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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 21 December 2018

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

PRN £/tonne   £/gramme   Change  
Paper   17   ↓8  
Aluminium   150   ↑30  
Steel   23   ↓2  
Plastics   95   ↑18.5  
Glass aggregate   43   ↑7  
Glass remelt   43   ↑7  
Wood   60   ↓10
 
Energy Recovery    1.15   ↓0.05  

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum 20.143 ↑0.127
Platinum scrap 14.687 ↑0.093
Palladium 31.909 ↑0.484
Fine gold 31.852 ↑0.153
9ct gold 11.586 ↑0.055
Fine silver 0.335 ↑0.003
925 silver 0.310 ↑0.003

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 2640-2900 -
Brass & copper radiators 2300-2450 ↓50
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3200-3400 -
GM borings 3000-3200 -
Commercial PB scrap 3400-3500 -
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cutting 580-670 ↓30
Mixed alloy cuttings 480-530 ↓20
Clean cast 470-620 ↓30
Old rolled 400-520 -
Irony aluminium  160-200 -
Turnings 150-400 -
Loose litho 950-1080 ↓20
Clean aluminium wheels 870-970 ↓30
Alu/copper radiators 1400-1470 ↓30
Extrusion: clean 900-1080 ↓20
Extrusion: painted 900-1000 ↓25

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4050-4400 -
Greasy bright wire 3800-4000 -
Clean flat bus bar 3900-4250 ↓50
No 1 burnt wire 3850-4150 ↓20
No 2 burnt wire 3600-3800 ↓30
Cylinders 3400-3550 ↓50
New copper tube 4000-4300 ↓50
Heavy copper 3800-4100 ↓50
Braziery copper 3000-3350 ↓50
Clean pyro cable 1600-2000 -
PVC pyro cable 1200-1500 -

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1170-1200 -
Low grade 560-600 ↓30
Aluminium low grade 300-330 ↓20

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1150-1250 ↓50
Batteries 500-520 ↓30

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc scrap 800-1000 -
     

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 610-620 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 280-310 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 900-910 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 400-420 -
17% chrome iron 180-200 -
13% chrome iron 120-140 -
Pure nickel solids 5900 -
Pure tungsten 15000 -
Pure molybdenum 20541 ↓70
Pure cobalt 43453 ↓346
Wrought clean monel 2900-3000 -
Monel turnings 1340-1400 -
70/30 cupronickel 3000-3020 -
90/10 cupronickel 2700-2720 -
Clean tungsten carbide 12000-12060 -
18/4/1 high-speed solids 240-250 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 220-230 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 240-250 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 160-170 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 6373.5 ↓281.5
39% tinman’s solder 4629 ↓159
29% plumber’s solder 3206 ↓113
Solder joints 1641 ↓42
6% mixed type metal 1502 ↑18
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1720 -
LM4 1740 -
LM6 1900 -
LM24 1610 -
LM25 1910 -
LM27 1730 -
     

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  110-120 ↓15
Foundry short steel 125-140 ↓15
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 120-190 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 115-120 ↓15
Grade 2 2ft old steel 120-125 ↓15
Grade 4C new production steel bales 110-135 ↓15
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 50-80 ↓20
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 100-120 ↓15
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 90-185 ↓20
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 70-80 ↓15
Grade 10 light cast iron 75-90 ↓15
Grade 11 cast iron borings 55-65 ↓15
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  145-150 ↓15
Car engines 170-235 ↓15
     

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