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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 7 April 2017

 

 

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

Summary

All the high value metals rose in price except for 9ct gold.

The bronze and gunmetal grades went up in price by £50-£100 per tonne.

Not many aluminium grades moved – only five changed, mostly up by £50 per tonne and one rising £100 per tonne.

A handful of the copper grades increased by £50-£100 per tonne, only one grade fell by £50 per tonne.

Lead scrap went up by £50 per tonne.

The majority of nickel and alloy grades did not move this week.

 Some ferrous grades went up by £5- £15 per tonne.

 

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 0.50-0.75 -
Aluminium 10 -
Steel 8 -
Plastics 40 -
Glass aggregate 12-13 -
Glass remelt 12-13 -
Wood 1.50 -
Mixed energy  0.30 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  24.57 ↑0.01
Platinum scrap   18.10 ↑0.11
Palladium 20.71 ↑0.19
Fine gold 32.26 ↑0.15
9ct gold 11.75 ↓0.01
Fine silver 0.423 ↑0.002
925 silver 0.391 ↑0.002

 

Brass £/tonne change
Cuttings 2400-2500 -
Clean rod swarf 2100-2300 -
Unsorted brass scrap 2400-2450 -
Mixed brass scrap 2500-2600 -

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3100-3200 ↑50
GM borings 2900-3100 ↑100
Commercial PB scrap 3200-3300 ↑100
Brass & copper radiators 2100-2350 -

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 800-950 ↑50
Mixed alloy cuttings 850-950 ↑50
Clean cast 850-950 ↑50
Old rolled 600-700 -
Irony aluminium  200-250 -
Turnings 400-500 -
Loose litho 1100-1200 -
Clean aluminium wheels 1000-1100 -
Alu/copper radiators 1650-1700 -
Extrusion: clean 1100-1200 ↑100
Extrusion: painted 1000-1100 ↑50

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4000-4150 -
Greasy bright wire 3600-3850 ↓50
Clean flat bus bar 3700-4000 -
No 1 burnt wire 3900-4000 ↑100
No 2 burnt wire 3300-3500 -
Cylinders 3300-3400 -
Clean and painted 3450-3650 ↑50
New copper tube 3800-3975 ↑75
Heavy copper 3450-3650 -
Braziery copper 3100-3200 ↑50
Clean pyro cable 1900-2000 -
PVC pyro cable 1400-1500 -

 

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

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1250-1350 ↑50
Batteries 500-600 -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc base scrap 1000-1100 -
New cuttings 1000-1100 -

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 700-740 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 330-370 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 980-1040 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 440-540 -
17% chrome iron 260-340 -
13% chrome iron 200-260 -
Pure nickel solids 6300 -
Pure tungsten 7800 -
Pure molybdenum 11814 ↓23
Pure cobalt 44845 ↑914
Wrought clean monel 3100-3200 -
Monel turnings 1700-1840 -
70/30 cupronickel 3380-3580 -
90/10 cupronickel 3140-3280 -
Clean tungsten carbide 6260-6380 -
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 7607 -
39% tinman’s solder 5542 -
29% plumber’s solder 3930 -
Solder joints 2090 -
6% mixed type metal 1828 -
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1690 -
LM4 1730 -
LM6 1935 -
LM24 1600 -
LM25 1915 -
LM27 1730 -
Standard remelt ingots 1520 -
Mixed remelts 1540 -

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  100-130 -
Foundry short steel 140-180 ↑15
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 120-190 ↑15
Grade 1 5ft old steel 115-160 ↑5
Grade 2 2ft old steel 120-155 ↑10
Grade 4C new production steel bales 120-145 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 60-115 -
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  140-170 ↑10
Car engines 140-185 ↑10
     

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