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tonne

a unit of mass equal to 1000 kg or 2204.6 pounds
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tonne

(tun) (metric ton) A unit of mass equal to 1000 kilograms and close to the long ton (1016 kg, 2240 lb).
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tonne

[tən]
(mechanics)
A unit of mass in the metric system, equal to 1000 kilograms or to approximately 2204.62 pound mass. Also known as metric ton; millier; ton; tonneau.
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tonne

A metric ton; a unit of mass equal to 1000 kilograms (approximately 2205 pounds).
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The storage capacity of POL products all over the country is 760,000 tonnes against the requirements of 1,5 million tonnes per annum. The POL demand is expected to increase 29 million tonnes per annum by year 2000, thus strategic storage capacity (45 days) of 3.08 million tonnes would be required.
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Emirates Steel currently produces two million metric tonnes per annum. By the end of 2011, production capacity will increase to three million metric tonnes per annum.
The granting of the land rights, which cover 60,000 square metres adjacent to the existing plant, enables CMC China to boost its production rate to 20,000 tonnes per annum by 2011 and 105,000 tonnes per annum by 2013.
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Regarding increase in steel melting capacity for making billets from 400,000 tonnes per annum to 600,000 in Dhabeji, the company said financial close is achieved at a total cost of Rs1 billion.
Tanfeedh's proposals call for the development of two cement plants each of a capacity of 3 million tonnes per annum, and a white cement plant initially of 300,000 metric tonnes per annum dedicated primarily for export.
Following the signing of a JV with UK based e-waste management firm Dataserv, to set up a new e-waste recycling firm in Guragon with the ability to handle up to 10,000 tonnes per annum, the company has revealed plans to expand plant capacity to 100,000 tonnes in two years.