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metric ton

[′me·trik ′tən]
(mechanics)

tonne

A metric ton; a unit of mass equal to 1000 kilograms (approximately 2205 pounds).
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In the Lewis installation, the Vibroscreen classifier is a 48-inch-diameter unit with four screens that can process up to three metric tons per hour.
whereas a target of 1,834,000 metric tons would be achieved from Lahore Division by cultivating wheat over 1,475,000 acres of land
The ARMMs seaweeds production accounts for 43.66% of the country's total with 1,404,519.23 metric tons. The coastlines of the islands in the region have wider stretch, which is very suitable for seaweeds farming, Dir Musali said.
Some 4.9 million metric tons of goods were imported during this period, while some 3.3 million metric tons fell on the transit cargo.
The three quarries of the Maritsa Iztok Mines registered records results in 2010; the Troyanovo 1 quarry registered its highest output since 1960, with a total of 8.62 million metric tons of coal extracted in 2010, surpassing the 2007 record of 8.95 million metric tons.
Helen Skrynnik said domestic meat production plus imports of 2.5 million metric tons equated to an annual consumption of 9.1 million metric tons.
Diesel shipments made up the bulk topping 723,000 metric tons, down from 882,000 last year.
Board consumption in China, currently about 7 to 8 million metric tons annually, is growing 12 to 15% annually--faster even than the total Chinese economy.
WRAP's grant of nearly $178,000 has been invested in machinery for crushing, screening and mixing 37,000 metric tons of aggregate per year, which is recycled into a foam concrete substitute and re-used to line trenches by Transco and its contractors.
In a study assessing Sacramento's bolstered tree cover, Greg McPherson of the Western Center for Urban Forest Research found that the region's urban forest removes more than 200,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere each year, saving taxpayers as much as $3 million annually in pollution mitigation costs.
End-of-month inventories, totaled 964,000 metric tons, a 36-day supply, up 3.9% from the same year-ago period.
Gray iron production worldwide is expected to increase from 46.8 million metric tons in 1990 to 51 million in 1998 at an annual rate of 1%.