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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 26 August 2016

 

 

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

Summary

All the high value metals fell in price, ranging from drops of £0.01 to £0.60 per gramme.

Brass & copper radiators fell by £15 per tonne to £1,880 per tonne.

Aluminium small rises across most grades of £15-£50.

Pure cuttings rose in prices by £50 per tonne to £800 per tonne.

Two copper grades rose by £50 per tonne varied while some grades fell by £15-£75 per tonne.

Copper dry bright wire prices fell by £25 per tonne to £3,285 per tonne.

Nickel and alloy prices were stable with only a couple of grades rising in price.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 0.75-1 -
Aluminium 17-19 -
Steel 13-15 -
Plastics 30-32 -
Glass aggregate 11-12 -
Glass remelt 11-12 -
Wood 1.5-2 -
Mixed energy  0.70-1 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  27.24 ↓0.60
Platinum scrap   19.86 ↓0.44
Palladium 17.35 ↓0.01
Fine gold 32.73 ↓0.50
9ct gold 11.91 ↓0.18
Fine silver 0.416 ↓0.018
925 silver 0.384 ↓0.018

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 1850-2050 -
Clean rod swarf 1700-1900 -
Unsorted brass scrap 1850-1950 -
Mixed brass scrap 2000-2150 -

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 2400-2500 -
GM borings 2200-2350 -
Commercial PB scrap 2400-2550 -
Brass & copper radiators 1825-1935 ↓15

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 750-850 ↑50
Mixed alloy cuttings 650-750 -
Clean cast 675-775 ↑25
Old rolled 600-675 ↑10
Irony aluminium  200-250 ↑25
Turnings 400-450 -
Loose litho 850-950 ↑25
Clean aluminium wheels 825-925 ↑25
Alu/copper radiators 1350-1450 -
Extrusion: clean 875-975 ↑25
Extrusion: painted 850-915 ↑15

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 3200-3375 ↓25
Greasy bright wire 2900-3135 ↓15
Clean flat bus bar 3150-3300 -
No 1 burnt wire 3050-3250 -
No 2 burnt wire 2800-2950 -
Cylinders 2800-2850 ↑50
Clean and painted 2850-3050 ↓50
New copper tube 3050-3250 ↓25
Heavy copper 2850-3050 ↓50
Braziery copper 2500-2600 ↑50
Clean pyro cable 1500-1575 -
PVC pyro cable 1100-1200 -

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 900-1000 -
Low grade 550-700
Aluminium low grade 150-200 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 900-1050 -
Batteries 400-500 -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc base scrap 450-600 -
New cuttings 450-600 -

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 580-680 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 240-340 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 820-920 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 420-480 -
17% chrome iron 160-200 -
13% chrome iron 140-180 -
Pure nickel solids  5500 -
Pure tungsten  5600 ↑200
Pure molybdenum  11758 ↓109
Pure cobalt  19475 ↑533
Wrought clean monel 2460-2680 -
Monel turnings 1260-1480 -
70/30 cupronickel 3040-3200 -
90/10 cupronickel 2880-2980 -
Clean tungsten carbide 4800-5080 ↑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 6271 -
39% tinman’s solder 4369 -
29% plumber’s solder 3056 -
Solder joints 1661
-
6% mixed type metal 1372 -
     
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  55-80 -
Foundry short steel 50-95 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 40-85 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 50-80 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 45-65 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 55-80 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 25-50 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 35-50 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 50-75 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 35-50 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 35-55 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 35-55 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  50-85 -
Car engines 70-85 -
     

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