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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 28 July 2017

 

 

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

Summary

All the high value metal grades went up in price except for platinum.

The bronze and gun metal grades reversed last week’s gains, falling by £25 - £100 per tonne.

A few aluminium grades moved this week, mostly dropping by £25 - £50 per tonne.

The copper grades saw strong rises, picking up by £25 to £200 per tonne this week.  

Lead scrap prices fell by £25 per tonne while household cable prices went down by £50 per tonne. 

Only a few of the nickel and alloy grades changed, most being stable.

 

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  22.88 ↓0.02
Platinum scrap   16.53 ↓0.12
Palladium 21.67 ↑0.60
Fine gold 30.95 ↑0.20
9ct gold 11.23 ↑0.08
Fine silver 0.370 ↑0.007
925 silver 0.343 ↑0.007

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 2400-2500 -
Clean rod swarf 2400-2500 -
Unsorted brass scrap 2400-2500 -
Mixed brass scrap 2600-2700 ↓25

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3050-3100 ↓25
GM borings 2900-3100 -
Commercial PB scrap 3100-3200 ↓50
Brass & copper radiators 2200-2300 ↓100

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 750-900 ↓50
Mixed alloy cuttings 700-900 -
Clean cast 750-850 -
Old rolled 675-750 ↓25
Irony aluminium  200-250 -
Turnings 450-525 -
Loose litho 1050-1150 -
Clean aluminium wheels 950-1100 -
Alu/copper radiators 1725-1830 ↑5
Extrusion: clean 1100-1200 ↓50
Extrusion: painted 950-1100 ↓50

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4150-4350 ↑200
Greasy bright wire 3700-3800 ↑75
Clean flat bus bar 4000-4200 ↑200
No 1 burnt wire 3750-3900 -
No 2 burnt wire 3600-3700 ↑75
Cylinders 3400-3550 ↑150
Clean and painted 3650-3800 ↑75
New copper tube 4000-4150 ↑150
Heavy copper 3650-3800 ↑75
Braziery copper 3250-3300 ↑100
Clean pyro cable 1800-1900 ↑25
PVC pyro cable 1400-1500 -

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1200-1300 ↓50
Low grade 750-850 -
Aluminium low grade 200-300 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1300-1400 ↓25
Batteries 500-575 -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc base scrap 900-1000 -
New cuttings 900-1000 -

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 580-640 ↓20
18/8 stainless steel turnings 280-360 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 900-980 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 440-480 -
17% chrome iron 250-290 -
13% chrome iron 160-190 -
Pure nickel solids 6080 -
Pure tungsten 9280 ↑500
Pure molybdenum 11811 ↓136
Pure cobalt 43434 ↓1658
Wrought clean monel 2980-3160 -
Monel turnings 1580-1700 -
70/30 cupronickel 3160-3260 -.
90/10 cupronickel 2860-3020 -
Clean tungsten carbide 6760-6960 ↑200
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 6802 -
39% tinman’s solder 4973 -
29% plumber’s solder 3515 -
Solder joints 1892 -
6% mixed type metal 1749 -
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1740 -
LM4 1780 -
LM6 1985 -
LM24 1650 -
LM25 1960 -
LM27 1780 -
Standard remelt ingots 1520 -
Mixed remelts 1540 -

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  100-125 -
Foundry short steel 140-160 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 120-160 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 120-140 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 115-145 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 120-140 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 60-90 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 70-90 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 90-115 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 90-110 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 90-110 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 65-90 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  145-165 -
Car engines 155-190 -
     

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