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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 3 February 2017

 

 

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

Summary

High value metal grades showed both rises and falls in price.

Two brass grades dropped by £50 per tonne.

Most of the bronze and gun metal grades went down by £100 per tonne.

All but three of the aluminium grades fell between £50 - £100 per tonne.

Household cables decreased by £25, low grade cables also dropped by £50 per tonne.

Three of the copper grades went up in price, by £50 - £100, the others fell by similar amounts.

Lead batteries and scrap went down by £50 and £40 per tonne respectively.

The two zinc grades increased by £100 per tonne.

There was very little movement for the nickel and alloy grades.

The ferrous grades fell by £10 - £30 per tonne. 5C declined by £30 to £50-£70.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 0.50-0.75 -
Aluminium 10 -
Steel 10 -
Plastics 25 -
Glass aggregate 12-13 -
Glass remelt 12-13 -
Wood 1.50 -
Mixed energy  0.30 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  25.73 ↑0.72
Platinum scrap   18.43 ↓0.07
Palladium 19.57 ↑0.87
Fine gold 31.30 ↑0.91
9ct gold 10.69 ↓0.36
Fine silver 0.403 ↓0.017
925 silver 0.373 ↑0.016

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 2400-2500 -
Clean rod swarf 2250-2300 ↓50
Unsorted brass scrap 2400-2450 -
Mixed brass scrap 2500-2600 ↓50

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3000-3100 ↓100
GM borings 2900-3000 ↓100
Commercial PB scrap 3100-3200 ↓100
Brass & copper radiators 2300-2400 -

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 700-850 ↓50
Mixed alloy cuttings 700-850 ↓50
Clean cast 650-850 ↓50
Old rolled 550-700 -
Irony aluminium  200-250 -
Turnings 400-500 -
Loose litho 950-1050 ↓50
Clean aluminium wheels 850-1000 ↓50
Alu/copper radiators 1500-1600 ↓100
Extrusion: clean 900-1050 ↓50
Extrusion: painted 850-1000 ↓50

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4100-4200 ↓100
Greasy bright wire 3900-4000 ↓50
Clean flat bus bar 4000-4050 ↓50
No 1 burnt wire 3900-4000 -
No 2 burnt wire 3500-3600 -
Cylinders 3400-3500 ↑100
Clean and painted 3700-3800 ↑50
New copper tube 3800-4000 ↓100
Heavy copper 3700-3800 ↑50
Braziery copper 3200-3300 -
Clean pyro cable 1800-1900 -
PVC pyro cable 1400-1500 ↓50

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1300-1400 ↓25
Low grade 800-850 ↓50
Aluminium low grade 200-300 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1300-1350 ↓50
Batteries 500-560 ↓40

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc base scrap 900-1000 ↑100
New cuttings 900-1000 ↑100

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 680-780 ↑20
18/8 stainless steel turnings 320-380 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 940-1060 ↑20
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 460-560 -
17% chrome iron 260-340 -
13% chrome iron 220-280 -
Pure nickel solids  6760 -
Pure tungsten  7280 -
Pure molybdenum  11644 ↓50
Pure cobalt  29431 ↑889
Wrought clean monel 3140-3180 -
Monel turnings 1780-1840 -
70/30 cupronickel 3440-3580 -
90/10 cupronickel 3180-3340 -
Clean tungsten carbide 6160-6280 -
18/4/1 high-speed solids 220-260 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 190-210 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 230-260 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 160-190 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 8939 -
39% tinman’s solder 6118 -
29% plumber’s solder 4438 -
Solder joints 2479 -
6% mixed type metal 1823 -
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1660 -
LM4 1700 -
LM6 1905 -
LM24 1570 -
LM25 1885 -
LM27 1700 -
Standard remelt ingots 1450 -
Mixed remelts 1500 -

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  70-100 ↓10
Foundry short steel 90-110 ↓20
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 125-130 ↓25
Grade 1 5ft old steel 90-100 ↓25
Grade 2 2ft old steel 80-100 ↓15
Grade 4C new production steel bales 80-95 ↓30
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 50-70 ↓30
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 50-70 ↓10
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 70-100 ↓15
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 60-80 ↓10
Grade 10 light cast iron 70-85 ↓10
Grade 11 cast iron borings 40-65 ↓10
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  100-110 ↓20
Car engines 80-100 ↓20
     

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