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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 22 Sept 2017

 

 

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

Summary

PRN prices for paper, plastic and glass all went up.

All of the high value metal grades fell.

Brass, bronze and gunmetal all declined by £100 - £200 per tonne.

Aluminium prices fell by £75 - £100 per tonne.

Copper prices continued to drop this week, falling another £300 per tonne. 

Lead and cables dipped by £100 per tonne.

A handful of nickel and alloy grades fell in price, mostly by £200 per tonne.

All the white metals fell.

The ferrous grades had some rises and falls of £10 per tonne each way.

 

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 1.25-1.50 ↑0.50
Aluminium 9-10 -
Steel 3.50-5 -
Plastics 75-85 ↑17
Glass aggregate 12-13 ↑1
Glass remelt 12-13 ↑1
Wood 2-3 -
Energy Recovery  0.40-0.75 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  22.22 ↓1.42
Platinum scrap   16.37 ↓0.99
Palladium 21.73 ↓0.65
Fine gold 30.72 ↓1.17
9ct gold 11.23 ↓0.49
Fine silver 0.362 ↓0.022
925 silver 0.335 ↓0.021

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 2600-2700 ↓200
Brass & copper radiators 2300-2400 ↓100
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3000-3100 -
GM borings 2850-2950 ↓150
Commercial PB scrap 3100-3175 ↓125
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 800-875 ↓75
Mixed alloy cuttings 750-800 ↓50
Clean cast 800-900 -
Old rolled 600-775 ↓50
Irony aluminium  150-250 ↓50
Turnings 400-500 ↓50
Loose litho 1100-1200 ↓50
Clean aluminium wheels 1000-1100 ↓50
Alu/copper radiators 1800-1900 ↓100
Extrusion: clean 1100-1200 ↓100
Extrusion: painted 1075-1150 ↓50

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4200-4300 ↓200
Greasy bright wire 3650-3850 ↓250
Clean flat bus bar 4000-4100 ↓300
No 1 burnt wire 3900-4100 ↓300
No 2 burnt wire 3700-3800 ↓300
Cylinders 3400-3500 ↓300
New copper tube 4000-4100 ↓300
Heavy copper 3750-3850 ↓350
Braziery copper 3100-3200 ↓200
Clean pyro cable 2000-2100 ↓150
PVC pyro cable 1600-1700 -

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1100-1300 ↓100
Low grade 600-750 ↓100
Aluminium low grade 150-250 ↓50

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1250-1300 ↓100
Batteries 550-600 -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc scrap 1000-1100 -
     

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 700-740 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 360-400 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 1020-1040 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 480-520 -
17% chrome iron 280-330 -
13% chrome iron 200-220 -
Pure nickel solids 6980 -
Pure tungsten 10800 -
Pure molybdenum 11483 ↓131
Pure cobalt 43689 ↓1493
Wrought clean monel 3080-3180 ↓200
Monel turnings 1440-1540 ↓200
70/30 cupronickel 3220-3300 ↓200
90/10 cupronickel 2980-3040 ↓200
Clean tungsten carbide 7080-7200 -
18/4/1 high-speed solids 220-280 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 220-260 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 220-280 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 150-190 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 6805 ↓239
39% tinman’s solder 4964 ↓166
29% plumber’s solder 3503 ↓136
Solder joints 1874 ↓92
6% mixed type metal 1728 ↓62
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1740 -
LM4 1780 -
LM6 1985 -
LM24 1650 -
LM25 1960 -
LM27 1780 -
     

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  105-135 -
Foundry short steel 140-160 ↓10
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 120-180 ↑10
Grade 1 5ft old steel 120-150 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 120-150 ↓5
Grade 4C new production steel bales 120-145 ↓5
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 70-105 ↑5
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 70-100 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 90-120 ↓5
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 80-110 ↓10
Grade 10 light cast iron 100-110 ↓10
Grade 11 cast iron borings 70-100 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  140-165 ↓10
Car engines 160-190 ↓10
     

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