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Curtail

A spiral scroll-like termination of any architectural member, as at the end of a stair rail.

curtail

A short, spiral, scroll-like termination of any architectural member, as at the end of a stair rail.
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18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Magnetation LLC (Magnetation) announced today that it may implement a temporary production curtailment at its Plant 2 facility located at 27968 County Road 10, Bovey MN 55709.
In certain times when markets are weak, announced cutbacks and curtailments may be used to augment these data to indicate prospective market supply.
Although housing areas won't be affected by any curtailment, Edwards residents are being asked to lower their thermostats as well and to do as much energy conservation as possible.
The curtailments will reduce Alcoa's refining capacity in the Atlantic region by about 4 percent and are already underway.
This curtailment is not expected to impact existing customer orders.
Residents and businesses are being urged to conserve as much energy as possible to minimize the curtailments.
Therefore, forecasting curtailments and duration of natural gas reductions is tricky.
13 Tembec, based in Montreal, announced a two-week curtailment of operations at its newsprint facility in Kapuskasing, Ontario.
The company said the curtailments will be made because of current market conditions.
Valco elected to initiate an orderly curtailment primarily to (1) provide the Volta River Authority (VRA) with additional flexibility in meeting the needs of other power users in Ghana in light of the low level of Lake Akosombo, where VRA generates hydroelectricity, and (2) preserve its right to power later in the year, when the lake level is expected to be replenished by the annual rainy season.
These curtailments involve raising customers' thermostats by a few degrees in summer when the state's grid begins to overload as a means to avoid blackouts, brownouts and higher electricity bills.
The upgrades reflect increased credit support from the Atrium Office loan payoff and curtailments since Fitch's last rating actions.