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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 22 April 2016

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

Summary

Both aluminium and steel prices picked up £8 per tonne. Paper prices went up about 66p per tonne while wood declined by 25p per tonne. Aggregate glass picked up £2 per tonne and remelt glass £3 per tonne. Mixed energy recovery increased by 35p per tonne.

Wrought clean monel, 90/10 cupronickel and 17% chrome iron all rose £20 per tonne. Monel turnings and 70/30 cupronickel picked up £40 per tonne. All other nickel and alloy secondary grades were unchanged.

All other non-ferrous secondary metal prices were relatively stable.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 1-2 ↑0.66
Aluminium 24-35 ↑8
Steel 20-33 ↑8
Plastics 36-43 -
Glass aggregate 12-13 ↑2
Glass remelt 12-14 ↑3
Wood 3.40-3.65 ↓0.25
Mixed Energy  0.75-1.25 ↑0.35

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  22.39 ↑0.78
Platinum scrap   16.32 ↑0.42
Palladium 12.90 ↑0.28
Fine gold 27.92 ↑0.48
9ct gold 10.16 ↑0.18
Fine silver 0.330 ↑0.027
925 silver 0.305 ↑0.024

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 6405 -
43% tinman’s solder 4710 -
39% tinman’s solder 4170 -
29% plumber’s solder 2960 -
Solder joints 1440 -
6% mixed type metal 1020 -

 

Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1490 -
LM4 1550 -
LM6 1620 -
LM24 1500 -
LM25 1615 -
LM27 1500 -
Standard remelt ingots 1270 -
Mixed remelts 1250 -

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 1660-1800 -
Clean rod swarf 1450-1600 -
Unsorted brass scrap 1600-1700 -
Mixed brass scrap 1550-1680 ↓20

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 1990-2000 -
GM borings 2000-2100 -
Commercial PB scrap 2100-2150 ↑10
Brass and copper radiators 1090-1100 -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc base scrap 300-400 -
New cuttings 300-400 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 780-900 u50
Batteries 350-400 -

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 420-520 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 160-190 ↑10
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 580-680 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 280-380 -
17% chrome iron 60-80 ↑20
13% chrome iron 50-80 ↑20
Pure nickel solids 4000 -
Pure tungsten 3800 -
Pure molybdenum 11000 -
Pure cobalt 15580 -
Wrought clean monel 2140-2280 ↑20
Monel turnings 960-1080 ↑40
70/30 cupronickel 2140-2340 ↑40
90/10 cupronickel 200-2120 ↑20
Clean tungsten carbide 3900-4120 ↑20
18/4/1 high-speed solids 100-140 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 60-80 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 100-140 ↑20
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 40-60 -

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 2700-2890 ↓10
Greasy bright wire 2560-2680 -
Clean flat bus bar 2640-2700 ↓10
No1 burnt wire 2550-2690 -
No 2 burnt wire 2300-2410 ↑5
Cylinders 2400-2500 -
Clean and painted 2400-2505 ↑5
New copper tube 2510-2600 -
Heavy copper 2490-2580 ↓10
Braziery copper 1900-2200 -
Clean pyro cable 1300-1400 -
PVC pyro cable 500-900 -

 

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

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 610-670 -
Mixed alloy cuttings 600-660 -
Clean cast 560-620 -
Old rolled 410-460 -
Irony aluminium  100-200 -
Turnings 200-420 -
Loose litho 500-640 -
Clean aluminium wheels 600-700 -
alu/copper radiators 870-900 -
Extrusion: clean 600-730 -
Extrusion: painted 500-660 -

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  40-65 -
Foundry short steel 55-85 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 60-85 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 45-70 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 35-45 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 50-70 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 15-50 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 15-35 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 30-60 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 20-35 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 15-40 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 15-40 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  55-75 -
Car engines 65-75 -

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