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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 19 May 2017

 

 

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

Summary

PRN prices have been updated.

All the high value metals rose in price, except for palladium which fell.

The brass, bronze and gun metal grades dropped in price by £25 - £100 per tonne.

There was minimal movement across the aluminium grades.

The copper grades fell in price this week, erasing last week’s gains.

Zinc fell by £25 per tonne.

The majority of the nickel and alloy grades fell in price.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 1.00 -
Aluminium 10 ↓1
Steel 5-6 ↓1
Plastics 46-48 ↑6
Glass aggregate 12 ↓0.50
Glass remelt 12 ↓1
Wood 1.5-2.00 -
Energy Recovery  0.35-0.55 ↑0.05

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  23.09 ↑0.26
Platinum scrap   17.06 ↑0.65
Palladium 18.94 ↓1.11
Fine gold 31.06 ↑0.47
9ct gold 11.32 ↑0.26
Fine silver 0.371 ↑0.005
925 silver 0.343 ↑0.005

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 2400-2500 -
Clean rod swarf 2300-2400 -
Unsorted brass scrap 2400-2450 -
Mixed brass scrap 2450-2550 ↓25

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3000-3150 ↓50
GM borings 2800-3000 -
Commercial PB scrap 3100-3300 ↓50
Brass & copper radiators 2050-2250 ↓100

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 800-950 ↑25
Mixed alloy cuttings 750-900 ↓25
Clean cast 850-900 -
Old rolled 600-750 ↑50
Irony aluminium  200-250 -
Turnings 400-500 -
Loose litho 1100-1200 -
Clean aluminium wheels 1050-1100 -
Alu/copper radiators 1600-1700 ↑25
Extrusion: clean 1100-1225 -
Extrusion: painted 1075-1150 ↓25

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 3700-3900 ↓25
Greasy bright wire 3300-3400 ↓125
Clean flat bus bar 3700-3800 -
No 1 burnt wire 3500-3650 ↓75
No 2 burnt wire 3100-3200 ↓100
Cylinders 3050-3150 ↓75
Clean and painted 3300-3400 -
New copper tube 3500-3650 ↓150
Heavy copper 3300-3400 -
Braziery copper 2800-2900 -
Clean pyro cable 1700-1800 ↓100
PVC pyro cable 1300-1400 ↓50

 

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

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1150-1250 -
Batteries 500-600 -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc base scrap 1050-1125 ↓25
New cuttings 1050-1125 ↓25

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 580-700 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 300-350 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 900-960 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 400-500 -
17% chrome iron 200-240 ↓20
13% chrome iron 140-180 ↓20
Pure nickel solids 5800 ↓100
Pure tungsten 7800 ↓100
Pure molybdenum 13040 ↑233
Pure cobalt 42190 ↑274
Wrought clean monel 3000-3080 -
Monel turnings 1600-1660 -
70/30 cupronickel 3140-3240 ↓60
90/10 cupronickel 2840-3040 -
Clean tungsten carbide 6260-6380 ↓100
18/4/1 high-speed solids 210-250 ↓10
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 200-220 ↓10
6/5/2 high-speed solids 210-240 ↓20
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 150-180 ↓20

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 7169 -
39% tinman’s solder 5251 -
29% plumber’s solder 3698 -
Solder joints 1949 -
6% mixed type metal 1747 -
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1740 -
LM4 1780 -
LM6 1985 -
LM24 1650 -
LM25 1965 -
LM27 1780 -
Standard remelt ingots 1520 -
Mixed remelts 1540 -

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  100-130 -
Foundry short steel 125-165 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 100-160 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 110-150 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 110-145 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 105-130 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 50-85 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 70-90 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 90-125 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 80-105 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 70-100 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 60-90 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  130-160 -
Car engines 130-175 -
     

Readers' comments (1)

  • Hi Guys
    the ferrous price for no 1 & 2 is over priced
    the 4c bales and no 8 are under priced

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