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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 25 May 2018

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

PRN £/tonne   £/gramme   Change  
Paper   6.5-7.5   ↑3  
Aluminium   20   -  
Steel   7.5   ↑2  
Plastics   60-61   ↓2  
Glass aggregate   14   ↑0.5  
Glass remelt   14   -  
Wood   25   ↑7
 
Energy Recovery    0.3   ↓0.15  

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  21.202 ↓0.136
Platinum scrap   15.459 ↓0.099
Palladium 23.43 ↓0.128
Fine gold 30.905 ↑0.147
9ct gold 11.242 ↑0.054
Fine silver 0.356 ↑0.007
925 silver 0.329 ↑0.006

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 2800-3300 ↑200
Brass & copper radiators 2500-2700 ↑100
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3200-3470 ↑170
GM borings 3000-3250 ↑150
Commercial PB scrap 3300-3500 ↑100
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cutting 800-1050 ↑20
Mixed alloy cuttings 750-950 ↑50
Clean cast 750-900 ↑80
Old rolled 650-820 ↑120
Irony aluminium  200-320 ↑70
Turnings 350-560 -
Loose litho 900-1300 ↑10
Clean aluminium wheels 900-1150 ↑80
Alu/copper radiators 1200-1700 ↑200
Extrusion: clean 900-1350 ↑150
Extrusion: painted 850-1280 ↑30

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4300-4700 ↑100
Greasy bright wire 4000-4200 ↑100
Clean flat bus bar 4000-4500 ↑190
No 1 burnt wire 4330-4600 ↑200
No 2 burnt wire 3950-4100 ↑100
Cylinders 3300-3800 ↑100
New copper tube 4200-4600 ↑200
Heavy copper 4090-4300 ↑200
Braziery copper 3500-3600 ↑100
Clean pyro cable 2000-2230 ↑90
PVC pyro cable 1500-1800 ↑150

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1100-1200 ↑100
Low grade 500-740 ↑40
Aluminium low grade 200-400 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1200-1500 ↑200
Batteries 500-600 -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc scrap 800-1100 ↑100
     

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 840-880 ↑60
18/8 stainless steel turnings 390-430 ↑30
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 1140-1180 ↑80
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 540-560 ↑40
17% chrome iron 260-300 -
13% chrome iron 200-220 -
Pure nickel solids 8000 ↑100
Pure tungsten 14680 ↑200
Pure molybdenum 19330 ↑111
Pure cobalt 67644 ↑377
Wrought clean monel 3420-3480 ↑40
Monel turnings 1580-1680 -
70/30 cupronickel 3580-3620 ↑100
90/10 cupronickel 3280-3300 ↑60
Clean tungsten carbide 11300-11700 ↑200
18/4/1 high-speed solids 260-280 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 240-250 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 250-280 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 170-190 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 6729 ↑374
39% tinman’s solder 4920 ↑257
29% plumber’s solder 3469 ↑210
Solder joints 1859 ↑139
6% mixed type metal 1674 ↑91
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1810 -
LM4 1830 -
LM6 1995 ↑20
LM24 1700 -
LM25 1985 -
LM27 1830 -
     

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  125-140 -
Foundry short steel 140-160 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 140-205 ↑15
Grade 1 5ft old steel 130-140 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 135-145 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 125-155 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 80-110 ↑10
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 70-90 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 90-105 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 85-100 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 90-110 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 70-85 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  160-170 -
Car engines 170-185 -
     

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