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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 2 June 2017

 

 

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

Summary

Most of the high value metal grades went up in price, except for platinum which dropped.

Brass prices rose by £50 - £100 per tonne.

Only a few of the aluminium grades moved, those that did erased last week’s price falls. 

After very little actively last week, the majority of the copper grades increased by £100 per tonne.

All the white metal grades dropped in price.

The ferrous metal grades saw a slight adjustment of £5 - £15 down in price.

 

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

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  23.23 ↓0.44
Platinum scrap   17.28 ↑0.27
Palladium 20.54 ↑1.45
Fine gold 31.54 ↑0.36
9ct gold 11.52 ↑0.18
Fine silver 0.385 -
925 silver 0.356 -

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 2400-2500 -
Clean rod swarf 2400-2500 ↑100
Unsorted brass scrap 2400-2450 -
Mixed brass scrap 2450-2600 ↑50

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3000-3100 -
GM borings 2800-3000 -
Commercial PB scrap 3100-3250 -
Brass & copper radiators 2100-2250 -

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 800-950 -
Mixed alloy cuttings 800-900 -
Clean cast 850-900 -
Old rolled 600-725 ↑25
Irony aluminium  200-250 -
Turnings 400-500 -
Loose litho 1100-1200 -
Clean aluminium wheels 1000-1100 ↑50
Alu/copper radiators 1600-1700 -
Extrusion: clean 1100-1200 -
Extrusion: painted 1050-1150 ↑50

 

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 3800-4000 ↑100
Greasy bright wire 3250-3350 -
Clean flat bus bar 3800-3900 ↑100
No 1 burnt wire 3600-3700 ↑100
No 2 burnt wire 3200-3300 ↑100
Cylinders 3100-3200 ↑100
Clean and painted 3400-3500 ↑100
New copper tube 3700-3800 ↑100
Heavy copper 3400-3500 ↑100
Braziery copper 2800-3000 ↑100
Clean pyro cable 1750-1850 ↑50
PVC pyro cable 1300-1400 -

 

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1250-1350 ↑50
Low grade 700-800 -
Aluminium low grade 200-300 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1100-1300 ↑100
Batteries 500-600 -

 

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

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 580-680 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 300-340 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 900-940 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 400-480 -
17% chrome iron 200-240 -
13% chrome iron 120-170 -
Pure nickel solids 5760 -
Pure tungsten 7800 -
Pure molybdenum 13181 ↑62
Pure cobalt 43421 ↑1156
Wrought clean monel 2940-3080 -
Monel turnings 1500-1600 -
70/30 cupronickel 3120-3220 -
90/10 cupronickel 2800-3000 -
Clean tungsten carbide 6260-6360 -
18/4/1 high-speed solids 200-240 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 200-220 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 210-240 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 140-180 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 7062 ↓107
39% tinman’s solder 5122 ↓129
29% plumber’s solder 3569 ↓129
Solder joints 1818 ↓131
6% mixed type metal 1615 ↓132
     
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  100-120 ↓10
Foundry short steel 135-150 ↓15
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 120-150 ↓10
Grade 1 5ft old steel 110-140 ↓10
Grade 2 2ft old steel 105-140 ↓5
Grade 4C new production steel bales 110-130 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 50-75 ↓10
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 70-90 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 90-115 ↓10
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 80-100 ↓5
Grade 10 light cast iron 70-100 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 60-90 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  135-155 ↓5
Car engines 130-175 -
     

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