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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 24 Nov 2017

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

Summary

Most of the high value metals went up in price.

Brass, bronze and gun metal prices all went down by £50 per tonne.

The aluminium grades had a quiet week, with only two falling in price.

Household cables went down by £150 per tonne.

The copper grades decreased by £25 - £100 per tonne.

Lead scrap fell by £25 per tonne.

Half of the nickel and alloy grades saw a drop in price.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 1.25-1.50 -
Aluminium 9-10 -
Steel 3.50-5 -
Plastics 35 -
Glass aggregate 12-13 -
Glass remelt 12-13 -
Wood 2-3 -
Energy Recovery  0.40-0.75 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  22.60 ↓0.12
Platinum scrap   16.57 ↓0.14
Palladium 24.34 ↑0.34
Fine gold 31.22 ↑0.05
9ct gold 11.34 ↓0.03
Fine silver 0.372 ↓0.002
925 silver 0.344 ↓0.002

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 2800-2900 -
Brass & copper radiators 2500-2550 ↓50
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3200-3250 ↓50
GM borings 3050-3100 ↓50
Commercial PB scrap 3300-3400 ↓50
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 800-900 -
Mixed alloy cuttings 800-900 -
Clean cast 800-900 -
Old rolled 650-700 ↓50
Irony aluminium  150-250 -
Turnings 400-500 -
Loose litho 1150-1200 -
Clean aluminium wheels 1100-1125 -
Alu/copper radiators 1700-1750 -
Extrusion: clean 1150-1200 ↓25
Extrusion: painted 1100-1150 -

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4625-4700 ↓50
Greasy bright wire 4000-4150 ↓100
Clean flat bus bar 4500-4600 -
No 1 burnt wire 4400-4500 ↓25
No 2 burnt wire 4000-4100 ↓25
Cylinders 3650-3750 ↓100
New copper tube 4400-4500 ↓100
Heavy copper 4000-4150 ↓100
Braziery copper 3500-3600 ↓75
Clean pyro cable 2225-2300 -
PVC pyro cable 1750-1800 -

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1150-1250 ↓150
Low grade 650-750 -
Aluminium low grade 150-250 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1400-1500 ↓25
Batteries 550-600 -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc scrap 1000-1030 -
     

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 700-730 ↓20
18/8 stainless steel turnings 320-400 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 1000-1020 ↓40
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 460-500 ↓20
17% chrome iron 280-330 -
13% chrome iron 200-220 -
Pure nickel solids 6960 ↓40
Pure tungsten 11180 ↑100
Pure molybdenum 11640 ↓101
Pure cobalt 45811 ↓207
Wrought clean monel 3060-3160 ↓20
Monel turnings 1440-1560 -
70/30 cupronickel 3220-3380 -
90/10 cupronickel 3020-3100 ↓40
Clean tungsten carbide 7180-7240 ↑40
18/4/1 high-speed solids 220-260 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 220-240 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 220-260 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 150-180 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 6461 -
39% tinman’s solder 4821 -
29% plumber’s solder 3432 -
Solder joints 1915 -
6% mixed type metal 1839 -
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1740 -
LM4 1780 -
LM6 1985 -
LM24 1650 -
LM25 1960 -
LM27 1780 -
     

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  100-120 -
Foundry short steel 130-150 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 100-165 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 110-140 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 110-130 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 115-140 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 55-90 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 60-90 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 85-105 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 75-95 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 95-105 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 60-90 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  135-155 -
Car engines 160-190 -
     

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