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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 23 June 2017

 

 

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

Summary

Plastic, wood and energy recovery PRNs all rose in price.

Platinum, palladium and fine gold went up in price although 9ct gold and platinum scrap prices dropped.

Prices fell across the non-ferrous grades after strong rises the previous week.

Mixed brass scrap fell by £50 per tonne.

The bronze and gun metal grades dropped by £50 - £100 per tonne.

A handful of the aluminium grades declined in price by £50 - £100 per tonne.

The copper grades mostly fell by £100 per tonne, partly erasing the gains made on some grades which rose by £200 the week previous.

Lead scrap fell by £50 per tonne and zinc dropped by £100 per tonne.

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

The white metal grades were split between rises and falls.

A few of the ferrous grades rose slightly by £5 - £10 per tonne.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 1.00 -
Aluminium 10 -
Steel 5-6 -
Plastics 55-65 ↑17
Glass aggregate 12 -
Glass remelt 12 -
Wood 2-3 ↑1
Energy Recovery  0.50-0.75 ↑0.20

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  23.74 ↑0.42
Platinum scrap   16.93 ↓0.32
Palladium 22.59 ↑0.77
Fine gold 31.86 ↑0.19
9ct gold 11.56 ↓0.05
Fine silver 0.381 -
925 silver 0.352 -

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 2400-2500 -
Clean rod swarf 2400-2500 -
Unsorted brass scrap 2400-2500 -
Mixed brass scrap 2550-2650 ↓50

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 2900-3000 ↓100
GM borings 2850-2950 ↓50
Commercial PB scrap 3100-3200 -
Brass & copper radiators 2100-2200 ↓100

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 850-950 -
Mixed alloy cuttings 700-900 -
Clean cast 700-850 ↓50
Old rolled 600-700 -
Irony aluminium  200-250 -
Turnings 400-500 -
Loose litho 1000-1100 ↓100
Clean aluminium wheels 950-1000 ↓100
Alu/copper radiators 1600-1700 ↓50
Extrusion: clean 1050-1150 ↓100
Extrusion: painted 1000-1100 ↓100

 

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 3900-4000 ↓100
Greasy bright wire 3400-3500 ↓100
Clean flat bus bar 3850-3900 ↓100
No 1 burnt wire 3700-3800 ↓100
No 2 burnt wire 3300-3400 ↓100
Cylinders 3100-3200 ↓100
Clean and painted 3400-3500 ↓100
New copper tube 3800-3900 ↓100
Heavy copper 3400-3500 ↓100
Braziery copper 3000-3050 ↓50
Clean pyro cable 1800-1850 ↓50
PVC pyro cable 1400-1500 -

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1200-1300 ↓50
Low grade 750-850 -
Aluminium low grade 200-300 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1100-1200 ↓50
Batteries 500-600 -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc base scrap 900-1000 ↓100
New cuttings 900-1000 ↓100

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 520-620 ↓40
18/8 stainless steel turnings 260-340 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 820-920 ↓20
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 400-460 ↓20
17% chrome iron 200-240 -
13% chrome iron 110-150 ↓10
Pure nickel solids 5500 ↓200
Pure tungsten 7800 -
Pure molybdenum 12231 ↓1112
Pure cobalt 45779 ↑1685
Wrought clean monel 2840-3000 ↓40
Monel turnings 1460-1560 ↓40
70/30 cupronickel 3100-3180 ↓20
90/10 cupronickel 2740-2940 ↓60
Clean tungsten carbide 6260-6360 -
18/4/1 high-speed solids 200-240 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 200-220 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 200-240 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 140-180 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 6916 ↓146
39% tinman’s solder 5020 ↓102
29% plumber’s solder 3538 ↓31
Solder joints 1879 ↑61
6% mixed type metal 1712 ↑97
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1740 -
LM4 1780 -
LM6 1985 -
LM24 1650 -
LM25 1960 ↓5
LM27 1780 -
Standard remelt ingots 1520 -
Mixed remelts 1540 -

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  100-120 -
Foundry short steel 135-150 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 100-160 ↑10
Grade 1 5ft old steel 110-140 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 110-140 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 115-135 ↑5
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 60-80 ↑5
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 70-90 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 90-115 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 80-100 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 70-100 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 60-90 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  135-155 -
Car engines 145-180 ↑5
     

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