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Markets - Weekly Prices Update 3 October 2014

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

Summary

Little change is recorded across PRN prices this week.

High value metal prices have declined with the exception of gold which is stable.

Copper secondary grades prices are down due to a fall of the LME copper price.

Ferrous metal prices are unchanged.

PRNs

Grade:£/tonnechange
Paper0.70-1-
Aluminium8-10-
Steel7-11↑1
Plastics25-29↑1
Glass:Aggregate18-21-
Glass: Remelt25-27-
Wood1.50-2.50-
Mixed Energy0.50-0.80↑0.05

 

High Value Metals

Grade:£/grammechange
Platinum25.78↓0.42
Platinum scrap18.80↓0.31
Palladium15.37↓0.52
Fine gold24.12↑0.13
9ct gold8.77↓0.28
Fine silver0.307↓0.009
925 silver0.284↓0.008

Non Ferrous Metals

White metals£/tonnechange
Mixed pewter6510-
43% tinman’s solder4860-
39% tinman’s solder4447-
29% plumber’s solder3080-
Solder joints1505-
6% mixed type metal1150-

 

Aluminium ingots£/tonnechange
LM21500-
LM41520-
LM61600-
LM241490-
LM251590-
LM271540-
Standard remelt ingots1300-
Mixed remelts1260-

 

Brass£/tonnechange
Cuttings2200-2400↓50
Clean rod swarf2100-2200-
Unsorted brass scrap2000-2200-
Mixed brass scrap2200-2150↓50

 

Bronze & gun metals£/tonnechange
Commercial GM scrap2800-3000↓50
GM borings2750-2900-
Commercial PB scrap2850-3000-
Brass and copper radiators1900-2100↓50

 

Zinc£/tonnechange
Zinc base scrap580-600-
New cuttings500-600-

 

Lead£/tonnechange
Collected scrap950-1000-
Batteries550-650↑50

 

Nickels and alloys£/tonnechange
18/8 stainless steel solids560-700-
18/8 stainless steel turnings260-360-
18/10/3 stainless steel solids940-1120-
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings640-800-
17% chrome iron180-220-
13% chrome iron140-180-
Pure nickel solids7000↓20
Pure tungsten14520-
Pure molybdenum14450↓500
Pure cobalt19598↑168
Wrought clean monel3900-4160-
Monel turnings1700-1960-
70/30 cupronickel3300-3500↓100
90/10 cupronickel2900-3000↓100
Clean tungsten carbide13480-13840-
18/4/1 high-speed solids900-1060-
18/4/1 high-speed turnings250-360-
6/5/2 high-speed solids750-880-
6/5/2 high-speed turnings160-290-

 

Copper£/tonnechange
Dry Bright Wire3550-3650↓50
Greasy Bright Wire3450-3600↓50
Clean flat bus bar3500-3550↓50
No1 Burnt wire3340-3450↓50
No 2 burnt wire3300-3400↓50
Cylinders3100-3200-
Clean and Painted3300-3500-
New copper tube3550-3600↓100
Heavy copper3300-3400↓100
Braziery copper2800-3000-
Clean pyro cable1800-2100-
PVC pyro cable1450-1600↑50

 

Cables£/tonnechange
Household1200-1300↓50
Low grade770-800-
Aluminium low grade290-300-

 

Aluminium£-tonnechange
Pure cuttings750-810↑10
Mixed alloy cuttings700-800-
Clean cast750-850-
Old rolled650-750-
Irony aluminium250-360-
Turnings510-540↑10
Loose litho850-950↓50
Clean aluminium wheels950-1000-
alu/copper radiators1500-1600-
Extrusion: clean850-900-
Extrusion: painted800-900-

 

Ferrous Metals

Ferrous£/tonnechange
Broken foundry cast iron102-115-
Foundry short steel112-150-
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate120-135-
Grade 1 5ft old steel102-140-
Grade 2 2ft old steel95-125-
Grade 4C new production steel bales130-150-
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron)70-95-
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings72-95-
Grade 8B mixed cuttings105-135-
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size)90-115-
Grade 10 light cast iron102-120-
Grade 11 cast iron borings90-115-
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap130-145-
Car engines160-185-

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