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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 28 October 2016

 

 

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

Summary

All the high value metal grades rose in price by £0.01 to £0.65 per gramme except for palladium which fell by £0.14 to £16.61 per gramme.

Mixed brass scrap fell by £50 per tonne to £2,225 per tonne.

PB scrap, GM scrap and borings all rose by £25 to £50 per tonne. Brass and copper radiators also rose by £25 to £1,865 per tonne.

There were rises and falls for some of the aluminium grades. Aluminium pure cuttings rose by £25 to £840 per tonne.

Some of the copper grades rose £50-100. Others remained unchanged.

Cables, lead and zinc did not move.

Only three of the nickel and alloy grades rose in price, by £19-49 per tonne.

 

 

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

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  25.29 ↑0.65
Platinum scrap   18.44 ↑0.47
Palladium 16.61 ↓0.14
Fine gold 33.38 ↑0.20
9ct gold 12.14 ↑0.07
Fine silver 0.418 ↑0.002
925 silver 0.386 ↑0.001

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 2100-2250 -
Clean rod swarf 2000-2100 -
Unsorted brass scrap 2000-2200 -
Mixed brass scrap 2200-2250 ↓50

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 2500-2625 ↑25
GM borings 2300-2450 ↑50
Commercial PB scrap 2600-2750 ↑50
Brass & copper radiators 1800-1925 ↑25

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 800-875 ↑25
Mixed alloy cuttings 725-800 -
Clean cast 700-825 ↓25
Old rolled 650-725 ↑25
Irony aluminium  150-200 ↓25
Turnings 400-500 -
Loose litho 900-1000 ↑50
Clean aluminium wheels 900-950 -
Alu/copper radiators 1350-1500 -
Extrusion: clean 950-1050 -
Extrusion: painted 950-1000 ↑50

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 3300-3500 -
Greasy bright wire 3250-3350 ↑50
Clean flat bus bar 3250-3400 -
No 1 burnt wire 3200-3350 ↑50
No 2 burnt wire 3000-3100 -
Cylinders 2850-3000 -
Clean and painted 3000-3150 -
New copper tube 3250-3350 ↑50
Heavy copper 3050-3150 -
Braziery copper 2600-2800 -
Clean pyro cable 1400-1600 ↑50
PVC pyro cable 1200-1300 ↑100

 

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

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1200-1250 -
Batteries 400-500 -

 

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

 

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 880-960 ↑20
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  12048 ↑49
Pure cobalt  22797 ↑19
Wrought clean monel 2700-2900 -
Monel turnings 1460-1680 -
70/30 cupronickel 3040-3280 -
90/10 cupronickel 2860-3000 -
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 -
Mixed remelts 1420 -

 

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

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