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metric ton

[′me·trik ′tən]
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tonne

A metric ton; a unit of mass equal to 1000 kilograms (approximately 2205 pounds).
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Exports to the Far East markets totalled 287,000 metric tonnes including 97,000 metric tonnes of urea and 190,000 metric tonnes of methanol.
Exports to the Middle East totalled 41,000 metric tonnes including 6,000 metric tonnes of ammonia and 34,000 metric tonnes of methanol.
Separately, Kaiser continues its preparations for an eventual restart of three potlines (representing approximately 73,000 metric tonnes of annual capacity) at its two smelters in Washington.
For its part, Air Liquide Canada operates in Canada six air separation plants, 16 customer on-site plants, including its 80 metric tonne per day oxygen production plant at Ultramar's Quebec refinery, in operation since 1995, as well as liquid gas filling plants, acetylene and specialty gas plants, and carbon dioxide and welding product plants.
These additional temporary shutdowns represent a loss of production of some 24,000 metric tonnes over the newsprint reductions of 128,000 metric tonnes already announced since January 1, and excluding the 22,000 metric tonnes lost at the Port-Alfred (La Baie, Quebec) mill due to the July flooding.
1 of this year, the total reduction of newsprint produced at the company's facilities attains 128,000 metric tonnes, excluding the 22,000 metric tonnes loss suffered at the Port-Alfred mill due to the July flooding.
The company has also taken 70,500 metric tonnes of downtime at its uncoated groundwood production facilities since Jan.
The company has also taken 100,000 metric tonnes of downtime at its newsprint mills since Jan.
To date, production loss due to the flooding in the area reaches approximately 22,000 metric tonnes.
Ozkocak has estimated the geological potential of the unexposed portion of the deposit at 25 million metric tonnes.
The ex-refinery FO price of Bosicor has also seen reduction of Rs 5,784 to Rs 45,157 per metric tonne.