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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 15 Sept 2017

 

 

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

Summary

Brass, bronze and gun metal prices fell, erasing last week’s gains, as did high value metals.

Aluminium fared better this week after a series of falls.

Copper prices tumbled after weeks of strong increases.

Lead scrap fell by £100 per tonne.

The nickel and alloy grades were relatively static, with only five moving in price. 

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 1.00 -
Aluminium 10 -
Steel 4-5 -
Plastics 63-68 -
Glass aggregate 12 -
Glass remelt 12 -
Wood 2-3 -
Energy Recovery  0.50-0.75 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  23.64 ↓1.30
Platinum scrap   17.36 ↓0.65
Palladium 22.38 ↓0.98
Fine gold 31.89 ↓1.23
9ct gold 11.72 ↓0.29
Fine silver 0.384 ↓0.016
925 silver 0.356 ↓0.014

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 2750-2900 ↓50
Brass & copper radiators 2430-2500 ↓50
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3050-3100 ↓100
GM borings 2950-3100 ↓100
Commercial PB scrap 3200-3300 -
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 850-950 ↑50
Mixed alloy cuttings 775-850 ↓50
Clean cast 800-900 -
Old rolled 750-825 ↑25
Irony aluminium  250-300 -
Turnings 400-550 -
Loose litho 1100-1250 ↑50
Clean aluminium wheels 1075-1150 ↑50
Alu/copper radiators 1850-2000 -
Extrusion: clean 1200-1300 ↑100
Extrusion: painted 1150-1200 ↑50

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4350-4500 ↓300
Greasy bright wire 3850-4100 ↓200
Clean flat bus bar 4200-4400 ↓250
No 1 burnt wire 4100-4400 ↓150
No 2 burnt wire 3750-4100 ↓100
Cylinders 3500-3800 ↓200
New copper tube 4200-4400 ↓50
Heavy copper 3850-4200 ↓100
Braziery copper 3300-3500 ↓250
Clean pyro cable 2100-2250 ↓100
PVC pyro cable 1650-1700 ↓150

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1300-1400 -
Low grade 750-850 -
Aluminium low grade 250-300 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1300-1400 ↓100
Batteries 550-600 -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc scrap 1000-1100 -
     

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 680-740 ↑60
18/8 stainless steel turnings 320-400 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 1000-1040 ↑20
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 480-520 -
17% chrome iron 280-330 -
13% chrome iron 200-220 -
Pure nickel solids 6980 ↑160
Pure tungsten 10800 -
Pure molybdenum 11614 ↓217
Pure cobalt 45182 ↓1016
Wrought clean monel 3280-3380 -
Monel turnings 1640-1740 -
70/30 cupronickel 3420-3500 -
90/10 cupronickel 3180-3240 -
Clean tungsten carbide 7080-7200 -
18/4/1 high-speed solids 220-280 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 220-260 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 220-280 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 150-190 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 7044 -
39% tinman’s solder 5130 -
29% plumber’s solder 3639 -
Solder joints 1966 -
6% mixed type metal 1790 -
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1740 -
LM4 1780 -
LM6 1985 -
LM24 1650 -
LM25 1960 -
LM27 1780 -
     

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  110-135 -
Foundry short steel 150-170 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 110-170 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 130-150 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 120-155 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 130-150 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 75-100 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 70-100 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 90-125 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 90-120 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 100-120 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 70-100 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  150-175 -
Car engines 160-200 -
     

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