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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 4 Aug 2017

 

 

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

Summary

All the high value metal grades rose in price except the silver grades which fell.

Mixed brass scrap increased in price by £50 per tonne.

The bronze and gun metal grades all went up by £150 per tonne.

Only a few aluminium grades moved this week, most going up in price. 

The copper grades rose in price again this week, by another £50 - £150 per tonne.

Around half of the nickel and alloy grades went up in price. 

 

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  23.56 ↑0.68
Platinum scrap   16.67 ↑0.14
Palladium 21.67 ↑0.08
Fine gold 31.04 ↑0.09
9ct gold 11.31 ↑0.08
Fine silver 0.336 ↓0.004
925 silver 0.339 ↓0.004

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 2400-2500 -
Clean rod swarf 2400-2500 -
Unsorted brass scrap 2400-2500 -
Mixed brass scrap 2600-2750 ↑50

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3150-3250 ↑150
GM borings 3000-3250 ↑150
Commercial PB scrap 3200-3350 ↑150
Brass & copper radiators 2250-2450 ↑150

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 800-950 ↑50
Mixed alloy cuttings 700-900 -
Clean cast 750-850 -
Old rolled 675-750 -
Irony aluminium  200-300 ↑50
Turnings 450-550 ↑25
Loose litho 950-1100 ↓50
Clean aluminium wheels 950-1100 -
Alu/copper radiators 1750-1850 ↑20
Extrusion: clean 1100-1200 -
Extrusion: painted 950-1100 -

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4150-4350 -
Greasy bright wire 3800-3900 ↑100
Clean flat bus bar 4100-4300 ↑100
No 1 burnt wire 3800-4050 ↑150
No 2 burnt wire 3600-3750 ↑50
Cylinders 3400-3600 ↑50
Clean and painted 3700-3900 ↑100
New copper tube 4000-4250 ↑100
Heavy copper 3700-3900 ↑100
Braziery copper 3250-3400 ↑100
Clean pyro cable 1850-2000 ↑100
PVC pyro cable 1450-1550 ↑50

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1200-1350 ↑50
Low grade 750-825 ↓25
Aluminium low grade 200-300 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1300-1400 -
Batteries 500-550 ↓25

 

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

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 580-650 ↑10
18/8 stainless steel turnings 280-370 ↑10
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 900-1000 ↑20
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 440-500 ↑20
17% chrome iron 250-290 -
13% chrome iron 170-190 -
Pure nickel solids 6120 ↑40
Pure tungsten 9280 -
Pure molybdenum 11794 ↓17
Pure cobalt 38045 ↓5389
Wrought clean monel 2980-3180 ↑20
Monel turnings 1580-1700 -
70/30 cupronickel 3160-3280 ↑20
90/10 cupronickel 2860-3040 ↑20
Clean tungsten carbide 6760-6960 -
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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