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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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Potash sales in the first quarter of 2010 were 243,000 short tons compared to 99,000 short tons in the first quarter of 2009.
Average net realized sales price for potash for 2009 increased to $541 per short ton ($596 per metric tonne) compared to $486 per short ton ($536 per metric tonne) for the full year 2008, largely attributed to higher average net realized sales prices in early 2009.
Potash sales in the second quarter were 80,000 short tons compared to 213,000 short tons in the second quarter of 2008.
Potash production in the quarter decreased to 137,000 short tons compared to 224,000 short tons produced in the first quarter of 2008.
For the pro forma full year 2008 Intrepid sold 207,000 short tons of Trio[R] at an average FOB or net sales price of $192 per short ton ($212 per metric tonne) as compared to 158,000 tons at an average FOB or net sales price of $119 per short ton ($131 per metric tonne) in the prior year.
Potash production in the quarter decreased to 200,000 short tons compared to 233,000 short tons produced in the third quarter 2007.
unaudited) Three months ended Favorable/ December 31, (Unfavorable) 2002 2001 Amount % Sales volumes (000 short tons) (a): IMC Phosphates 1,541 1,933 (392) (20%) IMC Potash 1,684 1,697 (13) (1%) Average price per short ton (b): DAP $133 $123 $10 8% Potash $74 $76 $(2) (3%) EBITDA (c) $68.
Potash production in the quarter was 210,000 short tons (190,000 metric tonnes), which was the same as the second quarter 2007.
During the first quarter, Intrepid produced 56,000 short tons of langbeinite, a specialty fertilizer containing potassium, magnesium, and sulfur.
The Sprague mill has an annual production capacity of 180,000 short tons (about 7% of the North American coated recycled boxboard manufacturing capacity).
1 machine was used to manufacture Kraft linerboard and was producing approximately 150,000 short tons annually.