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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 21 July 2017

 

 

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

Summary

Only two PRN prices changed: steel dropped slightly but plastic continues to rise.

The ferrous grades went up by £5 - £10 per tonne.

All the high value metal grades increased except for platinum scrap and palladium.

The bronze and gun metal grades saw a strong rise of £50 - £150 per tonne this week.

A handful of the aluminium grades went up by £50 - £75 per tonne.

Some of the copper grades went up in price, mostly by £25 per tonne, but two by £100 per tonne.

Lead scrap prices went up by £25 per tonne whilst lead battery prices fell by the same amount.

The majority of the nickel and alloy grades increased in price.

The white metal grades saw a mix of rises and falls in price.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 1.00 -
Aluminium 10 -
Steel 4-5 ↓1
Plastics 63-68 ↑3
Glass aggregate 12 -
Glass remelt 12 -
Wood 2-3 -
Energy Recovery  0.50-0.75 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  22.86 ↑0.10
Platinum scrap   16.65 ↓0.06
Palladium 21.07 ↓0.44
Fine gold 30.75 ↑0.42
9ct gold 11.15 ↑0.70
Fine silver 0.363 ↑0.007
925 silver 0.336 ↑0.007

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 2400-2500 -
Clean rod swarf 2400-2500 -
Unsorted brass scrap 2400-2500 -
Mixed brass scrap 2600-2725 -

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3025-3125 ↑25
GM borings 3000-3100 ↑100
Commercial PB scrap 3100-3250 ↑50
Brass & copper radiators 2250-2400 ↑150

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 800-950 ↑50
Mixed alloy cuttings 700-900 -
Clean cast 750-850 ↑50
Old rolled 675-775 ↑75
Irony aluminium  200-250 -
Turnings 450-525 -
Loose litho 1050-1150 ↑50
Clean aluminium wheels 950-1100 ↓50
Alu/copper radiators 1700-1825 -
Extrusion: clean 1125-1250 ↑50
Extrusion: painted 1075-1150 ↑50

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4050-4150 ↑25
Greasy bright wire 3550-3725 ↑25
Clean flat bus bar 3900-4000 -
No 1 burnt wire 3800-3900 -
No 2 burnt wire 3425-3625 ↑25
Cylinders 3225-3400 ↑100
Clean and painted 3550-3725 ↑25
New copper tube 3825-4000 -
Heavy copper 3550-3725 ↑25
Braziery copper 3050-3200 ↑100
Clean pyro cable 1800-1875 ↑25
PVC pyro cable 1400-1500 -

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1250-1350 ↓50
Low grade 750-850 -
Aluminium low grade 200-300 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1350-1425 ↑25
Batteries 500-575 ↓25

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc base scrap 900-1000 -
New cuttings 900-1000 -

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 560-660 ↑20
18/8 stainless steel turnings 280-360 ↑20
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 880-980 ↑20
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 440-480 ↑20
17% chrome iron 250-290 ↑20
13% chrome iron 160-190 ↑20
Pure nickel solids 6080 ↑400
Pure tungsten 8780 ↑300
Pure molybdenum 11947 ↓36
Pure cobalt 45092 ↓521
Wrought clean monel 2980-3160 ↑40
Monel turnings 1580-1700 ↑20
70/30 cupronickel 3160-3260 ↑20
90/10 cupronickel 2860-3020 ↑40
Clean tungsten carbide 6460-6760 ↑400
18/4/1 high-speed solids 200-260 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 200-240 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 200-260 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 140-190 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 6802 ↓114
39% tinman’s solder 4973 ↓47
29% plumber’s solder 3515 ↓23
Solder joints 1892 ↑13
6% mixed type metal 1749 ↑37
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1740 -
LM4 1780 -
LM6 1985 -
LM24 1650 -
LM25 1960 -
LM27 1780 -
Standard remelt ingots 1520 -
Mixed remelts 1540 -

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  100-125 ↑5
Foundry short steel 140-160 ↑10
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 120-160 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 120-140 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 115-145 ↑5
Grade 4C new production steel bales 120-140 ↑5
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 60-90 ↑10
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 70-90 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 90-115 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 90-110 ↑10
Grade 10 light cast iron 90-110 ↑10
Grade 11 cast iron borings 65-90 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  145-165 ↑10
Car engines 155-190 ↑10
     

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