December 2013

UK secondary Al prices flat as higher LME prices counter downward pressure

European aluminium scrap prices were stable on Wednesday December 11, as better London Metal Exchange aluminium prices offset the traditional push by scrap sellers to clear their yards ahead of the end of the year.

MB NON-FERROUS EUROPEAN SCRAP PRICE CHANGES

The following MB non-ferrous European free market scrap prices changed on Friday:

UK secondary Al producers see tough year ahead for scrap supply

UK secondary aluminium high-grade ingot prices fell on Wednesday December 4, as spot demand dried up ahead of the end of the year and producers turned their focus on to the thorny question of next year's scrap supply.

MB NON-FERROUS UK SCRAP AND FOUNDRY INGOT PRICE CHANGES

The following MB UK non-ferrous scrap and foundry ingot prices changed on Wednesday:

MILLING ABOUT: Britannia, Doe Run execs replace Boddy in ILA chair positions

The International Lead Assn (ILA) has appointed senior executives from Doe Run and Britannia Refined Metals as chairmen of the global and European arms of the organisation.