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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 20 Oct 2017

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

Summary.

Plastic PRN went down £20 in price.

All the high value metals fell in price.

Both brass grades increased by £100 per tonne.

There was little movement for the aluminium grades.

The copper grades picked up by £300 this week.

Lead and household cables also went up.

A handful of the nickel and alloy grades moved.

All the white metal grades increased in price.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 1.25-1.50 -
Aluminium 9-10 -
Steel 3.50-5 -
Plastics 65 ↓20
Glass aggregate 12-13 -
Glass remelt 12-13 -
Wood 2-3 -
Energy Recovery  0.40-0.75 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  22.55 ↓0.35
Platinum scrap   16.41 ↓0.08
Palladium 23.30 ↓0.72
Fine gold 31.37 ↓0.23
9ct gold 11.41 ↓0.02
Fine silver 0.374 ↓0.004
925 silver 0.346 ↓0.004

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 2900-3000 ↑100
Brass & copper radiators 2500-2600 ↑100
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3150-3250 -
GM borings 3000-3200 -
Commercial PB scrap 3150-3250 -
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 800-1000 ↑100
Mixed alloy cuttings 750-800 -
Clean cast 800-900 -
Old rolled 650-750 -
Irony aluminium  150-250 -
Turnings 400-500 -
Loose litho 1100-1200 -
Clean aluminium wheels 1000-1100 ↓50
Alu/copper radiators 1600-1700 ↓50
Extrusion: clean 1150-1200 -
Extrusion: painted 1100-1225 ↑50

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4500-4750 ↑250
Greasy bright wire 4200-4300 ↑300
Clean flat bus bar 4300-4600 ↑300
No 1 burnt wire 4400-4500 ↑300
No 2 burnt wire 4150-4200 ↑300
Cylinders 3800-3900 ↑300
New copper tube 4300-4550 ↑250
Heavy copper 4200-4300 ↑300
Braziery copper 3600-3700 ↑300
Clean pyro cable 2150-2250 ↑100
PVC pyro cable 1700-1800 ↑100

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1300-1400 ↑100
Low grade 650-750 -
Aluminium low grade 150-250 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1400-1600 ↑50
Batteries 500-600 -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc scrap 1000-1100 -
     

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 710-750 ↑10
18/8 stainless steel turnings 360-400 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 1030-1050 ↑10
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 480-520 -
17% chrome iron 280-330 -
13% chrome iron 200-220 -
Pure nickel solids 7000 ↑100
Pure tungsten 10980 -
Pure molybdenum 11761 ↓12
Pure cobalt 47064 ↑3013
Wrought clean monel 3080-3160 ↓20
Monel turnings 1440-1540 -
70/30 cupronickel 3220-3300 -
90/10 cupronickel 3020-3080 ↑40
Clean tungsten carbide 7080-7200 -
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 7000 ↑195
39% tinman’s solder 5170 ↑206
29% plumber’s solder 3709 ↑206
Solder joints 2080 ↑206
6% mixed type metal 1930 ↑202
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1740 -
LM4 1780 -
LM6 1985 -
LM24 1650 -
LM25 1960 -
LM27 1780 -
     

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  100-115 -
Foundry short steel 120-140 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 100-150 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 110-135 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 110-130 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 115-135 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 50-85 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 60-90 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 80-100 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 70-90 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 90-100 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 60-90 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  130-150 -
Car engines 150-180 -
     

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