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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 13 Oct 2017

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

Summary

All but one of the high value metal grades went up in price.

Brass and GM borings saw a rise.

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

The copper grades continued to make gains again this week, increasing by £50 - £200 per tonne.

Cables and lead grades rose in price.

Some of the nickel and alloy grades saw upwards movement. 

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 1.25-1.50 -
Aluminium 9-10 -
Steel 3.50-5 -
Plastics 75-85 -
Glass aggregate 12-13 -
Glass remelt 12-13 -
Wood 2-3 -
Energy Recovery  0.40-0.75 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  22.90 ↑0.54
Platinum scrap   16.49 ↑0.38
Palladium 24.02 ↑1.27
Fine gold 31.60 ↑0.41
9ct gold 11.43 ↑0.10
Fine silver 0.378 ↑0.011
925 silver 0.350 ↓0.050

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 2850-2900 ↑100
Brass & copper radiators 2400-2500 -
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3150-3250 -
GM borings 3000-3200 ↑200
Commercial PB scrap 3150-3250 -
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 800-900 ↑100
Mixed alloy cuttings 750-800 -
Clean cast 750-900 ↑50
Old rolled 600-750 ↑50
Irony aluminium  150-250 -
Turnings 400-500 -
Loose litho 1100-1200 -
Clean aluminium wheels 1000-1150 ↑50
Alu/copper radiators 1600-1750 ↑50
Extrusion: clean 1150-1200 ↓100
Extrusion: painted 1100-1175 ↓25

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4400-4500 ↑100
Greasy bright wire 3800-4000 ↑200
Clean flat bus bar 4200-4300 ↑150
No 1 burnt wire 4100-4200 ↑100
No 2 burnt wire 3750-3900 ↑150
Cylinders 3450-3600 ↑150
New copper tube 4150-4300 ↑150
Heavy copper 3900-4000 ↑100
Braziery copper 3300-3400 ↑100
Clean pyro cable 2050-2150 ↑50
PVC pyro cable 1600-1700 ↑50

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1250-1300 ↑50
Low grade 650-750 -
Aluminium low grade 150-250 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1500-1550 ↑50
Batteries 500-600 ↑50

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc scrap 1000-1100 -
     

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 700-740 ↑20
18/8 stainless steel turnings 360-400 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 1020-1040 ↑20
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 480-520 -
17% chrome iron 280-330 ↑30
13% chrome iron 200-220 ↑20
Pure nickel solids 6900 ↑100
Pure tungsten 10980 -
Pure molybdenum 11773 ↓22
Pure cobalt 44051 ↓466
Wrought clean monel 3080-3180 ↑40
Monel turnings 1440-1540 -
70/30 cupronickel 3220-3300 ↑100
90/10 cupronickel 2980-3040 ↑40
Clean tungsten carbide 7080-7200 -
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 6805 -
39% tinman’s solder 4964 -
29% plumber’s solder 3503 -
Solder joints 1874 -
6% mixed type metal 1728 -
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1740 -
LM4 1780 -
LM6 1985 -
LM24 1650 -
LM25 1960 -
LM27 1780 -
     

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  100-115 -
Foundry short steel 120-140 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 100-150 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 110-135 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 110-130 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 115-135 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 50-85 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 60-90 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 80-100 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 70-90 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 90-100 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 60-90 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  130-150 -
Car engines 150-180 -
     

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