09 Oct 2013 Last updated at 08:26:10 GMT
MONTREAL (Scrap Monster) : Copper Scrap price in North America declined marginally while lead price recovers as on the Scrap Monster Price Index on Oct 8th Tuesday.
Alternator price declined slightly on index by $ 0.01 per Lb at $ 0.66 per Lb in North America. The prices of #1 Copper Wire and Tubing and #2 Copper Wire and Tubing remained unchanged on index. The prices of #1 Insulated Copper Wire 85 % Recovery and #2 Insulated Copper Wire 50 % Recovery were also not affected by any ups or downs. #1 Copper Bare Bright scrap price too had no change at all. Other items that remained constant were Copper Radiators, Copper Transformer Scraps, Cu Yokes, Cu/Al Radiators, Harness Wire 35 % Recovery, Heater Cores, Scrap Electric Motors, Sealed Units and so on. Similar price report followed in other regions including US West Coast, US Mid West and US East Coast.
Lead Scrap prices in North America however witnessed an up move over the day. The price of Lead -Solid Lead increased marginally by $ 0.01 per Lb. The price of Range Lead Bullets that have been fired increased by $ 0.01 per LB and Soft Lead price also followed the same uplift by $ 0.01 per Lb. The price index for US West Coast, US Mid West and US East Coast were also similar to that of North America on Oct 8th.
Author: Paul Ploumis