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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 30 September 2016

 

 

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

Summary

There were price increases across the high value metals, except for palladium which went up by £0.38 to £17.30 per gramme.

Brass cuttings rose by £50 per tonne to £2,115 per tonne. Mixed brass scrap rose by £75 per tonne to £2,000 per tonne.

GM scrap, PB scrap and brass & copper radiators all rose by £100 per tonne to £2,450, £2,500 and £1,850 per tonne respectively.

There were various price rises across the aluminium grades of £25 to £100 per tonne.

The copper grades saw an increase in price by £50 to £150 per tonne.

Household cables and low grade cables both increased by £50 to £1,025 and £675 per tonne.

There were price changes across most the nickel and alloy grades of £9 to £182 per tonne.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 0.75-1 -
Aluminium 10 -
Steel 6.50 -
Plastics 16 -
Glass aggregate 11-12 -
Glass remelt 11-12 -
Wood 1.5-2 -
Mixed energy  0.70-1 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  25.13 ↓0.22
Platinum scrap   18.32 ↓0.17
Palladium 17.30 ↑0.38
Fine gold 32.68 ↓0.16
9ct gold 11.89 ↓0.06
Fine silver 0.425 ↓0.007
925 silver 0.393 ↓0.006

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 1900-2100 ↑50
Clean rod swarf 1700-1900 -
Unsorted brass scrap 1850-1950 -
Mixed brass scrap 2050-2175 ↑75

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 2400-2500 ↑100
GM borings 2200-2300 -
Commercial PB scrap 2400-2600 ↑100
Brass & copper radiators 1800-1900 ↑100

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 750-825 ↑25
Mixed alloy cuttings 650-750 ↑50
Clean cast 650-800 ↑100
Old rolled 600-650 ↑50
Irony aluminium  100-200 -
Turnings 350-450 ↑50
Loose litho 800-900 -
Clean aluminium wheels 800-925 ↑25
Alu/copper radiators 1200-1350 -
Extrusion: clean 850-1000 ↑100
Extrusion: painted 800-900 ↑25

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 3200-3300 ↑100
Greasy bright wire 3000-3200 ↑150
Clean flat bus bar 3100-3200 ↑50
No 1 burnt wire 3000-3100 ↑100
No 2 burnt wire 2800-2900 ↑100
Cylinders 2700-2800 ↑100
Clean and painted 2800-3000 ↑100
New copper tube 3100-3200 ↑100
Heavy copper 2800-3000 ↑100
Braziery copper 2400-2600 ↑100
Clean pyro cable 1400-1500 -
PVC pyro cable 1000-1150 -

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1000-1050 ↑50
Low grade 650-700 ↑50
Aluminium low grade 150-200 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1000-1150 -
Batteries 400-500 -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc base scrap 600-775 -
New cuttings 600-775 -

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 540-660 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 260-360 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 780-900 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 420-500 -
17% chrome iron 150-190 ↓10
13% chrome iron 130-170 ↓10
Pure nickel solids  5600 ↑100
Pure tungsten  6500 ↑100
Pure molybdenum  11275 ↓9
Pure cobalt  20787 ↑182
Wrought clean monel 2500-2700 -
Monel turnings 1360-1580 -
70/30 cupronickel 3040-3180 ↑40
90/10 cupronickel 2720-2880 ↑20
Clean tungsten carbide 5400-5680 ↑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 6968 -
39% tinman’s solder 4811 -
29% plumber’s solder 3398 -
Solder joints 1850
-
6% mixed type metal 1461 -
     
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  60-85 -
Foundry short steel 55-100 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 60-100 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 60-90 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 50-70 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 60-90 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 30-60 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 40-55 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 50-85 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 40-55 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 40-65 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 40-65 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  60-95 -
Car engines 75-90 -
     

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