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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 9 Feb 2018

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

Summary

All but one of the high value metal prices went down.

Brass prices went up by £100 - £150 per tonne, as bronze and gun metal grades dropped by £100 per tonne.

The aluminium grades saw a variety of price falls and drops.

Copper prices gained £50 - £150 per tonne.

Lead scrap prices increased by £50 per tonne.

The nickel and alloy grades saw minimal movement.

 

PRN £/tonne   £/gramme   Change  
Paper   1   -  
Aluminium   10   -  
Steel   6   -  
Plastics   60   -  
Glass aggregate   12   -  
Glass remelt   12   -  
Wood   10   -  
Energy Recovery    0.40   -  

 

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  22.38 ↓0.24
Platinum scrap   16.53 ↓0.06
Palladium 22.53 ↓0.79
Fine gold 30.14 ↓0.29
9ct gold 11.05 ↑0.04
Fine silver 0.339 ↓0.010
925 silver 0.313 ↓0.010

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 2900-3100 ↑100
Brass & copper radiators 2450-2600 ↑150
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3200-3300 ↓100
GM borings 3050-3200 ↓100
Commercial PB scrap 3300-3500 ↓100
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cutting 900-1000 -
Mixed alloy cuttings 850-900 ↓50
Clean cast 900-925 ↓25
Old rolled 650-750 ↓50
Irony aluminium  200-300 ↑50
Turnings 400-500 -
Loose litho 1175-1250 -
Clean aluminium wheels 1100-1150 ↑50
Alu/copper radiators 1500-1600 ↑100
Extrusion: clean 1250-1350 ↑50
Extrusion: painted 1150-1250 ↑50

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4500-4600 -
Greasy bright wire 4000-4100 ↑100
Clean flat bus bar 4400-4550 ↑50
No 1 burnt wire 4250-4350 -
No 2 burnt wire 3875-4000 ↑100
Cylinders 3550-3600 -
New copper tube 4350-4400 -
Heavy copper 4000-4100 ↑150
Braziery copper 3400-3450 ↑50
Clean pyro cable 2100-2200 -
PVC pyro cable 1650-1700 -

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1125-1175 ↓25
Low grade 500-600 -
Aluminium low grade 300-400 ↑100

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1350-1450  ↑50
Batteries 550-600  -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc scrap 1000-1010 -
     

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 720-740 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 340-400 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 990-1030 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 460-500 -
17% chrome iron 270-310 -
13% chrome iron 200-220 -
Pure nickel solids 7040 -
Pure tungsten 11480 -
Pure molybdenum 11048 ↑133
Pure cobalt 57376 ↑1234
Wrought clean monel 3180-3280 -
Monel turnings 1480-1580 -
70/30 cupronickel 3360-3480 -
90/10 cupronickel 3220-3300 -
Clean tungsten carbide 7380-7440 -
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 6476 -
39% tinman’s solder 4842 -
29% plumber’s solder 3454 -
Solder joints 1940 -
6% mixed type metal 1865 -
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1740 -
LM4 1780 -
LM6 1985 -
LM24 1650 -
LM25 1960 -
LM27 1780 -
     

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  120-140 -
Foundry short steel 150-170 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 150-190 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 130-155 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 130-145 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 125-155 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 60-110 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 70-100 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 100-120 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 100-110 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 105-125 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 90-100 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  155-180 -
Car engines 190-210 -
     

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