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Markets - Weekly Prices Update - 9 June 2017

 

 

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

Summary

High value metal grades all increased in price, except for platinum scrap which fell.

Three out of the four bronze and gun metal grades fell in price, one rose.

Four of the aluminium grades moved in price this week, half up and half down. 

Most of the copper grades that fell went down by £50 - £100 per tonne.

Cables and lead scrap both dropped by £50 per tonne.

Zinc fell by £25 per tonne. 

The nickel and alloy grades fell in price this week.

 

PRN £/tonne change
Paper 1.00 -
Aluminium 10 -
Steel 5-6 -
Plastics 46-48 -
Glass aggregate 12 -
Glass remelt 12 -
Wood 1.5-2.00 -
Energy Recovery  0.35-0.55 -

 

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum  23.58 ↑0.35
Platinum scrap   17.20 ↓0.08
Palladium 21.26 ↑0.72
Fine gold 31.96 ↑0.42
9ct gold 11.60 ↑0.08
Fine silver 0.396 ↑0.011
925 silver 0.366 ↑0.010

 

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

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3000-3050 ↓50
GM borings 2800-2900 ↓100
Commercial PB scrap 3050-3150 ↓100
Brass & copper radiators 2150-2300 ↑50

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cuttings 850-975 ↑25
Mixed alloy cuttings 750-900 -
Clean cast 700-850 ↓50
Old rolled 600-700 ↓25
Irony aluminium  200-250 -
Turnings 400-500 -
Loose litho 1000-1200 -
Clean aluminium wheels 1000-1100 -
Alu/copper radiators 1600-1700 -
Extrusion: clean 1100-1200 ↑50
Extrusion: painted 1050-1150 -

 

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 3800-3900 ↓100
Greasy bright wire 3350-3400 ↑50
Clean flat bus bar 3800-3900 -
No 1 burnt wire 3600-3700 -
No 2 burnt wire 3150-3250 ↓50
Cylinders 3000-3100 ↓100
Clean and painted 3350-3400 ↓100
New copper tube 3700-3800 -
Heavy copper 3350-3400 ↓100
Braziery copper 2800-3000 -
Clean pyro cable 1700-1800 ↓50
PVC pyro cable 1300-1400 -

 

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 1200-1300 ↓50
Low grade 700-800 -
Aluminium low grade 200-300 -

 

Lead  £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1150-1250 ↓50
Batteries 500-600 -

 

Zinc  £/tonne change
Zinc base scrap 1000-1100 ↓25
New cuttings 1000-1100 ↓25

 

Nickels and alloys  £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 540-660 ↓20
18/8 stainless steel turnings 300-340 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 860-940 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 400-480 -
17% chrome iron 200-240 -
13% chrome iron 120-160 ↓10
Pure nickel solids 5700 ↓60
Pure tungsten 7800 -
Pure molybdenum 13153 ↓28
Pure cobalt 43347 ↓74
Wrought clean monel 2940-3040 ↓40
Monel turnings 1500-1600 -
70/30 cupronickel 3120-3200 ↓20
90/10 cupronickel 2800-3000 -
Clean tungsten carbide 6260-6360 -
18/4/1 high-speed solids 200-240 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 200-220 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 200-240 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 140-180 -

 

White metals   £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 7062 -
39% tinman’s solder 5122 -
29% plumber’s solder 3569 -
Solder joints 1818 -
6% mixed type metal 1615 -
     
Aluminium ingots    £/tonne change
LM2 1740 -
LM4 1780 -
LM6 1985 -
LM24 1650 -
LM25 1965 -
LM27 1780 -
Standard remelt ingots 1520 -
Mixed remelts 1540 -

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron  100-120 -
Foundry short steel 135-150 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 120-150 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 110-140 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 105-140 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 110-130 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 50-75 -
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 70-90 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 90-115 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 80-100 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 70-100 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 60-90 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap  135-155 -
Car engines 130-175 -
     

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