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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 29 Sept 2017

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

Summary

The bronze and gun metal grades fell again this week.

A handful of the aluminium grades went down in price.

Copper prices continued to fall but not as strongly as previous weeks.

Cables also decreased as did lead batteries, but not lead scrap.

Only a few of the nickel and alloys moved in price.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 1.25-1.50 -
Aluminium 9-10 -
Steel 3.50-5 -
Plastics 75-85 -
Glass aggregate 12-13 -
Glass remelt 12-13 -
Wood 2-3 -
Energy Recovery  0.40-0.75 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  22.08 ↓0.14
Platinum scrap   16.05 ↓0.32
Palladium 22.42 ↑0.69
Fine gold 30.76 ↑0.04
9ct gold 11.23 -
Fine silver 0.362 -
925 silver 0.335 -

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 2600-2700 -
Brass & copper radiators 2300-2400 -
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3000-3100 -
GM borings 2850-2900 ↓50
Commercial PB scrap 3100-3150 ↓25
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 750-800 ↓75
Mixed alloy cuttings 750-800 -
Clean cast 750-800 ↓100
Old rolled 600-700 ↓75
Irony aluminium  150-250 -
Turnings 400-500 -
Loose litho 1100-1200 -
Clean aluminium wheels 1000-1100 -
Alu/copper radiators 1650-1800 ↓100
Extrusion: clean 1100-1150 ↓50
Extrusion: painted 1050-1100 ↓50

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4200-4300 -
Greasy bright wire 3650-3750 ↓100
Clean flat bus bar 4000-4100 -
No 1 burnt wire 3900-4000 ↓100
No 2 burnt wire 3600-3750 ↓50
Cylinders 3300-3400 ↓100
New copper tube 4000-4100 -
Heavy copper 3675-3750 ↓100
Braziery copper 3100-3150 ↓50
Clean pyro cable 2000-2100 -
PVC pyro cable 1550-1650 ↓50

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1100-1200 ↓100
Low grade 600-700 ↓50
Aluminium low grade 150-250 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1250-1375 ↑75
Batteries 500-550 ↓50

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc scrap 1000-1100 -
     

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 700-740 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 360-400 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 1020-1040 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 480-520 -
17% chrome iron 280-330 -
13% chrome iron 200-220 -
Pure nickel solids 6900 ↓80
Pure tungsten 10980 ↑180
Pure molybdenum 11543 ↑60
Pure cobalt 43576 ↓113
Wrought clean monel 3080-3180 -
Monel turnings 1440-1540 -
70/30 cupronickel 3220-3300 -
90/10 cupronickel 2980-3040 -
Clean tungsten carbide 7080-7200 -
18/4/1 high-speed solids 220-260 ↓20
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 220-260 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 220-260 ↓20
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 150-180 ↓10

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 6805 -
39% tinman’s solder 4964 -
29% plumber’s solder 3503 -
Solder joints 1874 -
6% mixed type metal 1728 -
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1740 -
LM4 1780 -
LM6 1985 -
LM24 1650 -
LM25 1960 -
LM27 1780 -
     

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  105-135 -
Foundry short steel 140-160 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 120-180 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 120-150 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 120-150 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 120-145 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 70-105 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 70-100 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 90-120 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 80-110 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 100-110 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 70-100 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  140-165 -
Car engines 160-190 -
     

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