Operating cost


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Operating cost

The cost of operating a device or building; including energy, maintenance, and repairs.
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s experience with both wet and dry emissions control, you can compare operating costs to decide what's best for your operation: updating or changing your emission systems or doing nothing at all.
As noted, the increase in capital and operating costs is related to the strength of the global economy which, while supporting high metal prices, has created significant cost pressures on mining development projects around the world due to higher commodity and energy costs and longer delivery schedules for equipment.
With strong production volumes and low operating costs over the first half of 2016, MEG expects to meet annual production guidance of 80,000 to 83,000 bpd.
Furthermore, the improvements made, besides reducing operating costs, may increase a building's long-term value.
The operating costs were determined based on a company with 300 employees, with average real estate, energy and other expenses.
DOAS setups proved to be both energy-efficient and cost-effective, reducing annual operating costs by $15,000-20,000 for a typical school building.
The rate change also accounts for future increases in CLWA operating costs, officials said.
The value of all meals provided at an employer-operated eating facility will be deemed to equal 150% of the facility's direct operating costs.
SAP is unique in its ability to consolidate e-business solutions onto one database, which can dramatically lower the operating costs for companies fully embracing e-business.
These expenditures are usually called "timber operating costs.
Our experience in helping clients review their business model and establish the proper trade-offs balancing service performance, operating costs, and risk across the key working capital processes gives us a unique perspective in the marketplace.

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