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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 4 November 2016

 

 

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

Summary

High value metals again rose in price except for palladium which fell by £0.05 per gramme. The price rises were between £0.017 - £0.70 per gramme.

All brass grades increased by £25 - £100 per tonne. Mixed brass scrap rose by £100 - £2,275.

Both GM and PB scrap were up £75 per tonne. GM borings rose by £50 per tonne, and brass and copper radiators rose £75 per tonne.

A handful of the aluminium grades increased by £25 - £100 per tonne.

The copper grades rose by £100 - £200 per tonne. Copper dry bright wire rose by £150 - £3,525 per tonne.

Household cables, lead scrap and batteries were all up from £50 - £100 per tonne.

The nickel and alloy grades rose by £20 - £260 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  25.93 ↑0.64
Platinum scrap   18.91 ↑0.47
Palladium 16.56 ↓0.05
Fine gold 34.08 ↑0.70
9ct gold 12.40 ↑0.26
Fine silver 0.436 ↑0.018
925 silver 0.403 ↑0.017

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 2200-2275 ↑25
Clean rod swarf 2050-2125 ↑25
Unsorted brass scrap 2050-2225 ↑25
Mixed brass scrap 2200-2350 ↑100

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 2500-2700 ↑75
GM borings 2400-2500 ↑50
Commercial PB scrap 2600-2800 ↑50
Brass & copper radiators 1800-2000 ↑75

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 800-875 -
Mixed alloy cuttings 700-800 -
Clean cast 700-825 -
Old rolled 700-750 ↑25
Irony aluminium  150-200 -
Turnings 400-550 ↑50
Loose litho 900-1000 -
Clean aluminium wheels 900-1000 ↑50
Alu/copper radiators 1400-1600 ↑100
Extrusion: clean 1000-1100 ↑50
Extrusion: painted 950-1050 ↑50

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 3400-3650 ↑150
Greasy bright wire 3300-3500 ↑150
Clean flat bus bar 3300-3500 ↑100
No 1 burnt wire 3300-3500 ↑150
No 2 burnt wire 3100-3250 ↑150
Cylinders 2900-3150 ↑150
Clean and painted 3100-3300 ↑150
New copper tube 3250-3550 ↑200
Heavy copper 3100-3300 ↑150
Braziery copper 2700-2900 ↑100
Clean pyro cable 1400-1600 -
PVC pyro cable 1200-1300 -

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1100-1200 ↑100
Low grade 650-700 -
Aluminium low grade 150-200 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1200-1300 ↑50
Batteries 450-600 ↑100

 

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 280-360 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 880-980 ↑20
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 420-500 -
17% chrome iron 150-190 ↑10
13% chrome iron 140-180 ↑20
Pure nickel solids  5900 ↑100
Pure tungsten  6700 ↑100
Pure molybdenum  11872 ↑176
Pure cobalt  22537 ↑260
Wrought clean monel 2800-2960 ↑60
Monel turnings 1560-1680 -
70/30 cupronickel 3100-3300 ↑20
90/10 cupronickel 2900-3080 ↑80
Clean tungsten carbide 5600-5880 ↑100
18/4/1 high-speed solids 200-240 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 150-190 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 200-220 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 140-180 -

 

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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