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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 2 December 2016

 

 

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

Summary

All high value metals fell in price except for palladium which rose by £0.99 to £19.83 per gramme.

GM borings and PB scrap gained £50 and £150 in price respectively while brass & copper radiators fell by £25 per tonne.

Various aluminium grades decreased in price by £25 to £50 per tonne.

Most of the copper grades increased in price again this week by £50 to £200 per tonne.

Lead scrap and zinc scrap went up by £50 per tonne. Lead battery prices fell by £50 per tonne. 

 

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

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  23.70 ↓0.29
Platinum scrap   17.28 ↓0.21
Palladium 19.83 ↑0.99
Fine gold 30.61 ↓0.17
9ct gold 11.07 ↓0.08
Fine silver 0.386 ↓0.003
925 silver 0.357 ↓0.002

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 2250-2350 -
Clean rod swarf 2150-2225 -
Unsorted brass scrap 2250-2300 -
Mixed brass scrap 2450-2550 -

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 2800-3000 -
GM borings 2600-2800 ↑150
Commercial PB scrap 3000-3100 ↑50
Brass & copper radiators 2100-2225 ↓25

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 700-850 -
Mixed alloy cuttings 700-825 ↑25
Clean cast 650-800 -
Old rolled 550-650 ↓50
Irony aluminium  150-200 -
Turnings 400-500 ↓50
Loose litho 950-1100 -
Clean aluminium wheels 900-1000 ↓25
Alu/copper radiators 1600-1700 ↓25
Extrusion: clean 950-1125 ↓25
Extrusion: painted 900-1000 ↓50

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 3950-4150 ↑50
Greasy bright wire 3900-4000 ↑100
Clean flat bus bar 4000-4100 ↑200
No 1 burnt wire 3900-4000 -
No 2 burnt wire 3500-3800 ↑150
Cylinders 3400-3600 ↑150
Clean and painted 3600-3800 ↑50
New copper tube 3800-4000 ↑150
Heavy copper 3600-3800 ↑50
Braziery copper 3200-3300 -
Clean pyro cable 1800-1975 -
PVC pyro cable 1450-1575 -

 

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

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1350-1400 ↑50
Batteries 500-600 ↓50

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc base scrap 900-1000 ↑50
New cuttings 900-1000 ↑50

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 660-760 ↑20
18/8 stainless steel turnings 300-380 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 900-1000 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 460-520 -
17% chrome iron 170-200 -
13% chrome iron 160-190 -
Pure nickel solids  6500 ↑200
Pure tungsten  7000 -
Pure molybdenum  11735 ↓92
Pure cobalt  23440 ↓295
Wrought clean monel 3060-3180 -
Monel turnings 1780-1840 -
70/30 cupronickel 3400-3560 -
90/10 cupronickel 3100-3260 -
Clean tungsten carbide 6000-6180 -
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 8750 -
39% tinman’s solder 5950 -
29% plumber’s solder 4284 -
Solder joints 2346 -
6% mixed type metal 1704 -
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1640 -
LM4 1680 -
LM6 1885 -
LM24 1550 -
LM25 1865 -
LM27 1680 -
Standard remelt ingots 1420 -
Mixed remelts 1420 -

 

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

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