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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 16 March 2018

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

Summary

Platinum edged up in price, whilst the other high value metals fell.

The bronze and gun metal grades went up by £50 - £150 per tonne.

A handful of the aluminium grades rose in price by £25 - £100 per tonne.

The copper grades dropped by £50 - £100 per tonne.

There was minimal movement across the nickel and alloy grades.

 

PRN £/tonne   £/gramme   Change  
Paper   2   -  
Aluminium   10   -  
Steel   6-8   -  
Plastics   60   -  
Glass aggregate   10   -  
Glass remelt   12-13   -  
Wood   10   -  
Energy Recovery    0.35-0.40   -  

 

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  22.03 ↑0.03
Platinum scrap   16.19 -
Palladium 22.77 ↓0.09
Fine gold 30.38 ↓0.27
9ct gold 11.03 ↓0.14
Fine silver 0.341 ↓0.003
925 silver 0.315 ↓0.003

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 2900-3000 -
Brass & copper radiators 2450-2550 -
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3200-3450 ↑50
GM borings 3000-3300 -
Commercial PB scrap 3300-3650 ↑150
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cutting 900-1050 ↑100
Mixed alloy cuttings 850-900 -
Clean cast 850-900 -
Old rolled 700-850 ↑50
Irony aluminium  250-350 -
Turnings 450-600 -
Loose litho 1100-1200 -
Clean aluminium wheels 1100-1200 ↑100
Alu/copper radiators 1450-1700 ↑50
Extrusion: clean 1150-1225 ↑25
Extrusion: painted 1100-1150 -

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4500-4600 -
Greasy bright wire 3900-4100 ↓100
Clean flat bus bar 4300-4400 ↓100
No 1 burnt wire 4300-4400 -
No 2 burnt wire 3800-3900 ↓100
Cylinders 3500-3600 ↓100
New copper tube 4300-4450 ↓50
Heavy copper 4000-4200 -
Braziery copper 3300-3450 ↓50
Clean pyro cable 2100-2300 -
PVC pyro cable 1600-1700 -

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1100-1250 ↑150
Low grade 500-600 -
Aluminium low grade 250-400 -

 

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

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc scrap 1025-1100 -
     

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 770-780 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 370-400 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 1040-1050 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 500-520 -
17% chrome iron 260-300 -
13% chrome iron 200-220 -
Pure nickel solids 7640 -
Pure tungsten 13480 ↑500
Pure molybdenum 13628 ↑1724
Pure cobalt 60967 ↑1100
Wrought clean monel 3280-3380 ↓100
Monel turnings 1580-1680 -
70/30 cupronickel 3460-3680 ↓100
90/10 cupronickel 3400-3460 -
Clean tungsten carbide 9280-9440 ↑500
18/4/1 high-speed solids 240-280 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 230-250 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 230-280 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 160-190 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 6841 -
39% tinman’s solder 5033 -
29% plumber’s solder 3581 -
Solder joints 1967 -
6% mixed type metal 1779 -
     
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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