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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 3 August 2018

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

PRN £/tonne   £/gramme   Change  
Paper   15.5   ↑5  
Aluminium   36   ↑9.5  
Steel   17.5   ↑4.5  
Plastics   63   ↓2  
Glass aggregate   16   ↑2  
Glass remelt   16.5   ↑2.5  
Wood   52   ↑19
 
Energy Recovery    0.5   ↓0.2  

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum 20.186 ↓0.393
Platinum scrap 14.718 ↓0.287
Palladium 22.682 ↑0.051
Fine gold 29.872 ↓0.223
9ct gold 10.866 ↓0.081
Fine silver 0.341 ↓0.001
925 silver 0.315 ↓0.001

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 2700-3000 ↓100
Brass & copper radiators 2400-2450 ↓10
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3210-3300 -
GM borings 3010-3120 ↓100
Commercial PB scrap 3400-3510 ↑90
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cutting 725-975 ↓75
Mixed alloy cuttings 750-900 ↓50
Clean cast 750-920 ↓65
Old rolled 550-750 ↓50
Irony aluminium  200-250 ↓10
Turnings 300-610 ↑5
Loose litho 1200-1300 ↓10
Clean aluminium wheels 950-1140 ↓20
Alu/copper radiators 1300-1675 ↓35
Extrusion: clean 1150-1290 ↓65
Extrusion: painted 1110-1190 ↓80

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4025-4250 ↓180
Greasy bright wire 3740-4090 ↓30
Clean flat bus bar 3850-4100 ↓50
No 1 burnt wire 3800-4100 ↓130
No 2 burnt wire 3300-3600 ↓50
Cylinders 3000-3400 ↑50
New copper tube 4000-4100 ↓160
Heavy copper 3700-3840 ↓130
Braziery copper 2710-3200 ↑50
Clean pyro cable 1900-2160 ↓50
PVC pyro cable 1450-1450 ↓100

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 950-1190 ↓25
Low grade 450-655 ↓20
Aluminium low grade 270-350 ↓25

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1200-1390 ↑115
Batteries 500-600 ↑10

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc scrap 1000-1160 ↑110
     

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 820-850 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 390-430 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 1110-1130 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 540-560 -
17% chrome iron 250-300 -
13% chrome iron 190-210 -
Pure nickel solids 7100 -
Pure tungsten 15180 -
Pure molybdenum 19877 ↑162
Pure cobalt 51412 ↓1667
Wrought clean monel 3120-3300 -
Monel turnings 1580-1680 -
70/30 cupronickel 3480-3520 -
90/10 cupronickel 3040-3140 -
Clean tungsten carbide 11880-11980 -
18/4/1 high-speed solids 240-260 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 220-240 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 240-260 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 160-180 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 7222 ↑381
39% tinman’s solder 5048 ↑23
29% plumber’s solder 3583 ↑12
Solder joints 1990 ↑36
6% mixed type metal 1140 ↓623
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1810 -
LM4 1830 -
LM6 1995 -
LM24 1700 -
LM25 1985 -
LM27 1830 -
     

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  125-150 ↑10
Foundry short steel 140-170 ↑10
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 140-215 ↑10
Grade 1 5ft old steel 130-150 ↑10
Grade 2 2ft old steel 135-155 ↑10
Grade 4C new production steel bales 125-165 ↑10
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 80-120 ↑10
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 70-100 ↑10
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 90-115 ↑10
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 85-110 ↑10
Grade 10 light cast iron 90-120 ↑10
Grade 11 cast iron borings 70-95 ↑10
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  160-180 ↑10
Car engines 170-195 ↑10
     

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