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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 9 December 2016

 

 

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

Summary

Prices for palladium and the gold grades fell, while those for platinum and silver increased.

Most of the brass grades went up by £50 per tonne.

PB scrap and brass & copper radiators rose by £25 per tonne.

Various aluminium grades went up in price by £25 - £50 per tonne.

Some of the copper grades saw a price drop this week of £25 - £100 per tonne as the pound started to gain strength. Others were unchanged.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 0.55-0.75 -
Aluminium 12-14 -
Steel 4-5 -
Plastics 15 -
Glass aggregate 10-13 -
Glass remelt 10-13 -
Wood 1.5 -
Mixed energy  0.30 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  24.08 ↑0.38
Platinum scrap   17.56 ↑0.28
Palladium 18.72 ↓1.11
Fine gold 29.76 ↓0.85
9ct gold 10.82 ↓0.25
Fine silver 0.391 ↑0.005
925 silver 0.361 ↑0.004

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 2300-2400 ↑50
Clean rod swarf 2200-2275 ↑50
Unsorted brass scrap 2300-2350 ↑50
Mixed brass scrap 2450-2550 -

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 2800-3000 -
GM borings 2500-2800 -
Commercial PB scrap 2950-3125 ↑25
Brass & copper radiators 2100-2250 ↑25

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 700-875 ↑25
Mixed alloy cuttings 750-875 ↑50
Clean cast 600-820 ↑20
Old rolled 550-650 -
Irony aluminium  150-225 ↑25
Turnings 400-500 -
Loose litho 950-1100 -
Clean aluminium wheels 925-1000 -
Alu/copper radiators 1600-1700 -
Extrusion: clean 1000-1150 ↑25
Extrusion: painted 900-1025 ↑25

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 3700-4100 ↓50
Greasy bright wire 3800-3900 ↓100
Clean flat bus bar 3800-4000 ↓100
No 1 burnt wire 3700-3950 ↓50
No 2 burnt wire 3500-3800 -
Cylinders 3400-3600 -
Clean and painted 3500-3760 ↓50
New copper tube 3800-4000 -
Heavy copper 3500-3750 ↓50
Braziery copper 3100-3300 -
Clean pyro cable 1650-1950 ↓25
PVC pyro cable 1350-1550 ↓25

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1300-1400 -
Low grade 700-850 -
Aluminium low grade 150-200 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1350-1350 ↓50
Batteries 500-600 -

 

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

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 650-750 ↓10
18/8 stainless steel turnings 300-380 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 900-1020 ↑20
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 460-520 -
17% chrome iron 170-200 -
13% chrome iron 160-190 -
Pure nickel solids  6500 -
Pure tungsten  7000 -
Pure molybdenum  11624 ↓111
Pure cobalt  24242 ↑802
Wrought clean monel 3060-3180 -
Monel turnings 1780-1840 -
70/30 cupronickel 3400-3560 -
90/10 cupronickel 3180-3280 ↑20
Clean tungsten carbide 6000-6180 -
18/4/1 high-speed solids 210-250 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 170-200 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 210-230 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 140-180 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 8750 -
39% tinman’s solder 5950 -
29% plumber’s solder 4284 -
Solder joints 2346 -
6% mixed type metal 1704 -
     
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  60-90 -
Foundry short steel 55-100 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 70-120 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 65-95 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 60-85 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 80-105 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 40-70 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 40-60 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 70-90 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 45-60 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 40-70 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 45-65 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  70-100 -
Car engines 70-90 -
     

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