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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 23 September 2016

 

 

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

Summary

Aluminuim, steel and plastic PRNs all fell in price by around half.

High value metals all rose in price by £0.013 to £0.98 per gramme. 

Mixed brass scrap rose by £50 to £2,050 per tonne.

Commercial PB scrap fell by £25 to £2,425 per tonne.

The aluminium grades fell by £25 to £75 per tonne, with the exception of pure cuttings which rose by £25 to £750 per tonne.

Four copper grades fell by £50 to £100, and four copper grades rose in price by £50. Merchants reported that movement in the prices had been driven by the demand for specific grades.

Lead scrap rose by £150 to £1,075 per tonne.

There were price rises across most the nickel and alloy grades of £20 to £593.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 0.75-1 -
Aluminium 10 ↓9
Steel 6.50 ↓8.50
Plastics 16 ↓16
Glass aggregate 11-12 -
Glass remelt 11-12 -
Wood 1.5-2 -
Mixed energy  0.70-1 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  25.35 ↑0.17
Platinum scrap   18.49 ↑0.13
Palladium 16.92 ↑0.98
Fine gold 32.84 ↑0.74
9ct gold 11.95 ↑0.27
Fine silver 0.432 ↑0.015
925 silver 0.399 ↑0.013

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 1850-2050 -
Clean rod swarf 1700-1900 -
Unsorted brass scrap 1850-1950 -
Mixed brass scrap 2000-2100 ↑50

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 2200-2400 -
GM borings 2200-2300 -
Commercial PB scrap 2350-2500 ↓25
Brass & copper radiators 1700-1800 -

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 700-800 ↑25
Mixed alloy cuttings 600-700 ↓25
Clean cast 600-700 -
Old rolled 500-600 ↓50
Irony aluminium  100-200 ↓50
Turnings 350-400 ↓25
Loose litho 800-900 ↓50
Clean aluminium wheels 800-900 -
Alu/copper radiators 1200-1350 ↓75
Extrusion: clean 800-900 -
Extrusion: painted 775-875 -

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 3100-3200 -
Greasy bright wire 2800-3050 ↑50
Clean flat bus bar 3000-3150 ↓50
No 1 burnt wire 2900-3000 ↓100
No 2 burnt wire 2650-2800 -
Cylinders 2650-2700 ↓50
Clean and painted 2750-2900 ↑50
New copper tube 3000-3100 -
Heavy copper 2750-2900 ↑50
Braziery copper 2300-2500 -
Clean pyro cable 1400-1500 ↓50
PVC pyro cable 1000-1150 ↑50

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 900-1000 -
Low grade 500-650 -
Aluminium low grade 150-200 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1000-1150 ↑150
Batteries 350-500 -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc base scrap 600-775 -
New cuttings 600-775 -

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 500-660 ↑40
18/8 stainless steel turnings 220-360 ↑20
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 760-900 ↑40
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 400-500 ↑20
17% chrome iron 160-200 -
13% chrome iron 140-180 -
Pure nickel solids  5500 ↑200
Pure tungsten  6400 ↑200
Pure molybdenum  11284 ↓610
Pure cobalt  20605 ↑593
Wrought clean monel 2400-2700 ↑100
Monel turnings 1260-1580 ↑100
70/30 cupronickel 3040-3140 ↑40
90/10 cupronickel 2720-2860 ↑20
Clean tungsten carbide 5300-5580 ↑100
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 6968 -
39% tinman’s solder 4811 -
29% plumber’s solder 3398 -
Solder joints 1850
-
6% mixed type metal 1461 -
     
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  60-85 -
Foundry short steel 55-100 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 60-100 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 60-90 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 50-70 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 60-90 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 30-60 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 40-55 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 50-85 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 40-55 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 40-65 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 40-65 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  60-95 -
Car engines 75-90 -
     

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