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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 21 April 2017

 

 

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

Summary

Most of the PRNs went up in price.

All of the high value metals fell in price.

The majority of the non-ferrous metals experienced sharp price falls this week as the pound rose with the news of a General Election being called. 

Brrass, bronze, gunmetal and copper fell in price by £50 - £200 per tonne.

 A handful of the aluminium grades rose in price whilst a couple fell.

Household cables and zinc also went down in price by £50 per tonne.

The nickel and alloy grades were mostly stable.

All of the white metal grades declined in price.

Some of the ferrous grades decreased by £10 per tonne.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 0.75-1.00 ↑0.25
Aluminium 8-12 ↑2
Steel 7-8 -
Plastics 40-42 ↑2
Glass aggregate 11-12.50 ↓0.50
Glass remelt 12-13 -
Wood 2.00 ↑0.50
Energy Recovery  0.40-0.50 ↑0.20

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  24.32 ↓0.76
Platinum scrap   17.87 ↓0.19
Palladium 19.73 ↓0.89
Fine gold 32.06 ↓0.99
9ct gold 11.66 ↓0.33
Fine silver 0.410 ↓0.019
925 silver 0.380 ↓0.017

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 2350-2450 ↓50
Clean rod swarf 2100-2300 -
Unsorted brass scrap 2400-2450 -
Mixed brass scrap 2400-2500 ↓100

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 2800-3000 ↓100
GM borings 2800-2900 ↓100
Commercial PB scrap 3000-3100 ↓100
Brass & copper radiators 2000-2100 ↓200

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 700-950 ↑50
Mixed alloy cuttings 700-900 -
Clean cast 700-900 -
Old rolled 550-725 ↑25
Irony aluminium  200-250 -
Turnings 300-500 -
Loose litho 1050-1225 ↑25
Clean aluminium wheels 950-1050 ↓50
Alu/copper radiators 1500-1600 ↓100
Extrusion: clean 925-1250 ↑100
Extrusion: painted 900-1175 ↑75

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 3800-3900 ↓200
Greasy bright wire 3350-3650 ↓50
Clean flat bus bar 3650-3750 ↓150
No 1 burnt wire 3500-3700 ↓200
No 2 burnt wire 3100-3200 ↓200
Cylinders 3000-3100 ↓200
Clean and painted 3300-3400 ↓150
New copper tube 3600-3700 ↓175
Heavy copper 3300-3400 ↓150
Braziery copper 2800-2900 ↓200
Clean pyro cable 1600-1800 ↓200
PVC pyro cable 1300-1400 ↓100

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1200-1300 ↓50
Low grade 700-800 -
Aluminium low grade 200-300 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1050-1250 ↓50
Batteries 450-600 -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc base scrap 975-1050 ↓50
New cuttings 975-1050 ↓50

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 660-720 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 330-370 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 940-1000 ↓40
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 440-540 -
17% chrome iron 260-340 -
13% chrome iron 200-260 -
Pure nickel solids 6100 -
Pure tungsten 7800 -
Pure molybdenum 11499 ↓266
Pure cobalt 42683 ↓1185
Wrought clean monel 3100-3200 -
Monel turnings 1700-1840 -
70/30 cupronickel 3380-3580 -
90/10 cupronickel 3140-3280 -
Clean tungsten carbide 6260-6380 -
18/4/1 high-speed solids 230-270 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 200-230 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 240-270 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 170-200 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 7169 ↓438
39% tinman’s solder 5251 ↓291
29% plumber’s solder 3698 ↓232
Solder joints 1949 ↓141
6% mixed type metal 1747 ↓81
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1690 -
LM4 1730 -
LM6 1935 -
LM24 1600 -
LM25 1915 -
LM27 1730 -
Standard remelt ingots 1520 -
Mixed remelts 1540 -

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  100-130 -
Foundry short steel 130-170 ↓10
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 100-180 ↓10
Grade 1 5ft old steel 115-160 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 110-145 ↓10
Grade 4C new production steel bales 120-145 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 50-105 ↓10
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 75-95 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 90-125 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 80-105 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 80-120 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 60-90 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  130-160 ↓10
Car engines 130-175 ↓10
     

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