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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 1 Dec 2017

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

Summary

All the high value metal grades fell in price.

A handful of aluminium grades went down.

The copper grades fell back this week, mostly by £100 per tonne.

Most nickel and alloy grades were stable this week.

Lead scrap, batteries and zinc all decreased in price.

 

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 1.25-1.50 -
Aluminium 9-10 -
Steel 3.50-5 -
Plastics 35 -
Glass aggregate 12-13 -
Glass remelt 12-13 -
Wood 2-3 -
Energy Recovery  0.40-0.75 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  22.49 ↓0.11
Platinum scrap   16.52 ↓0.05
Palladium 24.18 ↓0.16
Fine gold 30.52 ↓0.70
9ct gold 11.14 ↓0.20
Fine silver 0.353 ↓0.019
925 silver 0.326 ↓0.018

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 2800-2900 -
Brass & copper radiators 2500-2550 -
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3200-3250 -
GM borings 3000-3100 -
Commercial PB scrap 3300-3350 ↓50
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 750-800 ↓100
Mixed alloy cuttings 750-800 ↓100
Clean cast 750-800 ↓100
Old rolled 625-700 -
Irony aluminium  150-250 -
Turnings 400-500 -
Loose litho 1100-1200 -
Clean aluminium wheels 1000-1100 ↓25
Alu/copper radiators 1700-1750 -
Extrusion: clean 1150-1200 -
Extrusion: painted 1100-1150 -

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4500-4650 ↓50
Greasy bright wire 3900-4050 ↓100
Clean flat bus bar 4400-4500 ↓100
No 1 burnt wire 4300-4400 ↓100
No 2 burnt wire 3900-4000 ↓100
Cylinders 3550-3650 ↓100
New copper tube 4300-4400 ↓100
Heavy copper 3900-4000 ↓150
Braziery copper 3400-3500 ↓100
Clean pyro cable 2100-2200 ↓100
PVC pyro cable 1600-1700 ↓100

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1100-1250 -
Low grade 650-750 -
Aluminium low grade 150-250 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1350-1400 ↓100
Batteries 500-550 ↓50

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc scrap 1000-1025 ↓5
     

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 700-720 ↓10
18/8 stainless steel turnings 320-400 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 980-1000 ↓20
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 460-500 -
17% chrome iron 280-330 -
13% chrome iron 200-220 -
Pure nickel solids 6940 ↓20
Pure tungsten 11180 -
Pure molybdenum 11518 ↓122
Pure cobalt 48286 ↑2475
Wrought clean monel 3060-3160 -
Monel turnings 1440-1560 -
70/30 cupronickel 3220-3380 -
90/10 cupronickel 3020-3100 -
Clean tungsten carbide 7180-7240 -
18/4/1 high-speed solids 220-260 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 220-240 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 220-260 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 150-180 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 6461 -
39% tinman’s solder 4821 -
29% plumber’s solder 3432 -
Solder joints 1915 -
6% mixed type metal 1839 -
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1740 -
LM4 1780 -
LM6 1985 -
LM24 1650 -
LM25 1960 -
LM27 1780 -
     

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  100-120 -
Foundry short steel 130-150 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 100-165 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 110-140 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 110-130 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 115-140 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 55-90 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 60-90 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 85-105 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 75-95 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 95-105 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 60-90 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  135-155 -
Car engines 160-190 -
     

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