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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 25 Aug 2017

 

 

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

Summary

All high value metals apoart from silver went up in price.

A handful of aluminium grades moved up £25 - £50 per tonne.

Copper continued to make gains, up £100 - £150 per tonne this week.

Most nickel and alloy grades remained static.

  

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

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  24.46 ↑0.07
Platinum scrap   17.92 ↑0.36
Palladium 23.42 ↑0.31
Fine gold 32.32 ↑0.23
9ct gold 11.76 ↑0.09
Fine silver 0.381 ↓0.002
925 silver 0.353 ↓0.002

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 2700-2800 -
Brass & copper radiators 2450-2500 -
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3100-3200 -
GM borings 3000-3300 -
Commercial PB scrap 3200-3300 -
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 800-900 -
Mixed alloy cuttings 800-900 -
Clean cast 750-850 ↓10
Old rolled 650-750 -
Irony aluminium  200-300 -
Turnings 400-550 -
Loose litho 1100-1200 -
Clean aluminium wheels 1050-1100 ↑25
Alu/copper radiators 1750-1900 ↑50
Extrusion: clean 1100-1150 ↑50
Extrusion: painted 1150-1200 ↑50

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4500-4600 ↑100
Greasy bright wire 4000-4100 ↑100
Clean flat bus bar 4300-4400 ↑100
No 1 burnt wire 4200-4300 ↑100
No 2 burnt wire 3800-4000 ↑150
Cylinders 3700-3800 ↑100
New copper tube 4200-4400 ↑150
Heavy copper 4000-4100 ↑100
Braziery copper 3400-3500 -
Clean pyro cable 2100-2200 ↑100
PVC pyro cable 1600-1750 ↑50

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1300-1400 ↑100
Low grade 700-800 -
Aluminium low grade 200-300 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1325-1450 ↓10
Batteries 500-600 ↑25

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc scrap 900-1010 ↑10
     

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 600-680 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 280-400 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 920-1020 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 460-520 -
17% chrome iron 250-290 -
13% chrome iron 170-190 -
Pure nickel solids 6420 -
Pure tungsten 9580 -
Pure molybdenum 12104 ↑66
Pure cobalt 46541 ↑2658
Wrought clean monel 3000-3200 -
Monel turnings 1600-1700 -
70/30 cupronickel 3260-3380 -
90/10 cupronickel 3020-3100 -
Clean tungsten carbide 6860-7000 -
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 7044 -
39% tinman’s solder 5130 -
29% plumber’s solder 3639 -
Solder joints 1966 -
6% mixed type metal 1790 -
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1740 -
LM4 1780 -
LM6 1985 -
LM24 1650 -
LM25 1960 -
LM27 1780 -
     

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  110-135 -
Foundry short steel 150-170 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 110-170 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 130-150 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 120-155 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 130-150 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 75-100 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 70-100 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 90-125 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 90-120 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 100-120 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 70-100 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  150-175 -
Car engines 160-200 -
     

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