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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 12 May 2017

 

 

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

Summary

Palladium and platinum rose in price, as gold and platinum scrap fell.

The range of ferrous prices has been adjusted by £5 - £20 per tonne.

Two of the brass grades increased in price by £50 - £100 per tonne, while one dropped £25 per tonne.

Three of the bronze and gunmetal grades went up by £100 - £150 per tonne.

Most aluminium grades went up by £25 - £100 per tonne but two fell by £25.

All but one of the copper grades reversed last week’s falls, gaining £25 - £100 per tonne.

Zinc rose by £100 per tonne. 

The majority of the nickel and alloy grades decreased in price.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 0.75-1.00 -
Aluminium 8-12 -
Steel 7-8 -
Plastics 40-42 -
Glass aggregate 11-12.50 -
Glass remelt 12-13 -
Wood 2.00 -
Energy Recovery  0.40-0.50 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  22.83 ↑0.48
Platinum scrap   16.41 ↓0.12
Palladium 20.05 ↑0.27
Fine gold 30.59 ↓0.01
9ct gold 11.06 ↓0.15
Fine silver 0.366 -
925 silver 0.338 -

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 2400-2500 ↑50
Clean rod swarf 2300-2400 ↑100
Unsorted brass scrap 2400-2450 -
Mixed brass scrap 2500-2575 ↓25

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3000-3200 ↑100
GM borings 2800-3000 -
Commercial PB scrap 3100-3350 ↑100
Brass & copper radiators 2100-2350 ↑150

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 800-925 ↑25
Mixed alloy cuttings 800-925 ↑25
Clean cast 850-900 ↑100
Old rolled 500-700 -
Irony aluminium  200-250 -
Turnings 400-500 -
Loose litho 1100-1200 -
Clean aluminium wheels 1050-1100 ↑50
Alu/copper radiators 1600-1675 ↓25
Extrusion: clean 1100-1225 ↓25
Extrusion: painted 1050-1175 ↑25

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 3800-3925 ↑25
Greasy bright wire 3300-3525 ↑25
Clean flat bus bar 3700-3800 -
No 1 burnt wire 3500-3725 ↑25
No 2 burnt wire 3100-3300 ↑100
Cylinders 3100-3225 ↑25
Clean and painted 3300-3400 -
New copper tube 3600-3800 -
Heavy copper 3300-3400 -
Braziery copper 2800-2900 ↓100
Clean pyro cable 1700-1800 ↑100
PVC pyro cable 1350-1450 ↑50

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1200-1300 ↓25
Low grade 700-800 -
Aluminium low grade 200-300 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1150-1250 -
Batteries 500-600 -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc base scrap 1050-1150 ↑100
New cuttings 1050-1150 ↑100

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 580-700 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 300-350 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 900-960 ↓20
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 400-500 -
17% chrome iron 200-260 ↓40
13% chrome iron 160-200 ↓20
Pure nickel solids 5900 ↓100
Pure tungsten 7900 -
Pure molybdenum 12807 ↑1360
Pure cobalt 41916 ↓381
Wrought clean monel 3000-3080 ↓20
Monel turnings 1600-1660 ↓60
70/30 cupronickel 3140-3300 ↓80
90/10 cupronickel 2940-3040 ↓60
Clean tungsten carbide 6360-6480 -
18/4/1 high-speed solids 210-260 ↓10
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 200-230 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 220-260 ↓10
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 160-200 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 7169 -
39% tinman’s solder 5251 -
29% plumber’s solder 3698 -
Solder joints 1949 -
6% mixed type metal 1747 -
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1740 -
LM4 1780 -
LM6 1985 -
LM24 1650 -
LM25 1965 -
LM27 1780 -
Standard remelt ingots 1520 -
Mixed remelts 1540 -

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  100-130 -
Foundry short steel 125-165 ↓5
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 100-160 ↓20
Grade 1 5ft old steel 110-150 ↓10
Grade 2 2ft old steel 110-145 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 105-130 ↓15
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 50-85 ↓20
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 70-90 ↓5
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 90-125 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 80-105 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 70-100 ↓20
Grade 11 cast iron borings 60-90 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  130-160 -
Car engines 130-175 -
     

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