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ton

a measure of weight or mass. Includes short (or USA) 1 ton=2000 lb and long (or UK) 1 ton=2240 lb. See also tonne.
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Cliffs expects to produce more than 33 million tons of iron ore in 2017, includes 19 million long tons of USIO and 11.
The RTGs on order will have a lifting capacity of 50 long tons while stacking 1-over-5 containers high and six plus truck lane wide.
Unit mutiplieds by Mass short tons (2,000 lb) x long tons x pounds (lb) x pounds uranium oxide (lb [U.
The total cargo was 357 long tons, or 1,966 measurement tons.
8 million long tons during the period, driven by a 10.
Tenders are invited for sixty (60) automated stacking cranes (asc), forty (40) long tons capacity; sixty-three (63) telescoping 20/40/45 foot spreaders; eight (8) remote operator stations (ros); and spare parts for the above equipment.
As the table shows, one country--the United States--dominated world copper production in 1913, when the data collected by the Mineral Resources Department of the Imperial Institute indicated that the total world output of new-mined copper was 984,000 long tons (just more than 1 million mt).