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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 26 May 2017

 

 

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

Summary

All the high value metal grades rose in price except for platinum scrap, which fell.

GM and PB scrap prices both dropped by £50 per tonne.

Four of the aluminium grades fell by £25 to £50 per tonne. 

Three copper grades were down by £50 per tonne, one was higher, by the same amount.

Lead scrap also fell £50 per tonne.

The majority of the nickel and alloy grades went down in price.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 1.00 -
Aluminium 10 -
Steel 5-6 -
Plastics 46-48 -
Glass aggregate 12 -
Glass remelt 12 -
Wood 1.5-2.00 -
Energy Recovery  0.35-0.55 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  23.67 ↑0.58
Platinum scrap   17.01 ↓0.05
Palladium 19.09 ↑0.15
Fine gold 31.18 ↑0.12
9ct gold 11.34 ↑0.02
Fine silver 0.385 ↑0.014
925 silver 0.356 ↑0.013

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 2400-2500 -
Clean rod swarf 2300-2400 -
Unsorted brass scrap 2400-2450 -
Mixed brass scrap 2450-2550 -

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3000-3100 ↓50
GM borings 2800-3000 -
Commercial PB scrap 3100-3250 ↓50
Brass & copper radiators 2100-2250 -

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 800-950 -
Mixed alloy cuttings 800-900 -
Clean cast 850-900 -
Old rolled 600-700 ↓50
Irony aluminium  200-250 -
Turnings 400-500 -
Loose litho 1100-1200 -
Clean aluminium wheels 1000-1050 ↓50
Alu/copper radiators 1600-1700 -
Extrusion: clean 1100-1200 ↓25
Extrusion: painted 1050-1100 ↓50

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 3700-3900 -
Greasy bright wire 3250-3350 ↓50
Clean flat bus bar 3700-3800 -
No 1 burnt wire 3500-3600 ↓50
No 2 burnt wire 3100-3200 -
Cylinders 3000-3100 ↓50
Clean and painted 3300-3400 -
New copper tube 3600-3700 ↑50
Heavy copper 3300-3400 -
Braziery copper 2800-2900 -
Clean pyro cable 1700-1800 -
PVC pyro cable 1300-1400 -

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1200-1300 -
Low grade 700-800 -
Aluminium low grade 200-300 -

 

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

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc base scrap 1050-1125 -
New cuttings 1050-1125 -

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 580-680 ↓20
18/8 stainless steel turnings 300-340 ↓10
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 900-940 ↓20
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 400-480 ↓20
17% chrome iron 200-240 -
13% chrome iron 120-170 ↓10
Pure nickel solids 5760 ↓40
Pure tungsten 7800 -
Pure molybdenum 13119 ↑79
Pure cobalt 41865 ↓325
Wrought clean monel 2940-3080 -
Monel turnings 1500-1600 ↓60
70/30 cupronickel 3120-3220 ↓20
90/10 cupronickel 2800-3000 ↓40
Clean tungsten carbide 6260-6360 ↓20
18/4/1 high-speed solids 200-240 ↓10
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 200-220 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 210-240 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 140-180 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 7169 -
39% tinman’s solder 5251 -
29% plumber’s solder 3698 -
Solder joints 1949 -
6% mixed type metal 1747 -
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1740 -
LM4 1780 -
LM6 1985 -
LM24 1650 -
LM25 1965 -
LM27 1780 -
Standard remelt ingots 1520 -
Mixed remelts 1540 -

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  100-130 -
Foundry short steel 125-165 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 100-160 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 110-150 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 110-145 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 105-130 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 50-85 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 70-90 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 90-125 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 80-105 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 70-100 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 60-90 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  130-160 -
Car engines 130-175 -
     

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