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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 4 May 2018

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

PRN £/tonne   £/gramme   Change  
Paper   2.8-4.5   -  
Aluminium   15-20   -  
Steel   5.5   -  
Plastics   63   -  
Glass aggregate   13.5   -  
Glass remelt   14   -  
Wood   17-18   -
 
Energy Recovery    0.45   -  

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  21.112 ↑0.138
Platinum scrap   15.393 ↑0.1
Palladium 22.783 ↑0.36
Fine gold 30.819 ↑0.438
9ct gold 11.21 ↑0.159
Fine silver 0.346 ↑0.003
925 silver 0.32 ↑0.003

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 2800-3130 ↑110
Brass & copper radiators 2000-2700 ↑100
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3200-3500 ↑120
GM borings 2800-3300 ↑150
Commercial PB scrap 3100-3700 ↑300
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cutting 900-1000 ↑30
Mixed alloy cuttings 800-900 -
Clean cast 850-900 -
Old rolled 650-850 ↑30
Irony aluminium  200-310 ↑50
Turnings 400-600 ↑40
Loose litho 1100-1310 ↑10
Clean aluminium wheels 1000-1150 ↑50
Alu/copper radiators 1250-1600 -
Extrusion: clean 1100-1350 ↑100
Extrusion: painted 900-1300 ↑50

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4400-4630 ↑110
Greasy bright wire 3780-4190 ↑140
Clean flat bus bar 4000-4500 ↑100
No 1 burnt wire 4000-4400 ↑100
No 2 burnt wire 3300-4050 ↑120
Cylinders 3400-3700 ↑100
New copper tube 4160-4530 ↑130
Heavy copper 3780-4100 ↑50
Braziery copper 3000-3500 ↑50
Clean pyro cable 1900-2370 ↑240
PVC pyro cable 1300-1700 ↑50

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1000-1300 ↑130
Low grade 500-650 ↓50
Aluminium low grade 280-400 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1200-1400 ↑140
Batteries 500-600 ↑30

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc scrap 900-1000 -
     

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 780-790 ↑10
18/8 stainless steel turnings 370-400 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 1060-1070 ↑20
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 500-520 -
17% chrome iron 260-300 -
13% chrome iron 200-220 -
Pure nickel solids 7800 ↑200
Pure tungsten 14180 -
Pure molybdenum 17654 ↑372
Pure cobalt 66204 ↑2655
Wrought clean monel 3300-3340 -
Monel turnings 1580-1680 -
70/30 cupronickel 3440-3500 -
90/10 cupronickel 3160-3200 -
Clean tungsten carbide 10800-11400 ↑1360
18/4/1 high-speed solids 240-280 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 230-250 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 230-280 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 160-190 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 6355 ↓126
39% tinman’s solder 4663 ↓71
29% plumber’s solder 3259 ↓67
Solder joints 1720 ↓62
6% mixed type metal 1583 ↓73
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1810 -
LM4 1830 -
LM6 1975 ↓20
LM24 1700 -
LM25 1985 -
LM27 1830 -
     

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  125-140 ↓10
Foundry short steel 140-160 ↓10
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 150-200 ↓10
Grade 1 5ft old steel 130-140 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 135-145 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 125-155 ↓10
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 60-100 ↓10
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 80-90 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 90-105 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 85-100 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 90-110 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 70-85 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  160-170 ↓10
Car engines 170-185 ↓10
     

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