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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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Tses Glass plans to have an annual gross production capacity of 20 million net tons of glass, making it the largest dynamic glass manufacturing plant in the world.
(13) The 420.4 net ton, 98-nhp steel steamer was built in 1912 for Crosbie & Co.
Under ambitious but feasible assumptions about operating and capital costs, the "steady state" full cost for mini-sheet hot band is around $275 per net ton.
The registration fee was set at a nominal $1.50 per net ton with the annual tonnage tax at $.12 per net ton.
Overtime hours per net ton (OTH/NT) of good castings; maintenance hours--The goal for this factor is 0.35 MH/NT of good castings.
10 was 17.2 million net tons, at a capability utilization rate of 74%.
Total steel imports in 2017 increased by more than five million net tons, or 15.5%, compared to 2016.
This is in addition to the recycling benefits, which include an annual reduction of 39,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalents and an annual 20,000 net tons of newly diverted material from landfills.
Welspun Tubular has a 740-acre site at the Port of Little Rock, and its $150 million facility is capable of producing 350,000 net tons of spiral welded pipes annually, according to its website.
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the steel industry have estimated there will be nearly 600 million net tons of steel overcapacity globally in 2015, largely the result of foreign government trade-distorting policies and practices.
United States Steel is an integrated steel producer with major production operations in the United States and Europe and an annual raw steelmaking capability of 24.4m net tons. The company manufactures a range of steel sheet and tubular products.
The 1-million square-foot plant employs approximately 650 people and is capable of producing 3.4 million net tons of hot rolled sheet, which can be further processed to 1.9 million net tons of cold rolled and I.I million net tons of galvanized and galvannealed sheet products each year.