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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 1 March 2019

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

PRN £/tonne   £/gramme   Change  
Paper   15-20   ↑1  
Aluminium   75-85   ↓65  
Steel   15-20   -  
Plastics   111-113   ↓37  
Glass aggregate   28-30   ↓15  
Glass remelt   28-30   ↓15  
Wood   40-45   ↓10
 
Energy Recovery    .35-.7   ↓.3  

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum 21.111 ↑0.977
Platinum scrap 15.393 ↑0.713
Palladium 37.422 ↑0.926
Fine gold 31.889 ↓1.131
9ct gold 11.600 ↓0.411
Fine silver 0.344 ↓0.009
925 silver 0.318 ↓0.009

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 2500-2750 ↓100
Brass & copper radiators 2100-2300 ↓50
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3000-3400 ↓70
GM borings 3000-3200 -
Commercial PB scrap 3200-3570 ↓100
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cutting 700-900 -
Mixed alloy cuttings 650-750 -
Clean cast 500-600 ↓50
Old rolled 450-600 -
Irony aluminium  150-200 ↑30
Turnings 250-300 ↓50
Loose litho 900-1150 -
Clean aluminium wheels 800-1050 -
Alu/copper radiators 1200-1500 ↓40
Extrusion: clean 800-1100 -
Extrusion: painted 800-1050 ↓40

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4100-4400 -
Greasy bright wire 3900-4100 -
Clean flat bus bar 4000-4300 ↑50
No 1 burnt wire 4000-4200 ↓40
No 2 burnt wire 3700-3950 ↓50
Cylinders 3200-3570 ↓100
New copper tube 4000-4400 -
Heavy copper 3800-4100 -
Braziery copper 3000-3300 ↑90
Clean pyro cable 1500-1700 ↓100
PVC pyro cable 1100-1250 ↓50

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1100-1330 ↓5
Low grade 500-750 -
Aluminium low grade 200-280 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1000-1300 ↓25
Batteries 350-500 -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc scrap 700-1050 ↑30
     

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 600-610 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 280-300 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 910-920 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 400-420 -
17% chrome iron 180-200 -
13% chrome iron 140-160 -
Pure nickel solids 5900 -
Pure tungsten 14800 -
Pure molybdenum 19615 ↓321
Pure cobalt 25650 ↑1880
Wrought clean monel 2800-2900 -
Monel turnings 1240-1400 -
70/30 cupronickel 3000-3020 -
90/10 cupronickel 2700-2720 -
Clean tungsten carbide 11800-12000 -
18/4/1 high-speed solids 230-250 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 210-230 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 230-250 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 150-170 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 7431 ↑196
39% tinman’s solder 5239 ↑111
29% plumber’s solder 3649 ↑79
Solder Joints 1825 ↑31
6% mixed type metal 1504 ↓1
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1680 ↓20
LM4 1700 ↓20
LM6 1860 ↓20
LM24 1570 ↓20
LM25 1850 ↓20
LM27 1690 ↓20
     

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  105-115 ↑15
Foundry short steel 120-135 ↑15
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 100-175 ↑25
Grade 1 5ft old steel 110-115 ↑15
Grade 2 2ft old steel 115-120 ↑15
Grade 4C new production steel bales 105-130 ↑15
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 45-75 ↑10
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 115-125 ↑15
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 105-185 ↑15
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 65-75 ↑15
Grade 10 light cast iron 70-85 ↑15
Grade 11 cast iron borings 50-60 ↑15
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  140-145 ↑15
Car engines 165-230 ↑15
     

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