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TON. Twenty hundred weight, each hundred weight being one hundred and twelve pounds avoirdupois. See act of congress of Aug. 30, 1842, c. 270, s. 20.

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The miner proudly boasts it has eliminated 1,700 kilotonnes since 1970.
This largely completes the $400 million investment in Korea to add approximately 350 kilotonnes of incremental rolling capacity, and 265 kilotonnes of recycling capacity that came online late last year.
Shipments of rolled aluminum products totaled a record 788 kilotonnes in the second quarter of fiscal 2016, a three percent increase compared to 765 kilotonnes reported in the prior year period.
Most Asean countries are highly dependent on oil import more than ever, with a projected 315,000 kilotonnes of oil equivalent annually by 2030 needed, according to experts.
Wales' carbon dioxide emissions hit more than 32,187 kilotonnes (kt) in 2010 - a 14% surge on the 28,248kt produced in the previous year.
The new facility is scheduled to be operational by the end of the third quarter of 2012; located on the Roquette site in Cassano Spinola, Italy, it will have a capacity of about 10 kilotonnes.
The expansion to 18,154 kilotonnes a year would account for about 55 per cent of India's estimated petrochemicals demand in the year ending on March 2016, according to the report.
Concern over the limitations of the GBU-28 led to the fielding in 1997 of the 540-kg B61 Mod 11 nuclear penetrator, with a reported yield of 340 kilotonnes.
CARBON EMISSIONS Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the West Midlands totalled nearly 42,700 kilotonnes (kt) in 2008, around eight per cent of the UK total.
We are estimating this could have the effect of adding no kilotonnes of carbon a year in to the atmosphere," said Bose Falle, energy management leader for 2degrees, a consultancy working on global sustainability projects for the likes of Tesco.
LCUK will build a 200 kilotonnes per annum (KTPA) plant at the Wilton Site near Redcar, alongside its existing 150 KTPA PET Plant (M5), to be ready in the third quarter of 2013.
In the long run, the Company expects to pursue a number of growth options, including the completion of the Taishet and Boguchansky Aluminium Smelters in Russia with maximum capacity of 750 kilotonnes per annum and 588 kilotonnes per annum respectively.