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capital expenditure

n. payment by a business for basic assets such as property, fixtures, or machinery, but not for day-to-day operations such as payroll, inventory, maintenance and advertising. Capital expenditures supposedly increase the value of company assets and are usually intended to improve productivity.

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'The next technical steps of the project are to further optimise the capital cost where possible, optimise elements of the process to reduce operating cost, and to validate the vanadium recovery option.
Capital Costs: Total estimated capital costs of $97.6 million (includes contingency)
H4--There is a significant relationship between the percentage changes in the total retained earnings and reserves with the percentage changes in capital cost.
The ministry said IESCO had received, on account of Grid Sharing and Capital Cost, Rs.
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The Millennium Commission gave this project 50% of the capital cost. So was born the wonderful Wales Millennium Centre.
Prasert said the most-affected industry is the textiles sector whose capital cost is 7.73% higher, followed by food and beverages (6.12%) and electronics (5.63%).
Capital Cost: The capital cost of any solution is always a major consideration for any client.
Saving small amounts on the capital cost by buying an inefficient motor will inevitably cost more in the long term.
The average annual capex per tonne of iron ore capacity in Australia is currently around $175/t, Renaissance Capital analysts say; whereas capital costs in the emerging West Africa hub and Russia/Ukraine are estimated to be 15-30 per cent lower at around $120-150/t.
[pounds sterling]90,000 = Capital cost of automatic UF system
The CCEA decided to provide assistance to the extent of one third of the capital cost for establishment of each college, limited to Rs.2.67 crore, for Special Category States, the Central share shall be 50 percent of the capital cost limited to Rs.4 crore for each college.

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