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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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For instance, Sarkar and Kumar (2010) reported that total capital costs incurred for the establishment of a bio-oil facility with a capacity of processing 500 dry tonnes of biomass per day was about US$58 million.
The plant will process, once in full operation, 66,000 dry tonnes of biomass a year and have an energy output equivalent to 130,000 barrels of oil.
In 2005, Tolko partnered with Nexterra to develop the 38 MMBtu/hr gasification system that converts 13,000 bone dry tonnes per year of wood residue into a clean burning, renewable biofuel called syngas.
It is expected that the JV will produce 4 million dry tonnes per year of iron ore products commencing in 2012.
The recent application had sought approval for alterations including "a reduction in the footprint [and] changes to the design of the building, an increase in the height of the ventilation stack to 80m, an increase in the gross energy output to 27 megawatts [and] increase in the throughput of waste fuel [by 24,000 tonnes] to 204,000 dry tonnes per annum".
A 2014 Golder Associates study prepared for Trio calculated 6,588 dry tonnes of crushed material resources contained in three stockpiles with an average grade of 761 grams per tonne of silver and 0.
The goal of reaching 100,000 dry tonnes and improve the added value of the product through packaging prior to export.