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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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Maintenance cost per net ton (MC/NT) of good castings--The goal for this factor is $34.
0 percent in the second quarter of 2001 from the first quarter of the year (from 5,404,000 net tons to 6,107,000 net tons).
The result is a combined $150-million plant that offers 470,000 sq ft of manufacturing space and 450,000 net tons of new annual capacity.
This capital program is expected to include the purchase of more efficient mining equipment along with approximately US$375 to US$400 million to be invested in the construction of a new direct-loading port facility mandated by a decree of the Colombian government which will increase export capacity to 40 to 45 million net tons per year in the future.
According to preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute reported that the US imported a total of 2,761,000 net tons of steel in September, including 2,117,000 net tons of finished steel.
The USP facility has world-class pipe making and coating capabilities that will produce, at its peak, 300,000 net tons of line pipe per year to meet the anticipated demand in North America for spiral welded pipe due to natural gas and oil transmission projects.