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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 8 Sept 2017

 

 

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

Summary

All the high value metals went up in price except for palladium which fell.

Brass rose by £50 per tonne, while GM scrap and borings both dropped by £100 per tonne.

Some of the aluminium grades went down £50 - £100 per tonne, although one went up.

Copper prices continued to make gains, rising by £50 - £150 per tonne.

Most of the nickel and alloy grades went up in price.

  

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 1.00 -
Aluminium 10 -
Steel 4-5 -
Plastics 63-68 -
Glass aggregate 12 -
Glass remelt 12 -
Wood 2-3 -
Energy Recovery  0.50-0.75 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  24.94 ↑0.27
Platinum scrap   18.01 ↑0.04
Palladium 23.36 ↓0.06
Fine gold 33.12 ↑0.43
9ct gold 12.01 ↑0.17
Fine silver 0.400 ↑0.008
925 silver 0.370 ↑0.008

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 2850-2950 ↑50
Brass & copper radiators 2450-2550 -
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3150-3200 ↓100
GM borings 3050-3200 ↓100
Commercial PB scrap 3250-3300 -
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 800-900 ↓100
Mixed alloy cuttings 800-900 ↓50
Clean cast 750-900 ↓50
Old rolled 700-800 -
Irony aluminium  250-300 -
Turnings 400-550 -
Loose litho 1100-1200 ↓50
Clean aluminium wheels 1050-1100 ↓50
Alu/copper radiators 1900-2000 ↑50
Extrusion: clean 1150-1200 ↓50
Extrusion: painted 1100-1150 ↓50

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4650-4800 ↑50
Greasy bright wire 4200-4300 ↑100
Clean flat bus bar 4500-4650 ↑150
No 1 burnt wire 4400-4550 ↑150
No 2 burnt wire 4100-4200 ↑100
Cylinders 3850-4000 ↑150
New copper tube 4550-4650 ↑150
Heavy copper 4250-4300 ↑50
Braziery copper 3600-3750 ↑150
Clean pyro cable 2100-2350 ↑50
PVC pyro cable 1700-1850 ↑50

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1350-1400 ↓50
Low grade 750-850 -
Aluminium low grade 250-300 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1400-1500 ↓25
Batteries 550-600 ↓50

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc scrap 1000-1100 -
     

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 660-680 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 320-400 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 980-1020 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 480-520 -
17% chrome iron 280-330 ↑40
13% chrome iron 200-220 ↑10
Pure nickel solids 6820 ↑300
Pure tungsten 10800 ↑200
Pure molybdenum 11831 ↓203
Pure cobalt 46198 ↓774
Wrought clean monel 3180-3380 ↑100
Monel turnings 1640-1740 -
70/30 cupronickel 3380-3500 ↑100
90/10 cupronickel 3140-3240 ↑100
Clean tungsten carbide 6980-7200 ↑200
18/4/1 high-speed solids 220-280 ↑20
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 220-260 ↑20
6/5/2 high-speed solids 220-280 ↑20
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 150-190 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 7044 -
39% tinman’s solder 5130 -
29% plumber’s solder 3639 -
Solder joints 1966 -
6% mixed type metal 1790 -
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1740 -
LM4 1780 -
LM6 1985 -
LM24 1650 -
LM25 1960 -
LM27 1780 -
     

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  110-135 -
Foundry short steel 150-170 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 110-170 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 130-150 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 120-155 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 130-150 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 75-100 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 70-100 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 90-125 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 90-120 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 100-120 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 70-100 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  150-175 -
Car engines 160-200 -
     

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