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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 17 February 2017

 

 

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

Summary

The only PRN change was for steel, which fell £2.

Palladium, gold and silver rose in price, while platinum fell.

The bronze and gun metal grades reversed the previous weeks’ gains, all falling by £50 per tonne, as did mixed brass scrap.

Aluminium grades were mostly stable, although three rose by £50 per tonne and one by £100 per tonne.

There were strong price gains across the majority of the copper grades, with rises of £100- £250 per tonne.

Zinc, cables and lead scrap did not change.

A variety of nickel and alloy grades went up in price. None fell.

All white metal grades dropped in price.

LM aluminium ingot grades all went up by £15 per tonne. Remelt grades gained £25 per tonne.

Ferrous grade 0A has been revised from £125-£130 to £100-£130 to give a more accurate range.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 0.50-0.75 -
Aluminium 10 -
Steel 8 ↓2
Plastics 25 -
Glass aggregate 12-13 -
Glass remelt 12-13 -
Wood 1.50 -
Mixed energy  0.30 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  26.05 ↓0.10
Platinum scrap   18.76 ↓0.26
Palladium 20.34 ↑0.52
Fine gold 31.81 ↑0.08
9ct gold 11.53 ↓0.03
Fine silver 0.417 ↑0.008
925 silver 0.386 ↑0.008

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 2400-2500 -
Clean rod swarf 2250-2300 -
Unsorted brass scrap 2400-2450 -
Mixed brass scrap 2550-2650 ↓50

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3000-3100 ↓50
GM borings 2900-3000 ↓50
Commercial PB scrap 3100-3200 ↓50
Brass & copper radiators 2300-2450 ↓50

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 800-900 -
Mixed alloy cuttings 700-900 ↑50
Clean cast 650-900 ↑50
Old rolled 600-750 -
Irony aluminium  200-250 -
Turnings 400-500 -
Loose litho 1000-1100 -
Clean aluminium wheels 900-1050 ↑50
Alu/copper radiators 1600-1700 ↑100
Extrusion: clean 1000-1100 -
Extrusion: painted 950-1050 -

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4300-4400 ↑100
Greasy bright wire 4000-4200 ↑200
Clean flat bus bar 4100-4200 ↑150
No 1 burnt wire 4100-4200 ↑200
No 2 burnt wire 3700-3800 ↑200
Cylinders 3500-3700 ↑200
Clean and painted 3800-4000 ↑250
New copper tube 4000-4200 ↑200
Heavy copper 3800-4000 ↑150
Braziery copper 3400-3500 ↑100
Clean pyro cable 1800-1950 -
PVC pyro cable 1400-1550 -

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1300-1400 -
Low grade 800-850 -
Aluminium low grade 200-300 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1300-1400 -
Batteries 500-580 ↑20

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc base scrap 950-1050 -
New cuttings 950-1050 -

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 740-800 ↑20
18/8 stainless steel turnings 340-380 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 980-1100 ↑20
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 460-560 -
17% chrome iron 260-340 -
13% chrome iron 220-280 -
Pure nickel solids  6840 ↑60
Pure tungsten  7380 ↑100
Pure molybdenum  11787 ↑47
Pure cobalt  34367 ↑3721
Wrought clean monel 3140-3240 ↑60
Monel turnings 1780-1880 ↑40
70/30 cupronickel 3440-3600 ↑20
90/10 cupronickel 3300-3400 ↑40
Clean tungsten carbide 6160-6280 -
18/4/1 high-speed solids 220-260 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 190-210 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 230-260 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 160-190 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 7538 ↓1401
39% tinman’s solder 5383 ↓735
29% plumber’s solder 3829 ↓609
Solder joints 2178 ↓301
6% mixed type metal 1800 ↓23
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1675 ↑15
LM4 1715 ↑15
LM6 1920 ↑15
LM24 1585 ↑15
LM25 1900 ↑15
LM27 1715 ↑15
Standard remelt ingots 1475 ↑25
Mixed remelts 1525 ↑25

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  70-100 -
Foundry short steel 90-110 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 100-130 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 90-100 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 80-100 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 80-95 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 50-70 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 50-70 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 70-100 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 60-80 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 70-85 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 40-65 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  100-110 -
Car engines 80-100 -
     

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