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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 19 August 2016

 

 

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

Summary

High value metals all saw small falls of between £0.01 and £1.24 per gramme. Palladium fell by £0.60 to £17.35 per gramme, the first fall reported by MRW since the end of June.

PB scrap rose by £50 per tonne to £2,475 per tonne. Brass & copper radiators rose by £100 to £1,900 per tonne.

Aluminium grades remain mostly unchanged, with just three grades rising by £15- £35 per tonne and only irony aluminium falling by £25 per tonne to £185 per tonne.

There were rises across most of the copper grades except for braziery copper and clean pyro cable which fell by £50 per tonne to £2,515 per tonne and £25 per tonne to £1,535 per tonne respectively.

Both zinc grades rose by £50 per tonne.

There were various rises across the nickel and alloy grades of £10 to £200 per tonne.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 0.75-1 -
Aluminium 17-19 -
Steel 13-15 -
Plastics 30-32 -
Glass aggregate 11-12 -
Glass remelt 11-12 -
Wood 1.5-2 -
Mixed energy  0.70-1 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  27.84 ↓1.24
Platinum scrap   20.30 ↓0.90
Palladium 17.36 ↓0.60
Fine gold 33.23 ↓0.11
9ct gold 12.09 ↓0.04
Fine silver 0.434 ↓0.015
925 silver 0.402 ↓0.013

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 1800-2050 -
Clean rod swarf 1700-1900 -
Unsorted brass scrap 1850-1950 -
Mixed brass scrap 2000-2150 -

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 2400-2500 -
GM borings 2200-2350 -
Commercial PB scrap 2400-2550 ↑50
Brass & copper radiators 1850-1950 ↑100

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 700-800 -
Mixed alloy cuttings 650-750 ↑35
Clean cast 650-750 -
Old rolled 500-665 ↑15
Irony aluminium  150-225 ↓25
Turnings 400-450 -
Loose litho 850-925 ↑25
Clean aluminium wheels 800-900 -
Alu/copper radiators 1300-1450 -
Extrusion: clean 800-950 -
Extrusion: painted 800-900 -

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 3200-3400 -
Greasy bright wire 2875-3150 ↑50
Clean flat bus bar 3150-3300 ↑50
No 1 burnt wire 3050-3250 ↑50
No 2 burnt wire 2800-2950 ↑50
Cylinders 2750-2800 ↑50
Clean and painted 2850-3100 ↑50
New copper tube 3100-3300 ↑25
Heavy copper 2850-3100 ↑50
Braziery copper 2475-2550 ↓50
Clean pyro cable 1500-1575 ↓25
PVC pyro cable 1100-1200 -

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 900-1000 -
Low grade 550-700
Aluminium low grade 150-200 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 900-1050 -
Batteries 400-500 -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc base scrap 450-600 ↑50
New cuttings 450-600 ↑50

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 580-680 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 240-340 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 820-920 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 420-480 -
17% chrome iron 160-200 -
13% chrome iron 140-180 ↑20
Pure nickel solids  5500 -
Pure tungsten  5400 ↑200
Pure molybdenum  11867 ↑31
Pure cobalt  20018 ↑60
Wrought clean monel 2460-2680 -
Monel turnings 1260-1480 -
70/30 cupronickel 3040-3200 ↑20
90/10 cupronickel 2880-2980 ↑40
Clean tungsten carbide 4700-4980 ↑80
18/4/1 high-speed solids 180-240 ↑20
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 130-190 ↑10
6/5/2 high-speed solids 190-220 ↑20
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 130-180 ↑20

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 6271 -
39% tinman’s solder 4369 -
29% plumber’s solder 3056 -
Solder joints 1661
-
6% mixed type metal 1372 -
     
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  55-80 -
Foundry short steel 50-95 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 40-85 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 50-80 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 45-65 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 55-80 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 25-50 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 35-50 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 50-75 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 35-50 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 35-55 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 35-55 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  50-85 -
Car engines 70-85 -

 

 

 

 

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