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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 27 Oct 2017

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

Summary.

All but one of the high value metals fell in price.

The bronze and gun metal grades went up in price.

Only four aluminium grades rose in price this week.

It was a mixed bag for the copper grades with a variety of price rises and falls.

Lead scrap went down; batteries went up.

Only a few nickel and alloys grades changed, all downwards in price. 

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 1.25-1.50 -
Aluminium 9-10 -
Steel 3.50-5 -
Plastics 65 -
Glass aggregate 12-13 -
Glass remelt 12-13 -
Wood 2-3 -
Energy Recovery  0.40-0.75 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  22.47 ↓0.08
Platinum scrap   16.19 ↓0.22
Palladium 23.52 ↑0.22
Fine gold 31.08 ↓0.29
9ct gold 11.32 ↓0.09
Fine silver 0.371 ↓0.003
925 silver 0.343 ↓0.003

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 2950-3000 -
Brass & copper radiators 2500-2600 -
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3150-3400 ↑150
GM borings 3050-3250 ↑50
Commercial PB scrap 3250-3500 ↑250
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 800-1025 ↑25
Mixed alloy cuttings 800-900 ↑100
Clean cast 750-900 -
Old rolled 700-800 ↑50
Irony aluminium  150-250 -
Turnings 400-500 -
Loose litho 1150-1250 ↑50
Clean aluminium wheels 1050-1100 -
Alu/copper radiators 1600-1700 -
Extrusion: clean 1150-1200 -
Extrusion: painted 1100-1225 -

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4650-4800 ↑50
Greasy bright wire 4200-4300 -
Clean flat bus bar 4500-4625 ↑25
No 1 burnt wire 4400-4500 -
No 2 burnt wire 4050-4150 ↓50
Cylinders 3800-3850 ↓50
New copper tube 4400-4550 -
Heavy copper 4175-4250 ↑50
Braziery copper 3600-3700 -
Clean pyro cable 2250-2350 ↑100
PVC pyro cable 1750-1850 ↑50

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1300-1400 -
Low grade 650-750 -
Aluminium low grade 150-250 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1400-1525 ↓75
Batteries 500-650 ↑50

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc scrap 1000-1100 -
     

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 710-740 ↓10
18/8 stainless steel turnings 360-400 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 1020-1040 ↓10
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 480-520 -
17% chrome iron 280-330 -
13% chrome iron 200-220 -
Pure nickel solids 7000 -
Pure tungsten 10980 -
Pure molybdenum 11746 ↓15
Pure cobalt 45468 ↓1596
Wrought clean monel 3080-3160 -
Monel turnings 1440-1540 -
70/30 cupronickel 3220-3300 -
90/10 cupronickel 3020-3080 -
Clean tungsten carbide 7080-7200 -
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 7000 -
39% tinman’s solder 5170 -
29% plumber’s solder 3709 -
Solder joints 2080 -
6% mixed type metal 1930 -
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1740 -
LM4 1780 -
LM6 1985 -
LM24 1650 -
LM25 1960 -
LM27 1780 -
     

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  100-115 -
Foundry short steel 120-140 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 100-150 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 110-135 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 110-130 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 115-135 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 50-85 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 60-90 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 80-100 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 70-90 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 90-100 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 60-90 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  130-150 -
Car engines 150-180 -
     

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