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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 28 April 2017

 

 

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

Summary

All the high value metal grades decreased in a price, except for palladium which rose.

Bronze and gun metal reversed last week’s price drops by £100 - £150 per tonne, as did most of the copper grades which were up £75 - £125 per tonne - although greasy bright wire fell. 

The aluminium grades were mostly stable with only three grades moving in price.

Household cables rose £25, while lead scrap fell £25 per tonne.

There was movement across various nickel and alloy grades, the majority declined in price.

The LM aluminium ingot grades all rose by £50 per tonne.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 0.75-1.00 -
Aluminium 8-12 -
Steel 7-8 -
Plastics 40-42 -
Glass aggregate 11-12.50 -
Glass remelt 12-13 -
Wood 2.00 -
Energy Recovery  0.40-0.50 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  23.61 ↓0.71
Platinum scrap   17.35 ↓0.52
Palladium 20.19 ↑0.46
Fine gold 31.54 ↓0.52
9ct gold 11.46 ↓0.20
Fine silver 0.390 ↓0.020
925 silver 0.361 ↓0.019

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 2350-2450 -
Clean rod swarf 2100-2300 -
Unsorted brass scrap 2400-2450 -
Mixed brass scrap 2400-2500 -

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 2950-3100 ↑100
GM borings 2800-3000 ↑100
Commercial PB scrap 3150-3250 ↑150
Brass & copper radiators 2050-2200 ↑100

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 700-950 -
Mixed alloy cuttings 700-900 -
Clean cast 700-850 ↓50
Old rolled 550-725 -
Irony aluminium  200-250 -
Turnings 300-500 -
Loose litho 1050-1225 -
Clean aluminium wheels 950-1050 -
Alu/copper radiators 1600-1700 ↑100
Extrusion: clean 925-1250 -
Extrusion: painted 900-1150 ↓25

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 3800-3950 ↑50
Greasy bright wire 3300-3550 ↓100
Clean flat bus bar 3700-3800 ↑50
No 1 burnt wire 3500-3775 ↑75
No 2 burnt wire 3100-3300 ↑100
Cylinders 3100-3225 ↑125
Clean and painted 3350-3475 ↑75
New copper tube 3600-3800 ↑100
Heavy copper 3350-3475 ↑75
Braziery copper 2800-3000 ↑100
Clean pyro cable 1600-1800 -
PVC pyro cable 1300-1400 -

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1225-1325 ↑25
Low grade 700-800 -
Aluminium low grade 200-300 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1150-1225 ↓25
Batteries 450-600 -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc base scrap 975-1050 -
New cuttings 975-1050 -

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 600-700 ↓20
18/8 stainless steel turnings 310-350 ↓20
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 920-980 ↓20
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 440-540 ↓40
17% chrome iron 260-340 ↓40
13% chrome iron 200-260 ↓40
Pure nickel solids 6000 ↓100
Pure tungsten 7900 ↑100
Pure molybdenum 11450 ↓49
Pure cobalt 42502 ↓181
Wrought clean monel 3000-3100 ↓100
Monel turnings 1600-1720 ↓120
70/30 cupronickel 3180-3380 ↓200
90/10 cupronickel 2940-3100 ↓180
Clean tungsten carbide 6360-6480 ↑100
18/4/1 high-speed solids 230-270 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 200-230 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 240-270 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 170-200 -

 

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 ↑50
LM4 1780 ↑50
LM6 1985 ↑50
LM24 1650 ↑50
LM25 1965 ↑50
LM27 1780 ↑50
Standard remelt ingots 1520 -
Mixed remelts 1540 -

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  100-130 -
Foundry short steel 130-170 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 100-180 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 115-160 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 110-145 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 120-145 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 50-105 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 75-95 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 90-125 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 80-105 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 80-120 -
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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