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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 17 Nov 2017

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

Summary

Plastic PRN prices went down by £35 per tonne in its monthly update.

All the high value metal prices fell except platinum scrap, which rose. 

The brass, bronze and gun metal grades all went up in price.

Only two of the aluminium grades went down, the rest were stable.

Some of the copper grades went up by £25 - £100 per tonne.

Lead scrap increased by £75 per tonne.

All the white metal grades decreased in price.

The majority of nickel and alloy prices did not move.

Ferrous grades went up by £5 - £15 per tonne.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 1.25-1.50 -
Aluminium 9-10 -
Steel 3.50-5 -
Plastics 35 ↓30
Glass aggregate 12-13 -
Glass remelt 12-13 -
Wood 2-3 -
Energy Recovery  0.40-0.75 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  22.72 ↓0.17
Platinum scrap   16.71 ↑0.09
Palladium 24.00 ↓0.95
Fine gold 31.17 ↓0.33
9ct gold 11.37 ↓0.10
Fine silver 0.374 ↓0.001
925 silver 0.346 ↓0.001

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 2800-2900 ↓100
Brass & copper radiators 2525-2600 ↑50
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3200-3300 ↑50
GM borings 3075-3150 ↑75
Commercial PB scrap 3400-3450 ↑100
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 800-900 -
Mixed alloy cuttings 800-900 -
Clean cast 800-900 -
Old rolled 700-750 -
Irony aluminium  150-250 -
Turnings 400-500 -
Loose litho 1150-1200 -
Clean aluminium wheels 1100-1125 ↓25
Alu/copper radiators 1700-1750 ↓50
Extrusion: clean 1150-1225 -
Extrusion: painted 1100-1150 -

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4600-4750 -
Greasy bright wire 4150-4250 -
Clean flat bus bar 4525-4600 ↑100
No 1 burnt wire 4400-4525 ↑125
No 2 burnt wire 4000-4125 ↑25
Cylinders 3650-3850 -
New copper tube 4400-4600 ↑100
Heavy copper 4100-4250 ↑50
Braziery copper 3500-3675 ↑25
Clean pyro cable 2200-2300 -
PVC pyro cable 1700-1800 -

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1300-1400 -
Low grade 650-750 -
Aluminium low grade 150-250 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1450-1525 ↑75
Batteries 550-600 -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc scrap 1000-1030 -
     

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 710-750 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 360-400 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 1020-1060 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 480-520 -
17% chrome iron 280-330 -
13% chrome iron 200-220 -
Pure nickel solids 7000 -
Pure tungsten 11080 -
Pure molybdenum 11741 ↓89
Pure cobalt 46018 ↓167
Wrought clean monel 3080-3180 -
Monel turnings 1440-1560 -
70/30 cupronickel 3220-3380 -
90/10 cupronickel 3020-3140 -
Clean tungsten carbide 7080-7200 -
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 6461 ↓539
39% tinman’s solder 4821 ↓349
29% plumber’s solder 3432 ↓277
Solder joints 1915 ↓165
6% mixed type metal 1839 ↓91
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1740 -
LM4 1780 -
LM6 1985 -
LM24 1650 -
LM25 1960 -
LM27 1780 -
     

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  100-120 ↑5
Foundry short steel 130-150 ↑10
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 100-165 ↑15
Grade 1 5ft old steel 110-140 ↑5
Grade 2 2ft old steel 110-130 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 115-140 ↑5
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 55-90 ↑10
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 60-90 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 85-105 ↑5
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 75-95 ↑-5
Grade 10 light cast iron 95-105 ↑5
Grade 11 cast iron borings 60-90 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  135-155 ↑5
Car engines 160-190 -
     

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