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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 16 Feb 2018

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

Summary

High value metal prices rose this week.

Brass, bronze and gun metal prices dropped.

Aluminium prices fell by £25 - £50 per tonne.

Only two of the copper grades moved this week, both down by £100 per tonne.

A handful of the nickel and alloys increased in price.

 

PRN £/tonne   £/gramme   Change  
Paper   1   -  
Aluminium   10   -  
Steel   6   -  
Plastics   60   -  
Glass aggregate   12   -  
Glass remelt   12   -  
Wood   10   -  
Energy Recovery    0.40   -  

 

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  22.79 ↑0.41
Platinum scrap   16.46 ↓0.07
Palladium 23.26 ↑0.73
Fine gold 30.93 ↑0.79
9ct gold 11.22 ↑0.17
Fine silver 0.343 ↑0.004
925 silver 0.317 ↑0.004

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 2950-3100 -
Brass & copper radiators 2450-2550 ↓50
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3175-3200 ↓100
GM borings 3000-3100 ↓100
Commercial PB scrap 3275-3400 ↓100
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cutting 900-950 ↓50
Mixed alloy cuttings 850-900 -
Clean cast 850-900 ↓25
Old rolled 600-700 ↓50
Irony aluminium  200-300 -
Turnings 400-500 -
Loose litho 1100-1200 ↓50
Clean aluminium wheels 1050-1100 ↑50
Alu/copper radiators 1500-1600 -
Extrusion: clean 1200-1300 ↓50
Extrusion: painted 1150-1200 ↓50

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4450-4500 ↓100
Greasy bright wire 4000-4100 -
Clean flat bus bar 4300-4450 ↓100
No 1 burnt wire 4200-4350 -
No 2 burnt wire 3850-4000 -
Cylinders 3500-3600 -
New copper tube 4300-4400 -
Heavy copper 4000-4100 -
Braziery copper 3300-3450 -
Clean pyro cable 2100-2200 -
PVC pyro cable 1650-1700 -

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1100-1175 -
Low grade 500-600 -
Aluminium low grade 300-400 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1400-1500  ↑50
Batteries 550-600  -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc scrap 1000-1010 -
     

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 740-750 ↑10
18/8 stainless steel turnings 350-400 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 1010-1030 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 480-500 -
17% chrome iron 260-300 ↓10
13% chrome iron 200-220 -
Pure nickel solids 7340 ↑300
Pure tungsten 11980 ↑500
Pure molybdenum 11021 ↓27
Pure cobalt 57603 ↑277
Wrought clean monel 3180-3280 -
Monel turnings 1480-1580 -
70/30 cupronickel 3360-3480 -
90/10 cupronickel 3280-3360 ↑60
Clean tungsten carbide 7880-7940 ↑500
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 6476 -
39% tinman’s solder 4842 -
29% plumber’s solder 3454 -
Solder joints 1940 -
6% mixed type metal 1865 -
     
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 150-190 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 130-155 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 130-145 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 125-155 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 60-110 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 70-100 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 100-120 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 100-110 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 105-125 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 90-100 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  155-180 -
Car engines 190-210 -
     

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