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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 5 May 2017

 

 

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

Summary

All high value metals fell in price this week.

Mixed brass scrap rose by £100 per tonne.

Only a handful of aluminium grades fell in price, by £25 - £50 per tonne.

The copper grades fell by £25 - £100 per tonne.

Lead scrap rose by £25 per tonne. 

The majority of nickel and alloy grades remained stable.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 0.75-1.00 -
Aluminium 8-12 -
Steel 7-8 -
Plastics 40-42 -
Glass aggregate 11-12.50 -
Glass remelt 12-13 -
Wood 2.00 -
Energy Recovery  0.40-0.50 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  22.35 ↓1.26
Platinum scrap   16.53 ↓0.82
Palladium 19.78 ↓0.41
Fine gold 30.60 ↓0.94
9ct gold 11.21 ↓0.25
Fine silver 0.366 ↓0.024
925 silver 0.338 ↓0.023

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 2350-2450 -
Clean rod swarf 2100-2300 -
Unsorted brass scrap 2400-2450 -
Mixed brass scrap 2600-2600 ↑100

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 2900-3100 -
GM borings 2800-3000 -
Commercial PB scrap 3150-3250 -
Brass & copper radiators 2050-2200 -

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 700-900 ↓50
Mixed alloy cuttings 700-900 -
Clean cast 700-800 ↓50
Old rolled 500-700 ↓25
Irony aluminium  200-250 -
Turnings 300-500 -
Loose litho 1050-1200 ↓25
Clean aluminium wheels 950-1050 -
Alu/copper radiators 1600-1700 -
Extrusion: clean 925-1250 -
Extrusion: painted 900-1150 -

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 3800-3900 ↓50
Greasy bright wire 3300-3500 ↓50
Clean flat bus bar 3700-3800 -
No 1 burnt wire 3500-3700 ↓75
No 2 burnt wire 3100-3200 ↓100
Cylinders 3100-3200 ↓25
Clean and painted 3350-3400 ↓75
New copper tube 3600-3800 -
Heavy copper 3300-3400 ↓75
Braziery copper 2800-3000 -
Clean pyro cable 1600-1800 -
PVC pyro cable 1300-1400 -

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1200-1300 ↓25
Low grade 700-800 -
Aluminium low grade 200-300 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1150-1250 ↑25
Batteries 450-600 -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc base scrap 975-1050 -
New cuttings 975-1050 -

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 600-700 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 310-350 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 920-980 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 420-500 ↓40
17% chrome iron 220-300 ↓40
13% chrome iron 180-220 ↓40
Pure nickel solids 6000 -
Pure tungsten 7900 -
Pure molybdenum 11447 ↓3
Pure cobalt 42297 ↓205
Wrought clean monel 3000-3100 -
Monel turnings 1600-1720 -
70/30 cupronickel 3180-3380 -
90/10 cupronickel 2940-3100 -
Clean tungsten carbide 6360-6480 -
18/4/1 high-speed solids 230-270 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 200-230 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 240-270 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 170-200 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 7169 -
39% tinman’s solder 5251 -
29% plumber’s solder 3698 -
Solder joints 1949 -
6% mixed type metal 1747 -
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1740 -
LM4 1780 -
LM6 1985 -
LM24 1650 -
LM25 1965 -
LM27 1780 -
Standard remelt ingots 1520 -
Mixed remelts 1540 -

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  100-130 -
Foundry short steel 130-170 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 100-180 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 115-160 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 110-145 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 120-145 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 50-105 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 75-95 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 90-125 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 80-105 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 80-120 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 60-90 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  130-160 -
Car engines 130-175 -
     

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