 ↑10
Grade 10 light cast iron 40-70 ↑10
Grade 11 cast iron borings 45-65 ↑15
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  70-100 ↑10
Car engines 70-90 ↑10
     

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