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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 20 May 2016

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

Summary

Accross nickel and alloy grades, wrought clean monel went up £60 per tonne to about £2,300 per tonne. 90/10 cupronickel prices went up £100 per tonne to £22,000 per tonne.

All secondary copper grades have picked up £10 per tonne with the exception of clean and painted copper tube which rose £5 per tonne to £2,480 per tonne.

All high value metals except palladium picked up.

Across PRN prices, paper went up 10p to £1.50 per tonne. Wood prices declined by 35p to 3.55 per tonne. Aluminium increased £14 to about £30 per tonne and steel went up £5 to about £27 per tonne. All other PRN prices were stable.

Ferrous prices are unchanged.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 1-2 ↑0.10
Aluminium 26-37 ↑14
Steel 20-33 ↑5
Plastics 36-45 ↑2
Glass aggregate 12-13 -
Glass remelt 12-13 -
Wood 3.40-3.65 ↓0.35
Mixed energy  0.75-1.25 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  23.66 ↑0.23
Platinum scrap   17.25 ↑0.17
Palladium 13.21 ↓0.61
Fine gold 28.74 ↑0.27
9ct gold 10.45 ↑0.09
Fine silver 0.348 ↑0.002
925 silver 0.322 ↑0.002

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 6405 -
43% tinman’s solder 4720 -
39% tinman’s solder 4180 -
29% plumber’s solder 2950 -
Solder joints 1440 -
6% mixed type metal 1020 -

 

Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1490 -
LM4 1560 -
LM6 1625 -
LM24 1500 -
LM25 1615 -
LM27 1500 -
Standard remelt ingots 1270 -
Mixed remelts 1250 -

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 1660-1805 -
Clean rod swarf 1450-1600 -
Unsorted brass scrap 1610-1715 ↑10
Mixed brass scrap 1550-1680 -

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 1990-2000 -
GM borings 2000-2100 -
Commercial PB scrap 2100-2160 ↑10
Brass and copper radiators 1190-1200 ↑100

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc base scrap 305-400 -
New cuttings 305-400 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 780-900 -
Batteries 350-410 -

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 440-540 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 160-200 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 620-680 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 300-380 -
17% chrome iron 100-160 ↑20
13% chrome iron 80-140 ↑20
Pure nickel solids 4040 -
Pure tungsten 3800 -
Pure molybdenum 11000 -
Pure cobalt 15580 -
Wrought clean monel 2200-2360 ↑60
Monel turnings 980-1180 -
70/30 cupronickel 2280-2380 -
90/10 cupronickel 2140-2240 ↑100
Clean tungsten carbide 3900-4120 -
18/4/1 high-speed solids 120-160 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 80-120 ↑20
6/5/2 high-speed solids 100-160 ↑20
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 70-90 ↑10

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 2730-2900 ↑10
Greasy bright wire 2560-2690 ↑10
Clean flat bus bar 2630-2710 ↑10
No1 burnt wire 2560-2700 ↑10
No 2 burnt wire 2320-2420 ↑10
Cylinders 2420-2520 ↑15
Clean and painted 2400-2515 ↑5
New copper tube 2510-2610 ↑10
Heavy copper 2500-2600 ↑20
Braziery copper 1900-2210 ↑10
Clean pyro cable 1310-1430 ↑10
PVC pyro cable 510-910 ↑10

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 960-1000 -
Low grade 420-500 -
Aluminium low grade 150-200 -

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 615-675 -
Mixed alloy cuttings 600-660 -
Clean cast 565-625 -
Old rolled 440-500 ↑40
Irony aluminium  100-200 -
Turnings 200-420 -
Loose litho 500-640 -
Clean aluminium wheels 600-700 -
Alu/copper radiators 865-895 -
Extrusion: clean 600-730 -
Extrusion: painted 500-660 -

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  60-85 -
Foundry short steel 75-105 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 70-100 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 65-90 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 55-70 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 70-90 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 30-70 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 35-55 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 50-90 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 40-55 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 35-60 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 35-60 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  75-95 -
Car engines 85-95 -

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