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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 4 January 2019

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

PRN £/tonne   £/gramme   Change  
Paper   17   ↓8  
Aluminium   150   ↑30  
Steel   23   ↓2  
Plastics   95   ↑18.5  
Glass aggregate   43   ↑7  
Glass remelt   43   ↑7  
Wood   60   ↓10
 
Energy Recovery    1.15   ↓0.05  

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum 20.276 ↑0.133
Platinum scrap 14.784 ↑0.097
Palladium 32.406 ↑0.497
Fine gold 32.938 ↑1.086
9ct gold 11.981 ↑0.395
Fine silver 0.357 ↑0.022
925 silver 0.331 ↑0.021

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 2600-2800 ↓100
Brass & copper radiators 2100-2300 ↓150
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3100-3300 ↓100
GM borings 3000-3100 ↓100
Commercial PB scrap 3300-3500 -
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cutting 500-670 -
Mixed alloy cuttings 400-530 -
Clean cast 470-600 ↓20
Old rolled 390-400 ↓120
Irony aluminium  160-200 -
Turnings 100-200 ↓200
Loose litho 900-1000 ↓80
Clean aluminium wheels 850-920 ↓50
Alu/copper radiators 1350-1450 ↓20
Extrusion: clean 900-950 ↓130
Extrusion: painted 800-900 ↓100

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4000-4200 ↓200
Greasy bright wire 3700-3800 ↓200
Clean flat bus bar 3900-4100 ↓150
No 1 burnt wire 3850-4050 ↓100
No 2 burnt wire 3500-3600 ↓200
Cylinders 3300-3350 ↓200
New copper tube 3900-4100 ↓200
Heavy copper 3700-3900 ↓200
Braziery copper 3000-3200 ↓150
Clean pyro cable 1600-1800 ↓200
PVC pyro cable 1200-1400 ↓100

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1000-1100 ↓100
Low grade 500-510 ↓90
Aluminium low grade 270-300 ↓30

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1100-1170 ↓80
Batteries 400-450 ↓70

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc scrap 800-1000 -
     

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 610-620 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 280-310 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 900-910 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 400-420 -
17% chrome iron 180-200 -
13% chrome iron 120-140 -
Pure nickel solids 5900 -
Pure tungsten 15000 -
Pure molybdenum 20573 ↑32
Pure cobalt 37191 ↓6262
Wrought clean monel 2900-3000 -
Monel turnings 1340-1400 -
70/30 cupronickel 3000-3020 -
90/10 cupronickel 2700-2720 -
Clean tungsten carbide 12000-12060 -
18/4/1 high-speed solids 240-250 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 220-230 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 240-250 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 160-170 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 6373.5 ↓281.5
39% tinman’s solder 4629 ↓159
29% plumber’s solder 3206 ↓113
Solder joints 1641 ↓42
6% mixed type metal 1502 ↑18
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1720 -
LM4 1740 -
LM6 1900 -
LM24 1610 -
LM25 1910 -
LM27 1730 -
     

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  110-120 ↓15
Foundry short steel 125-140 ↓15
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 120-190 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 115-120 ↓15
Grade 2 2ft old steel 120-125 ↓15
Grade 4C new production steel bales 110-135 ↓15
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 50-80 ↓20
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 100-120 ↓15
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 90-185 ↓20
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 70-80 ↓15
Grade 10 light cast iron 75-90 ↓15
Grade 11 cast iron borings 55-65 ↓15
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  145-150 ↓15
Car engines 170-235 ↓15
     

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