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fines

[fīnz]
(materials)
Particles smaller than average in a mixture of particles varying in size.
Fine material which passes through a standard screen on which coarser fragments are retained.
(metallurgy)
That portion of a metal powder consisting of particles smaller than a specified size.

Fines

 

(in Russian, efel’), fine-grained material, usually smaller than 12–16 mm, which is separated by washing and screening sand from placer deposits of gold, platinum, diamonds, tin, tungsten, titanium, and other minerals. Fines usually have a fairly high content of valuable components and are concentrated by gravity techniques—in sluices, concentrating tables, settling vats, heavy media, and screw-type separators; cyaniding and amalgamation are also used for gold-bearing fines.

fines

1. In plastering, small aggregate which passes through a 74-µm (No. 200) sieve.
2. Soil which passes through a 75-µm (No. 200) sieve.
3. A by-product of the processing of rock; varies in particle size from powder or dust to silt or sand.
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Director of the Fines Enforcement and Recovery Unit, John Ovenstone said that from today it will be easier for people to pay their fines.
A force spokeswoman said the sharp increase was because the list of offences attracting instant fines was continually growing.
162(f) deny a deduction for both criminal and civil penalties, as well as for sums paid in settlement of a potential liability for a fine or penalty.
The preliminary results were presented at an October meeting of the DES C&D Fines Workgroup.
"With our national dedicated team of fines enforcement officers, nonpayment of a fine or nonengagement is not an option." Most fines can be paid round the clock at www.scotcourts.gov.uk/payyourfine or by calling 0300 790 0003.
The 41st Quarterly Fines Report reveals that collection rates in Scotland's sheriff courts and justice of the peace courts have risen above 90 per cent.
At Aberdeen Sheriff Court, PS688,000 in fines was issued with PS465,000 paid, for Banff the figure was PS42,000 with PS32,000 settled.
The ministry points out that the reasoning for this is that the previous fines have not been effective enough to prevent smoking and tobacco retail violations, as well as to better protect the health of non-smokers.
'A sentence of imprisonment in default of payment of fine is only a punishment for non-payment of fine and it is not a substitute for the sentence of fine,' observed Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa in a judgement he authored.
Coming into force this May, retailers are required to pay the high fines within 15 days.
Kreidler suspended $200,000 of the fine as long as the company completes a compliance plan to correct the violations.
Citizens may also use this service in payment of traffic fines and for enquiry on the same.