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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 2 Feb 2018

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

Summary

All the high value metal prices fell.

As did brass and GM boring prices. 

Aluminium prices were a mixed bag this week of both rises and falls.

Copper prices decreased by £50 - £100 per tonne.

Lead scrap and battery prices both saw downward movement.

There was minimal price movement for the nickel and alloy grades.

 

PRN £/tonne   £/gramme   Change  
Paper   1   -  
Aluminium   10   -  
Steel   6   -  
Plastics   60   -  
Glass aggregate   12   -  
Glass remelt   12   -  
Wood   10   -  
Energy Recovery    0.40   -  

 

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  22.62 ↓0.54
Platinum scrap   16.59 ↓0.17
Palladium 23.32 ↓1.75
Fine gold 30.43 ↓0.26
9ct gold 11.01 ↓0.18
Fine silver 0.349 ↓0.004
925 silver 0.323 ↓0.003

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 2900-3000 -
Brass & copper radiators 2400-2450 ↓50
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3150-3400 -
GM borings 3050-3300 ↓50
Commercial PB scrap 3350-3600 -
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 900-1000 ↑50
Mixed alloy cuttings 850-950 ↑125
Clean cast 900-950 -
Old rolled 600-800 ↓30
Irony aluminium  150-250 -
Turnings 400-500 -
Loose litho 1150-1250 ↑75
Clean aluminium wheels 1050-1100 ↓50
Alu/copper radiators 1450-1500 ↓50
Extrusion: clean 1200-1300 ↑100
Extrusion: painted 1150-1200 ↑50

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4500-4600 -
Greasy bright wire 3900-4000 ↓50
Clean flat bus bar 4400-4500 -
No 1 burnt wire 4200-4350 ↓50
No 2 burnt wire 3850-3900 ↓100
Cylinders 3500-3600 ↓50
New copper tube 4350-4400 ↓50
Heavy copper 3900-3950 ↓50
Braziery copper 3350-3400 ↓100
Clean pyro cable 2100-2200 ↓50
PVC pyro cable 1650-1700 ↓50

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1100-1200 -
Low grade 500-600 ↓50
Aluminium low grade 200-300 ↑50

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1350-1400  ↓100
Batteries 550-600  ↓25

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc scrap 1000-1010 -
     

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 720-740 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 340-400 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 990-1030 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 460-500 -
17% chrome iron 270-310 -
13% chrome iron 200-220 -
Pure nickel solids 7040 -
Pure tungsten 11480 -
Pure molybdenum 10915 ↓21
Pure cobalt 56142 ↑51
Wrought clean monel 3180-3280 -
Monel turnings 1480-1580 -
70/30 cupronickel 3360-3480 -
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 6476 -
39% tinman’s solder 4842 -
29% plumber’s solder 3454 -
Solder joints 1940 -
6% mixed type metal 1865 -
     
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 150-190 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 130-155 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 130-145 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 125-155 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 60-110 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 70-100 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 100-120 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 100-110 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 105-125 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 90-100 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  155-180 -
Car engines 190-210 -
     

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