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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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During the first quarter, Intrepid produced 224,000 short tons of potash, a 3 percent increase over the 218,000 short tons produced during last year's first quarter.
The 243,000 short tons of potash we sold in the first quarter of 2010 was at an average net realized sales price, which we define as gross sales less freight costs, of $354 per short ton as compared to an average net realized sales price of $727 per short ton during the first quarter of 2009.
4 million that were not included in our inventory costs, gross margins in the fourth quarter of 2009 for the sale of potash were $173 per short ton or 42 percent compared to 63 percent in the three months ended December 30, 2008.
Total linerboard capacity in the South amounts to about 16 million annual short tons (36% of global capacity), with Georgia accounting for nearly 20% of that capacity.
Gross margins in the second quarter of 2009 for potash were $363 per short ton or 54 percent compared to 62 percent in the three months ended June 30, 2008.
The 99,000 short tons of potash we sold in the first quarter was at an average FOB net sales price of $727 per short ton as compared to an average FOB net sales price of $295 per short ton during the first quarter of 2008.
The 94,000 short tons of potash sold in the fourth quarter was at an average FOB net sales price of $762 per short ton as compared to an average FOB net sales price of $224 per short ton during the fourth quarter of 2007.
Gross margins in the third quarter for potash increased to $403 per short ton or 65 percent compared to 35 percent in the three months ended September 30, 2007.
Gross margins in the second quarter for potash were $262 per short ton or 62 percent compared to 29 percent in the three months ended June 30, 2007.
coal production declined 3 percent in 2002 to end the year at 1,094 million short tons.