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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 3 March 2017

 

 

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

Summary

All the high value metal grades went up in price.

Mixed brass rose by £100 per tonne, as did GM scrap.

Brass & copper radiators both fell by £50 per tonne.

All but three aluminium grades were stable: two were up £80 per tonne and one by £50 .

Not much change for the copper grades, two rose by £40 per tonne, one fell by £50 per tonne.

There was price rises across various nickel and alloy grades, none fell.

 

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 0.50-0.75 -
Aluminium 10 -
Steel 8 -
Plastics 25 -
Glass aggregate 12-13 -
Glass remelt 12-13 -
Wood 1.50 -
Mixed energy  0.30 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  26.15 ↑0.04
Platinum scrap   19.34 ↑0.51
Palladium 20.31 ↓0.37
Fine gold 32.48 ↑0.40
9ct gold 11.80 ↑0.19
Fine silver 0.432 ↑0.011
925 silver 0.399 ↑0.010

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 2400-2500 -
Clean rod swarf 2250-2300 -
Unsorted brass scrap 2400-2450 -
Mixed brass scrap 2650-2750 ↑100

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3100-3300 ↑100
GM borings 2900-3100 -
Commercial PB scrap 3200-3300 -
Brass & copper radiators 2300-2400 ↓50

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 900-980 ↑80
Mixed alloy cuttings 800-980 ↑80
Clean cast 800-980 ↑80
Old rolled 600-700 -
Irony aluminium  200-250 -
Turnings 400-500 -
Loose litho 1000-1100 -
Clean aluminium wheels 900-1050 -
Alu/copper radiators 1600-1700 -
Extrusion: clean 1100-1200 ↑50
Extrusion: painted 950-1100 -

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4300-4400 -
Greasy bright wire 4000-4100 ↓50
Clean flat bus bar 4000-4240 ↑40
No 1 burnt wire 4000-4240 ↑40
No 2 burnt wire 3700-3800 -
Cylinders 3600-3700 -
Clean and painted 3800-3900 -
New copper tube 4100-4200 -
Heavy copper 3800-3900 -
Braziery copper 3400-3500 -
Clean pyro cable 1800-1950 -
PVC pyro cable 1400-1550 -

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1250-1350 -
Low grade 750-800 -
Aluminium low grade 200-300 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1300-1430 ↑30
Batteries 500-580 ↑30

 

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

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 740-800 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 350-390 ↑10
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 1000-1100 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 480-580 ↑20
17% chrome iron 260-340 -
13% chrome iron 220-280 -
Pure nickel solids  6880 ↑40
Pure tungsten  7680 ↑100
Pure molybdenum  12012 ↑218
Pure cobalt  41317 ↑3331
Wrought clean monel 3180-3300 ↑20
Monel turnings 1780-1900 ↑20
70/30 cupronickel 3480-3680 ↑40
90/10 cupronickel 3340-3480 ↑40
Clean tungsten carbide 6260-6380 ↑100
18/4/1 high-speed solids 220-260 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 190-210 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 230-260 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 160-190 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 7538 -
39% tinman’s solder 5383 -
29% plumber’s solder 3829 -
Solder joints 2178 -
6% mixed type metal 1800 -
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1675 -
LM4 1715 -
LM6 1920 -
LM24 1585 -
LM25 1900 -
LM27 1715 -
Standard remelt ingots 1475 -
Mixed remelts 1525 -

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  70-100 -
Foundry short steel 90-110 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 100-130 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 90-100 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 80-100 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 80-95 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 50-70 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 50-70 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 70-100 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 60-80 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 70-85 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 40-65 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  100-110 -
Car engines 80-100 -
     

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