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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 1 February 2019

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

PRN £/tonne   £/gramme   Change  
Paper   13-19   ↑2  
Aluminium   100-150   -  
Steel   15-20   ↓3  
Plastics   105-150   ↑45  
Glass aggregate   28-45   ↑2  
Glass remelt   28-45   ↑2  
Wood   25-55   ↓5
 
Energy Recovery    0.7-1   ↓0.15  

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum 19.951 ↑0.008
Platinum scrap 14.547 ↑0.006
Palladium 33.023 ↓0.79
Fine gold 32.233 ↑0.273
9ct gold 11.725 ↑0.1
Fine silver 0.352 ↑0.009
925 silver 0.325 ↑0.008

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 2500-2800 ↑100
Brass & copper radiators 2000-2300 ↑60
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3100-3300 -
GM borings 2800-3100 -
Commercial PB scrap 3200-3400 -
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cutting 600-800 ↑100
Mixed alloy cuttings 500-700 ↑100
Clean cast 500-650 ↑50
Old rolled 400-500 ↑50
Irony aluminium  170-280 -
Turnings 250-350 ↑100
Loose litho 900-950 -
Clean aluminium wheels 800-900 -
Alu/copper radiators 1200-1400 -
Extrusion: clean 900-1000 ↑50
Extrusion: painted 800-950 ↑50

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4100-4200 ↑100
Greasy bright wire 3600-3800 ↑100
Clean flat bus bar 4000-4150 ↑150
No 1 burnt wire 3500-4100 ↑200
No 2 burnt wire 3200-3700 ↑100
Cylinders 3200-3400 ↑40
New copper tube 3900-4200 ↑200
Heavy copper 3700-3900 ↑110
Braziery copper 2900-3100 -
Clean pyro cable 1600-1750 -
PVC pyro cable 1200-1350 -

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1000-1100 -
Low grade 450-500 -
Aluminium low grade 200-250 ↓30

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1000-1200 ↑50
Batteries 400-500 ↑50

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc scrap 700-1000 -
     

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 580-600 ↑10
18/8 stainless steel turnings 280-300 ↓10
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 890-910 ↑10
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 400-420 -
17% chrome iron 180-200 -
13% chrome iron 140-160 ↑20
Pure nickel solids 5800 -
Pure tungsten 15000 -
Pure molybdenum 19783 ↓357
Pure cobalt 27392 ↓2043
Wrought clean monel 2800-2900 -
Monel turnings 1240-1400 -
70/30 cupronickel 3000-3020 -
90/10 cupronickel 2700-2720 -
Clean tungsten carbide 12000-12060 -
18/4/1 high-speed solids 240-250 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 220-230 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 240-250 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 160-170 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 7235 ↑861.5
39% tinman’s solder 5128 ↑499
29% plumber’s solder 3570 ↑364
Solder Joints 1794 ↑153
6% mixed type metal 1505 ↑3
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1700 ↓20
LM4 1720 ↓20
LM6 1880 ↓20
LM24 1590 ↓20
LM25 1870 ↓40
LM27 1710 ↓20
     

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  90-100 ↓20
Foundry short steel 105-120 ↓20
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 80-150 ↓40
Grade 1 5ft old steel 95-100 ↓20
Grade 2 2ft old steel 100-105 ↓20
Grade 4C new production steel bales 90-115 ↓20
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 40-65 ↓15
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 100-110 ↓10
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 90-170 ↓15
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 50-60 ↓20
Grade 10 light cast iron 55-70 ↓20
Grade 11 cast iron borings 35-45 ↓20
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  125-130 ↓20
Car engines 150-215 ↓20
     

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