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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 23 Feb 2018

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

Summary

The PRN prices have been updated with small changes for paper, steel and glass.

Gold prices fell as silver prices remained static. The other high value metal grades rose in price.

Bronze and gun metal prices went up by £100 per tonne.

The majority of the aluminium grades were stable.

Copper prices increased by £50 - £100 per tonne.

Most of the nickel and alloy grades saw upwards movement.

White metal and ingot prices also rose.

The ferrous metal grades sunk down by £10-£15 per tonne.

 

PRN £/tonne   £/gramme   Change  
Paper   2   ↑1  
Aluminium   10   -  
Steel   6-8   ↑2  
Plastics   60   -  
Glass aggregate   10   ↓2  
Glass remelt   12-13   ↑1  
Wood   10   -  
Energy Recovery    0.35-0.40   -  

 

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  23.08 ↑0.29
Platinum scrap   16.70 ↑0.24
Palladium 23.65 ↑0.39
Fine gold 30.70 ↓0.23
9ct gold 11.14 ↓0.08
Fine silver 0.343 -
925 silver 0.317 -

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 2950-3050 ↓50
Brass & copper radiators 2450-2600 ↑50
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3200-3300 ↑100
GM borings 3050-3200 ↑100
Commercial PB scrap 3300-3400 -
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cutting 900-1000 ↑50
Mixed alloy cuttings 850-900 -
Clean cast 850-900 -
Old rolled 650-700 -
Irony aluminium  200-300 -
Turnings 400-500 -
Loose litho 1100-1200 -
Clean aluminium wheels 1100-1150 ↑50
Alu/copper radiators 1550-1600 -
Extrusion: clean 1150-1225 ↓75
Extrusion: painted 1100-1200 -

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4500-4600 ↑100
Greasy bright wire 4050-4200 ↑100
Clean flat bus bar 4100-4475 ↑25
No 1 burnt wire 4300-4400 ↑50
No 2 burnt wire 3900-4000 -
Cylinders 3600-3700 ↑100
New copper tube 4400-4500 -
Heavy copper 4050-4150 ↑50
Braziery copper 3450-3500 ↑50
Clean pyro cable 2150-2200 -
PVC pyro cable 1650-1700 -

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1100-1175 -
Low grade 500-600 -
Aluminium low grade 300-400 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1400-1500  -
Batteries 550-600  -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc scrap 1000-1020 ↑10
     

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 750-760 ↑10
18/8 stainless steel turnings 350-400 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 1020-1040 ↑10
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 480-500 -
17% chrome iron 260-300 -
13% chrome iron 200-220 -
Pure nickel solids 7440 ↑100
Pure tungsten 12680 ↑700
Pure molybdenum 11139 ↑118
Pure cobalt 56776 ↓827
Wrought clean monel 3280-3480 ↑200
Monel turnings 1580-1680 ↑100
70/30 cupronickel 3460-3580 ↑100
90/10 cupronickel 3380-3460 ↑100
Clean tungsten carbide 8380-8440 ↑500
18/4/1 high-speed solids 240-280 ↑20
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 230-250 ↑10
6/5/2 high-speed solids 230-280 ↑20
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 160-190 ↑10

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 6841 ↑365
39% tinman’s solder 5033 ↑191
29% plumber’s solder 3581 ↑127
Solder joints 1967 ↑27
6% mixed type metal 1779 ↓86
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1740 ↑40
LM4 1780 ↑20
LM6 1985 ↑10
LM24 1650 ↑40
LM25 1960 ↑25
LM27 1780 ↑20
     

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  120-140 -
Foundry short steel 150-170 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 150-190 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 130-155 ↓15
Grade 2 2ft old steel 130-145 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 125-155 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 60-110 ↓10
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 70-100 ↓10
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 100-120 ↓15
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 100-110 ↓10
Grade 10 light cast iron 105-125 ↓15
Grade 11 cast iron borings 90-100 ↓15
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  155-180 ↓10
Car engines 190-210 ↓15
     

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