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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 21 October 2016

 

 

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

Summary

PRN prices have been updated with most rising, although paper is an exception.

Gold and silver grades rose whilst platinum and palladium fell.

All brass grades saw increases of £100-£200 per tonne.

A handful of the aluminium grades rose in price by £25-£100, except for aluminium pure cuttings which fell £25 to £775 per tonne.

Four copper grades fell are down, mostly by £50 per tonne, with PVC pyro cable falling £100 to £1,150 per tonne.

Lead scrap fell by £50 per tonne to £1,200 per tonne.

The zinc grades rose by £100 per tonne.

Molybdenum and cobalt both dropped in price. No other nickel and alloy grades are down.

Remelt ingots both rose in price, by £150 and £170 per tonne.

Nearly all of the ferrous metal grades experienced price falls of £5-£15 per tonne.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 0.60-0.80 ↓0.20
Aluminium 12-14 ↑4
Steel 6-7 ↑2
Plastics 16.5 ↑0.50
Glass aggregate 11.50-12.50 ↑0.50
Glass remelt 12-13 ↑1
Wood 1.5-2.00 -
Mixed energy  0.60-1 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  24.64 ↓0.36
Platinum scrap   17.97 ↓0.30
Palladium 16.75 ↓0.43
Fine gold 33.18 ↑0.07
9ct gold 12.07 ↑0.02
Fine silver 0.416 ↑0.005
925 silver 0.385 ↑0.005

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 2100-2250 ↑115
Clean rod swarf 2000-2100 ↑200
Unsorted brass scrap 2000-2200 ↑150
Mixed brass scrap 2200-2300 ↑100

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 2400-2600 -
GM borings 2300-2400 -
Commercial PB scrap 2500-2700 -
Brass & copper radiators 1800-1900 -

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 700-850 ↓25
Mixed alloy cuttings 700-800 -
Clean cast 675-850 ↑25
Old rolled 650-700 -
Irony aluminium  150-225 ↑25
Turnings 400-500 ↑35
Loose litho 900-950 ↑50
Clean aluminium wheels 800-950 -
Alu/copper radiators 1350-1500 ↑100
Extrusion: clean 950-1050 -
Extrusion: painted 900-950 -

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 3300-3500 -
Greasy bright wire 3200-3300 -
Clean flat bus bar 3250-3400 -
No 1 burnt wire 3100-3300 -
No 2 burnt wire 2900-3100 -
Cylinders 2750-3000 -
Clean and painted 3000-3150 ↓50
New copper tube 3200-3300 -
Heavy copper 3000-3150 ↓50
Braziery copper 2550-2800 -
Clean pyro cable 1400-1550 ↓50
PVC pyro cable 1100-1200 ↓100

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1000-1100 -
Low grade 650-700 -
Aluminium low grade 150-200 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1150-1250 ↓50
Batteries 400-500 -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc base scrap 800-900 ↑100
New cuttings 800-900 ↑100

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 660-700 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 260-360 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 880-940 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 420-500 -
17% chrome iron 140-180 -
13% chrome iron 120-160 -
Pure nickel solids  5800 -
Pure tungsten  6600 -
Pure molybdenum  11999 ↓278
Pure cobalt  22778 ↓411
Wrought clean monel 2700-2900 -
Monel turnings 1460-1680 -
70/30 cupronickel 3040-3280 -
90/10 cupronickel 2720-3000 -
Clean tungsten carbide 5400-5780 -
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 8152 -
39% tinman’s solder 5600 -
29% plumber’s solder 4027 -
Solder joints 2232 -
6% mixed type metal 1683 -
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1640 -
LM4 1680 -
LM6 1885 -
LM24 1550 -
LM25 1865 -
LM27 1680 -
Standard remelt ingots 1420 ↑150
Mixed remelts 1420 ↑170

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  55-80 ↓5
Foundry short steel 45-90 ↓10
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 80-100 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 55-85 ↓5
Grade 2 2ft old steel 50-65 ↓5
Grade 4C new production steel bales 65-85 ↓5
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 45-50 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 30-50 ↓5
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 60-80 ↓5
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 35-50 ↓5
Grade 10 light cast iron 35-60 ↓5
Grade 11 cast iron borings 30-60 ↓15
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  55-90 ↓5
Car engines 65-80 ↓10
     

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