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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 14 July 2017

 

 

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

Summary

The copper grades were largely flat with only two grade prices rising and one falling.

Half the aluminium grade prices were unchanged, with some falling £50 per tonne and others rising from £25-£100.

Precious metal grades divided: prices for platinum, platinum scrap and palladium all rose while the other grades fell - gold having the biggest decline.

Bronze and gun metal prices were unchanged.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 1.00 -
Aluminium 10 -
Steel 5-6 -
Plastics 55-65 -
Glass aggregate 12 -
Glass remelt 12 -
Wood 2-3 -
Energy Recovery  0.50-0.75 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  22.76 ↑0.20
Platinum scrap   16.71 ↑0.36
Palladium 21.51 ↑0.71
Fine gold 30.33 ↓0.08
9ct gold 10.45 ↓0.59
Fine silver 0.356 ↓0.001
925 silver 0.329 ↓0.001

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 2400-2500 -
Clean rod swarf 2400-2500 -
Unsorted brass scrap 2400-2500 -
Mixed brass scrap 2600-2725 ↑25 

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3000-3100 -
GM borings 2900-3000 -
Commercial PB scrap 3100-3200 -
Brass & copper radiators 2150-2250 -

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 800-900 -
Mixed alloy cuttings 600-900 -
Clean cast 700-800 ↓50
Old rolled 600-700 -
Irony aluminium  200-250 -
Turnings 400-525 -
Loose litho 1000-1100 -
Clean aluminium wheels 950-1150 ↑100
Alu/copper radiators 1725-1825 ↑25
Extrusion: clean 1100-1200 ↓50
Extrusion: painted 1000-1100 ↓50

 

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4000-4125 ↑25
Greasy bright wire 3550-3700 ↑100
Clean flat bus bar 3900-4000 -
No 1 burnt wire 3800-3900 -
No 2 burnt wire 3400-3600 -
Cylinders 3200-3300 -
Clean and painted 3550-3700 -
New copper tube 3825-4000 -
Heavy copper 3550-3700 -
Braziery copper 3050-3100 -
Clean pyro cable 1800-1850 ↓25
PVC pyro cable 1400-1500 -

 

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

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1300-1400 ↑100
Batteries 500-600 -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc base scrap 900-1000 -
New cuttings 900-1000 -

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 540-640 ↑20
18/8 stainless steel turnings 260-340 ↑20
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 860-960 ↑20
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 420-460 ↑20
17% chrome iron 240-280 ↑20
13% chrome iron 150-170 ↑10
Pure nickel solids 5680 ↑200
Pure tungsten 8480 ↑600
Pure molybdenum 11973 ↑10
Pure cobalt 45191 ↑422
Wrought clean monel 2980-3120 ↑20
Monel turnings 1580-1680 ↑100
70/30 cupronickel 3140-3240 ↑60
90/10 cupronickel 2820-2980 ↑40
Clean tungsten carbide 6260-6360 -
18/4/1 high-speed solids 200-260 ↑20
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 200-240 ↑20
6/5/2 high-speed solids 200-260 ↑20
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 140-190 ↑20

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 6916 -
39% tinman’s solder 5020 -
29% plumber’s solder 3538 -
Solder joints 1879 -
6% mixed type metal 1712 -
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1740 -
LM4 1780 -
LM6 1985 -
LM24 1650 -
LM25 1960 -
LM27 1780 -
Standard remelt ingots 1520 -
Mixed remelts 1540 -

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  100-120 -
Foundry short steel 135-150 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 100-160 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 110-140 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 110-140 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 115-135 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 60-80 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 70-90 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 90-115 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 80-100 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 70-100 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 60-90 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  135-155 -
Car engines 145-180 -
     

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