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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 18 May 2018

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

PRN £/tonne   £/gramme   Change  
Paper   2.8-4.5   -  
Aluminium   15-20   -  
Steel   5.5   -  
Plastics   63   -  
Glass aggregate   13.5   -  
Glass remelt   14   -  
Wood   17-18   -
 
Energy Recovery    0.45   -  

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  21.338 ↓0.260
Platinum scrap   15.558 ↓0.19
Palladium 23.558 ↑0.468
Fine gold 30.758 ↓0.344
9ct gold 11.188 ↓0.125
Fine silver 0.349 ↓0.002
925 silver 0.323 ↓0.001

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 2600-3100 ↑50
Brass & copper radiators 2400-2600 -
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 2800-3300 ↑100
GM borings 2600-3100 -
Commercial PB scrap 2900-3400 ↑100
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cutting 800-1030 ↓20
Mixed alloy cuttings 820-900 ↓50
Clean cast 800-820 ↓30
Old rolled 600-700 ↓50
Irony aluminium  200-250 -
Turnings 350-560 ↑10
Loose litho 950-1290 ↑40
Clean aluminium wheels 900-1070 ↑20
Alu/copper radiators 1300-1500 ↓50
Extrusion: clean 950-1200 ↓50
Extrusion: painted 900-1250 ↑50

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4300-4600 ↑50
Greasy bright wire 3800-4100 ↑50
Clean flat bus bar 4000-4310 ↓90
No 1 burnt wire 4100-4400 -
No 2 burnt wire 3400-4000 ↑80
Cylinders 3300-3700 -
New copper tube 4000-4400 -
Heavy copper 3800-4100 -
Braziery copper 3250-3500 -
Clean pyro cable 2000-2140 ↑40
PVC pyro cable 1400-1650 -

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1050-1100 -
Low grade 500-700 -
Aluminium low grade 250-400 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1200-1300 -
Batteries 520-600 -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc scrap 850-1000 -
     

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 800-820  ↑20
18/8 stainless steel turnings 370-400 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 1080-1100 ↑20
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 500-520 -
17% chrome iron 260-300 -
13% chrome iron 200-220 -
Pure nickel solids 7900 -
Pure tungsten 14480 ↑100
Pure molybdenum 19219 ↑96
Pure cobalt 67267 ↑1786
Wrought clean monel 3380-3440 ↑80
Monel turnings 1580-1680 -
70/30 cupronickel 3480-3520 -
90/10 cupronickel 3200-3240 ↑20
Clean tungsten carbide 11100-11500 ↑100
18/4/1 high-speed solids 240-280 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 230-250 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 230-280 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 160-190 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 6355 ↓126
39% tinman’s solder 4663 ↓71
29% plumber’s solder 3259 ↓67
Solder joints 1720 ↓62
6% mixed type metal 1583 ↓73
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1810 -
LM4 1830 -
LM6 1975 ↓20
LM24 1700 -
LM25 1985 -
LM27 1830 -
     

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  125-140 ↓10
Foundry short steel 140-160 ↓10
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 150-200 ↑10
Grade 1 5ft old steel 130-140 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 135-145 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 130-165 ↑10
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 60-100 ↓10
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 80-90 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 90-105 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 85-100 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 90-110 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 70-85 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  160-170 ↓10
Car engines 170-185 ↓10
     

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