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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 18 January 2019

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

PRN £/tonne   £/gramme   Change  
Paper   17   ↓8  
Aluminium   150   ↑30  
Steel   23   ↓2  
Plastics   95   ↑18.5  
Glass aggregate   43   ↑7  
Glass remelt   43   ↑7  
Wood   60   ↓10
 
Energy Recovery    1.15   ↓0.05  

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum 20.008 ↓0.711
Platinum scrap 14.588 ↓0.519
Palladium 33.639 ↓0.102
Fine gold 32.246 ↓0.16
9ct gold 11.729 ↓0.059
Fine silver 0.35 ↓0.005
925 silver 0.324 ↓0.004

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 2450-2780 ↓20
Brass & copper radiators 2000-2240 ↓60
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3100-3330 ↑30
GM borings 2800-3100 -
Commercial PB scrap 3200-3450 ↓50
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cutting 600-800 ↑80
Mixed alloy cuttings 500-600 ↑50
Clean cast 500-600 -
Old rolled 400-500 ↑50
Irony aluminium  160-250 ↑50
Turnings 200-250 ↑50
Loose litho 900-1020 -
Clean aluminium wheels 850-1000 ↑80
Alu/copper radiators 1300-1400 ↓50
Extrusion: clean 930-1000 ↑50
Extrusion: painted 850-900 -

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4000-4200 -
Greasy bright wire 3700-3800 -
Clean flat bus bar 3900-4100 -
No 1 burnt wire 3200-3930 ↓70
No 2 burnt wire 3000-3600 -
Cylinders 3100-3400 -
New copper tube 3900-4100 -
Heavy copper 3500-3900 -
Braziery copper 2700-3200 -
Clean pyro cable 1500-1750 ↑50
PVC pyro cable 1200-1330 ↑30

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1000-1160 ↑60
Low grade 500-570 ↑60
Aluminium low grade 250-270 ↓30

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1000-1220 ↑50
Batteries 400-520 ↑70

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc scrap 720-1000 -
     

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 580-600 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 280-310 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 890-910 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 400-420 -
17% chrome iron 180-200 -
13% chrome iron 120-140 -
Pure nickel solids 5800 -
Pure tungsten 15000 -
Pure molybdenum 20149 ↓219
Pure cobalt 29448 ↓3454
Wrought clean monel 2800-3000 -
Monel turnings 1240-1400 -
70/30 cupronickel 3000-3020 -
90/10 cupronickel 2700-2720 -
Clean tungsten carbide 12000-12060 -
18/4/1 high-speed solids 240-250 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 220-230 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 240-250 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 160-170 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 6373.5 ↓281.5
39% tinman’s solder 4629 ↓159
29% plumber’s solder 3206 ↓113
Solder joints 1641 ↓42
6% mixed type metal 1502 ↑18
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1720 -
LM4 1740 -
LM6 1900 -
LM24 1610 -
LM25 1910 -
LM27 1730 -
     

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  110-120 ↓15
Foundry short steel 125-140 ↓15
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 120-190 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 115-120 ↓15
Grade 2 2ft old steel 120-125 ↓15
Grade 4C new production steel bales 110-135 ↓15
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 50-80 ↓20
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 100-120 ↓15
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 90-185 ↓20
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 70-80 ↓15
Grade 10 light cast iron 75-90 ↓15
Grade 11 cast iron borings 55-65 ↓15
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  145-150 ↓15
Car engines 170-235 ↓15
     

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