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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 6 April 2018

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

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum 20.89 ↓0.51
Platinum scrap 15.23 ↓0.37
Palladium 20.91 ↓1.26
Fine gold 30.44 ↑0.05
9ct gold 11.07 ↑0.02
Fine silver 0.34 ↓0.001
925 silver 0.31 ↓0.001

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 2600-3010 ↓40
Brass & copper radiators 2100-2400 ↓100
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3000-3400 ↓75
GM borings 2950-3200 ↓75
Commercial PB scrap 3120-3600 ↓75
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cutting 850-1000 ↓50
Mixed alloy cuttings 850-900 -
Clean cast 800-920 ↓5
Old rolled 700-865 ↑40
Irony aluminium 200-350 -
Turnings 350-600 -
Loose litho 1050-1125 ↓25
Clean aluminium wheels 1000-1130 ↓20
Alu/copper radiators 1500-1825 ↑25
Extrusion: clean 1100-1150 ↓50
Extrusion: painted 850-1100 -

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4330-4600 ↑100
Greasy bright wire 3800-4100 -
Clean flat bus bar 4200-4300 ↓75
No 1 burnt wire 3840-4150 ↓200
No 2 burnt wire 3700-3800 ↓100
Cylinders 3300-3430 ↓120
New copper tube 4150-4350 ↓50
Heavy copper 3800-4050 ↑50
Braziery copper 3200-3450 ↓150
Clean pyro cable 1980-2180 ↓120
PVC pyro cable 1600-1760 ↑60

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1000-1285 ↑85
Low grade 400-600 -
Aluminium low grade 250-400 -

 

Lead £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1200-1450 ↑50
Batteries 500-560 ↑10

 

Zinc £/tonne change
Zinc scrap 1000-1100 -
     

 

Nickels and alloys £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 750-760 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 370-400 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 1020-1030 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 500-520 -
17% chrome iron 260-300 -
13% chrome iron 200-220 -
Pure nickel solids 7600 -
Pure tungsten 13880 -
Pure molybdenum 14926 -
Pure cobalt 63972 -
Wrought clean monel 3240-3340 -
Monel turnings 1580-1680 -
70/30 cupronickel 3400-3500 -
90/10 cupronickel 3100-3300 -
Clean tungsten carbide 9780-9940 -
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 6841 -
39% tinman’s solder 4734 ↓299
29% plumber’s solder 3326 ↓255
Solder joints 1782 ↓185
6% mixed type metal 1656 ↓123
     
Aluminium ingots £/tonne change
LM2 1810 ↑30
LM4 1830 ↑30
LM6 1995 -
LM24 1700 ↑10
LM25 1985 -
LM27 1830 ↑30
     

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron 130-150 ↑10
Foundry short steel 150-170 -
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 130-165 ↑10
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 60-110 ↑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 170-180 ↑10
Car engines 180-195 -
     

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