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capital expenditure

[′kap·ət·əl ik′spen·di·chər]
(industrial engineering)
Money spent for long-term additions or improvements and charged to a capital assets account.
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Regional comparison studies, encompassing the US Gulf, Germany and Brazil, pointed out that operating expenses may vary from around USD 1,500 to USD 1,700 per ton of propene depending on the location, while capital expenses can differ more than USD 60 million in those regions.
As for the capital expenses, we assume the company will require greater assets in the extraction sector than it is currently planned, which will be affected by the complications of operating in new regions of oil extraction and more expenses oil service.
The FTA allows a portion of its capital-expense grants to be used on paratransit operational costs in some instances, and LTD might be able to shift $400,000 of capital expense money to RideSource use.
The company also cut capital expenses to $56 million, a 38 percent decrease from the prior year.
"Often schools can get shared funding for capital expenses and sometimes even operating expenses," says Joseph C.
* Lower capital expenses by increasing the efficiency of storage/server hardware, decreasing the number of server/storage units and the amount of network infrastructure and associated racks needed for the hardware.
In doing so, there are positive tax implications for farm-related capital expenses. However, many country living folks do not take advantage of these tax benefits, which indicates that generating farm income is not a key motivator for farming.
These are all capital expenses that can be cost-justified using traditional TCO and return on investment (ROI) metrics.
TeliaSonera said that the purpose of the strategic partnership was to establish a critical business relationship, and to maximize commercial synergies, boost revenues and decrease operational and capital expenses.
The company maintains the area's available infrastructure and trained mining workforce bodes well for a potential open pit mine, which is would require low capital expenses and low operating costs.
Included with the long term performance of the pump diodes is a lifetime replacement service contract, which will be an advantage in research labs where unplanned capital expenses are difficult to accommodate due to funding constraints.
Three times a year a large meeting room houses a rummage sale, with proceeds earmarked for the purchase of materials and equipment that capital expenses don't cover, such as microphones for Playreaders.