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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 18 Aug 2017

 

 

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

Summary

All the high value metals increased in price except for platinum scrap.

Brass scrap picked up by £25 per tonne.

Only three of the aluminium grades changed this week, rising in price.

The copper price increases began to slow this week, with only a handful of grades moving.

The nickel and alloy grades rose in price, except for cobalt.

All the white metal grades moved upwards.

Ferrous metal prices went up by £10 per tonne.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 1.00 -
Aluminium 10 -
Steel 4-5 -
Plastics 63-68 -
Glass aggregate 12 -
Glass remelt 12 -
Wood 2-3 -
Energy Recovery  0.50-0.75 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  24.39 ↑0.09
Platinum scrap   17.56 ↓0.10
Palladium 23.11 ↑0.81
Fine gold 32.09 ↑0.23
9ct gold 11.67 ↑0.15
Fine silver 0.383 ↑0.001
925 silver 0.355 ↑0.001

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 2700-2800 ↑25
Brass & copper radiators 2450-2500 -
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3100-3200 -
GM borings 3100-3200 -
Commercial PB scrap 3150-3300 -
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 800-900 -
Mixed alloy cuttings 700-900 -
Clean cast 750-860 ↑10
Old rolled 650-750 -
Irony aluminium  200-300 -
Turnings 400-550 -
Loose litho 1100-1200 ↑80
Clean aluminium wheels 1000-1075 -
Alu/copper radiators 1700-1850 -
Extrusion: clean 1050-1100 -
Extrusion: painted 1050-1150 ↑30

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4300-4500 ↑50
Greasy bright wire 3900-4000 ↑100
Clean flat bus bar 4100-4300 -
No 1 burnt wire 4100-4200 ↑50
No 2 burnt wire 3700-3850 -
Cylinders 3600-3700 ↑100
New copper tube 4150-4250 -
Heavy copper 3800-4000 -
Braziery copper 3400-3500 ↑75
Clean pyro cable 1900-2100 -
PVC pyro cable 1550-1700 -

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1200-1300 ↓50
Low grade 700-800 ↓25
Aluminium low grade 200-300 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1300-1460 ↑60
Batteries 500-575 ↑40

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc base scrap 900-1000 -
New cuttings 900-1000 -

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 600-680 ↑10
18/8 stainless steel turnings 280-400 ↑20
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 920-1020 ↑20
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 460-520 ↑20
17% chrome iron 250-290 -
13% chrome iron 170-190 -
Pure nickel solids 6420 ↑200
Pure tungsten 9580 ↑200
Pure molybdenum 12038 ↑98
Pure cobalt 43883 ↓24
Wrought clean monel 3000-3200 ↑20
Monel turnings 1600-1700 -
70/30 cupronickel 3260-3380 ↑100
90/10 cupronickel 3020-3100 ↑40
Clean tungsten carbide 6860-7000 ↑40
18/4/1 high-speed solids 200-260 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 200-240 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 200-260 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 140-190 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 7044 ↑242
39% tinman’s solder 5130 ↑157
29% plumber’s solder 3639 ↑124
Solder joints 1966 ↑74
6% mixed type metal 1790 ↑41
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1740 -
LM4 1780 -
LM6 1985 -
LM24 1650 -
LM25 1960 -
LM27 1780 -
Standard remelt ingots 1520 -
Mixed remelts 1540 -

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  110-135 ↑10
Foundry short steel 150-170 ↑10
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 110-170 ↑10
Grade 1 5ft old steel 130-150 ↑10
Grade 2 2ft old steel 120-155 ↑10
Grade 4C new production steel bales 130-150 ↑10
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 75-100 ↑10
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 70-100 ↑10
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 90-125 ↑10
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 90-120 ↑10
Grade 10 light cast iron 100-120 ↑10
Grade 11 cast iron borings 70-100 ↑10
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  150-175 ↑10
Car engines 160-200 ↑10
     

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