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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 6 Oct 2017

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

Summary

All the high value metal grades went up in price.

The non-ferrous market started to recover some of its heavy losses this week with most grades seeing a rise.

A handful of nickel and alloy grades went down in price this week.

All ferrous grades prices dropped.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 1.25-1.50 -
Aluminium 9-10 -
Steel 3.50-5 -
Plastics 75-85 -
Glass aggregate 12-13 -
Glass remelt 12-13 -
Wood 2-3 -
Energy Recovery  0.40-0.75 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  22.36 ↑0.28
Platinum scrap   16.11 ↑0.06
Palladium 22.75 ↑0.33
Fine gold 31.19 ↑0.43
9ct gold 11.33 ↑0.10
Fine silver 0.367 ↑0.005
925 silver 0.400 ↑0.065

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 2700-2800 ↑100
Brass & copper radiators 2300-2500 ↑100
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3150-3250 ↑150
GM borings 2850-3000 ↑100
Commercial PB scrap 3150-3250 ↑100
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 750-800 -
Mixed alloy cuttings 750-800 -
Clean cast 750-850 ↑50
Old rolled 600-700 -
Irony aluminium  150-250 -
Turnings 400-500 -
Loose litho 1100-1200 -
Clean aluminium wheels 1000-1100 -
Alu/copper radiators 1600-1700 ↓100
Extrusion: clean 1150-1300 ↑150
Extrusion: painted 1050-1200 ↑100

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4300-4400 ↑100
Greasy bright wire 3650-3750 ↑50
Clean flat bus bar 4000-4100 ↑150
No 1 burnt wire 3900-4100 ↑100
No 2 burnt wire 3600-3750 -
Cylinders 3300-3450 ↑50
New copper tube 4000-4150 ↑50
Heavy copper 3800-3900 ↑150
Braziery copper 3250-3300 ↑150
Clean pyro cable 2000-2100 -
PVC pyro cable 1550-1650 -

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1100-1250 ↑50
Low grade 650-750 ↑50
Aluminium low grade 150-250 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1400-1500 ↑125
Batteries 500-550 -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc scrap 1000-1100 -
     

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 680-720 ↓20
18/8 stainless steel turnings 360-400 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 980-1020 ↓20
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 480-520 -
17% chrome iron 260-300 ↓30
13% chrome iron 180-200 ↓20
Pure nickel solids 6800 ↓100
Pure tungsten 10980 -
Pure molybdenum 11795 ↑252
Pure cobalt 44517 ↑941
Wrought clean monel 3040-3140 ↓40
Monel turnings 1440-1540 -
70/30 cupronickel 3120-3200 ↓100
90/10 cupronickel 2940-3000 ↓40
Clean tungsten carbide 7080-7200 -
18/4/1 high-speed solids 220-260 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 220-240 ↓20
6/5/2 high-speed solids 220-260 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 150-180 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 6805 -
39% tinman’s solder 4964 -
29% plumber’s solder 3503 -
Solder joints 1874 -
6% mixed type metal 1728 -
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1740 -
LM4 1780 -
LM6 1985 -
LM24 1650 -
LM25 1960 -
LM27 1780 -
     

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  100-115 ↓20
Foundry short steel 120-140 ↓20
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 100-150 ↓30
Grade 1 5ft old steel 110-135 ↓15
Grade 2 2ft old steel 110-130 ↓20
Grade 4C new production steel bales 115-135 ↓10
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 50-85 ↓20
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 60-90 ↓10
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 80-100 ↓20
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 70-90 ↓20
Grade 10 light cast iron 90-100 ↓10
Grade 11 cast iron borings 60-90 ↓10
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  130-150 ↓15
Car engines 150-180 ↓10
     

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