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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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4 million short tons, a reuse rate exceeding 42% of all available copper.
Potash production in the first quarter of 2010 was 172,000 short tons compared to 137,000 short tons produced in the first quarter of last year.
the mill employs 290 people and has a capacity of 240,000 short tons a year of newsprint.
Potash sales in the fourth quarter were 150,000 short tons compared to 94,000 short tons in the fourth quarter of 2008.
Data presented in the Monthly Energy Review and in other Energy Information Administration publications are expressed predominately in units that historically have been used in the United States, such as British thermal units, barrels, cubic feet, and short tons.
The report indicates a measured and indicated mineral resource of 114 million short tons (103 million metric tonnes) with a saleable mineral reserve of 45 million short tons (41 million metric tonnes).
The United States continues to be the largest wood pulp producer in the world with 58 million short tons of output in 2002.
Potash sales in the second quarter were 80,000 short tons compared to 213,000 short tons in the second quarter of 2008.
4m short tons of rare earth ore at an ore grade of 7.
This will reduce the company's annual coated boxboard capacity by approximately 70,000 short tons or 12%.
Potash production in the quarter decreased to 137,000 short tons compared to 224,000 short tons produced in the first quarter of 2008.
Potash sales in the fourth quarter were 94,000 short tons compared to 215,000 short tons in the fourth quarter of 2007.