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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 17 March 2017

 

 

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

Summary

The high value metal grades went up in price, except for platinum scrap which fell and silver was unchanged.

The brass, bronze and gun metal grades rose by £25 - £150 per tonne.

Various aluminium grades declined in price by £20 - £80 per tonne. Only two rose.

Most of the copper grades increased in price by £25 - £150 per tonne.

Zinc rose in price by £100 per tonne.

The majority of the nickel and alloy grades fell in price, with only a handful increasing.

 

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

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  25.05 ↑0.10
Platinum scrap   17.93 ↓0.41
Palladium 20.10 ↑0.21
Fine gold 32.03 ↑0.19
9ct gold 11.68 ↑0.09
Fine silver 0.409 -
925 silver 0.378 -

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 2425-2525 ↑25
Clean rod swarf 2300-2325 ↑25
Unsorted brass scrap 2450-2500 ↑50
Mixed brass scrap 2600-2750 ↑100

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3200-3300 ↑100
GM borings 3000-3200 ↑50
Commercial PB scrap 3300-3400 ↑100
Brass & copper radiators 2400-2500 ↑150

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 800-900 ↓80
Mixed alloy cuttings 800-900 ↓80
Clean cast 800-900 ↓80
Old rolled 700-780 ↑30
Irony aluminium  200-250 -
Turnings 400-500 -
Loose litho 1150-1250 ↑70
Clean aluminium wheels 1000-1100 -
Alu/copper radiators 1600-1750 -
Extrusion: clean 1100-1175 ↓25
Extrusion: painted 1000-1130 ↓20

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4250-4300 ↑50
Greasy bright wire 3900-4050 ↑150
Clean flat bus bar 4100-4250 ↑100
No 1 burnt wire 4000-4125 ↑25
No 2 burnt wire 3600-3675 ↓25
Cylinders 3500-3600 -
Clean and painted 3700-3850 -
New copper tube 4100-4150 ↓50
Heavy copper 3700-3850 -
Braziery copper 3300-3400 -
Clean pyro cable 1900-2050 ↑100
PVC pyro cable 1550-1625 ↑75

 

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

 

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

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc base scrap 1000-1150 ↑100
New cuttings 1000-1150 ↑100

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 740-800 ↓20
18/8 stainless steel turnings 350-390 ↓10
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 1000-1100 ↓20
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 480-580 ↓10
17% chrome iron 260-340 -
13% chrome iron 220-280 -
Pure nickel solids 6880 ↓20
Pure tungsten 7880 ↑100
Pure molybdenum 11948 ↓153
Pure cobalt 42932 ↑1153
Wrought clean monel 3200-3300 ↓20
Monel turnings 1800-1940 ↑20
70/30 cupronickel 3480-3680 ↓20
90/10 cupronickel 3340-3480 ↓20
Clean tungsten carbide 6260-6380 ↓100
18/4/1 high-speed solids 230-270 ↑10
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 200-230 ↑20
6/5/2 high-speed solids 240-270 ↑10
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 170-200 ↑10

 

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

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  100-120 -
Foundry short steel 100-135 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 110-150 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 90-135 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 90-125 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 105-130 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 60-100 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 70-95 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 85-125 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 80-105 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 80-120 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 55-80 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  110-140 -
Car engines 120-150 -
     

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