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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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These numbers represent a threat to traditional integrated players, since many plants have current cash operating costs - not to mention fully loaded costs - that exceed $275 per net ton.
Factors 1,2 and 3 fluctuate from week to week, depending on the net tons of good castings produced and maintenance hours worked (including overtime).
Great Lakes vessels deliver approximately 16 million net tons of western coal annually.
5 million net tons of steel recycled, according to numbers from the Steel Recycling Institute that were released to coincide with America Recycles Day.
Steel will have about 33 million net tons of annual raw steel capacity.
Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the United States imported a total of 2,432,000 net tons of steel in June, including 2,025,000 net tons of finished steel.
It said February US exports, at 7,784,000 net tons (NT = 907kg), were down 16.
The loading of the M/V Cape Dover eclipsed the former record of 157,645 net tons for the M/V Irongate in 1998 as well as the 155,522 net tons into the M/V Cape Provence in December 2010.