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short ton

[′shȯrt ′tən]
(industrial engineering)
ton

ton

1. The equivalent of 2,000 lb (907.2 kg).Also see metric ton.
2. A unit of refrigeration capacity equal to 200 Btu per minute, the equivalent cooling provided by the melting of one ton of ice in one hour.
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During the first quarter, Intrepid produced 56,000 short tons of langbeinite, a specialty fertilizer containing potassium, magnesium, and sulfur.
This compares to 38,000 short tons at an average net realized sales price of $330 per short ton in the prior year's first quarter.
Our potash "cash operating" cost of goods sold ("COGS"), net of by-product credits of $17 per ton, and which we define as total cost of goods sold excluding royalties, depreciation, depletion and amortization, decreased to $186 per short ton in the fourth quarter of 2009 from $242 per short ton in the fourth quarter of 2008.
Our potash "cash operating" cost of goods sold ("COGS"), which is net of by-product credits of $20 per ton, and which we define as total cost of goods sold excluding depreciation, depletion and amortization and royalties, increased to $251 per short ton in the second quarter of 2009 from $133 per short ton in the second quarter of 2008.
Intrepid sold 38,000 short tons of Trio[R] in the first quarter 2009 at an average FOB or net sales price of $330 per short ton as compared to 93,000 short tons at an average FOB price of $123 per short ton in the prior year's first quarter.
Intrepid sold 17,000 short tons of Trio[R] in the fourth quarter 2008 at an average FOB or net sales price of $323 per short ton as compared to 27,000 tons at an average FOB price of $137 per short ton in the prior year's fourth quarter.
Our potash production cost of goods sold which excludes depreciation, depletion and amortization, royalties, and by-product credits increased to $190 per short ton in the third quarter of 2008 from $113 per short ton in the third quarter of 2007.
Our potash production cost of goods sold which excludes depreciation, depletion and amortization; royalties; and byproduct credits increased to $142 per short ton in the second quarter of 2008 from $120 per ton in the second quarter of 2007.
Total coal stocks increased by 11 million short tons, or 6 percent.
9 million short tons at an average selling price of $181.
This acquisition has increased CF Industries' annual marketable nitrogen volume by approximately 450,000 short tons of gross ammonia; 600,000 short tons of ammonium nitrate; and 200,000 short tons of NPK compounds.
6 million short tons (approximately 22 trillion Btu) in 2012 to 3.