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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.
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.
To attract larger ships and bigger fleets, the registration fee was capped at a maximum of $60,000 in 1988, and as of 1989, an owner transferring at least thre ships totalling 40,000 net tons is entitled to an 80 percent discount.
Overtime hours per net ton (OTH/NT) of good castings; maintenance hours--The goal for this factor is 0.
Budgeted at more than US$5 billion (N$41 billion) for its development and construction, and taking in account of 430 workers per ton for a 20 million net ton capacity, Tses Glass expects to create more than 46,500 direct manufacturing jobs in Tses alone with more than 233,000 new indirect job opportunities throughout Namibia.
Total steel imports in 2017 increased by more than five million net tons, or 15.
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.