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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 10 March 2017

 

 

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

Summary

All high value metal grades fell in price.

Brass scrap was down £100 per tonne.

GM scrap and brass & copper radiators were down by £50 per tonne.

GM borings were up by £50 per tonne.

A handful of aluminium grades rose by £50 - £80 per tonne.

Copper prices fell after a quiet week, down by £50 - £200 per tonne.

Household and low grade cables rose by £50 per tonne.

Lead scrap fell by £30 per tonne.

Zinc rose by £50 per tonne.

Variety of nickel and alloy grades rose in price.

Ferrous metal prices have made a recovery, rising by £15 - £35 per tonne.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 0.50-0.75 -
Aluminium 10 -
Steel 8 -
Plastics 25 -
Glass aggregate 12-13 -
Glass remelt 12-13 -
Wood 1.50 -
Mixed energy  0.30 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  24.95 ↓1.20
Platinum scrap   18.34 ↓1.00
Palladium 19.89 ↓0.42
Fine gold 31.84 ↓0.64
9ct gold 11.59 ↓0.21
Fine silver 0.409 ↓0.023
925 silver 0.378 ↓0.021

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 2400-2500 -
Clean rod swarf 2200-2300 -
Unsorted brass scrap 2400-2450 -
Mixed brass scrap 2550-2650 ↓100

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3150-3250 ↓50
GM borings 3000-3150 ↑50
Commercial PB scrap 3200-3300 -
Brass & copper radiators 2300-2350 ↓50

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 850-980 -
Mixed alloy cuttings 800-980 -
Clean cast 800-980 -
Old rolled 650-750 ↑50
Irony aluminium  200-250 -
Turnings 400-500 -
Loose litho 1100-1180 ↑80
Clean aluminium wheels 1000-1100 ↑50
Alu/copper radiators 1600-1750 ↑50
Extrusion: clean 1100-1200 -
Extrusion: painted 1000-1150 ↑50

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4100-4250 ↓150
Greasy bright wire 3600-3900 ↓200
Clean flat bus bar 4000-4150 ↓90
No 1 burnt wire 3900-4100 ↓140
No 2 burnt wire 3550-3700 ↓100
Cylinders 3500-3600 ↓100
Clean and painted 3700-3850 ↓50
New copper tube 4100-4200 -
Heavy copper 3700-3850 ↓50
Braziery copper 3200-3400 ↓100
Clean pyro cable 1800-1950 -
PVC pyro cable 1400-1550 -

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1300-1400 ↑50
Low grade 750-850 ↑50
Aluminium low grade 200-300 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1300-1400 ↓30
Batteries 500-580 -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc base scrap 950-1050 ↑50
New cuttings 950-1050 ↑50

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 740-820 ↑20
18/8 stainless steel turnings 360-400 ↑10
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 1000-1120 ↑20
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 490-590 ↑10
17% chrome iron 260-340 -
13% chrome iron 220-280 -
Pure nickel solids 6900 ↑20
Pure tungsten 7780 ↑100
Pure molybdenum 12101 ↑89
Pure cobalt 41779 ↑462
Wrought clean monel 3180-3320 ↑20
Monel turnings 1780-1920 ↑20
70/30 cupronickel 3480-3700 ↑20
90/10 cupronickel 3340-3500 ↑20
Clean tungsten carbide 6360-6480 -
18/4/1 high-speed solids 220-260 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 190-210 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 230-260 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 160-190 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 7538 -
39% tinman’s solder 5383 -
29% plumber’s solder 3829 -
Solder joints 2178 -
6% mixed type metal 1800 -
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1675 -
LM4 1715 -
LM6 1920 -
LM24 1585 -
LM25 1900 -
LM27 1715 -
Standard remelt ingots 1475 -
Mixed remelts 1525 -

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  100-120 ↑20
Foundry short steel 100-135 ↑25
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 110-150 ↑20
Grade 1 5ft old steel 90-135 ↑35
Grade 2 2ft old steel 90-125 ↑25
Grade 4C new production steel bales 105-130 ↑35
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 60-100 ↑30
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 70-95 ↑25
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 85-125 ↑25
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 80-105 ↑25
Grade 10 light cast iron 80-120 ↑35
Grade 11 cast iron borings 55-80 ↑15
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  110-140 ↑30
Car engines 120-150 ↑50
     

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