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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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Current estimates of the foundry coke market in 1992 indicate a shipping level of about 1,350,000 net tons with 1993 and 1994 looking at 1,500,000 to 1,700,000 net tons.
Net tons shipped in the quarter-to-quarter comparison were particularly strong in this unit's book publishing and engineered products markets, which generated volume growth of approximately 13% and 9%, respectively.
steel mills shipped slightly more than 10 million net tons in Match, a 10.
CMP, one of the largest and most versatile port and terminal operators in the Nordic region, handled 15 million net tons of cargo in 2003 and maintains a current customer base of approximately 50 shipping companies and distributors.
It went approximately 425,000 net tons before being replaced with another "No Weld" unit.