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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 31 August 2018

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

PRN £/tonne   £/gramme   Change  
Paper   17.5   ↑2  
Aluminium   41   ↑5  
Steel   19.5   ↑2  
Plastics   73   ↑10  
Glass aggregate   16.5   ↑0.5  
Glass remelt   17   ↑0.5  
Wood   68   ↑16
 
Energy Recovery    0.6   ↑0.1  

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum 19.810 ↓0.120
Platinum scrap 14.444 ↓0.087
Palladium 23.789 ↑0.996
Fine gold 29.831 ↑0.072
9ct gold 10.851 ↑0.026
Fine silver 0.329 ↓0.005
925 silver 0.304 ↓0.004

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 2860-2900 ↑50
Brass & copper radiators 2400-2480 ↓45
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3160-3200 ↓40
GM borings 2960-3100 ↑100
Commercial PB scrap 3300-3400 -
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cutting 850-1060 -
Mixed alloy cuttings 790-850 -
Clean cast 750-880 ↑10
Old rolled 530-650 -
Irony aluminium  200-235 ↑35
Turnings 350-570 ↑10
Loose litho 1150-1260 ↓40
Clean aluminium wheels 1000-1150 ↑10
Alu/copper radiators 1350-1710 ↑10
Extrusion: clean 1200-1380 -
Extrusion: painted 1150-1300 -

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4180-4200 -
Greasy bright wire 3700-3840 ↓50
Clean flat bus bar 3700-4100 ↑100
No 1 burnt wire 3990-3990 ↑90
No 2 burnt wire 3500-3600 ↑20
Cylinders 3300-3350 -
New copper tube 4000-4100 ↑30
Heavy copper 3700-3820 ↑50
Braziery copper 2980-3150 ↑90
Clean pyro cable 1900-2140 ↑100
PVC pyro cable 1400-1500 ↑100

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1000-1150 ↑20
Low grade 430-600 ↑25
Aluminium low grade 270-350 ↑50

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1200-1365 ↑35
Batteries 500-580 ↑60

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc scrap 720-1000 ↓50
     

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 780-800 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 380-420 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 1080-1100 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 520-540 -
17% chrome iron 230-270 -
13% chrome iron 180-200 -
Pure nickel solids 7000 -
Pure tungsten 15180 -
Pure molybdenum 19960 ↑1370
Pure cobalt 50094 ↑521
Wrought clean monel 3120-3260 -
Monel turnings 1580-1600 -
70/30 cupronickel 3380-3400 -
90/10 cupronickel 3040-3100 -
Clean tungsten carbide 11880-12280 -
18/4/1 high-speed solids 220-260 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 200-240 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 220-260 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 140-180 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 7084 ↓138
39% tinman’s solder 4925 ↓123
29% plumber’s solder 3471 ↓112
Solder joints 1894 ↓96
6% mixed type metal 1140 -
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1810 -
LM4 1830 -
LM6 1995 -
LM24 1700 -
LM25 1985 -
LM27 1830 -
     

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  110-135 ↓15
Foundry short steel 125-155 ↓15
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 120-180 ↓35
Grade 1 5ft old steel 115-135 ↓15
Grade 2 2ft old steel 120-140 ↓15
Grade 4C new production steel bales 110-150 ↓15
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 48-90 ↓30
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 55-85 ↓15
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 75-100 ↓15
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 70-95 ↓15
Grade 10 light cast iron 75-105 ↓15
Grade 11 cast iron borings 55-80 ↓15
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  145-165 ↓15
Car engines 155-180 ↓15
     

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