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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 5 August 2016

 

 

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

Summary

There were price rises across all high value metal grades, including palladium up by £0.62 per gramme to £17.44 per gramme.

There were increases across all brass grades of £25 - £50 per tonne. Mixed brass scrap rose by £50 per tonne to £2,075

All bronze and gun metal grades rose by £25 per tonne except for GM borings which was up £75 per tonne to £2,250

There was a mixed picture for aluminium, with some grades up £10 - £50 as well as falls of £25 - £50. Pure cuttings fell by £25 per tonne to £735 per tonne.

Copper grades were mostly stable with a few rises of between £25 to £50 per tonne and some falls of the same amounts. Copper dry bright wire rose by £25 per tonne to £3,300 per tonne.

Household cables fell by £50 per tonne to £950 per tonne and aluminium low grade cables fell by £25 per tonne to £175 per tonne.

Lead scrap prices rose by £50 per tonne to £1,050.

There were various rises across the nickel and alloy grades. Pure nickel solids rose by £300 per tonne to £5,500 per tonne.

White metal prices rose across all grades of £90 - £568 per tonne. Mixed pewter rose by £568 to £6,271 per tonne.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 0.75-1 -
Aluminium 17-19 -
Steel 18-20 -
Plastics 33-35 -
Glass aggregate 11-12 -
Glass remelt 11-12 -
Wood 1.5-2 -
Mixed energy  0.70-1 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  28.46 ↑1.84
Platinum scrap   20.76 ↑1.35
Palladium 17.44 ↑0.62
Fine gold 33.00 ↑0.60
9ct gold 11.97 ↑0.18
Fine silver 0.446 ↑0.001
925 silver 0.412 ↑0.012

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 1900-2100 ↑25
Clean rod swarf 1700-1950 ↑50
Unsorted brass scrap 1900-2000 ↑25
Mixed brass scrap 2000-2150 ↑50

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 32350-2425 ↑25
GM borings 2175-2325 ↑75
Commercial PB scrap 2425-2600 ↑25
Brass & copper radiators 1700-1850 ↑25

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 700-775 ↓25
Mixed alloy cuttings 650-700 ↓25
Clean cast 600-750 ↓25
Old rolled 500-650 -
Irony aluminium  150-225 ↓40
Turnings 350-475 ↑15
Loose litho 700-950 ↑25
Clean aluminium wheels 750-925 ↑10
Alu/copper radiators 1300-1450 ↑50
Extrusion: clean 800-900 ↓50
Extrusion: painted 725-850 ↓50

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 3200-3400 ↑25
Greasy bright wire 2850-3100 -
Clean flat bus bar 3000-3300 -
No 1 burnt wire 3000-3225 ↑50
No 2 burnt wire 2750-2950 -
Cylinders 2700-2825 ↓50
Clean and painted 2800-3025 ↑25
New copper tube 3100-3250 ↓25
Heavy copper 2800-3000 -
Braziery copper 2500-2600 -
Clean pyro cable 1500-1600 ↑50
PVC pyro cable 1000-1200 ↑25

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 900-1000 ↓50
Low grade 600-700  
Aluminium low grade 150-200 ↓25

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1000-1100 ↑50
Batteries 400-500 -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc base scrap 400-550 -
New cuttings 400-550 -

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 580-680 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 240-340 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 820-920 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 420-480 -
17% chrome iron 160-200 -
13% chrome iron  140-160 -
Pure nickel solids  5500 ↑300
Pure tungsten  4900 ↑400
Pure molybdenum  11623 ↑772
Pure cobalt  19684 ↑370
Wrought clean monel 2460-2680 -
Monel turnings 1260-1480 -
70/30 cupronickel 2940-3080 -
90/10 cupronickel 2880-2940 -
Clean tungsten carbide 4300-4800 ↑200
18/4/1 high-speed solids 160-200 ↑20
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 120-180 ↑20
6/5/2 high-speed solids 150-190 ↑10
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 120-160 ↑40

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 6271 ↑568
39% tinman’s solder 4369 ↑368
29% plumber’s solder 3056 ↑291
Solder joints 1661
↑168
6% mixed type metal 1372 ↑90
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1560 -
LM4 1600 -
LM6 1825 -
LM24 1470 -
LM25 1800 -
LM27 1580 -
Standard remelt ingots 1270 -
Mixed remelts 1250 -

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  55-70 -
Foundry short steel 50-85 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 45-80 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 50-75 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 45-60 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 55-75 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 30-50 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 35-45 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 50-75 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 35-45 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 35-50 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 35-50 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  50-75 -
Car engines 65-75 -
     

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