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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 H-bomb, the explosive power of which is adjustable from tens kiloton to hundreds kiloton, is a multi-functional thermonuclear nuke with great destructive power," KCNA said.
The Philippines, meanwhile, is not even in the top 40, producing only about 97,000 kilotons in 2014.
The 10-kiloton blast was nearly twice the (power of the) fourth nuclear test and slightly less than the Hiroshima bombing, which was measured about 15 kilotons,' said Kim Nam-Wook of the South's meteorological agency.
By the end of 80s, 95% of the world's highly enriched uranium and plutonium resources had been concentrated in US and USSR -- 600 kilotons/85 kilotons and 1,100 kilotons/155 kilotons respectively.
Bogor, Indonesia, Jan 9, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - PT Indo Kordsa Tbk has inaugurated a new plant valued at approximately US$ 100 million with production capacity of 18 kiloton for tire cord, and a production capacity of 14 kiloton for polyester yarn, located in Citeureup, on January 6, 2015.
Anionic surfactants dominated the global market in terms of volume with 7,080 kilotons in 2013, followed by non-ionic surfactants, which were 6,224 kilotons for the same year.
The new plant will also raise chlorine production capacity by up to 250 kilotons per year.
Between 2000 and 2013, this network detected 26 explosions on Earth ranging in energy from 1 to 600 kilotons - all caused not by nuclear explosions, but rather by asteroid impacts.
Asteroid impacts greater than 20 kilotons occurred in South Sulawesi, Indonesia, in 2009, the Southern Ocean in 2004, and the Mediterranean Sea in 2002.
The plant will be capable of producing 800 kilotons per annum.
8 kilotons by 2018 while Asia-Pacific gelatin is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.