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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 1 Sept 2017

 

 

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

Summary

Copper grades continue to increase, up £50 - £100 per tonne this week.

All high value metals rose.

Most aluminium grades moved up £50 - £100 per tonne.

Half the nickel and alloy grades increased, the rest were static apart from molybdenum which fell.

  

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 1.00 -
Aluminium 10 -
Steel 4-5 -
Plastics 63-68 -
Glass aggregate 12 -
Glass remelt 12 -
Wood 2-3 -
Energy Recovery  0.50-0.75 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  24.67 ↑0.21
Platinum scrap   17.97 ↑0.05
Palladium 23.42 ↑0.01
Fine gold 32.69 ↑0.37
9ct gold 11.84 ↑0.08
Fine silver 0.392 ↑0.011
925 silver 0.362 ↑0.009

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 2800-2900 ↑100
Brass & copper radiators 2450-2550 ↑50
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3200-3300 ↑100
GM borings 3000-3300 -
Commercial PB scrap 3200-3300 -
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 900-1000 ↑100
Mixed alloy cuttings 850-950 ↑50
Clean cast 850-950 ↑100
Old rolled 700-800 ↑50
Irony aluminium  250-300 -
Turnings 400-550 -
Loose litho 1150-1250 ↑50
Clean aluminium wheels 1100-1150 ↑50
Alu/copper radiators 1850-1950 ↑50
Extrusion: clean 1200-1250 ↑100
Extrusion: painted 1150-1200 -

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4550-4650 ↑50
Greasy bright wire 4100-4200 ↑100
Clean flat bus bar 4400-4500 ↑100
No 1 burnt wire 4300-4400 ↑100
No 2 burnt wire 4000-4100 ↑100
Cylinders 3700-3850 ↑50
New copper tube 4300-4500 ↑100
Heavy copper 4100-4200 ↑100
Braziery copper 3400-3600 ↑100
Clean pyro cable 2100-2300 ↑100
PVC pyro cable 1650-1800 ↑50

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1350-1450 ↑50
Low grade 750-8500 ↑50
Aluminium low grade 250-300 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1400-1525 ↑75
Batteries 550-650 ↑50

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc scrap 950-1100 ↑90
     

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 620-680 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 300-400 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 960-1020 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 480-520 -
17% chrome iron 270-290 -
13% chrome iron 190-210 ↑20
Pure nickel solids 6520 ↑100
Pure tungsten 9880 ↑300
Pure molybdenum 12034 ↓70
Pure cobalt 46972 ↑431
Wrought clean monel 3080-3280 ↑80
Monel turnings 1640-1740 ↑40
70/30 cupronickel 3280-3400 ↑20
90/10 cupronickel 3040-3140 ↑40
Clean tungsten carbide 6860-7000 -
18/4/1 high-speed solids 200-260 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 200-240 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 200-260 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 140-190 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 7044 -
39% tinman’s solder 5130 -
29% plumber’s solder 3639 -
Solder joints 1966 -
6% mixed type metal 1790 -
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1740 -
LM4 1780 -
LM6 1985 -
LM24 1650 -
LM25 1960 -
LM27 1780 -
     

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  110-135 -
Foundry short steel 150-170 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 110-170 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 130-150 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 120-155 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 130-150 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 75-100 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 70-100 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 90-125 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 90-120 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 100-120 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 70-100 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  150-175 -
Car engines 160-200 -
     

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