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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 17 May 2019

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

PRN £/tonne   £/gramme   Change  
Paper   21   ↑1  
Aluminium   85   ↑5  
Steel   25   ↑5  
Plastics   165   ↑15  
Glass aggregate   26.5   ↓3.5  
Glass remelt   26.5   ↓3.5  
Wood   40   ↓5
 
Energy Recovery    0.9   -  

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum 21.166 ↓0.293
Platinum scrap 15.433 ↓0.213
Palladium 33.558 ↑0.876
Fine gold 32.455 ↑0.684
9ct gold 11.806 ↑0.249
Fine silver 0.334 ↑0.002
925 silver 0.309 ↑0.002

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 2520-2620 ↓30
Brass & copper radiators 2070-2170 ↓30
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3000-3150 -
GM borings 2900-3000 -
Commercial PB scrap 3150-3300 -
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cutting 650-800 -
Mixed alloy cuttings 650-800 -
Clean cast 500-580 -
Old rolled 400-550 -
Irony aluminium  150-220 -
Turnings 300-340 -
Loose litho 950-1200 ↑50
Clean aluminium wheels 850-950 -
Alu/copper radiators 1300-1400 -
Extrusion: clean 1000-1190 ↑70
Extrusion: painted 900-1020 ↑20

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4100-4190 ↓10
Greasy bright wire 3700-4040 ↓10
Clean flat bus bar 3900-4100 -
No 1 burnt wire 3900-4000 -
No 2 burnt wire 3450-3550 ↓50
Cylinders 3130-3280 ↓20
New copper tube 3900-4000 -
Heavy copper 3600-3950 ↓50
Braziery copper 2900-3000 -
Clean pyro cable 1500-1750 -
PVC pyro cable 1080-1350 -

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1150-1350 ↓10
Low grade 570-780 -
Aluminium low grade 200-250 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1025-1225 ↓25
Batteries 450-545 ↓5

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc scrap 1000-1200 -
     

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 600-620 ↓20
18/8 stainless steel turnings 260-280 ↓20
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 910-920 ↓20
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 380-400 ↓20
17% chrome iron 170-200 -
13% chrome iron 140-160 -
Pure nickel solids 5760 ↓200
Pure tungsten 14200 ↓200
Pure molybdenum 19858 -
Pure cobalt 27170 ↑470
Wrought clean monel 2800-2860 ↓40
Monel turnings 1200-1300 ↓100
70/30 cupronickel 2900-3000 ↓40
90/10 cupronickel 2600-2700 ↓40
Clean tungsten carbide 11200-11400 ↓200
18/4/1 high-speed solids 210-230 ↓10
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 200-230 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 220-240 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 140-160 ↓10

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 7098 ↓336
39% tinman’s solder 4992 ↓71
29% plumber’s solder 3436 ↓78
Solder Joints 1666 ↓88
6% mixed type metal 1382 ↓93
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1660 -
LM4 1740 ↑60
LM6 1840 -
LM24 1550 -
LM25 1830 -
LM27 1670 -
     

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  105-115 -
Foundry short steel 120-135 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 95-175 ↓5
Grade 1 5ft old steel 110-115 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 115-120 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 105-130 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 55-80 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 115-125 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 105-185 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 65-75 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 70-85 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 50-60 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  140-145 -
Car engines 165-230 -
     

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