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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 2 September 2016

 

 

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

Summary

The Bank Holiday weekend means there is no full prices update this week, although indictations are that the market remains largely quiet and prices are widely unchanged since last week, although some areas have seen price reductions across the copper grades. Regional differences were minimal, with price variations of around £10-£50 per tonne, if any. Aluminium prices remained static. 

Please see the previous week’s prices below.

Nickels & alloys prices have been updated. Only a handful of grades had price falls or rises.

High value metal prices were also updated. All the grades fell in price, with drops of £0.004 to £1.48 per gramme.

 

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  25.76 ↓1.48
Platinum scrap   18.78 ↓1.08
Palladium 16.54 ↓0.81
Fine gold 32.16 ↓0.57
9ct gold 11.69 ↓0.22
Fine silver 0.411 ↓0.005
925 silver 0.380 ↓0.004

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 1850-2050 -
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 -
Brass & copper radiators 1825-1935 -

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 750-850 -
Mixed alloy cuttings 650-750 -
Clean cast 675-775 -
Old rolled 600-675 -
Irony aluminium  200-250 -
Turnings 400-450 -
Loose litho 850-950 -
Clean aluminium wheels 825-925 -
Alu/copper radiators 1350-1450 -
Extrusion: clean 875-975 -
Extrusion: painted 8250-915 -

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 3200-3375 -
Greasy bright wire 2900-3135 -
Clean flat bus bar 3150-3300 -
No 1 burnt wire 3050-3250 -
No 2 burnt wire 2800-2950 -
Cylinders 2800-2850 -
Clean and painted 2850-3050 -
New copper tube 3050-3250 -
Heavy copper 2850-3050 -
Braziery copper 2500-2600 -
Clean pyro cable 1500-1575 -
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 -
New cuttings 450-600 -

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 580-640 ↓40
18/8 stainless steel turnings 240-340 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 820-880 ↓40
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 420-480 -
17% chrome iron 160-200 -
13% chrome iron 140-180 -
Pure nickel solids  5500 -
Pure tungsten  5900 ↑300
Pure molybdenum  12077 ↑319
Pure cobalt  19625 ↑140
Wrought clean monel 2460-2680 -
Monel turnings 1260-1480 -
70/30 cupronickel 3040-3100 ↓100
90/10 cupronickel 2780-2880 ↓100
Clean tungsten carbide 4900-5380 ↑300
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 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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