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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The yield from willow can be up to ten oven dry tonnes per hectare - similar to a good wheat crop - yet little maintenance is needed for SRC, which nudges profit margins higher than those for cereal crops.
The company posted total concentrate production for Mount Milligan for the six months ended June 30, 2016, as 72.4 thousand dry tonnes, with 33.7 million pounds of payable copper and 99.7 thousand ounces of payable gold, which represented decreases of around 5 percent and 6 percent respectively from payable copper and gold production.
Both Iron ore and coal have noted an improvement compared to where they stood in early February while iron ore inventories at China's main ports are reported to be sloping down to 96 million dry tonnes with increased momentum".
The 2G Cellulosic ethanol demo plant will operate on different variety of biomass with a capacity of 100 dry tonnes of biomass per day, which includes agricultural wastes such as corn stover, cobs and bagasse.
Results showed operation of a wood pellet facility, having an annual production capacity of 75,000 dry tonnes, would contribute 8,282 full- and part-time jobs and US$12 million worth of economic output to the state economy.
Bauxite density was conservatively assumed at 1.85 dry tonnes per cubic metre in situ even though this bauxite layer is generally unweathered due to protection from the overlying clay layer.
If Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, the EU, India, Mexico and the United States were to use 780 million dry tonnes of residue from crops including wheat, corn and rice--17.5 percent of total average waste--then 115 billion liters (30.38 billion gallons) of automotive fuel could be produced each year, the study says.
For the resource base and project life, which in the previous reports, indicated an estimated resources categorisation of the Offshore Namibian Phosphate Project that was at $73.9 million dry tonnes at 20.57% P205, while the inferred category was $1,507 million dry tonnes at 18.7% P205, adding up to a total of $1,581 million dry tonnes at 18.8% P205.
Forestry consultants Hawkins Wright, have estimated that North America's woody biomass supply could be increased by around 135m oven dry tonnes (odmt) per year, without altering current forest management.
150,000 dry tonnes) of biomass (sawdust and other forestry operations residues) per year for 10 years.
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.