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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 8 Dec 2017

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

Summary

There were price falls across most categories this week.

Brass, bronze and gun metals and household cables all fell in price.

Aluminium prices fell by £50 - £100 per tonne.

The copper grades went down by £100 - £250 per tonne.

The nickel and alloys had slight upwards movement on a couple of grades.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 1.25-1.50 -
Aluminium 9-10 -
Steel 3.50-5 -
Plastics 35 -
Glass aggregate 12-13 -
Glass remelt 12-13 -
Wood 2-3 -
Energy Recovery  0.40-0.75 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  21.56 ↓0.93
Platinum scrap   15.89 ↓0.63
Palladium 24.41 ↑0.23
Fine gold 30.07 ↓0.45
9ct gold 10.96 ↓0.18
Fine silver 0.340 ↓0.013
925 silver 0.315 ↓0.011

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 2750-2800 ↓100
Brass & copper radiators 2200-2400 ↓150
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3000-3200 ↓50
GM borings 2800-3000 ↓100
Commercial PB scrap 3200-3300 ↓50
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 700-800 -
Mixed alloy cuttings 700-800 -
Clean cast 700-800 -
Old rolled 600-700 -
Irony aluminium  150-250 -
Turnings 400-500 -
Loose litho 1000-1100 ↓100
Clean aluminium wheels 950-1050 ↓50
Alu/copper radiators 1600-1700 ↓100
Extrusion: clean 1000-1100 ↓100
Extrusion: painted 950-1050 ↓100

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4250-4400 ↓250
Greasy bright wire 3700-3800 ↓250
Clean flat bus bar 4200-4300 ↓200
No 1 burnt wire 4100-4200 ↓200
No 2 burnt wire 3650-3800 ↓200
Cylinders 3400-3500 ↓150
New copper tube 4100-4200 ↓200
Heavy copper 3700-3800 ↓200
Braziery copper 3200-3300 ↓200
Clean pyro cable 2000-2100 ↓100
PVC pyro cable 1600-1700 -

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1000-1100 ↓150
Low grade 650-750 -
Aluminium low grade 150-250 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1350-1400 -
Batteries 500-575 ↑25

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc scrap 1000-1025 -
     

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 700-730 ↑10
18/8 stainless steel turnings 320-400 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 1000-1020 ↑20
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 460-500 -
17% chrome iron 280-330 -
13% chrome iron 200-220 -
Pure nickel solids 6960 ↑20
Pure tungsten 11180 -
Pure molybdenum 11560 ↓42
Pure cobalt 51828 ↑3542
Wrought clean monel 3060-3160 -
Monel turnings 1440-1560 -
70/30 cupronickel 3220-3380 -
90/10 cupronickel 3020-3100 -
Clean tungsten carbide 7180-7240 -
18/4/1 high-speed solids 220-260 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 220-240 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 220-260 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 150-180 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 6461 -
39% tinman’s solder 4821 -
29% plumber’s solder 3432 -
Solder joints 1915 -
6% mixed type metal 1839 -
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1740 -
LM4 1780 -
LM6 1985 -
LM24 1650 -
LM25 1960 -
LM27 1780 -
     

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  100-120 -
Foundry short steel 130-150 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 100-165 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 110-140 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 110-130 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 115-140 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 55-90 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 60-90 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 85-105 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 75-95 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 95-105 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 60-90 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  135-155 -
Car engines 160-190 -
     

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