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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 12 Jan 2018

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

Summary

All of the high value metals went up in price.

The brass, bronze and gun metal prices all rose.

A handful of aluminium grades increased in price, although two fell back.

The copper grades saw price rises of £50 - £250 per tonne.

Lead batteries went up by £50 per tonne.

The majority of the nickel and alloy grades had upwards price movement.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 1.6 -
Aluminium 10 -
Steel 3 -
Plastics 40 -
Glass aggregate 11 -
Glass remelt 10.5 -
Wood 4 -
Energy Recovery  0.35 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  23.33 ↑2.20
Platinum scrap   16.80 ↑1.40
Palladium 25.67 ↑1.47
Fine gold 31.37 ↑1.32
9ct gold 11.43 ↑0.49
Fine silver 0.363 ↑0.020
925 silver 0.335 ↑0.018

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 2800-3000 ↑200
Brass & copper radiators 2500-2600 ↑100
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3200-3400 ↑100
GM borings 3150-3250 ↑50
Commercial PB scrap 3350-3500 ↑150
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 800-900 ↑50
Mixed alloy cuttings 750-800 -
Clean cast 800-900 ↑100
Old rolled 600-750 ↑50
Irony aluminium  150-250 -
Turnings 400-500 -
Loose litho 1050-1150 -
Clean aluminium wheels 950-1025 ↓25
Alu/copper radiators 1550-1600 ↓100
Extrusion: clean 1100-1200 ↑50
Extrusion: painted 1100-1150 ↑50

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4600-4800 ↑200
Greasy bright wire 4100-4200 ↑200
Clean flat bus bar 4400-4600 ↑200
No 1 burnt wire 4300-4500 ↑225
No 2 burnt wire 4000-4100 ↑200
Cylinders 3700-3800 ↑200
New copper tube 4500-4650 ↑250
Heavy copper 4100-4200 ↑200
Braziery copper 3500-3650 ↑250
Clean pyro cable 2100-2200 ↑100
PVC pyro cable 1650-1750 ↑50

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1075-1200 -
Low grade 650-750 -
Aluminium low grade 150-250 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1400-1500  -
Batteries 500-600 ↑50

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc scrap 1000-1020 ↓5
     

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 720-750 ↑40
18/8 stainless steel turnings 320-400 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 990-1050 ↑80
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 460-500 -
17% chrome iron 280-330 -
13% chrome iron 200-220 -
Pure nickel solids 7040 ↓140
Pure tungsten 11480 ↑300
Pure molybdenum 11447 ↓103
Pure cobalt 55389 ↑2091
Wrought clean monel 3180-3280 ↑140
Monel turnings 1480-1580 ↑20
70/30 cupronickel 3260-3480 ↑100
90/10 cupronickel 3220-3300 ↑200
Clean tungsten carbide 7380-7440 ↑200
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 6235 -
39% tinman’s solder 4698 -
29% plumber’s solder 3347 -
Solder joints 1889 -
6% mixed type metal 1851 -
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1740 -
LM4 1780 -
LM6 1985 -
LM24 1650 -
LM25 1960 -
LM27 1780 -
     

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  120-140 -
Foundry short steel 150-170 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 130-200 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 120-160 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 130-150 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 125-160 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 55-110 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 70-100 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 105-125 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 95-115 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 105-125 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 80-110 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  145-185 -
Car engines 180-210 -
     

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