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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 19 Jan 2018

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

Summary

The brass grades both went up in price as bronze and gun metal fell.

There were both falls and rises on a handful of aluminium grades.

Copper prices came off by £50 per tonne this week.

Lead scrap and zinc also decreased in price.

The nickel and alloy grades were broadly stable.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 1.6 -
Aluminium 10 -
Steel 3 -
Plastics 40 -
Glass aggregate 11 -
Glass remelt 10.5 -
Wood 4 -
Energy Recovery  0.35 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  23.25 ↓0.08
Platinum scrap   17.03 ↑0.23
Palladium 25.63 ↓0.04
Fine gold 30.82 ↓0.55
9ct gold 11.22 ↓0.21
Fine silver 0.354 ↓0.009
925 silver 0.319 ↓0.016

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 3000-3100 ↑100
Brass & copper radiators 2500-2650 ↑50
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3200-3350 ↓50
GM borings 3150-3250 -
Commercial PB scrap 3400-3450 ↓50
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 800-900 -
Mixed alloy cuttings 750-800 -
Clean cast 800-900 -
Old rolled 630-730 ↓20
Irony aluminium  150-250 -
Turnings 400-500 -
Loose litho 1050-1125 ↓25
Clean aluminium wheels 1025-1100 ↑75
Alu/copper radiators 1525-1650 ↑50
Extrusion: clean 1100-1150 ↓50
Extrusion: painted 1100-1150 -

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4600-4800 -
Greasy bright wire 4100-4150 ↓50
Clean flat bus bar 4500-4600 -
No 1 burnt wire 4400-4500 -
No 2 burnt wire 4000-4050 ↓50
Cylinders 3700-3800 -
New copper tube 4500-4600 ↓50
Heavy copper 4100-4150 ↓50
Braziery copper 3500-3600 ↓50
Clean pyro cable 2100-2200 -
PVC pyro cable 1600-1700 ↓50

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1150-1200 -
Low grade 550-650 ↓100
Aluminium low grade 150-250 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1400-1450  ↓50
Batteries 500-600 -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc scrap 1000-1010 ↓10
     

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 720-750 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 320-400 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 990-1050 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 460-500 -
17% chrome iron 280-330 -
13% chrome iron 200-220 -
Pure nickel solids 7040 -
Pure tungsten 11480 -
Pure molybdenum 11480 ↓290
Pure cobalt 55095 ↓294
Wrought clean monel 3180-3280 -
Monel turnings 1480-1580 -
70/30 cupronickel 3260-3480 -
90/10 cupronickel 3220-3300 -
Clean tungsten carbide 7380-7440 -
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 6235 -
39% tinman’s solder 4698 -
29% plumber’s solder 3347 -
Solder joints 1889 -
6% mixed type metal 1851 -
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1740 -
LM4 1780 -
LM6 1985 -
LM24 1650 -
LM25 1960 -
LM27 1780 -
     

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  120-140 -
Foundry short steel 150-170 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 130-200 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 120-160 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 130-150 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 125-160 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 55-110 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 70-100 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 105-125 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 95-115 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 105-125 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 80-110 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  145-185 -
Car engines 180-210 -
     

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