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Weekly Prices Update - 13 April 2018

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

High Value Metals £/gramme change
Platinum 21.16 ↑0.27
Platinum scrap 15.43 ↑0.20
Palladium 21.73 ↑0.82
Fine gold 30.59 ↑0.15
9ct gold 11.13 ↑0.052
Fine silver 0.34 ↑0.002
925 silver 0.31 ↑0.003

 

 

Brass £/tonne change
Mixed brass scrap 2600-3045 ↑35
Brass & copper radiators 1500-2500 ↑100
     

 

Bronze & gun metals £/tonne change
Commercial GM scrap 3200-3250 ↓150
GM borings 2800-3225 ↑25
Commercial PB scrap 3000-3250 ↓350
     

 

Aluminium £/tonne change
Pure cutting 750-1000 -
Mixed alloy cuttings 650-1000 ↑100
Clean cast 700-900 ↓20
Old rolled 550-700 ↓165
Irony aluminium 200-250 ↓100
Turnings 450-620 ↑20
Loose litho 850-1200 ↑75
Clean aluminium wheels 850-1050 ↑20
Alu/copper radiators 1200-1750 ↓75
Extrusion: clean 1000-1200 ↑50
Extrusion: painted 950-1150 ↑50

 

Copper £/tonne change
Dry bright wire 4200-4400 ↓200
Greasy bright wire 3800-4150 ↑50
Clean flat bus bar 3800-4300 -
No 1 burnt wire 3600-4280 ↑130
No 2 burnt wire 3500-3800 -
Cylinders 3270-3500 ↑70
New copper tube 3600-4250 ↓100
Heavy copper 3400-3900 ↓150
Braziery copper 3200-3300 ↓150
Clean pyro cable 1500-2020 ↓160
PVC pyro cable 1200-1600 ↓160

 

Cables £/tonne change
Household 900-1100 ↓185
Low grade 530-600 -
Aluminium low grade 250-400 -

 

Lead £/tonne change
Collected scrap 1200-1350 ↓100
Batteries 500-550 ↓10

 

Zinc £/tonne change
Zinc scrap 800-1100 -
     

 

Nickels and alloys £/tonne change
18/8 stainless steel solids 750-760 -
18/8 stainless steel turnings 370-400 -
18/10/3 stainless steel solids 1020-1030 -
18/10/3 stainless steel turnings 500-520 -
17% chrome iron 260-300 -
13% chrome iron 200-220 -
Pure nickel solids 7600 ↑200
Pure tungsten 14080 -
Pure molybdenum 14926 -
Pure cobalt 63972 -
Wrought clean monel 3240-3340 -
Monel turnings 1580-1680 -
70/30 cupronickel 3400-3500 -
90/10 cupronickel 3100-3200 ↓100
Clean tungsten carbide 9980-10040 ↑100
18/4/1 high-speed solids 240-280 -
18/4/1 high-speed turnings 230-250 -
6/5/2 high-speed solids 230-280 -
6/5/2 high-speed turnings 160-190 -

 

White metals £/tonne change
Mixed pewter 6841 -
39% tinman’s solder 4734 ↓299
29% plumber’s solder 3326 ↓255
Solder joints 1782 ↓185
6% mixed type metal 1656 ↓123
     
Aluminium ingots £/tonne change
LM2 1810 ↑30
LM4 1830 ↑30
LM6 1995 -
LM24 1700 ↑10
LM25 1985 -
LM27 1830 ↑30
     

 

Ferrous Metals £-tonne change
Broken foundry cast iron 130-150 ↑10
Foundry short steel 150-170 -
Grade 0A heavy structural and plate 150-200 -
Grade 1 5ft old steel 130-140 -
Grade 2 2ft old steel 135-145 -
Grade 4C new production steel bales 130-165 -
Grade 5C loose light steel scrap (light iron) 60-110 ↑10
Grade 7B mixed steel turnings 80-90 -
Grade 8B mixed cuttings 90-105 -
Grade 9 heavy cast iron (over size) 85-100 -
Grade 10 light cast iron 90-110 -
Grade 11 cast iron borings 70-85 -
Grade 12 a new production heavy steel scrap 170-180 ↑10
Car engines 180-195 -
     

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