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Markets - weekly prices update: 25 July 2014

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

Summary

Plastic PRN prices fell by £13 per tonne this week. Aggregate glass PRN price is down by £18 per tonne and remelt by £16 per tonne.

White Metal, Aluminium ingots and Ferrous Metal prices are unchanged.

Non-Ferrous metal prices are stable with the exception of a few increases in Nickel & Alloy and Bronze & Gunmetal prices.

Falls are recorded across the High Value Metal prices.

PRNs

Grade:£/tonnechange
Paper0.85-1.00-
Aluminium8-10-
Steel14-18↑1
Plastics28-32↓13
Glass:Aggregate18-22↓18
Glass: Remelt30-32↓16
Wood1.50-2.00-
Mixed Energy0.40-0.75↑0.15

 

High Value Metals

Grade:£/tonnechange
Platinum 27.78↓0.35
Platinum scrap 20.26↓0.25
Palladium16.44↑0.10
Fine gold24.48↓0.11
9ct gold8.91↓0.03
Fine silver0.355↓0.002
925 silver0.328↓0.003

Non Ferrous Metals

White metals           £/tonnechange
Mixed pewter6540-
43% tinman’s solder4883-
39% tinman’s solder4460-
29% plumber’s solder3050-
Solder joints1540-
6% mixed type metal1140-

 

Aluminium ingots£/tonnechange
LM21450-
LM41480-
LM61580-
LM241480-
LM251570-
LM271540-
Standard remelt ingots1260-
Mixed remelts1260-

 

Brass£/tonnechange
Cuttings2100-2300-
Clean rod swarf2000-2100↓50
Unsorted brass scrap2000-2200-
Mixed brass scrap2000-2200-

 

Bronze & gun metals£/tonnechange
Commercial GM scrap2800-3000↑200
GM borings2800-2900↑100
Commercial PB scrap2900-3100↑100
Brass and copper radiators1900-2020↓130

 

Zinc £/tonnechange
Zinc base scrap420-520↑20
New cuttings400-450↓100

 

Lead £/tonnechange
Collected scrap950-1050↑40
Batteries400-450-

 

Nickels and alloys £/tonnechange
18/8 stainless steel solids720-800↑60
18/8 stainless steel turnings320-400↑20
18/10/3 stainless steel solids1000-1200↑40
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings640-780↑20
17% chrome iron190-210↑20
13% chrome iron150-170-
Pure nickel solids7,280↑40
Pure tungsten13,580-
Pure molybdenum14,560↑400
Pure cobalt17,430↑400
Wrought clean monel3900-4100↑40
Monel turnings1780-1900↑20
70/30 cupronickel3580-3780↑200
90/10 cupronickel3140-3280↑40
Clean tungsten carbide12900-13000-
18/4/1 high-speed solids980-1060-
18/4/1 high-speed turnings280-360-
6/5/2 high-speed solids780-880-
6/5/2 high-speed turnings190-290-

 

Copper£/tonnechange
Dry Bright Wire3457-3650-
Greasy Bright Wire3300-3480↓20
Clean flat bus bar3340-3450↓50
No1 Burnt wire3300-3400-
No 2 burnt wire2950-3370↑70
Cylinders3000-3120↓4
Clean and Painted3200-3280↓70
New copper tube3400-3500-
Heavy copper3250-3380↓20
Braziery copper2500-2860-
Clean pyro cable1800-1980↓20
PVC pyro cable1500-1600-

 

Cables£/tonnechange
Household1250-1300-
Low grade650-750↓30
Aluminium low grade220-280-

 

Aluminium£-tonnechange
Pure cuttings710-800-
Mixed alloy cuttings700-790↓10
Clean cast700-750-
Old rolled650-680-
Irony aluminium 250-300-
Turnings500-550-
Loose litho800-850↑25
Clean aluminium wheels850-950-
 alu/copper radiators1400-1500-
Extrusion: clean800-890-
Extrusion: painted750-800-

 

Ferrous Metals

Ferrous£/tonnechange
Broken foundry cast iron 102-120-
Foundry short steel112-150-
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate120-140-
Grade 1 5ft old steel102-140-
Grade 2 2ft old steel95-120-
Grade 4C new production steel bales130-150-
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron)70-90-
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings72-90-
Grade 8B mixed cuttings105-120-
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size)90-110-
Grade 10 light cast iron102-120-
Grade 11 cast iron borings90-110-
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap 130-150-
Car engines160-190-

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