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primary production

the production by living organisms (AUTOTROPHS) of organic material from inorganic sources. Gross primary production is the total amount of organic material synthesized in a given time, whereas net primary production is the amount of organic material formed in excess of that used in respiration. Compare SECONDARY PRODUCTION.
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North American Palladium's Lac des Iles Mine is Canada's only primary producer of platinum group metals and is one of the largest open pit bulk mineable palladium reserves in the world.
The scheme will improve efficiency and co-operation throughout the supply chain--between, producer, processor and retailer--bringing the primary producer and consumer closer together.
Getting closer to the primary producer is central to that strategy.
Eligible producers are entitled to receive up to $10,000 under the NDRRA primary producer clean-up grants, so those who have claimed less than this total may be able to receive additional funding up to the total amount of $10,000.
The Banking Amendment (Rural Finance Reform) Bill 2018 was introduced to the Lower House yesterday, requesting greater transparency and longer notice periods when lenders make decisions on the conditions of primary producer loan agreements.
Anglo American Platinum is a leading primary producer of Platinum Group Metals.
The retailer was named the SQFI Manufacturer/Distributor/ Primary Producer of the Year, one of five awards given to individuals and organizations that contribute to SQFI efforts to provide a rigorous and credible food safety management system.
The Award makes Oman LNG, Oman's primary producer and exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG), the first company in the country ever to win World Finance's prestigious recognition for an exemplary corporate governance practice.
Botswana is a primary producer of rough diamonds and is now starting to cut and manufacture jewellery.
For all the hoops and requirements necessary to bring the mine to fruition, Liberty remains independent and unique as a potential future primary producer of both nickel and cobalt.
in New Berlin, ABB remains a primary producer of robots.
The greatest source of that love and support around her comes from her partner, Dale Fanning, who also happens to be her primary producer (besides Hsu-Li herself) and drummer, performing with her when he's not playing with his jazz trio, the Living Daylights.

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