US aluminium scrap markets mixed

Aluminium scrap markets in the United States saw mixed movements over the past week, with gains on the London Metal Exchange boosting certain mill-grade scrap tags while smelter-grade prices held mostly firm despite some signs of wear.

Prices for 5052 segregated low-copper alloy clips and 3105 segregated low-copper alloy clips both inched up by a penny on Monday May 21, while mixed low-copper alloy clips moved a 1 cent per lb higher on the upper end of the range and painted siding was unchanged, according to American Metal Market’s latest assessment. Market participants said that demand for mill-grade items has been somewhat mixed, and...


May 23, 2018

02:19 GMT