June 2014

MB NON-FERROUS EUROPEAN SCRAP PRICE CHANGES

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

CLOSE TO CLOSE: Copper rallies in kerb

Copper prices rallied in kerb trading on the London Metal Exchange on Wednesday June 25.

Fire crews called to UK secondary aluminium producer after scrap blaze

More than five fire crews were called to UK secondary aluminium producer JBM International after seven tonnes of magnesium/aluminium alloy scrap caught fire at its Stafford facility on Tuesday June 24.

MB NON-FERROUS UK SCRAP AND FOUNDRY INGOT PRICE CHANGES

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

FACTS: China's imports of steelmaking raw materials in April

China’s imports of steelmaking raw materials were mixed in May with iron ore rising on a yearly basis, while volumes of ferrous scrap and coking coal both fell, according to Chinese customs figures released on Tuesday June 24.

European secondary aluminium prices up in slow week

European secondary aluminium prices edged higher on Friday June 20, as supply tightness saw prices shift despite lower business volumes reported over the past week.

MB NON-FERROUS EUROPEAN SCRAP PRICE CHANGES

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

MILLING ABOUT: BMRA names Mellor as president

The British Metals Recycling Assn (BMRA) has elected Shane Mellor of Mellor Metals as its new president, it said on Thursday June 19.

Strong demand maintains UK secondary aluminium prices

UK secondary aluminium prices remained flat on Wednesday June 18, with strong demand keeping prices stable, even in a well-supplied market.

Europol hails success of EU scrap metal crime operation

European Union (EU) police agency Europol has hailed as a success a two-day operation against illicit scrap dealers, which yielded 271 arrests and identified 146 cases of theft across Europe.